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  • US demands Israel to partake in Gaza reconstruction

    Date: 2014-10-09 15:01:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:1090729

    WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - Israel should play a role in the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, said US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki. "We do think that Israel will need to play a role in Gaza reconstruction," said Psaki in ....

  • FAO: World food prices fall, Ebola hits farmers

    Date: 2014-10-09 13:41:05 GMT - Italy - World - SN:71 - ID:1090153

    ROME, Oct 9 (MENA) - Bumper harvests and big stockpiles of food are helping to drive world food prices down to the lowest levels for about 15 years, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Thursday. The commodities showing ....

  • French FM meets his Turkish counterpart to discuss Syria, Iraq updates, mutual ties

    Date: 2014-10-09 13:35:58 GMT - France - World - SN:69 - ID:1090449

    PARIS, Oct 9 (MENA) - French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Laurent Fabius will meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Friday to discuss several regional issues and mutual cooperation. The ministers will ....

  • Malaysian PM slams Kuala Lumpur explosion

    Date: 2014-10-09 12:20:20 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:59 - ID:1090105

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 (MENA) – Malaysia's prime minister said lawlessness won't be tolerated after a grenade was tossed outside a night club at a popular tourist belt in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, killing one man and wounding 12 others, Fox News ....

  • French author Patrick Modiano wins Nobel Literature prize

    Date: 2014-10-09 11:36:35 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:52 - ID:1089893

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 9 (MENA) - French author Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature, the BBC reported. The Nobel Academy awarded the novelist "for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and ....

  • Nurse with suspected Ebola isolated in Australia after return from Sierra Leone

    Date: 2014-10-09 08:07:44 GMT - Australia - World - SN:26 - ID:1088037

    CANBERRA, Oct 9 (MENA) - A 57-year-old nurse has been isolated in Cairns, Australia, with suspected Ebola following her return from Sierra Leone, one of the centers of the epidemic, BBC reported. Health officials have confirmed the ....

  • Grenade blast kills 2 in Philippine church

    Date: 2014-10-09 06:18:23 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:10 - ID:1087461

    MANILA, Oct 9 (MENA) - Two men on a motorcycle fired a grenade at the main gate of a Protestant church in the southern Philippines, killing two churchgoers and wounding three others, ABC ne reported quoting police. It was not immediately clear ....

  • Civilians flee as border clashes continue in Kashmir

    Date: 2014-10-08 22:13:57 GMT - India - World - SN:152 - ID:1086937

    NEW DELHI, Oct 8 (MENA) - Hundreds of villagers are fleeing their homes in Indian-administered Kashmir as Indian and Pakistani troops continue to exchange fire in some of the worst violence in the region in a decade, the BBC news reported. At ....

  • UN chief appoints 3 Ebola crisis managers

    Date: 2014-10-08 21:24:55 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:148 - ID:1086685

    NEW YORK, Oct 8 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday announced the appointments of three crisis managers respectively for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the Ebola epidemic is spreading and having disruptive effect. An ....

  • New Russian program for military industrilization

    Date: 2014-10-08 19:39:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:139 - ID:1086433

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - Russia started preparations for a new program to military industrialization between 2016 and 2025 with the aim of inventing new weapons. Novosti news agency quoted the deputy prime minister in charge of military ....

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