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  • 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 ....

  • 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 ....

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