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  • Powers to stop British jihadists returning to UK – Cameron

    Date: 2014-11-14 08:24:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:1330433

    LONDON, Nov 14 (MENA) - British jihadists who travel abroad to fight could be prevented from returning under new powers outlined by the PM, according to the BBC. David Cameron said the special exclusion orders - which could last for two years or ....

  • Spanish lawmakers to vote on symbolic recognition of Palestine

    Date: 2014-11-14 07:38:30 GMT - Spain - World - SN:15 - ID:1329969

    MADRID, Nov 14 (MENA) - The Spanish parliament will hold on November 18 a symbolic vote over recognition of a Palestinian state. The motion, tabled by Antonio Hernando Vera, an MP from the center-left Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), the main ....

  • US official urges isolating Daesh from int'l financial system

    Date: 2014-11-14 07:17:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:1329977

    WASHIGNTON, Nov 14 (MENA) – Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the U.S. Treasury Department Matthew Levitt urged on Friday isolating Daesh from the international financial system through blocking banks located in ....

  • Dutch NATO F-16s intercept Russian transport plane

    Date: 2014-11-14 06:56:56 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:8 - ID:1329981

    AMSTERDAM, Nov 14 (MENA) - Two Dutch F-16 fighter jets taking part in a NATO mission to protect the skies above the Baltics intercepted a Russian military transport plane, the Netherlands' defense ministry said Thursday, according to ABC ....

  • Spain plans to hold symbolic Palestinian vote

    Date: 2014-11-13 21:28:16 GMT - Spain - World - SN:121 - ID:1329565

    MADRID, Nov 13 (MENA) - Spain's parliament plans to hold a largely symbolic vote next week on a resolution to recognize a Palestinian state, the ABC News reported Thursday. The non-binding resolution, presented by the Socialist opposition party, ....

  • Obama 'confident' of political change in Myanmar

    Date: 2014-11-13 21:26:10 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:120 - ID:1329457

    NAYPYIDAW, Nov 12 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has said he is "optimistic" about the political transition process in Myanmar during a visit to the country, but added that "change is hard", the BBC reported Thursday. His comments came after ....

  • China expects G20 summit to achieve results in four areas

    Date: 2014-11-13 20:26:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:1329177

    BEIJING, Nov 13 (MENA) - China expected Thursday that the coming G20 summit to achieve results in economic growth, improve governance, reduce trade barriers and address global challenges, Xinhua quoted a Chinese Foreign Ministry official as ....

  • Chinese aircraft maker gets US orders

    Date: 2014-11-13 20:22:23 GMT - China - World - SN:113 - ID:1329169

    BEIJING, Nov 13 (MENA) - Harbin Aircraft Industry Group Co. Ltd. (HAIG), a subsidiary of Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), signed a contract with a US airliner to sell 20 Y12 series aircraft to the firm, the People's Daily Online ....

  • Pakistan-Britain talk on investment increase

    Date: 2014-11-13 18:49:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:1328669

    LONDON, Nov 13 (MENA) - The British Foreign Office hosted on Thursday a conference on energy and investments in Pakistan. The conference which was attended by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif discussed means of enabling Pakistan to face the ....

  • IEA concerned over instability in Iraq, Libya

    Date: 2014-11-13 18:42:17 GMT - Austria - World - SN:102 - ID:1328561

    VIENNA, Nov 13 (MENA) – Director of the International Energy Agency Fatih Birol voiced Thursday his concern over the instability in some Arab oil producing countries such as Iraq and Libya. Birol's remarks came during a conference in Vienna, in ....

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