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  • Russian defense ministry to discuss Crimea security

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:29:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:152 - ID:1321333

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) – The Russian Defense Ministry plans to discuss security in Crimea at a meeting Wednesday, the ministry's press service told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. "In accordance with the agenda for the day, the issue of Russian Defense ....

  • Finnish PM to visit South Korea next week

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:19:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:150 - ID:1321145

    SEOUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb will visit Seoul next week to discuss bilateral issues with South Korean officials, including trade and investment, Yonhap news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying. The ....

  • Moscow denies NATO allegations of Russian military crossing into Ukraine

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:19:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:149 - ID:1321181

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) – NATO allegations of Russian military convoys crossing the border with Ukraine are completely untrue, RIA Novosti quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying Wednesday. Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor ....

  • YEMEN, CHINA sign 3 cooperation agreements

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:16:37 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:146 - ID:1321301

    SANAA, Nov 12 (MENA) - Yemen and China on Wednesday signed three cooperation agreements to finance a number of development projects and boost the trade traffic between the Middle East's country and China. Under the first two agreements, China ....

  • Nigeria college in Kontagora 'hit by suicide bombing'

    Date: 2014-11-12 17:15:14 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:145 - ID:1321297

    ABUJA, Nov 12 (MENA) - A female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a college in northern Nigeria, killing at least three people, the BBC reported. The explosion went off outside a packed lecture hall at the college in Kontagora town, said ....

  • China calls Hong Kong protests illegal

    Date: 2014-11-12 16:25:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:1320929

    NEW YORK, Nov 12 (MENA) - Minutes after U.S. President Barack Obama called for fair elections in Hong Kong, China’s Xi Jinping said pro-democracy protesters are breaking the law and echoing a debate that has polarized the city for seven weeks, ....

  • Russia signs nuclear reactor deal with Iran: Report

    Date: 2014-11-12 15:22:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:117 - ID:1320381

    LONDON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Russia said it signed a deal Tuesday to build two new nuclear-reactor units in Iran, possibly to be followed by six more, The Wall Street Journal reported. The agreements were signed by nuclear officials from both ....

  • Taliban militants close 26 schools in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-12 15:10:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:116 - ID:1320385

    KABUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - Taliban militants have closed at least 26 schools and two other educational institutes in Deh Bala district of eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. According to local government ....

  • Azerbaijan shoots down Armenian military aircraft in Nagorno

    Date: 2014-11-12 14:53:13 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:112 - ID:1320037

    BAKU, Nov 12 (MENA) - The Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan says its forces have shot down an Armenian military helicopter in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to Fox News. The ministry said the helicopter gunship was shot down Wednesday ....

  • OAPP calls for Palestine state recognition

    Date: 2014-11-12 14:36:13 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:109 - ID:1319473

    CAIRO, Nov 12 (MENA) - The Organization of Arab Peoples and Parliaments (OAPP) has called on all the countries to recognize Palestine as a state. In a statement on Wednesday, the OAPP said such move would be significant in supporting the right of ....

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