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  • Senate votes down NSA reformation motion

    Date: 2014-11-19 08:37:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:1362245

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - The American Senate has voted down, by only two votes, National Security Agency (NSA) reformation motion, Radio Sawa reported. Although supported by US president Barack Obama, personal freedom fighters, Silicon-Valley ....

  • 2 killed in road mishap near D.G Khan

    Date: 2014-11-19 08:11:06 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:1362449

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 19 (MENA) - Two people were killed and six others injured in a road accident here on Wednesday, Geo TV reported. Rescue sources said that the accident occurred when a passenger van collided with a truck near Sakhi Sarwar area. They ....

  • 4 killed amid shooting in Kamalia, Pakistan

    Date: 2014-11-19 08:08:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:1362453

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 19 (MENA) - Four people were killed, including two women, amid shooting by anonymous armed men in the suburbs of Kamalia city, reported Pakistani police on Wednesday. The motives were not yet clear, reported Pakistani Geo news ....

  • The plight of Kobane refugees in the face of ISIL terrorists

    Date: 2014-11-19 07:22:33 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:9 - ID:1362085

    SURUÇ, Urfa, Nov. 19 (MENA) – The air in Urfa, 874 kilometers south of the Turkish capital Ankara, was not very welcoming or warm, seething with harassment by men in civvies claiming to be working for the Turkish security apparatus. The road in ....

  • Protesters clash with police at Hong Kong legislature

    Date: 2014-11-19 06:14:14 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:7 - ID:1362053

    VICTORIA, Nov 19 (MENA) - Clashes have taken place between Hong Kong police and a small group of protesters who tried to break into parliament early on Wednesday, the BBC reported. Protesters used metal barricades to break down a side door at the ....

  • Cuomo declares state of emergency for snow

    Date: 2014-11-19 05:51:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:1361973

    WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (MENA) - New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency Tuesday for nearly a dozen counties affected by a winter snowstorm in Western New York and the North Country, ABC news reported. The counties now under a ....

  • Putin: 'US wants to subdue Russia, but no one did or ever will'

    Date: 2014-11-18 22:01:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:175 - ID:1361585

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the US had no plans to humiliate Russia, but instead wanted to subdue it and no one had ever succeeded in doing so – and never will, Russia Today satellite channel ....

  • Spanish parliament adopts motion recognizing Palestinian statehood

    Date: 2014-11-18 21:58:05 GMT - Spain - World - SN:174 - ID:1361601

    MADRID, Nov 18 (MENA) - Spain's parliament adopted Tuesday a non-binding motion calling on the conservative government to recognize a Palestinian state in coordination with any similar EU move. The motion, proposed by the Socialists, calls on the ....

  • Shoukri leaves London for Copenhagen

    Date: 2014-11-18 21:49:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:172 - ID:1361605

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) – Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri left London on Tuesday heading for Copenhagen, wrapping up a one-day visit to the British capital. In London, Shoukri met with British National Security Adviser Kim Barock on efforts ....

  • Doha named host for 2019 World Athletics Championships

    Date: 2014-11-18 21:12:11 GMT - Qatar - World - SN:168 - ID:1361285

    MONACO, Nov 18 (MENA) – Doha won a competition on Tuesday to host the 2019 World Athletics Championships, beating competitors Barcelona and Eugene in the U.S. Doha will be the first Gulf and Middle East city to host the championships. The ....

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