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  • Number of Malaysia flood victims rises to 5,572

    Date: 2014-11-21 15:55:11 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:71 - ID:1380645

    KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 (MENA) – The number of flood victims in the Malaysian district of Terengganu has raised to 5,572 people, Bernama news agency reported. According to the state government official portal, the opening of another evacuation cente ....

  • US drone attack leaves 6 dead in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-11-21 13:32:49 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:1380041

    Islamabad, Nov 21 (MENA) - A US drone attack has killed at least six people and wounded three others in Pakistan's mountainous northwestern tribal region near the border with Afghanistan, Press TV reported. Pakistani intelligence sources said the ....

  • N. Korea leader asks Putin to affect human rights debate: official

    Date: 2014-11-21 12:11:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:43 - ID:1379481

    SEOUL, Nov 21 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to exert influence to help silence international debate on his country's dismal human rights record, a South Korean official said Friday. The rare ....

  • Heavy smog hits Northeast China

    Date: 2014-11-21 11:34:33 GMT - China - World - SN:39 - ID:1379197

    BEIJING, Nov 21 (MENA) - A thick smog shrouded northeast China's Liaoning Province, disrupting highway traffic and flights on Friday morning, Shanghai Daily reported. Visibility in some areas in Liaoning were less than 20 meters as the provincial ....

  • 2 soldiers killed in roadside bombing in Pakistan's northwest

    Date: 2014-11-21 11:03:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:1378881

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (MENA) - A police official says a roadside bomb has struck an army vehicle in northwestern Pakistan, killing two soldiers, according to FOX News. The official, Roohullah Bangash, says the bomb exploded as the army vehicle passed ....

  • Saudi FM to visit Moscow November 21

    Date: 2014-11-21 09:18:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:1377921

    MOSCOW, Nov 21 (MENA) – Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal will visit Moscow on November 21, Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Thursday, according to TASS. Al-Faisal is expected to hold talks with Russian ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, November 21

    Date: 2014-11-21 06:01:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:1377085

    CAIRO, Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi meets South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit to discuss regional developments and promoting cooperation. CAIRO, Environment Minister Khaled Fahmi participates in an event marking the ....

  • 11 schools in Czech closed due to bomb threat

    Date: 2014-11-20 22:00:00 GMT - Czech - World - SN:162 - ID:1376797

    PRAGUE, Nov 20 (MENA) - Czech police closed 11 secondary schools in the Zlin region on Thursday due to a bomb threat, the Radio Prague reported. The schools received e-mails warning of an explosion due to take place on Friday morning. The schools ....

  • Hammond in Vienna Friday for Iran nuclear talks

    Date: 2014-11-20 21:04:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:159 - ID:1376669

    LONDON, Nov 20 (MENA) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will head on Friday for Vienna as international nuclear negotiations with Iran enter their final stretch. “We do very much want to see a deal done with Iran, but we don’t want to ....

  • US sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, Slovakia

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:53:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:1376677

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (MENA) - Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center on the US Navy base in Cuba, ABC News cited US officials as saying Thursday. Three men were sent to ....

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