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  • George W. Bush: 50-50 chance that Jeb runs

    Date: 2014-11-09 22:06:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:1300185

    WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (MENA) - Former president George W. Bush said in an interview airing Sunday that he thinks the odds that his brother Jeb Bush runs for president in 2016 are 50-50, The Washington Post reported Sunday. “I think it’s 50-50," ....

  • Afghan army kills 16 Taliban militants

    Date: 2014-11-09 22:00:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:145 - ID:1300177

    KUBAL, Nov 9 (MENA) - At least 16 Taliban militants have been killed and 2 others wounded in clashes with the Afghan army in the southern province of Helmand, local media reported. In one operation in the Nawa district, soldiers of the Afghan ....

  • Norway pledges $110 million in annual aid to Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-09 21:52:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:144 - ID:1300201

    KABUL, Nov 9 (MENA) - The government of Norway pledged $110 million in civilian and military aid to Afghanistan for the year 2015, Khama press reported Sunday. The commitment was made during Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende’s visit to ....

  • India successfully tests nuclear-capable missile

    Date: 2014-11-09 21:09:44 GMT - India - World - SN:142 - ID:1300205

    NEW DELHI, Nov 9 (MENA) - India has test-fired the nuclear-capable Agni-II missile from the country’s military base in Odisha, Russia Today reported. A defense official said the routine test by the army was successful. The two-stage, ....

  • 1 million Catalans vote in independence poll - Catalonia's government

    Date: 2014-11-09 21:09:16 GMT - Spain - World - SN:141 - ID:1300189

    MADRID, Nov 9 (MENA) - Catalonia's government said more than a million voters participated Sunday in an informal vote on whether the wealthy northeastern region should secede from the rest of Spain, ABC News reported. The regional Catalan ....

  • Pakistan air strikes kill 13 militants

    Date: 2014-11-09 20:36:18 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:135 - ID:1299981

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 9 (MENA) - At least 13 militants have been killed in the Pakistani army's air raids in a volatile tribal area close to the country’s border with Afghanistan, Press TV reported. In a statement released on Sunday, the Pakistani ....

  • Donetsk separatists accuse Kiev forces of violating ceasefire

    Date: 2014-11-09 20:34:19 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:133 - ID:1299949

    KIEV, Nov 9 (MENA) - Donetsk People’s Republic HQ on Sunday said the Ukrainian forces have violated the ceasefire regime at least 16 times during a single day, Russia Today reported. According to them, the situation remains tense. Donetsk city ....

  • US delegation arrives in Egypt

    Date: 2014-11-09 16:17:59 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:106 - ID:1298789

    CAIRO, Nov 9 (MENA) - A US economic delegation, under Senior Adviser to the US Secretary of State David Thorne, arrived in Cairo Sunday on a three-day visit. The delegation, which groups representatives of 66 American companies, is set to meet a ....

  • Romanians protest against Expatriates voting difficulties

    Date: 2014-11-09 13:21:50 GMT - Romania - World - SN:73 - ID:1296809

    BUCHAREST, Nov 9 (MENA) - Thousands of Romanians have demonstrated against the government. The protest is due to difficulties faced by expatriates in voting in the presidential runoff slated after a week. About five thousand people gathered in ....

  • North Korea releases Americans Matthew Todd Miller And Kenneth Bae

    Date: 2014-11-09 10:19:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:1295549

    WASHINGTON, Nov 9 (MENA) - North Korea unexpectedly freed the two remaining U.S. citizens in its custody Saturday, removing a source of tension between Washington and Pyongyang but leaving open questions about the North’s motives and whether the ....

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