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  • UN marks 1st International Day to end impunity for crimes against journalists

    Date: 2014-11-02 21:02:00 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:139 - ID:1251957

    NEW YORK, Nov 2 (MENA) - Protecting the safety of journalists and ensuring that crimes committed against them do not go unpunished is ever-more important in today's changing times in order to build transparent societies and keep citizens around the ....

  • 4 dead after boat capsizes off California coast

    Date: 2014-11-02 21:00:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:1252061

    WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (MENA) - A large wave capsized a fishing boat off the coast of Northern California Saturday, leaving four of the five people aboard dead, Fox News reported. One man survived by swimming to the shores of a rocky islet, where he ....

  • FM: Iran seeking to establish strategic ties with China

    Date: 2014-11-02 11:17:31 GMT - Iran - World - SN:40 - ID:1247741

    TEHRAN, Nov 2 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized the importance of Tehran-Beijing ties, and said Iran is willing to establish “strategic relations” with the East Asian country, Tasnim News Agency ‎reported on ....

  • N. Korea launches ballistic missile submarine: gov't sources

    Date: 2014-11-02 08:15:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:1246313

    SEOUL, Nov 2 (MENA) - North Korea has launched a new submarine capable of firing ballistic missiles, raising further concerns over the North's evolving missile and nuclear threats, Yonhap news agency reported quoting military and government ....

  • Romania votes in presidential election with Ponta in lead

    Date: 2014-11-02 08:15:07 GMT - Romania - World - SN:18 - ID:1246301

    BUCHAREST, Nov 2 (MENA) - Romanians are voting in an election that’s set to propel Prime Minister Victor Ponta toward the presidency after he batted away corruption investigations of members of his party and allegations he’s a former spy, Bloomberg ....

  • Abu Sayyaf militants kill 6 Filipino soldiers

    Date: 2014-11-02 07:53:35 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:16 - ID:1246317

    MANILA, Nov 2 (MENA) - Philippine military said Abu Sayyaf guerrillas have killed at least six soldiers who were guarding a road project that has been delayed by militant attacks in the country's impoverished southern region. Army Col. Rolando ....

  • Vice-president of Japan ruling party to visit Russia

    Date: 2014-11-02 07:51:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:1246141

    MOSCOW, Nov 2 (MENA) - Vice-President of Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party Masahiko Komura will visit Russia next week, planning to meet Russia’s parliament lower house State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin, chief of Russian nuclear corporation ....

  • N.Korea president to visit China, Myanmar, Australia next week

    Date: 2014-11-02 07:46:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:1246137

    SEOUL, Nov 2 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye will visit China, Myanmar and Australia next week to attend a series of regional summits, Yonhap quoted her senior foreign affairs secretary as saying on Sunday. On the first leg of her ....

  • Egypt justice minister attends stolen assets return forum

    Date: 2014-11-01 20:12:25 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:140 - ID:1244905

    GENEVA, Nov 1 (MENA) - The third Arab forum to restore funds smuggled abroad kicked off on Saturday in Geneva. Egypt's Justice Minister Saber Arab is taking part in the forum which is being held under the auspices of Swiss President Didier ....

  • 4 killed, several missing in fire near US university

    Date: 2014-11-01 19:22:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:1245061

    WASHINGTON, Nov 1 (MENA) - Four people were killed and several remained unaccounted for Saturday morning after a fire ripped through a Portland, Maine, home used by University of Southern Maine students, officials said. According to NBC News, The ....

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