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  • 61% of Democratic voters say they would vote for Hillary Clinton

    Date: 2014-12-22 06:37:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:11 - ID:1585945

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) - Hillary Clinton's lead over potential 2016 Democratic rivals has shrunk considerably, a new poll finds. According to the poll, from ABC News and the Washington Post, 61% of likely Democratic voters say they would vote ....

  • ​S. Korea bans US poultry over bird flu concerns

    Date: 2014-12-21 22:44:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:139 - ID:1585557

    SEOUL, Dec 21 (MENA) - South Korea has stopped American poultry imports because of an outbreak of bird virus in the US, the Agriculture Ministry has announced, Russia Today reported. The country said it is a “quarantine measure” to prevent the ....

  • Haiti's health minister named as new interim PM

    Date: 2014-12-21 22:27:06 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:134 - ID:1585501

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Dec 21 (MENA) - Haitian Health Minister Florence Duperval Guillaume was named interim prime minister on Sunday to replace Laurent Lamothe, who resigned a week ago following several weeks of protests, the BBC news reported. The ....

  • Suez Canal revenues hit $4.96 billion in 2014

    Date: 2014-12-21 22:25:40 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:132 - ID:1585385

    ISMAILIA, Egypt, Dec 21 (MENA) - Revenues of the Suez Canal amounted to $4.96 billion in 2014, a well-placed source said. The number of vessels transiting the waterway hit 15,662 in the first eleven months of the current year, the source added. ....

  • US asks China to help rein in Korean hackers, says report

    Date: 2014-12-21 22:00:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:1585357

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Obama administration has sought China’s help in recent days in blocking North Korea’s ability to launch cyberattacks, The New York Times reported. It would be the first steps toward the “proportional response” ....

  • Obama to do 'everything I can' to close Gitmo

    Date: 2014-12-21 21:10:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:1585277

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - President Barack Obama says he plans to push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility during his final two years in office -- potentially fulfilling a major campaign promise that he hasn't yet accomplished, CNN ....

  • German minister says Berlin, EU not interested in economic chaos in Russia

    Date: 2014-12-21 20:13:22 GMT - Germany - World - SN:116 - ID:1585025

    BERLIN, Dec 21 (MENA) - Germany and Europe are not interested in Russia's falling into a state of economic chaos, German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday. "At the end of the day, neither Germany nor Europe is interested in Russia's ....

  • CSTO foreign, defense ministers and secretaries of security councils to meet in Moscow

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:41:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:1585013

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - Foreign and defense ministers and secretaries of Security Councils from the countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization /CSTO/ will meet in Moscow on Monday, December 22, the Russian foreign ministry said on ....

  • Belarus' president promises help for Ukraine

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:32:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:111 - ID:1584821

    KIEV, Dec 21 (MENA) - Belarus' authoritarian president on Sunday promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships, ABC News reported. Ukraine's year of crisis has been unsettling to ....

  • Russian embassy confirms execution of Russian citizen in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:24:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:1584813

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Russian embassy in Islamabad on Sunday confirmed information that Russian citizen Ahlas Ahlak was executed in Pakistan on charges of an assassination attempt on Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf, the Russian ....

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