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  • UK Gatwick Airport warns of flight delays

    Date: 2014-12-29 19:39:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:1638605

    LONDON, Dec 29 (MENA) - A Gatwick Airport spokesman said people should check with their airlines for delays while flight VS43’s aircraft was being reviewed on Monday. A Virgin Atlantic plane has landed safely after a "non standard landing" at ....

  • Majority of UN member states recognized Palestine: Austria pres.

    Date: 2014-12-29 18:12:50 GMT - Austria - World - SN:90 - ID:1636957

    VIENNA, Dec 29 (MENA) - Austrian President Heinz Fischer has said the majority of UN member states have already recognized Palestine, adding that the recent European moves in the same direction have caused Israeli panic. In statements on Monday, ....

  • 2 U.K. soldiers take part in Quran contest

    Date: 2014-12-29 17:45:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:87 - ID:1637813

    LONDON, Dec 29 (MENA) – British Foreign Office has said that two British soldiers are participating in Prince Sultan international contest for memorization of the Holy Quran that launched in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. British Defense Ministry ....

  • S. Korea, U.S., Japan sign pact on sharing N.K. intel

    Date: 2014-12-29 16:54:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:78 - ID:1637429

    SEOUL, Dec 29 (MENA) - South Korea, the United States and Japan have signed a military pact on sharing sensitive information on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs amid the communist country's growing security threats to the region, Seoul's ....

  • Lithuania looks to euro membership to cement western ties

    Date: 2014-12-29 15:59:26 GMT - Lithuania - World - SN:74 - ID:1636461

    VILNIUS, Dec 29 (MENA) - Lithuania will become the 19th member of the euro on Thursday in a move with geopolitical as well as economic ramifications as a new burst of Russian aggression unsettles the Baltics. The third and final of the formerly ....

  • Ukraine will never agree to revision of Minsk agreements — Poroshenko

    Date: 2014-12-29 15:00:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:1636465

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - Ukraine will never agree to revise the Minsk agreements, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said. The talks on Ukrainian settlements in the Minsk format should be continued, Poroshenko said according to TASS on ....

  • Russian institute develops Ebola vaccine, trials to complete in February

    Date: 2014-12-29 14:59:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:1635685

    MOSCOW, Dec 29 (MENA) - A group of scientists at the St. Petersburg-based Research Institute of Influenza have developed a vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus and its trials are due to complete in Africa in February, the Russian Tass News Agency ....

  • Swedish mosque set ablaze in 2nd suspected arson attack in 4 days

    Date: 2014-12-29 13:39:26 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:51 - ID:1635413

    STOCKHOLM, Dec 29 (MENA) - A fire broke out at a mosque in Sweden early on Monday, in what authorities believe to be the second arson attack targeting a Muslim center in the country in less than a week, Euronews reported. “We ... are working under ....

  • China offers help in search for missing AirAsia flight: FM

    Date: 2014-12-29 13:37:04 GMT - China - World - SN:50 - ID:1635669

    BEIJING, Dec 29 (MENA) - China offered on Monday to send aircraft and ships to help in the international search for a missing AirAsia flight that disappeared off Indonesia over the weekend, the Foreign Ministry said. “China has already said to ....

  • Turkey top court revokes opposition leader's passport

    Date: 2014-12-29 11:44:15 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:45 - ID:1634493

    ANKARA, Dec 29 (MENA) - The top administrative court of Turkey has approved a March decision by the governor’s office in the eastern province of Erzurum, revoking a special passport granted to US-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen more than two ....

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