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  • Obama chooses Loretta Lynch to be next attorney general, praises outgoing Holder

    Date: 2014-11-08 19:18:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:1292993

    WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (MENA) - US President Obama on Saturday nominated New York federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to be the country’s next attorney general and praised outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder as one of the “finest” in U.S. history to serve ....

  • Army: 17 terrorists dead after failed attack on Pakistani troops

    Date: 2014-11-08 18:58:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:112 - ID:1292913

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 8 (MENA) - Violence has flared again in northwest Pakistan, where suspected terrorists attacked army troops and two militant groups announced an alliance intent on starting a war against security forces, the CNN reported on ....

  • European Union: Solution for Darfur should be priority, tackled without delay

    Date: 2014-11-08 18:58:16 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:111 - ID:1292905

    KHARTOUM, Nov 8 (MENA) - The Ambassadors of the European Union during a two day visit to Nyala, South Darfur, exchanged views with government officials, the Darfur Regional Authority, Sudanese civil society and international organizations and the ....

  • Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns world 'on brink of new Cold War'

    Date: 2014-11-08 17:35:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:93 - ID:1291765

    BERLIN, Nov 8 (MENA) - Former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev said tensions between the major powers have put the world "on the brink of a new Cold War," the Fox News reported. He accused the West, particularly the United States, of giving in to ....

  • North Korea releases American detainees Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller

    Date: 2014-11-08 17:35:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:1292173

    WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (MENA) - Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller have been allowed to leave North Korea "and are on their way home," the U.S. government announced Saturday, leaving no more Americans detained in the reclusive East Asian nation. The ....

  • UN welcomes Japan's additional $100 million in Ebola fight

    Date: 2014-11-08 17:22:04 GMT - Japan - World - SN:87 - ID:1291757

    TOKYO, Nov 8 (MENA) - The United Nations welcomed Saturday Japan's latest $100 million contribution towards the fight against Ebola, the deadly virus which has hit West Africa, a spokesman for UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said. "The Secretary ....

  • Jordanian king, French president confer on regional issues

    Date: 2014-11-08 17:10:21 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:79 - ID:1292325

    AMMAN, Nov 8 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II received a phone call on Saturday from French President Francois Hollande on a number of regional issues of mutual interest, the latest developments in the Middle East and ways to solve the ....

  • Abe pledges to drag Japan out of recession- paper

    Date: 2014-11-08 16:58:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:1290589

    WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (MENA) - After taking daring economic measures to drag Japan out of recession, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be on the verge of another breakthrough: a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this coming week at the ....

  • New EU foreign affairs chief amplifies call for Palestinian statehood during Gaza visit

    Date: 2014-11-08 15:55:20 GMT - Israel - World - SN:61 - ID:1291865

    GAZA CITY, Nov 8 (MENA) - The European Union's new foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini, emphasized that the bloc backs Palestinian statehood and warned of rising tensions in Jerusalem during a visit to Gaza on Saturday, Russia Today ....

  • Leaders of Japan, US, Australia to meet on G-20 fringes

    Date: 2014-11-08 14:51:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:53 - ID:1291493

    TOKYO, Nov 8 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will hold a trilateral summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit to be held in Brisbane, Australia next ....

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