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  • U.S., Turkey to investigate attack on sailors

    Date: 2014-11-13 06:29:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:1323089

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - American and Turkish authorities will swiftly investigate the attack earlier today on three U.S. sailors in Istanbul, Turkey, a Pentagon spokesman said here today, according to the US Department of Defense. Army Col. ....

  • Obama in Myanmar for ASEAN Meetings

    Date: 2014-11-12 21:11:34 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:203 - ID:1322457

    YANGON, Nov 12 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has arrived in Myanmar, also known as Burma, where regional leaders have opened the annual summit meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Voice of America reported. Obama ....

  • 21 trapped miners confirmed dead in China

    Date: 2014-11-12 20:57:19 GMT - China - World - SN:201 - ID:1322445

    BEIJING, Nov 12 (MENA) - Chinese authorities have confirmed the deaths of 21 missing miners who were trapped in an August mine collapse in eastern China, bringing the death toll to 27, ABC news reported Wednesday. An explosion ripped through the ....

  • Russia moving combat troops into east Ukraine - NATO

    Date: 2014-11-12 20:30:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:195 - ID:1322349

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Russia is moving armored vehicles and combat troops into east Ukraine, NATO said Wednesday, according to USA Today newspaper. "We have seen columns of Russian equipment, primarily Russian tanks, Russian artillery, ....

  • Egypt's Mufti to join anti-extremism conference in Austria

    Date: 2014-11-12 19:32:45 GMT - Austria - World - SN:183 - ID:1322029

    VIENNA, Nov 12 (MENA) - Egypt's Grand Mufti Shawqi Alaam will take part in a conference for Muslim and Christian scholars to discuss ways to confront extremist groups that commit violence under the name of religion. The conference will be ....

  • Koreas trade criticism over military drill

    Date: 2014-11-12 19:01:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:178 - ID:1321405

    SEOUL, Nov. 12 (MENA) - South Korea on Wednesday dismissed North Korea's criticism of its ongoing annual military exercise that it is a rehearsal for the invasion of the communist country, Yonhap news agency reported. The South Korean military on ....

  • French Parliament to vote on motion to recognize Palestine

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:52:12 GMT - France - World - SN:160 - ID:1321401

    PARIS, Nov 12 (MENA) - French National Assembly on November 28 will vote on a motion calling on the government to recognize the Palestinian state. In a draft of the proposed resolution, it says that "the Assembly calls on the French government to ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry call for agreement on Iran's nuclear program

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:49:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:158 - ID:1321493

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Segey Lavrov, and US Secretary of State John Kerry have emphasized the need to come to soonest comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear program, ITAR TASS reported Wednesday. The two foreign ....

  • Russia, China planning cosmonaut exchange

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:31:31 GMT - China - World - SN:154 - ID:1321413

    ZHUHAI, China, Nov 12 (MENA) - Russia and China are negotiating future cosmonaut exchanges that could see Chinese astronauts visit the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), the head of Russia's federal space agency was quoted as ....

  • 6 killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:30:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:153 - ID:1321369

    KABUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - At least six Taliban militants were killed following a drone strike in Nangarhar province, eastern Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. The airstrike was carried out late on Tuesday evening in Spinghar ....

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