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  • Japanese PM in Beijing for APEC with eye on Japan-China summit

    Date: 2014-11-09 08:44:10 GMT - China - World - SN:22 - ID:1294589

    BEIJING, Nov 9 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday arrived in Beijing, the first leg of his three-nation tour, to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum summit from Monday, Kyodo reported. Abe's trip to China comes ....

  • Xi, Putin form power duo at APEC

    Date: 2014-11-09 08:08:04 GMT - China - World - SN:17 - ID:1294337

    BEIJING, Nov 9 (MENA) - China’s authoritarian President Xi Jinping and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin share similar views on issues from human rights to Mikhail Gorbachev, in an increasingly close personal relationship that mirrors their ....

  • 2 Americans freed by N.Korea arrive back in US

    Date: 2014-11-09 07:45:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:1294125

    WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (MENA) - Two Americans who spent months imprisoned in North Korea arrived back on US soil late Saturday after the secretive nation's leader, Kim Jong Un, ordered their release, CNN reported on Sunday. They were freed following a ....

  • Five terrorists of Lashkar-e-Islam killed in Khyber

    Date: 2014-11-09 07:45:30 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:12 - ID:1294213

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (MENA) - Security forces killed five terrorists of banned Lashkar-e-Islam in Akakhel area of Tera valley in Khyber Agency, Geo News reported on Sunday. Security sources said, in the action, top terrorist of the banned outfit ....

  • Protests in Mexico after claims of Guerrero student deaths

    Date: 2014-11-09 06:48:34 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:7 - ID:1294021

    MEXICO CITY, Nov 9 (MENA) - Hundreds of protesters in the Mexican state of Guerrero have attacked government buildings in the capital, Chilpancingo, burning cars, the BBC reported. They accused the government of involvement in the murder of 43 ....

  • 5.1-Magnitude Quake Hits Western Greece

    Date: 2014-11-09 06:35:12 GMT - Greece - World - SN:5 - ID:1293965

    ATHENS, Nov 9 (MENA) - A strong 5.1-magnitude tremor has hit just west of the Greek island of Cephalonia in the Ionian Sea, Fox news reported. The quake, which hit at 1:15 a.m. local time (2315 GMT), had its epicenter 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) ....

  • Bomb blast at Kabul police HQ kills 1

    Date: 2014-11-09 06:34:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:4 - ID:1293957

    KABUL, Nov 9 (MENA) - A bomb exploded on Sunday morning at the police headquarters in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, killing at least one officer and wounding another six, ABC news reported quoting officials. "A suicide bomber in military uniform ....

  • Marseilles Economic Week helps Egypt return to tourism market : advisor

    Date: 2014-11-08 21:25:22 GMT - France - World - SN:133 - ID:1293341

    MARSEILLES, Nov 8 (MENA) – The 8th edition of the Mediterranean Economic Week in Marseilles has witnessed this year the largest gathering to present Egypt's tourism and antiquities, an Egyptian official told MENA. In statements, Ibrahim Ashmawy, ....

  • Expanded security op. in central London before Memorial Day ceremony

    Date: 2014-11-08 20:02:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:1293133

    LONDON, Nov 8 (MENA) - British security forces launched an expanded security operation in central London before Sunday's Memorial Day ceremony, after counter terrorism police have arrested four men suspected of planning an attack on Queen ....

  • US air strikes target top Daesh leaders in Iraq

    Date: 2014-11-08 19:24:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:120 - ID:1293029

    LONDON, Nov 8 (MENA) - US-led air strikes targeted a gathering of Daesh leaders in Iraq on Saturday, possibly including the group’s top man, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, The Guardian‎ quoted al-Hadath television station as reporting. Iraqi security ....

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