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  • WHO: 5,000 dead from Ebola in West African nations

    Date: 2014-11-07 19:42:21 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:103 - ID:1287089

    GENEVA, Nov 7 (MENA) - The World Health Organization said Friday that nearly 5,000 people have died from the Ebola virus disease in the three West African countries at the center of the current Ebola outbreak. In an update, the United Nations ....

  • 2 new Coronavirus cases reported in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2014-11-07 18:46:53 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:92 - ID:1286797

    RIYADH, Nov 7 (MENA) - The Saudi Health Ministry reported on Friday two new cases of coronavirus in Riyadh and Taif cities. The number of cases infected with the virus hit 798, the ministry said in a statement. As many as 338 of those infected ....

  • 4 arrested in UK for plotting terror act

    Date: 2014-11-07 16:28:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:1286181

    LONDON, Nov 7 (MENA) - UK anti-terror police on Friday arrested four people on charges of plotting a terrorist act. The arrestees are now held at a Central London police station, a source with Scotland Yard told MENA. A number of houses and ....

  • S. Korea undaunted by N. Korea's threat over human rights issue

    Date: 2014-11-07 15:41:13 GMT - south korea - World - SN:67 - ID:1285961

    SEOUL, Nov 7 (MENA) - South Korea on Friday dismissed North Korea's threat of the breakdown of bilateral ties as retaliation for Seoul's cooperation in a campaign against the communist nation's human rights abuse, Yonhap reported. "Our government ....

  • Austrian FM blames Turkey preachers for extremist thoughts

    Date: 2014-11-07 15:05:34 GMT - Austria - World - SN:66 - ID:1285833

    VIENNA, Nov 7 (MENA) - Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has blamed Turkish preachers for extremist thoughts in Austria. In statements to MENA on Friday, Kurz said the Turkish preachers are standing behind the increased number of European ....

  • Afghanistan, US not cooperating in fight against terrorism: Pak FO

    Date: 2014-11-07 13:59:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:62 - ID:1285629

    Kabul, Nov 7 (MENA) - The Pakistan Foreign Office has said that Kabul and Washington are not cooperating with Pakistan in the fight against terrorism, Khaama Press reported Friday. Tasnim Aslam, spokesperson for the Foreign Office of Pakistan ....

  • Cameron warns of ‘major problem’ if EU surcharge isn’t resolved

    Date: 2014-11-07 13:46:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:1285465

    LONDON, Nov 7 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday that there would be a “major problem” if a dispute over the demand for Britain to pay an extra €2.1 billion ($2.6 billion) toward the European Union budget isn't resolved, the ....

  • Russia not to participate in nuclear security summit

    Date: 2014-11-07 13:24:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:1285473

    MOSCOW, Nov 5 (MENA) - Russia said it would stick to its decision not to participate in preparations for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit, Itar-Tass reported on Friday. “We regard the recent leaks in US media as an unsuccessful attempt to exert ....

  • Tax trial confirmed for Spain's Princess Cristina

    Date: 2014-11-07 12:55:34 GMT - Spain - World - SN:55 - ID:1285157

    MADRID, Nov 7 (MENA) - Spanish King Felipe VI's sister Princess Cristina could face trial after a Spanish court upheld tax fraud charges against her, the BBC reported Friday. However, the high court in Palma de Mallorca dropped money-laundering ....

  • Tanks 'cross border' to East Ukraine from Russia

    Date: 2014-11-07 12:47:55 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:52 - ID:1285009

    KIEV, Nov 7 (MENA) - An armored column including 32 tanks and 30 trucks has crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, Kiev said. The trucks were carrying ammunition and fighters, said a military spokesman, but the BBC could not confirm his ....

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