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  • Six people killed in Glasgow bin lorry crash

    Date: 2014-12-22 17:55:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:120 - ID:1592161

    GLASGOW, Dec 22 (MENA) - Six people have been killed and a number of others injured after an out-of-control bin lorry crashed into pedestrians in central Glasgow, the BBC reported. The council vehicle then crashed into the Millennium Hotel, near ....

  • S. Korean nuclear operator hacked amid cyber-attack fears

    Date: 2014-12-22 17:54:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:1592157

    LONDON, Dec 22 (MENA) - South Korea’s nuclear plant operator has said its computer systems have been breached, raising fears that hackers, including those with possible North Korean links, could shift their focus to key infrastructure, The Guardian ....

  • Moscow invites Obama for Victory Day celebrations

    Date: 2014-12-22 16:56:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:1591605

    MOSCOW, Dec 22 (MENA) – Russia has invited US President Barack Obama to attend celebrations on the occasion of 70th anniversary of Victory in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War as well as leaders of other countries in the anti-Hitler coalition, TASS ....

  • Russian official: EU does not know how to help Ukraine’s economy without Russia

    Date: 2014-12-22 16:52:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:1591597

    MOSCOW, Dec 22 (MENA) - The European Union has no answer to the question about how to restore the economy of Ukraine without the participation of Russia, Russian Information Network quoted the head of the state Duma international Affairs Alexei ....

  • Ukraine, Kazakhstan resume military-technical cooperation

    Date: 2014-12-22 16:33:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:102 - ID:1591573

    MOSCOW, Dec 22 (MENA) - Ukraine and Kazakhstan are resuming military-technical cooperation, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said after a meeting with his Kazakhstani counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev on Monday, TASS news agency ....

  • Russia to consider possible response to US, Canada sanctions -- Kremlin aide

    Date: 2014-12-22 16:31:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:1591261

    MOSCOW, Dec 22 (MENA) - Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov on Monday said his country would consider possible retaliatory measures against the sanctions imposed by the US and Canada, although it is important that they do not worsen the economic ....

  • Joint table top exercise between armies of China, Malaysia kicks off

    Date: 2014-12-22 16:31:04 GMT - China - World - SN:99 - ID:1590585

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 22 (MENA) -The opening of the joint table top exercise (TTX), named "Peace and Friendship 2014", between the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) and Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) was held here Monday at the Malaysian Armed ....

  • Speaker: Iran in favor of unity in Lebanon

    Date: 2014-12-22 15:38:58 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:89 - ID:1590633

    BEIRUT, Dec 22 (MENA) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined Tehran's support for unity and solidarity among the Lebanese groups, and welcomed the recent talks between Hezbollah resistance group and al-Mustaqbal movement. "Presidency ....

  • Scores killed in bombing northeast Nigeria

    Date: 2014-12-22 13:19:57 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:71 - ID:1589529

    ABUJA, Dec 20 (MENA) - A bombing at a bus station in Gombe city in northeast Nigeria killed at least 20 people on Monday, the latest violence in the region repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram, Vanguard newspaper quoted the Red Cross as having ....

  • UNHCR: Afghan refugees not be expelled forcefully

    Date: 2014-12-22 12:52:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:1589217

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) - United Nations Humanitarian Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says the government of Pakistan has granted legal stay to Afghan Refugees in their country and therefore they should not expel them forcefully. Qaisar ....

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