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  • White House, other fed buildings in Washington lose power

    Date: 2014-12-15 22:15:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:169 - ID:1545717

    WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (MENA) - The White House and several other federal buildings in Washington lost power Monday, the result of a blown transformer and a separate construction mishap, Fox News reported Monday. The State Department says a power line ....

  • Obama says troops should be proud of Afghan effort

    Date: 2014-12-15 21:52:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:166 - ID:1545725

    WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has said every American who has served in Afghanistan should be proud of what they've accomplished, Fox News TV channel reported. Obama observed the end of combat operations in Afghanistan by ....

  • Malaysians discouraged from pursuing studies in turbulent states

    Date: 2014-12-15 21:36:50 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:165 - ID:1545673

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 15 (MENA) - Malaysian students are discouraged from pursuing tertiary education in countries facing unrest, including in the Middle East, as a security measure and to prevent them from being influenced by violence and militancy, ....

  • Iran condemns hostage taking in Sydney

    Date: 2014-12-15 21:35:58 GMT - Iran - World - SN:164 - ID:1545669

    TEHRAN, Dec 15 (MENA) - The Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned hostage taking in Australia and said resorting to inhuman methods and creating fear, under the name of religion, is by no way acceptable in any circumstances, IRNA news agency ....

  • UN chief urges resumption of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

    Date: 2014-12-15 20:44:24 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:159 - ID:1545521

    NEW YORK, Dec 15 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon called for re-building trust and setting conditions for a return to negotiations that will resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the UN News Center reported Monday. UN ....

  • Sweden, Denmark summon Russian envoys over air incident

    Date: 2014-12-15 20:18:56 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:158 - ID:1545525

    STOCKHOLM, Dec 15 (MENA) - Sweden and Denmark summoned Russia’s ambassadors on Monday over an air incident last week, Russia Today reported. Sweden said the Russian plane came dangerously close to an SAS jet (less than 9km), and that it was ....

  • Russian Navy to receive Yekaterinburg sub late December

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:57:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:151 - ID:1545161

    MOSCOW, Dec 15 (MENA) - Russian sources said the Yekaterinburg nuclear submarine would be returned to the Russian Navy after repairs in December 19, Siberian Insider reported. The strategic missile submarine arrived at the Zvezdochka shipyard in ....

  • Russian ambassador summoned to Danish Foreign Ministry over plane incident

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:36:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:149 - ID:1544717

    MOSCOW, Dec 15 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to Denmark Mikhail Vanin was summoned to the Danish Foreign Ministry on Monday over alleged Russian military plane incident over the Baltic Sea. Russia's TASS News Agency reported. Last Saturday, the ....

  • Iran, US start new round of nuclear talks in Geneva

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:19:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:148 - ID:1544673

    TEHRAN, Dec 15 (MENA) - Senior officials from Iran and the United States have started a new round of talks in the Swiss city of Geneva over Tehran's nuclear program, Press TV reported Monday. The Iranian delegation is headed by Deputy Foreign ....

  • South Korea hopes for improved ties after Abe's election win

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:17:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:145 - ID:1544677

    SEOUL, Dec 15 (MENA) - South Korea expressed hopes Monday Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent election victory will help improve bilateral relations that have been fractured by issues stemming from their shared history, Yonhap news agency ....

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