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  • Romanian foreign minister resigns over election protest

    Date: 2014-11-10 13:27:26 GMT - Romania - World - SN:58 - ID:1303737

    BUCHAREST, Nov 10 (MENA) - Romania's Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean has resigned amid complaints that Romanians living abroad were unable to vote in the country's presidential elections, according to ABC News. Corlatean stepped down Monday, ....

  • 13 killed, injured in blasts in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-10 11:11:03 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:1302729

    KABUL, Nov 10 (MENA) - As many as 10 police members were killed while three others injured Monday in blasts in several places in Afghanistan. This comes a day after announcing the death of a policeman and injury of six others in blast that targeted ....

  • Argentine President Fernandez leaves hospital

    Date: 2014-11-10 07:51:17 GMT - Argentina - World - SN:17 - ID:1301041

    BUINES AIRES, Nov 10 (MENA) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been discharged from hospital after being treated for the latest in a series of medical problems, the BBC reported. President Fernandez, who is 61, was ....

  • 9 killed in Grand Bahama plane crash

    Date: 2014-11-10 07:02:06 GMT - The Bahamas - World - SN:9 - ID:1300873

    NASSAU, Nov 10 (MENA - A small plane crashed Sunday on approach to the island of Grand Bahama, killing all 9 people on board, ABC news reported quoting the government of the Bahamas. The Lear 36 Executive Jet had taken off from the Bahamian ....

  • George W. Bush: 50-50 chance that Jeb runs

    Date: 2014-11-09 22:06:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:1300185

    WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (MENA) - Former president George W. Bush said in an interview airing Sunday that he thinks the odds that his brother Jeb Bush runs for president in 2016 are 50-50, The Washington Post reported Sunday. “I think it’s 50-50," ....

  • Afghan army kills 16 Taliban militants

    Date: 2014-11-09 22:00:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:145 - ID:1300177

    KUBAL, Nov 9 (MENA) - At least 16 Taliban militants have been killed and 2 others wounded in clashes with the Afghan army in the southern province of Helmand, local media reported. In one operation in the Nawa district, soldiers of the Afghan ....

  • Norway pledges $110 million in annual aid to Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-09 21:52:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:144 - ID:1300201

    KABUL, Nov 9 (MENA) - The government of Norway pledged $110 million in civilian and military aid to Afghanistan for the year 2015, Khama press reported Sunday. The commitment was made during Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende’s visit to ....

  • India successfully tests nuclear-capable missile

    Date: 2014-11-09 21:09:44 GMT - India - World - SN:142 - ID:1300205

    NEW DELHI, Nov 9 (MENA) - India has test-fired the nuclear-capable Agni-II missile from the country’s military base in Odisha, Russia Today reported. A defense official said the routine test by the army was successful. The two-stage, ....

  • 1 million Catalans vote in independence poll - Catalonia's government

    Date: 2014-11-09 21:09:16 GMT - Spain - World - SN:141 - ID:1300189

    MADRID, Nov 9 (MENA) - Catalonia's government said more than a million voters participated Sunday in an informal vote on whether the wealthy northeastern region should secede from the rest of Spain, ABC News reported. The regional Catalan ....

  • Pakistan air strikes kill 13 militants

    Date: 2014-11-09 20:36:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:135 - ID:1299981

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (MENA) - At least 13 militants have been killed in the Pakistani army's air raids in a volatile tribal area close to the country’s border with Afghanistan, Press TV reported. In a statement released on Sunday, the Pakistani ....

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