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  • Nepal snowstorms kill at least 20 people in Himalayas

    Date: 2014-10-16 06:19:48 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:9 - ID:1134961

    KATHMANDU, Oct 16 (MENA) - Nepal army rescuers in helicopters spotted eight more bodies of trekkers along a mountain trail that was buried in avalanches and blizzards, raising the death toll to 20, ABC reported. Five more climbers were missing ....

  • Egypt chairs UNESCO executive board session

    Date: 2014-10-15 21:27:47 GMT - France - World - SN:145 - ID:1133481

    PARIS, Oct 15 (MENA) – Egypt chaired Wednesday the 195th session of UNESCO executive board, due to last till October 31. Egypt's ambassador at UNESCO Mohamed Sameh Amr chaired a meeting held morning as the session's agenda and schedule of plenary ....

  • Inter-Korean military talks end without breakthrough

    Date: 2014-10-15 19:21:57 GMT - south korea - World - SN:123 - ID:1133601

    SEOUL, Oct 15 (MENA) - South and North Korea held their first high-level military talks in seven years on Wednesday, but failed to reach agreement on pending issues such as inter-Korean clashes near the tense western maritime border, Yonhap news ....

  • 3 French lawmakers call for recognizing Palestine

    Date: 2014-10-15 19:20:48 GMT - France - World - SN:122 - ID:1133089

    PARIS, Oct 15 (MENA) – Three French lawmakers and members of the ruling Socialist Party's (PS) called Wednesday on France National Assembly to recognize Palestine as an independent state. The three, who are also members of the national ....

  • 23 airstrikes launched against Daesh in Iraq, Syria in 2 days - US command

    Date: 2014-10-15 18:32:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:1133221

    WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (MENA) - The U.S. Central Command has announced the launch of 23 airstrikes against Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria during two days. The US-led coalition manged to destroy a number of buildings occupied by Daesh militants on ....

  • India offers $200,000 to Guatemala for disaster relief

    Date: 2014-10-15 18:31:30 GMT - India - World - SN:113 - ID:1133293

    NEW DELHI, Oct 15 (MENA) – Indian government announced on Wednesday an assistance of $200,000 for Guatemala as disaster relief to deal with the ongoing drought in the country, local media reported. The announcement was made by External Affairs ....

  • Japan to work with US for rule of law in Asia

    Date: 2014-10-15 18:29:34 GMT - Japan - World - SN:111 - ID:1133201

    TOKYO, Oct 15 (MENA) - The chief of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) pledged to work with the US Army to ensure the rule of law in the Asia-Pacific region, indirectly referring to China's assertiveness in regional waters where the ....

  • Obama cancels campaign trip for Ebola meeting

    Date: 2014-10-15 18:24:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:1132989

    WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has postponed a campaign trip in order to meet with cabinet officials about the Ebola outbreak Wednesday afternoon, NBC News reported. Obama had been scheduled to attend a fundraiser in New ....

  • 3 Israelis reportedly among 16 killed in Nepal avalanche

    Date: 2014-10-15 17:02:25 GMT - Israel - World - SN:99 - ID:1132953

    GAZA CITY, Oct 15 (MENA) - Up to sixteen people including three Israelis, were killed in Nepal by unseasonal snow blizzards and an avalanche triggered by the tail of the Hudhud cyclone, The Jerusalem Post reported on Wednesday. According to the ....

  • Park vows to support business cooperation between S. Korea, Italy

    Date: 2014-10-15 17:00:11 GMT - Italy - World - SN:97 - ID:1132901

    MILAN, Oct 15 (MENA) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye vowed Wednesday to support further expanding business cooperation between South Korea and Italy on the second day of her visit to Italy. She arrived in Italy late Tuesday to attend a ....

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