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  • Abe eyes summit with Palau leader by next spring

    Date: 2014-10-12 08:52:07 GMT - Japan - World - SN:27 - ID:1105493

    TOKYO, Oct 12 (MENA) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering holding a summit with Palau President Tommy Remengesau by next spring in Japan, ahead of the planned visit to the Pacific island country by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, ....

  • S. Korea urges N. Korea to hold high-level talks as planned

    Date: 2014-10-12 07:43:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:1105037

    SEOUL, Oct 12 (MENA) - South Korea on Sunday urged North Korea to stick to their plan to hold high-level talks as the communist state issued repeated warnings that the South's flying of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border could ....

  • Japan typhoon leaves at least 35 injured

    Date: 2014-10-12 06:48:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:10 - ID:1104781

    TOKYO, Oct 12 (MENA) - A powerful typhoon poured heavy rains over Japan's southern island of Okinawa and was aiming at the next island of Kyushu on Sunday, becoming the second severe storm to hit in a week, Fox News reported. At least 35 people ....

  • North and South Korea 'exchange land border fire'

    Date: 2014-10-11 20:57:21 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:100 - ID:1104093

    PYONGYANG, Oct 11 (MENA) - North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border, South Korean officials say, the BBC news reported. The incident came as South Korean activists launched balloons containing leaflets condemning North ....

  • Greek PM wins confidence vote in parliament

    Date: 2014-10-11 20:52:02 GMT - Greece - World - SN:98 - ID:1104065

    ATHENA, Oct 11 (MENA) - The Greek Prime Minister has narrowly won a confidence vote, Euronews reported on Saturday. Antonis Samaras aims to present a united front in talks with EU/IMF lenders on exiting the country’s 240-billion-euro bailout and ....

  • Drone strike kills 4 militants on Afghanistan-Pakistan border

    Date: 2014-10-11 20:03:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:96 - ID:1103981

    KABUL, Oct 11 (MENA) - At least four suspected militants were killed following a drone strike along the Durand Line on the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan Saturday, Khaama Press reported. According to Pakistani intelligence officials, the ....

  • UK defense ministry briefs Muslim community leaders on Iraq mission

    Date: 2014-10-11 19:06:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:91 - ID:1103813

    LONDON, Oct 11 (MENA) - The UK defense ministry this week briefed UK Muslim community leaders and academics about its military operations in Iraq during an exclusive event at the Ministry of Defense, the Foreign Office said in a statement on ....

  • Putin discusses Daesh, Ukraine, Russia-US relations, Ebola with Russian security council

    Date: 2014-10-11 17:14:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:1103329

    MOSCOW, Oct 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the fight against Daesh terrorist group, Ebola virus outbreak, the situation in Ukraine and the relations between Russia and the United States during a meeting with permanent ....

  • EU to give Afghanistan 1.4b euros in grant

    Date: 2014-10-11 13:27:33 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:50 - ID:1102197

    BRUSSELS, Oct 11 (MENA) - The European Commission has announced 1.4 billion euros in grant for Afghanistan to help the war-torn country boost development efforts post-2014, Sky News reported. An agreement to the effect was signed between EU ....

  • Moscow calls on OSCE to be responsible for probe into crimes in Ukraine - Russian diplomat

    Date: 2014-10-11 12:37:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:1101801

    MOSCOW, Oct 11 (MENA) - Moscow is calling on the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to undertake responsibility for investigations in crimes committed in Ukraine, and not just to observe what Kiev is doing or not for that, ....

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