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  • Shoukri: Terror must be confronted comprehensively

    Date: 2014-10-27 14:18:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:1209929

    LONDON, Oct 27 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri has said terror must be comprehensively confronted. In statements to MENA during his current visit to London, Shoukri added that his talks with British officials covered strengthening ties and ....

  • Bangladesh plans to buy Russian submarines, aircraft

    Date: 2014-10-27 13:35:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:1209713

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - Bangladesh's Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said Monday his country is looking to Russia to strengthen its naval fleet and lessen dependence on Chinese armory, Tass reported. First sights are on buying two ....

  • New Afghan president to head to China

    Date: 2014-10-27 08:23:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:18 - ID:1206973

    KABUL, Oct 27 (MENA) - The new Afghan president travels to China this week, signaling the pivotal role he hopes Beijing will play in Afghanistan's future, not only in the economic reconstruction of the war-ravaged country after U.S. and allied ....

  • FBI warns journalists of IS attacks

    Date: 2014-10-26 20:46:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:152 - ID:1205717

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - The FBI warned news organizations that it had recently obtained “credible information” indicating that members of an Islamic State-affiliated group have been “tasked with kidnapping journalists” in the region and taking ....

  • Gunman kills voter in northeastern Brazil

    Date: 2014-10-26 19:57:16 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:147 - ID:1205609

    BRASILIA, Oct 26 (MENA) - The police said a gunman has shot and killed a man waiting to vote for president in Brazil's northeastern state of Rio Grande do Norte, ABC news reported Sunday. Police Sgt. Alfredo Carneiro told the G1 news portal that ....

  • 14 injured in Far-Right violence in Germany

    Date: 2014-10-26 19:56:04 GMT - Germany - World - SN:145 - ID:1205497

    BERLIN, Oct 26 (MENA) - Police in Germany used water cannons and pepper spray against protesters after a demonstration organized by far-right groups in the western city of Cologne turned violent Sunday, ABC News reported A spokesman for the ....

  • 5 firefighters injured battling large California fire

    Date: 2014-10-26 16:53:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:1204493

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - US authorities say five firefighters are injured after battling a large and "extremely hot" fire that engulfed a storage facility in Venice, Fox News reported. Los Angeles fire spokesman Erik Scott says about 200 ....

  • Turkey arrests 6 over deadly attack blamed on PKK

    Date: 2014-10-26 15:32:01 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:98 - ID:1203513

    ANKARA, Oct 26 (MENA) - Turkish authorities arrested Sunday six people over the killing of three off-duty soldiers in the Kurdish-majority southeast of the country blamed by the authorities on separatist militants, according to TRT News Channel. ....

  • Iran pipeline set to deliver gas for Iraq by early 2015

    Date: 2014-10-26 14:59:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:1203461

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - Iran is preparing to launch a natural gas pipeline to Iraq, according to The World Tribune. Iran was advancing in plans to open a 97-kilometer section of a gas pipeline, officials said, according to the paper. They ....

  • David Cameron urged to press Emir of Qatar on terror funds

    Date: 2014-10-26 11:15:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:1201977

    LONDON, Oct 26 (MENA) - David Cameron is under intense pressure to hold face-to-face talks with the Emir of Qatar this week to demand that the Gulf state cuts off the flow of funding to terrorists, The Telegraph reported. The Emir, Sheikh Tamim ....

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