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  • UK set to crack down on the Muslim Brotherhood: Telegraph

    Date: 2014-10-19 19:24:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:140 - ID:1158249

    LONDON, Oct 19 (MENA) - Downing Street (The UK Government) is to order a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and a network of Islamist groups accused of fuelling extremism in Britain and across the Arab world, The Telegraph reported. David Cameron ....

  • Japan's Abe to accept industry minister's resignation

    Date: 2014-10-19 18:35:11 GMT - Japan - World - SN:131 - ID:1157873

    TOKYO, Oct 19 (MENA - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to accept the expected resignation of trade and industry minister Yuko Obuchi over the alleged misuse of political funds, the state's Kyodo News Agency quoted a government source as ....

  • Ebola crisis: WHO accused of 'failure' in early response

    Date: 2014-10-19 18:34:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:1157877

    WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (MENA) - The World Health Organization has been accused of failing to arrest the current Ebola outbreak months ago before it got out of hand through poor communication and incompetent staff, reports say. Responding to the ....

  • Azerbaijani President meets Palestinian FM

    Date: 2014-10-19 18:11:02 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:123 - ID:1157265

    CAIRO, Oct 19 (MENA) - Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki in Baku as they discussed humanitarian aids to the Gaza Strip, a diplomat said on Sunday. Azerbaijan's Ambassador in Cairo Shaheen ....

  • Lufthansa pilots to strike again

    Date: 2014-10-19 17:40:08 GMT - Germany - World - SN:115 - ID:1157709

    BERLIN, Oct 19 (MENA) - The Lufthansa pilots' union will strike on October 20 and 21, Deutsche Welle reported on Sunday. The action comes just in time: The German train drivers' union has promised no stoppages for seven days when its current ....

  • Russia-US relations in dead before Ukrainian crisis - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-10-19 17:36:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:111 - ID:1157701

    MOSCOW, Oct 19 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Sunday relations between Russia and the United States reached a dead end long before the Ukrainian crisis, Russia's Itar-Tass reported. "Certainly, we have a range of bilateral ....

  • Koreas exchange fire near heavily fortified border

    Date: 2014-10-19 17:31:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:110 - ID:1157713

    SEOUL, Oct 19 (MENA) - South and North Korea exchanged fire across the heavily fortified border on Sunday, but there was no report of South Korean casualties. The incident took around 5:40 p.m. when South Korea fired warning shots against North ....

  • Ukrainian president slams elections planned by rebels in east

    Date: 2014-10-19 17:30:51 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:109 - ID:1157729

    KIEV, Oct 19 (MENA) - Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has denounced elections which are due to be held in the east of Ukraine in November by rebels, Euronews reported. Under a new law signed by the president earlier this week, parts of the ....

  • Former Qatari PM has eyes on top UN job

    Date: 2014-10-19 15:51:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:1156561

    LONDON, Oct 19 (MENA) - Qatar's former prime minister is being considered as a candidate to replace Ban Ki-moon as Secretary General of the United Nations, The Telegraph reported on Sunday. When Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani, known as ....

  • Koreas able to hold high-level talks as scheduled: presidential aide

    Date: 2014-10-19 07:39:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:1152581

    SEOUL, Oct 19 (MENA) - South and North Korea will be able to hold another round of high-level talks as scheduled, a senior presidential aide said Sunday, amid growing worries the recent exchange of fire across the tense border could scupper the ....

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