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  • Japan PM's key aide in Beijing to coordinate Abe-Xi contact

    Date: 2014-11-06 12:27:37 GMT - Japan - World - SN:71 - ID:1278461

    TOKYO, Nov 6 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's key foreign-policy adviser arrived Thursday in Beijing for last-minute coordination with Chinese officials over the format of dialogue between their top leaders on the margins of a regional ....

  • Bin Laden killer named as Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill

    Date: 2014-11-06 08:43:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:1276493

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) - The Navy SEAL who shot and killed Osama bin Laden has been namedm, The Week Magazine reported Thursday. He is Robert O’Neill, a 38-year-old Irish American from Butte, Montana. The former member of the exclusive SEAL ....

  • NATO secretary general makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-06 07:03:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:1275713

    KABUL, Nov 6 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is in Kabul on an unannounced trip to visit troops and meet with the country's new leaders, Fox News reported on Thursday. Stoltenberg, who took over as the head of the Western ....

  • Putin: Russia capable of defending its national interests

    Date: 2014-11-05 21:22:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:155 - ID:1274713

    MOSCOW, Nov 5 (MENA) - Russia is able to defend its national interests and Russians will not respond to threats to abandon their values and ideals, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday, according to RIA Novosti. "This year we have had ....

  • Russia upholds decision not to participate in preparations for 4th Nuclear Security Summit

    Date: 2014-11-05 21:04:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:1274565

    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 News Agency cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on Wednesday. "We regard the recent ....

  • Vladimir Putin tops Forbes' list of World's Most Powerful People

    Date: 2014-11-05 19:53:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:139 - ID:1274389

    WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin was once again chosen by Forbes as the world’s most-powerful person, successfully defending his title from last year, International Business Times reported. Putin shot Russia to the ....

  • EU Commission head Juncker broadens attack on Britain PM

    Date: 2014-11-05 19:25:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:130 - ID:1274209

    LONDON, Nov 5 (MENA) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has launched a fresh attack on British Prime Minister David Cameron, suggesting he "has a problem" with other EU leaders, the BBC reported. Juncker said he was "not ....

  • 45 arrested in Pakistan over killing Christians

    Date: 2014-11-05 19:10:01 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:126 - ID:1274161

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 5 (MENA) - Police in Pakistan say they have arrested as many as 45 Muslims in connection with the killing of a Christian couple for allegedly desecrating the Quran, ABC News reported. Local police officer Mohammad Iqbal said the ....

  • Turkey's president moves into world's biggest palace costing £384 million

    Date: 2014-11-05 18:04:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:1273557

    LONDON, Nov 5 (MENA) – Turkey's new president has been accused of behaving like a 'sultan' after he installed himself in the biggest residential palace in the world, built for a price tag of £384 million, The Telegraph reported Wednesday. Recep ....

  • British troops go back to Iraq for Daesh fight -- Defense Secretary

    Date: 2014-11-05 17:47:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:106 - ID:1273105

    LONDON, Nov 5 (MENA) – UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has confirmed sending British troops back to Iraq to help local forces in the battle against terrorist Daesh members, the Sky News reported on Wednesday. Fallon said the UK was "stepping ....

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