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  • 3 injured in explosion in Kote Sangi area of Kabul

    Date: 2014-10-29 18:12:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:147 - ID:1226825

    KABUL, Oct 29 (MENA) - At least three civilians were reported injured following an explosion in Kote Sangi area of Kabul city late on Wednesday, the Khaama Press reported. According to the security officials, the incident took place after unknown ....

  • Japan tells N. Korea abduction probe 'most important'

    Date: 2014-10-29 17:30:39 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:143 - ID:1226873

    PYONGYANG, Oct 29 (MENA) - Japan stressed Wednesday it regards investigating the fates of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea decades ago as "the most important" part of what Pyongyang has billed as a comprehensive probe into all Japanese ....

  • UN chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-10-29 17:26:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:140 - ID:1226809

    NEW YORK, Oct 29 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored on Wednesday the planned holding by armed rebel groups in eastern Ukraine of their own elections on November 2, in breach of the constitution and national law, his ....

  • U.S. nurse discharged after Ebola treatment

    Date: 2014-10-29 14:17:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:1224725

    NEW YORK, Oct 29 (MENA) - Amber Vinson, the second nurse to contract Ebola in the United States of America after treating Thomas Eric Duncan in Texas, was discharged from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after being declared virus-free, the New York Post ....

  • 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 ....

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