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  • Israeli, Russian FMs to hold talks on ME developments

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:59:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:1777949

    MOSCOW, Jan 19 (MENA) - Israel's embassy in Moscow said Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman will visit Russia on Jan 26. TASS news agency quoted a source at the embassy as saying that Liberman will hold talks with his Russian counterpart ....

  • 14 killed, thousands displaced by tropical storm, landslides in Madagascar

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:58:17 GMT - Madagascar - World - SN:113 - ID:1777941

    ANTANANARIVO, Jan 19 (MENA) - At least 14 people were killed over the weekend when the island nation of Madagascar was battered by a tropical storm, FOX News quoted officials as saying in Monday. Tropical storm Chedza has displaced more than ....

  • Italian FM says ongoing work for joint EU response against terror

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:57:53 GMT - Italy - World - SN:112 - ID:1777769

    ROME, Jan 19 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni the European Union is seeking for a unified response against terrorism, ANSAmed news agency reported Monday. e are working for a joint response of the European Union to the challenge ....

  • Seoul, Tokyo hold fresh talks on wartime sex slavery

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:57:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:111 - ID:1777761

    SEOUL, Jan 19 (MENA) - South Korea and Japan on Monday held talks on Tokyo's sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II, one of the most knotty issues for bilateral ties, but apparently failed to make a breakthrough, Yonhap news agency ....

  • GCHQ captured emails of journalists from top int'l media

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:56:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:1777741

    LONDON, Jan 19 (MENA) - The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)’s bulk surveillance of electronic communications has scooped up emails to and from journalists working for some of the US and UK’s largest media organisations, analysis of ....

  • Afghan protesters demand closure of French embassy in Kabul

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:55:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:108 - ID:1777765

    KABUL, Jan 19 (MENA) - Hundreds of Afghans protested in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province against a French satirical magazine which published a caricature of Prophet Muhammad, Khaama press reported Monday. The ....

  • S. Korea to begin spy satellite project this year

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:07:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:107 - ID:1777661

    SEOUL, Jan. 19 (MENA) - South Korea plans to develop military reconnaissance satellites and deploy five units by 2022 as part of efforts to beef up defense capabilities to better deter North Korea's evolving security threats, military officers said ....

  • Iranians protest Prophet Muhammad cartoon at French embassy

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:07:12 GMT - Iran - World - SN:106 - ID:1777749

    TEHRAN, Jan 19 (MENA) - Hundreds of Iranians demonstrated on Monday outside the French Embassy in Tehran over the cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad on the latest issue of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The protesters, mainly ....

  • UK airport closed after plane comes off runway

    Date: 2015-01-19 17:04:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:1776913

    LONDON, Jan 19 (MENA) - Inverness Airport in Scotland is closed after a plane with 47 passengers and two crew came off the runway this morning, The Telegraph has said. No one was injured in the incident which was believed to have happened after ....

  • Kerry to take part in counter-Daesh meeting, WEF

    Date: 2015-01-19 15:11:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:1776949

    WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to London on January 22 to consult with the UK and other Counter-Daesh Coalition partners on shared efforts to degrade and defeat the organization, the US State Department said ....

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