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  • China launches new remote sensing satellite

    Date: 2014-11-20 13:20:45 GMT - China - World - SN:81 - ID:1373441

    BEIJING, Nov 20 (MENA) - China has launched the Yaogan-23 remote sensing satellite into scheduled orbit at 2:53 a.m. on Saturday Beijing Time from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. According to state-run Xinhua news agency, the satellite will ....

  • Moscow stands for early ratification of CTBT treaty by all states — Lavrov

    Date: 2014-11-20 12:48:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:1372957

    MOSCOW, Nov 20 (MENA) - Moscow stands for achieving the universal status of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CNBT), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with the secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the CNBT, ....

  • 2 Injured by gunshots on Florida State University's Campus

    Date: 2014-11-20 08:39:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:1370733

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (MENA) - At least two people were injured by gunshots on Florida State University's campus in Tallahassee early this morning, officials with Tallahassee Memorial Health Care confirmed to ABC News. The patients' conditions are ....

  • US renews strikes on Khorasan group in Syria

    Date: 2014-11-20 07:26:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:1370133

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (MENA) - American warplanes have carried out another air strike on the Khorasan group in northwest Syria, the latest of several raids on the Al-Qaeda offshoot, the US military said Wednesday, according to the Daily Mail. US ....

  • 4 Taliban militants killed in failed Afghan attack

    Date: 2014-11-20 07:11:01 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:1370129

    KABUL, Nov 20 (MENA) – Four Taliban militants who attacked a compound housing foreign workers in the Afghan capital were killed Wednesday night in a failed assault there, Fox News quoted police as saying on Thursday. One attacker died when he ....

  • North Korea responds to UN with nuclear test threat

    Date: 2014-11-20 06:54:16 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:14 - ID:1369985

    PYONGYANG, Nov 20 (MENA) - North Korea has threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations, the BBC reported on Thursday. Its foreign ministry on Thursday ....

  • Quake hits Fukushima

    Date: 2014-11-20 05:53:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:7 - ID:1369805

    TOKYO, Nov 20 (MENA) - A moderate-strength earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan on Thursday, Sky news reported. The quake hit at at 10:51am JST (Wednesday, 8:51pm EST), according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. The ....

  • UK welcomes UN listing of Ansar al-Sharia as terrorist group

    Date: 2014-11-20 05:27:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:6 - ID:1369769

    LONDON, Nov 20 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond welcomed the Security Council's decision to put Ansar Al-Sharia in Benghazi and Ansar Al-Sharia in Derna on the terror list. "Both groups "are responsible for acts of terror in ....

  • Secret Service Arrests Man Within Block of White House

    Date: 2014-11-20 04:38:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:1369693

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (MENA) - The Secret Service arrested an Iowa man outside the White House on Wednesday who had a hunting rifle and ammunition in his car, ABC news reported quoting law enforcement officials. The man, Renae Kapheim, 41, of ....

  • Albania floods kill at least 3 people

    Date: 2014-11-19 22:40:55 GMT - Albania - World - SN:168 - ID:1369353

    TIRANA, Nov 19 (MENA) - Flooding in Albania has killed at least three people, Euronews reported Wednesday. Torrential rain caused power cuts and water outages. Schools were closed in the west and south of the country. Army troops were on ....

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