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  • 10th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola

    Date: 2014-12-07 21:14:04 GMT - Sierra Leone - World - SN:145 - ID:1490993

    FREETOWN, Dec 7 (MENA) - Another Sierra Leonean doctor has died from Ebola, the 10th to succumb to the disease, a health official said Sunday. Aiah Solomon Konoyeima died Saturday, according to Chief Medical Officer Brima Kargbo. His death came a ....

  • Russia threatens BuzzFeed with ban in escalated campaign against news outlets

    Date: 2014-12-07 19:58:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:1490849

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) - Russia’s Internet watchdog agency threatened to block BuzzFeed, the viral news and entertainment Web site said Saturday. It is the first time a U.S. news organization has been touched by a Russian campaign against ....

  • US sends 6 prisoners from Guantanamo to Uruguay

    Date: 2014-12-07 19:31:52 GMT - Uruguay - World - SN:133 - ID:1490713

    MONTEVIDEO, Dec 7 (MENA) - Six prisoners held for 12 years at Guantanamo Bay have arrived as refugees in Uruguay, a South American nation with only a tiny Muslim population, amid a renewed push by President Barack Obama to close the prison, ABC news ....

  • Putin, Serbia’s president, Hungary’s PM, discuss possible cooperation

    Date: 2014-12-07 19:31:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:1490753

    MOSCOW, Dec 7 (MENA) - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had telephone conversations with Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban and Serbia’s President Tomislav Nikolic, the Kremlin reported on Sunday. They discussed bilateral cooperation and ....

  • Bahrain naval base will give U.K. stronger Gulf presence - paper

    Date: 2014-12-07 19:04:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:128 - ID:1490525

    LONDON, Dec 7 (MENA) - The Financial Times on Sunday said the rising threat from Daesh, a deteriorating civil war in Syria, and the possibility of a nuclear Iran are among the threats that a £15m permanent British naval base in Bahrain would aim to ....

  • Daesh to be removed within months - Kerry

    Date: 2014-12-07 18:59:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:127 - ID:1490513

    WASHINGTON, Dec 7 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that Daesh group would be removed from Iraq within months. In statements quoted by an Iraqi TV channel, Kerry warned that the threat of the terrorist group must be ....

  • Iraq FM arrives in Iran

    Date: 2014-12-07 18:41:08 GMT - Iran - World - SN:125 - ID:1490541

    TEHRAN, Dec 7 (MENA) - Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has arrived in Iran to attend an international conference on the World Against Extremism and Violence (WAVE) in Tehran, Press TV reported. The Iraqi minister arrived in the Iranian ....

  • Analyst urges GCC member states to engage with Iran

    Date: 2014-12-07 18:17:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:116 - ID:1490141

    TEHRAN, Dec 7 (MENA) - Former spokesman for Iran's nuclear negotiating team Hossein Mousavian urged GCC member states to engage with Iran instead of confronting it, IRNA news agency reported Sunday. He made the remarks during the opening debate ....

  • Nigeria seizes aircraft, weapons bound for Chad

    Date: 2014-12-07 14:17:57 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:81 - ID:1488657

    ABUJA, Dec 7 (MENA) - Nigeria has seized an aircraft loaded with at least one military helicopter and heavy weapons bound for Chad that made an unscheduled landing at Kano airport in northern Nigeria, according to ABC News. Five Ukrainian crew ....

  • Egypt offers condolences to S. Korea over sunken boat

    Date: 2014-12-07 12:59:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:71 - ID:1487853

    CAIRO, Dec 7 (MENA) – Egypt offered its condolences to South Korea after a fishing boat sank earlier in the month off the Russian coast. The Oryong 501 went down in the Bering Sea, leaving seven people confirmed dead, while 46 others remain ....

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