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  • UN peacekeeper in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

    Date: 2014-12-05 09:31:36 GMT - Liberia - World - SN:26 - ID:1475357

    MONROVIA, Dec 5 (MENA) - The U.N. peacekeeping force in Liberia says one of its members has been infected with Ebola, according to media reports. This is the mission's third case linked to the disease. The previous two died. The country's top ....

  • Thousands across US protest NYC chokehold death

    Date: 2014-12-05 08:32:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:1475137

    NEW YORK, Dec 5 (MENA) - Protesters across the nation swarmed city streets on Thursday to voice outrage and their demands for police and judicial reform in the wake of Eric Garner's death and the refusal by a grand jury to indict the officer who put ....

  • Kerry backs new Afghan leaders in London

    Date: 2014-12-04 21:41:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:140 - ID:1474149

    LONDON, Dec 4 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry promised US and allied support for Afghanistan as the country's new leaders outlined reform plans on Thursday, even as they struggled to bring peace while foreign combat forces withdraw, Sky ....

  • Bilateral Malaysia-Bangladesh ties to scale greater heights

    Date: 2014-12-04 20:53:49 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:134 - ID:1473877

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 3 (MENA) - Bilateral relations between Malaysia and Bangladesh is set to scale greater heights with several agreements signed in four areas of cooperation, the Bernama News reported. The four areas of cooperation cover visa ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry support efforts of OSCE Mission to Ukraine

    Date: 2014-12-04 19:44:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:128 - ID:1473721

    MOSCOW, Dec 4 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry have supported the efforts of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) Mission to Ukraine, ITAR-TASS cited the Russian Foreign ....

  • Egyptian GDRs in London up

    Date: 2014-12-04 19:14:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:1473345

    LONDON, Dec 4 (MENA) - The Egyptian global depository receipts (GDRs) traded on the London Stock Exchange rose at the close of Thursday's trading. The GDRs of the Orascom Telecom and the Commercial International Bank (CIB) went up by 1.43 and ....

  • France's Hollande slams 'anti-Semitic' attack on couple

    Date: 2014-12-04 18:12:48 GMT - France - World - SN:114 - ID:1472805

    PARIS, Dec 4 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande on Thursday slammed an "unbearable" attack on a couple by assailants who apparently targeted them because the man is Jewish, Rappler news website reported. Both the country's prime ....

  • EU offers 180M euros for Syria refugees in Lebanon, Jordan

    Date: 2014-12-04 17:49:59 GMT - Italy - World - SN:108 - ID:1472797

    BRUSSELS, Dec 4 (MENA) - The European Commission has adopted a package worth 180 million Euros to deal with the effects of the Syrian crisis in the country itself, as well as in Lebanon and Jordan. Lebanon and Jordan host around 1.1 million and ....

  • Senior MP calls for Pakistan's practical steps to launch IP pipeline

    Date: 2014-12-04 17:40:42 GMT - Iran - World - SN:107 - ID:1472713

    TEHRAN, Dec 4 (MENA) - Vice-Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad-Hassan Abutorabifard on Thursday urged Islamabad to take practical steps to complete the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline as quickly as possible, according to IRNA News ....

  • UK's Hammond opens conference on Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-12-04 17:21:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:1472705

    LONDON, Dec 4 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Thursday opened London Conference on Afghanistan. "This is the third time that we have brought together leaders from Afghanistan and the international community in London to work ....

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