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  • Four new polio cases in Pakistan, tally mounts to 257

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:30:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:156 - ID:1376613

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (MENA) - Four new polio cases have emerged in Pakistan, taking the number to 257 in the country, Geo News reported Thursday. According to National Health Department, three new cases have been reported in Peshawar and one in North ....

  • Kerry, Zarif, Ashton begin three-party meeting in Vienna

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:29:13 GMT - Austria - World - SN:155 - ID:1376617

    VIENNA, Nov 20 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union envoy Catherine Ashton began a meeting on the sidelines of the nuclear talks in Vienna Thursday, the US Department of State ....

  • Iran, Germany, UK, France hold quadrilateral meeting on nuclear program

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:04:46 GMT - Austria - World - SN:154 - ID:1376553

    VIENNA, Nov 20 (MENA) - Iran Foreign Minister's Deputies Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi and Abbas Araqchi held quadrilateral meeting with representatives of Germany, UK and France on Thursday, IRNA news agency reported. The quadrilateral meeting was ....

  • Poland probes hacking of electoral body's website

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:02:59 GMT - Poland - World - SN:153 - ID:1376549

    WARSAW, Nov 20 (MENA) - Prosecutors are investigating a hacking attack on the website of Poland's voting commission, while a top official has resigned over irregularities that are delaying the vote count in recent local elections, Fox News ....

  • China strongly condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

    Date: 2014-11-20 18:41:56 GMT - China - World - SN:145 - ID:1375673

    BEIJING, Nov 20 (MENA) - China on Thursday strongly condemned the attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem, which killed five and injured many more, calling on both Israeli and Palestinian sides to show restraint and avoid escalating tension, Xinhua ....

  • Italy's FM meets Palestinian Foreign Min. Al Malki

    Date: 2014-11-20 18:38:25 GMT - Italy - World - SN:143 - ID:1376109

    ROME, Nov 20 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday met his Palestinian counterpart Riad Al Malki. During the meeting in Rome at the foreign ministry, Gentiloni once again condemned the ''despicable'' attack against the ....

  • Putin outraged by Jerusalem attack

    Date: 2014-11-20 18:26:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:1375741

    MOSCOW, Nov 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was outraged by the latest terrorist act in Jerusalem, TASS news agency reported. “The recent bloody crime in Jerusalem where people were attacked with an axe during a prayer is ....

  • Russia warns US on Ukraine arms supply

    Date: 2014-11-20 18:17:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:138 - ID:1375961

    MOSCOW, Nov 20 (MENA) - Russia said on Thursday that the United States providing weapons to Ukraine’s government to fight separatists in the country’s east would have a “serious destabilizing” effect and would be in violation of a number of ....

  • Putin to visit Turkey Dec. 1

    Date: 2014-11-20 15:06:52 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:113 - ID:1372917

    ANKARA, Nov 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is due to pay an official visit to Turkey on December 1, Hurriyet reported Thursday. Putin is to head with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan the fifth assembly of the joint ....

  • UK welcomes UN action to sanction Libyan terrorist groups

    Date: 2014-11-20 14:55:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:108 - ID:1373713

    LONDON, Nov 20 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has welcomed UN action taken to list two terrorist groups in Libya, underlining need to support UN-led mediation efforts, Foreign & Commonwealth Office reported. "I welcome the ....

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