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  • Venezuela recalls ambassador to Spain over Rajoy comments

    Date: 2014-10-29 14:13:39 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:99 - ID:1224909

    CARACAS, Oct 29 (MENA) - The Venezuelan government has recalled its ambassador to Spain in protest at the support Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has voiced for a jailed Venezuelan opposition leader, according to the BBC. Rajoy last week ....

  • Kremlin denies reports on Putin health condition

    Date: 2014-10-29 14:05:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:1224733

    MOSCOW, Oct 29 (MENA) - The Kremlin sought to brush aside reports that President Vladimir Putin is suffering serious back problems, forcing him to cut back public events and shelve his normally active travel schedule, local reports said on ....

  • White House’s unclassified computer network hacked

    Date: 2014-10-29 11:25:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:1222749

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - Hackers have recently breached the White House’s unclassified computer network, The Hill website reported. The White House says it has taken steps to address suspicious activity detected on its network. No details were ....

  • Bangladesh Islamist leader Motiur Rahman Nizami sentenced to death

    Date: 2014-10-29 11:09:20 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:44 - ID:1222493

    DHAKA, Oct 29 (MENA) - The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party has been sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan in 1971, the BBC reported. Motiur Rahman Nizami, 71, faced 16 charges ....

  • N. Korea rejects S. Korea's offer of talks this week

    Date: 2014-10-29 06:58:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:1221173

    SEOUL, Oct 29 (MENA) - North Korea on Wednesday spurned South Korea's offer of high-level talks this week, as the two sides remain at loggerheads over the spread of propaganda leaflets via balloons by activists here, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Nasa rocket explodes seconds after lift-off

    Date: 2014-10-29 05:35:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:1220933

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - An unmanned Nasa rocket carrying supplies and secret equipment to the International Space Station exploded seconds after lift-off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia, CNN reported. The Orbital Sciences Corp ....

  • US steps up security at govt buildings over attack threats

    Date: 2014-10-29 05:33:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:1220921

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - The United States is beefing up security at thousands of government buildings around the country due to “continued public calls” for terrorist attacks, ABC reported quoting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ....

  • Hammond congratulates Tunisians on parliament elections

    Date: 2014-10-28 22:45:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:150 - ID:1220705

    LONDON, Oct 28 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond congratulated the Tunisians on Tuesday over successful parliament elections. "My warmest congratulations to the millions of Tunisians who cast their votes on Sunday 26 October," the ....

  • UK nears Lockheed Martin jet deal

    Date: 2014-10-28 20:56:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:1220321

    LONDON, Oct 28 (MENA) - The UK defense ministry said Tuesday it would soon sign a contract for the first operational Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter combat jets, the Wall Street Journal reported. Britain's order for a first batch ....

  • 700 expats obtain national IDs in France, Europe - Egypt Consul

    Date: 2014-10-28 20:38:06 GMT - France - World - SN:140 - ID:1220309

    PARIS, Oct 28 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul in Paris Serenad Gamil on Tuesday said 700 Egyptian expats in France and other European countries have obtained national IDs during an interior ministry mission visit October 21 to 28. The Civil Affairs ....

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