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  • Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits near Samoa: USGS

    Date: 2014-10-28 08:14:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:1214441

    WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (MENA) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the south Pacific island nation of Samoa on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and there were no initial reports of damage or injuries, according to Daily Press. A ....

  • S. Korea's top nuke envoy begins five-day visit to China

    Date: 2014-10-28 07:40:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:1214137

    SEOUL, Oct 28 (MENA) - South Korea's top nuclear envoy left for China on Tuesday for a five-day visit to discuss ways to resume the long-stalled six-party talks on denuclearizing North Korea, Yonhap quoted Seoul officials as saying. The ....

  • Fire breaks out at Japan's Genkai nuclear plant in Kyushu

    Date: 2014-10-28 07:40:22 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:1214197

    TOKYO, Oct 28 (MENA) - A fire broke out at auxiliary building at Japan's Genkai nuclear plant in Saga Prefecture on Tuesday but it was put out by plant workers with fire extinguishers, its operator Kyushu Electric Power Co. told Kyodo. The ....

  • Moscow to recognize results of elections in Luhansk, Donetsk

    Date: 2014-10-28 07:40:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:1214133

    MOSCOW, Oct 28 (MENA) - Russia hopes elections in the self-proclaimed Lugansk and Donetsk Republics will finally be held and will recognize their results,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with the LifeNews television ....

  • US embassy in Moscow faces Cold War-era harassment

    Date: 2014-10-27 20:26:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:149 - ID:1213401

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - One American diplomat's tires were slashed while another's personal email was hacked others reported mysterious break-ins, ABC News quoted US officials and experts on Monday as saying that such incidents are all signs that ....

  • Ukrainian election commission unveils initial results of parl't polls

    Date: 2014-10-27 20:24:55 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:148 - ID:1213393

    KIEV, Oct 27 (MENA) - The Central Election Commission (CEC) in Ukraine said that Petro Poroshenko Bloc candidates are leading in 64 of the 197 constituencies, Interfax reported Monday. The CEC said it had processed 60.69% of voting ....

  • Japanese man complains of ill health after arriving from Liberia

    Date: 2014-10-27 20:07:59 GMT - Japan - World - SN:145 - ID:1213333

    TOKYO, Oct 27 (MENA) - A man in his 40s who complained of ill health Monday after arriving at Tokyo's Haneda airport from Liberia has been taken to a hospital to be tested for possible Ebola infection, Kyodo news agency reported, citing the Japanese ....

  • Last British troops leave Afghan province of Helmand

    Date: 2014-10-27 19:15:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:138 - ID:1213025

    LONDON, Oct 27 (MENA) - The last British forces have left Afghanistan's Helmand province after handing over military base. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told the BBC that troops were coming home with their "heads held high", having helped make ....

  • Hammond praises Egypt role in ME

    Date: 2014-10-27 18:24:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:1212589

    LONDON, Oct 27 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has praised the role Egypt plays in the Middle East. Hammond also condoled with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukri in a meeting over those killed in the terror attack in ....

  • UN Chief: Isolate ebola, not countries or workers

    Date: 2014-10-27 18:16:15 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:123 - ID:1212657

    NEW YORK, Oct 27 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says the situation for returning health workers from Ebola-affected countries is proving difficult and that the stigma against them should end, ABC news reported. Ban spoke ....

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