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  • Polish lawmaker: arrested espionage suspects worked for Russia's military intelligence

    Date: 2014-10-18 13:21:45 GMT - Poland - World - SN:54 - ID:1149665

    WARSAW, Oct 18 (MENA) - A lawmaker said that a high-ranking Polish army officer and a civilian put under arrest in Poland on espionage charges worked for the Russian military intelligence, Fox News reported. The two men were detained for ....

  • Suicide bomber kills 3 Afghan security forces in Helmand

    Date: 2014-10-18 10:58:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:1147993

    KABUL, Oct 18 (MENA) - At least three Afghan police forces were killed when a suicide bomber targeted a convoy of the Afghan national army (ANA) and Afghan police forces in southern Helmand province. The incident also left six persons injured, ....

  • Asia-Pacific Philippine rebels free German hostages

    Date: 2014-10-18 09:21:58 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:19 - ID:1147025

    MANELA, Oct 18 (MENA) - Two German hostages have been freed by the Abu Sayyaf group in the southern Philippines, according to ABC News. An Abu Sayyaf spokesman told a local radio station that they had been freed after the payment of a ransom of ....

  • Putin, Japan PM meet in Milan, agree on holding summit in China

    Date: 2014-10-17 22:02:30 GMT - Italy - World - SN:95 - ID:1146249

    MILAN, Oct 17 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin have confirmed they will hold summit talks in Beijing in November, Japan national broadcaster NHK reported on Friday. Abe and Putin met briefly in ....

  • Truck-bus collision kills 8, injures dozens in Dominican Republic

    Date: 2014-10-17 16:47:41 GMT - Dominican - World - SN:75 - ID:1145221

    SANTO DOMINGO, Oct 17 (MENA) - Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a bus carrying hotel workers has crashed into a truck, killing at least eight people and injuring more than a dozen, Fox news reported. Civil defense director Victorian ....

  • British police arrest 4 people on terror charges

    Date: 2014-10-17 16:20:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:71 - ID:1145013

    LONDON, Oct 17 (MENA) - British police have arrested four people during raids over the past two weeks. The arrestees are accused of planning to carry out terrorist acts against a police center and military barracks in western London. The men ....

  • Police use pepper spray in new clashes with protesters in Hong Kong

    Date: 2014-10-17 15:48:26 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:67 - ID:1144833

    VICTORIA, Oct 17 (MENA) - Fresh clashes have broken out between Hong Kong police and pro-democracy protesters, with officers using pepper spray and batons against the crowd, the BBC reported Friday. The scuffles erupted as demonstrators tried to ....

  • 16 dead as ventilation graft crashes in S. Korean concert

    Date: 2014-10-17 14:40:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:60 - ID:1144637

    SEOUL, Oct 17 (MENA) - Sixteen people were killed and eleven others were injured as a ventilation grill at a suburban outdoor theater collapsed during a pop concert, Yonhap quoted fire officials as saying Friday. The accident took place at 5:53 ....

  • China, Vietnam agree to curb maritime dispute

    Date: 2014-10-17 13:47:03 GMT - China - World - SN:54 - ID:1144333

    BEIJING, Oct 17 (MENA) - China and Vietnam reached consensus on developing bilateral military relations on Friday, pledging to properly handle their maritime disputes, Xinhua news agency reported Friday. The discussion took place between Chinese ....

  • Park urges N. Korea to hold sincere talks with S. Korea

    Date: 2014-10-17 13:27:45 GMT - Italy - World - SN:50 - ID:1144157

    MILAN, Oct 17 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye pressed Pyongyang Friday to sincerely come forward for talks with Seoul amid fresh tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Yonhap reported. "North Korea should sincerely come forward for ....

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