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  • Obama, Putin meet in China

    Date: 2014-11-11 21:44:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:147 - ID:1314637

    WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (MENA) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin crossed paths Tuesday during a summit of world leaders in China, but little else, the CNN reported. U.S. National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette ....

  • Veterans accuse six banks of aiding US foes

    Date: 2014-11-11 20:40:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:1314541

    WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (MENA) - More than 200 veterans and their families filed a lawsuit accusing six major banks of helping Iran move tens of millions of dollars to groups targeting US soldiers in Iraq during the war, The Wall Street Journal ....

  • Britain welcomes European court ruling on immigrants

    Date: 2014-11-11 20:05:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:137 - ID:1313661

    LONDON, Nov 11 (MENA) - The office of the British prime minister welcomed Tuesday a ruling by the European Court of Justice which rejected granting economic benefits to the unemployed immigrants who do not seek jobs in EU countries. According to ....

  • US drone strike kills 6 militants in Pakistan’s North Waziristan

    Date: 2014-11-11 19:28:24 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:132 - ID:1314085

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (MENA) - At least six militants were killed following a suspected US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan on Tuesday, Khaama Press reported. According to Pakistani intelligence officials, the drone targeted a compound a ....

  • RAF Tornado fighter jets complete Afghanistan mission

    Date: 2014-11-11 19:02:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:128 - ID:1313929

    LONDON, Nov 11 (MENA) - The RAF's Tornado fighter jets in Afghanistan are heading back to the UK after more than five years of operations in the country, the BBC has reported. The Tornado GR4s, from 31 Squadron based at RAF Marham, Norfolk, flew ....

  • US media highlight visit of US Chamber of Commerce delegation to Cairo

    Date: 2014-11-11 18:02:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:119 - ID:1313649

    WASHINGTON, Nov 11 (MENA) - The networks of ABC News and NBC highlighted Tuesday a two-day visit of a delegation from the US Chamber of Commerce to Cairo. They termed the delegation visit as "the biggest in history". The delegation included ....

  • US drone kills 6 in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-11-11 15:53:17 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:104 - ID:1312909

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Nov 11 (MENA) - A US drone fired missiles in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region on Tuesday, killing six people, Geo News website reported. The sources said that the latest attack took place in Data Khel area of North ....

  • Russia introduces ban on financial support to political parties

    Date: 2014-11-11 14:17:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:80 - ID:1311713

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) - Russia’s State Duma (lower house) on Tuesday approved an amendment to the president’s draft law on responsibility for illegal financial support to political parties, Itar-Tass reported on Tuesday. The amendment bans ....

  • France unveils new monument to commemorate WWI

    Date: 2014-11-11 13:43:49 GMT - France - World - SN:67 - ID:1311097

    PARIS, Nov 11 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday is presiding over a series of commemorations marking the end of World War One, culminating with the inauguration of a breathtaking new monument in northern France, France 24 ....

  • Putin plans to visit India this year -- Spokesman

    Date: 2014-11-11 12:36:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:1310537

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to visit India this year to strengthen bilateral strategic ties, his spokesman said here today, according to The Economic Times. "The Russian president plans to visit India before ....

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