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  • Two Koreas exchange machine gun fire: Seoul's military

    Date: 2014-10-10 12:03:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:31 - ID:1095773

    SEOUL, Oct 10 (MENA) - The two Koreas exchanged machine gun fire Friday, Seoul's military said, after the North launched shots toward balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets floated by South Korean civic activists across the tense ....

  • U.S. urges Turkey to further participate in anti-Daesh campaign

    Date: 2014-10-10 10:38:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:1094181

    WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (MENA) – US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel wants more participation from Turkey in the campaign against Daesh militants, according to Los Angeles Times. He said that Turkey could help with a range of military issues that include ....

  • US Ebola victim to be cremated, health officials

    Date: 2014-10-09 22:52:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:140 - ID:1093745

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - The first person to die of Ebola virus in the US, Thomas Eric Duncan, will be cremated, Texas state health department officials said on Thursday. Duncan died Wednesday while being treated for the virus at Texas Health ....

  • Former Soviet leader Gorbachev hospitalized

    Date: 2014-10-09 20:49:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:130 - ID:1093429

    MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) - Former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev has acknowledged that he is in hospital, the RIA Novosti reported on Thursday. "My condition in the last seven days was tolerable, but today I am in the hospital. I have a disease ....

  • Constitutional reform involving all political force needed to settle Ukrainian crisis: Lavrov

    Date: 2014-10-09 17:24:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:1091601

    MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) – A constitutional reform involving all regional and all political forces in Ukraine is needed to achieve sustainable settlement of the crisis in that country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday in press ....

  • IMF backs Middle East countries that are passing through transitional stages

    Date: 2014-10-09 16:33:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:1091889

    WASHINGTON, OCT 9 (MENA) International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday the fund is backing economically the Middle East countries that are passing through transitional stages. In press statements on the ....

  • FIFA mulls allocating sixth seat for Africa in next World Cup

    Date: 2014-10-09 15:59:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:86 - ID:1091425

    BERLIN, Oct 9 (MENA) - The member of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Executive Office Teo Cvanciger said that Africa will have a sixth seat during the 2018 World Cup that will be held in Russia. The official's remark ....

  • Only ground forces can demolish Daesh: Fallon

    Date: 2014-10-09 15:41:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:83 - ID:1090921

    LONDON, Oct 9 (MENA) - British Secretary of State of Defence Michael Fallon said on Thursday that only ground forces can beat Daesh and not air strikes alone. The government has no power to send any British troops to Syria to help the Kurds in ....

  • Turkish FM to visit France tomorrow

    Date: 2014-10-09 15:23:13 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:80 - ID:1091569

    ANKARA, Oct 9 (MENA) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive France tomorrow Friday in an official visit, said the Turkish Foreign Ministry on Thursday. The Turkish foreign minister and his French counterpart Laurent Fabius will ....

  • Palestine in full coordination with Egypt: Amb.

    Date: 2014-10-09 15:06:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:78 - ID:1090941

    LONDON, Oct 9 (MENA) – Palestine's ambassador in London Manuel Hassassian has said there is a full coordination with Egypt on all issues related to Palestine. "This coordination shows that there is a strategic consensus between the two sides," he ....

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