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  • Death toll rises to 52 in rebel violence in Northeast India

    Date: 2014-12-24 07:57:56 GMT - India - World - SN:27 - ID:1602197

    NEW DELHI, Dec 24 (MENA) - The death toll in rebel violence in Assam state has risen to 52 with the discovery of more bodies, ABC news reported quoting police officials Wednesday. Hridayananda Das, a police inspector in state capital Guwahati ....

  • S. Korea, Saudi Arabia probe bilateral ties

    Date: 2014-12-24 07:56:17 GMT - south korea - World - SN:26 - ID:1602033

    SEOUL, Dec 24 (MENA) - South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se conferred with his Saudi counterpart Saud al Faisal on the need to expand cooperation between the two countries, the South Korean Foreign Ministry said in a statement released here on ....

  • Rebels in northeast India kill 34

    Date: 2014-12-24 07:09:59 GMT - India - World - SN:23 - ID:1601921

    NEW DELHI, Dec 24 (MENA) - Separatist rebels gunned down at least 34 people and wounded a dozen more in India's remote northeast Tuesday in a series of coordinated attacks, police said as quoted by ABC News on Wednesday. At least 30 tribal ....

  • US says decision to delay Thai polls unwise

    Date: 2014-12-24 06:59:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:1601905

    WASHINGTON, Dec 24 (MENA) - Washington has called a delay of a general election to return Thailand to democracy - to be held in February 2016 at the earliest, "unwise and unjustified", euronews reported. The military government, established ....

  • Japan parliament re-elects Abe as prime minister

    Date: 2014-12-24 06:48:36 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:1601909

    TOKYO, Dec 24 (MENA) - Japan's Shinzo Abe won endorsement Wednesday to serve another term as prime minister after winning a renewed mandate for his "Abenomics" strategies for reviving the world's third-biggest economy, ABC News reported. Abe was ....

  • Australia anti-terror police arrest two in Sydney

    Date: 2014-12-24 06:23:15 GMT - Australia - World - SN:16 - ID:1601785

    CANBERRA, Dec 24 (MENA) - Counter-terrorism police in Sydney have arrested two men, charging one with possession of documents designed to facilitate a terrorist attack. The other suspect was charged with breaching a control order, the BBC ....

  • George HW Bush taken to hospital

    Date: 2014-12-24 06:10:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:1601745

    WASHINGTON, Dec 24 (MENA) - Former US President George Bush Senior has been taken to hospital after suffering from a shortness of breath, his spokesman says as quoted by the BBC. Bush, 90, was taken to the Houston Methodist Hospital as a ....

  • MENA agenda for Wednesday, December 24

    Date: 2014-12-24 04:22:34 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:3 - ID:1601533

    BEIJING, Visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi continues meetings with senior Chinese officials, including the prime minister and parliament speaker. BEIJING, Fifteen non-governmental agreements are to be signed with private Chinese ....

  • Iraqi president meets Palestinian amb.

    Date: 2014-12-23 18:18:48 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:157 - ID:1599917

    BAGHDAD, Dec 23 (MENA) - Iraqi President Fuad Masum met on Tuesday with Palestinian Ambassador in Baghdad Ahmed Aqel who stressed his country's support for Iraq in its fight against Daesh militant group. During the meeting, the Palestinian ....

  • 151 insurgents killed, 107 injured in Kunar fighting

    Date: 2014-12-23 16:18:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:135 - ID:1599157

    KABUL, Dec 23 (MENA) - At least 151 insurgent have been killed so far in the fighting with Afghan security forces and civilians over the past ten days, Khama press reported Tuesday. “17 foreign fighters who got killed have been transported across ....

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