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  • Russia signs deal on military and technical cooperation with Kazakhstan

    Date: 2014-12-02 11:58:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:1455525

    MOSCOW, Dec 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a law ratifying an agreement with Kazakhstan on military and technical cooperation. The document was published on the official web portal for legal information on Tuesday. The ....

  • 5 held in counter-terror swoops

    Date: 2014-12-02 11:22:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:1454793

    LONDON, Dec 2 (MENA) - Five men have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terror offenses after armed police officers swooped on a vehicle at Dover port as it attempted to leave the UK, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday. Two men, aged 33 and ....

  • Egypt seeks to draw on Britain's education experience , says minister

    Date: 2014-12-02 10:54:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:1454237

    LONDON, Dec 2 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of Education Dr Mahmoud Abul Nasr said his visit to Britain aims at discussing means of bolstering cooperation with the British side and drawing on London's expertise in the field of education. In ....

  • India successfully test fires Akash missile

    Date: 2014-12-02 10:31:45 GMT - India - World - SN:25 - ID:1454713

    NEW DELHI, Dec 2 (MENA) - India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed surface-to-air 'Akash' missile from a test range in Odisha as part of user trial by the Air Force, Press Trust of India reported Tuesday. "The ....

  • Paper: Nato offers resources in fight against Daesh

    Date: 2014-12-02 09:52:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:1453945

    LONDON, Dec 2 (MENA) - Nato, the world’s largest military alliance, is preparing to add its weight to the international campaign against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as Isis, after discussions with senior Iraqi ....

  • Occupy Central urges Hong Kong protesters to retreat

    Date: 2014-12-02 09:33:10 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:19 - ID:1453949

    VICTORIA, Dec 2 (MENA) - The co-founders of the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong have repeated their call for protesters to retreat, according to the BBC. Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming also said they would turn themselves in to ....

  • Seoul seeking to put NK human rights on UNSC agenda: sources

    Date: 2014-12-02 08:18:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:1453665

    SEOUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States are moving to put North Korea's dismal human rights conditions on the agenda of the United Nations Security Council within this year in a bid to continue U.N. discussions on the issue and turn ....

  • Haiti police say 34 inmates flee in prison break

    Date: 2014-12-02 07:33:55 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:10 - ID:1453161

    PORT AU PRINCE, Dec 2 (MENA) - Nearly three dozen prisoners awaiting trial in a crowded jail in a provincial city north of the Haitian escaped by sawing through steel bars, ABC quoting authorities said Monday Thirty-four prisoners crawled through ....

  • Obama pledges to address 'simmering distrust' between police, minorities

    Date: 2014-12-02 07:23:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:1453297

    WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama made a forceful pledge on Monday to use his last two years in office to address the "simmering distrust" between police and minority communities as he requested $263 million for the federal ....

  • FBI investigating hack at Sony Pictures Entertainment

    Date: 2014-12-02 07:21:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:1453185

    WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (MENA) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed it is investigating a hack into Sony Pictures Entertainment's network last week, according to the BBC. The hack took down the firm's email systems and paralyzed its ....

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