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  • Pakistan firmly denies Daesh existence on its territory

    Date: 2014-11-22 17:45:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:87 - ID:1387225

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 22 (MENA) - Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Saturday categorically denied existence of Daesh anywhere in Pakistan, Geo News reported. The minister said he was shocked at the statements of decent politicians hinting at ....

  • Hyatt Regency Hotel gas explosion: Investigation launched after 14 injured in blast

    Date: 2014-11-22 17:44:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:1387053

    LONDON, Nov 22 (MENA) - An investigation was underway after 500 guests were evacuated and 14 people were injured in an explosion at a top central London hotel, London Evening Standard reported on Saturday. The gas explosion at the five star ....

  • More than 36,500 Ukrainian immigrants remain in temporary accommodation centres - Russian Ministry

    Date: 2014-11-22 17:25:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:1386541

    MOSCOW, Nov 22 (MENA) - Russian Emergency Ministry Spokesman Alexander Drobyshevsky on Saturday said over 36,500 of Ukrainian immigrants remain in temporary accommodation centers in the Russian Federation, Sputnik News Agency reported. "Only in ....

  • Construction to begin in December Nicaragua canal

    Date: 2014-11-22 16:33:14 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:76 - ID:1386545

    MANAGUA, Nov 22 (MENA) - Nicaraguan officials said construction of a $50bn (£31bn) canal linking the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans will start on 22 December, the BBC news reported. "We are ready to begin," said Zhu Xiaoya, from the Hong ....

  • Iran-Sextet final document should guarantee conflict is exhausted - Steinmeier

    Date: 2014-11-22 16:31:26 GMT - Austria - World - SN:74 - ID:1386569

    VIENNA, Nov 22 (MENA) - The final document of the Iran-Sextet talks should guarantee the conflict is exhausted, Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on arrival in Vienna on Saturday. The parties have not reached agreement on ....

  • Magnitude-6.8 quake hits Nagano, vicinity in central Japan

    Date: 2014-11-22 15:14:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:68 - ID:1386197

    TOKYO, Nov 22 (MENA) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 hit Nagano Prefecture and surrounding areas in central Japan on Saturday night, the Kyodo News reported weather agency as saying. The 10:08 p.m. quake measured lower 6 ....

  • Portugal: Ex-PM José Socrates held in corruption probe

    Date: 2014-11-22 14:00:30 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:61 - ID:1385753

    LISBON, Nov 22 (MENA) - Portugal’s former socialist prime minister José Socrates has been arrested over an investigation into tax fraud, money laundering and corruption. The public prosecutor’s office says the inquiry centers on bank operations ....

  • Kenya bus killings claimed by Somali group al-Shabab

    Date: 2014-11-22 13:26:49 GMT - Somalia - World - SN:49 - ID:1384801

    MOGADISHU, Nov 22 (MENA) - Gunmen from the Somali militant group al-Shabab said Saturday they have attacked a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 people, the BBC news reported. A statement on a website linked to the Islamist group carried a ....

  • 1 killed, 2 injured in car bomb in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-22 12:52:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:46 - ID:1384797

    KABUL, Nov 22 (MENA) – At least one civilian was killed and two others injured in eastern Nangarhar province after a car bomb went off in Jalalabad, the provincial capital, the ABC News cited police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashreqiwal as saying ....

  • Afghan parliament call for special session to discuss US security pact

    Date: 2014-11-22 12:48:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:1384785

    KABUL, Nov 22 (MENA) - The lower house of the Afghan parliament – Wolesi Jirga called for a special session to start debate on the bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington on Sunday. Lower house speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi said a ....

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