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  • 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 ....

  • British police detains Briton for suspecting terrorist action

    Date: 2014-11-22 11:11:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:1383773

    LONDON, Nov 22 (MENA) - British police detained a youth Saturday for suspecting that he is preparing for a terrorist action in the country. The 19-year-old Briton was detained Thursday at 3 pm, the police announced. He was boarding a flight ....

  • At least 14 hurt after gas explosion at Churchill Hyatt Regency hotel in London

    Date: 2014-11-22 09:44:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:1383337

    LONDON, Nov 22 (MENA) - A hotel in central London has been evacuated after an explosion in the basement caused part of the building to collapse, injuring 14 people. The Churchill Hyatt Regency hotel in Portman Square was evacuated following the ....

  • US warns citizens to stay away from Acapulco resort

    Date: 2014-11-22 07:28:05 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:11 - ID:1382297

    MEXICO CITY, Nov 22 (MENA) - The U.S. Embassy in Mexico issued a security message Friday warning U.S. citizens to avoid the Pacific resort of Acapulco because of violence and protests, Fox News reported. In yet another blow to a coastal city once ....

  • Pakistani minister resigns after being included in treason case

    Date: 2014-11-21 21:49:52 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:104 - ID:1381725

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (MENA) - Pakistani Minister Zahid Hamid on Friday tendered his resignation as Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Geo News reported. The Prime Minister House confirmed the news after receiving his resignation. It may be ....

  • Pakistan lodges protest with India over ceasefire violation

    Date: 2014-11-21 21:43:42 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:102 - ID:1381713

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (MENA) - Pakistan on Friday lodged a protest note with India through diplomatic channels over the unprovoked firing and mortar shelling by the Indian forces in Pandu Sector across the Line of Control on Thursday, Geo News ....

  • Obama congratulates Lebanese on Independence Day, regrets presidential vacuum

    Date: 2014-11-21 21:16:10 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:99 - ID:1381701

    BEIRUT, Nov 21 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama congratulated the Lebanese people on Friday on the occasion of Lebanon's 71st Independence Day, lamenting on the anniversary the current vacuum in the presidency, the Lebanese National News Agency ....

  • Obama to visit India in January -- White House

    Date: 2014-11-21 20:41:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:1381509

    WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will visit India in January as the guest of honor for the country’s symbolically important Republic Day celebrations, The Wall Street Journal reported. A tweet from Indian Prime Minister ....

  • New Ukraine coalition agreed, sets NATO as priority

    Date: 2014-11-21 20:12:32 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:94 - ID:1381521

    KIEV, Nov 21 (MENA) - Ukraine's newly agreed five-party ruling coalition has reportedly set the country's membership of NATO as its major goal, Kiev Post reported on Friday. The coalition comprises the Petro Poroshenko Bloc, the Popular Front, ....

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