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  • China, Germany sign $18.1bln deals

    Date: 2014-10-11 12:07:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:37 - ID:1101421

    BERLIN, Oct 11 (MENA) - China and Germany inked 18.1 billion dollars' worth of trade, investment and technological cooperation deals during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's ongoing visit to the European economic powerhouse. Li also urged Germany to ....

  • London mayor says security services monitoring 'thousands' of terror suspects

    Date: 2014-10-11 10:52:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:1100673

    LONDON, Oct 11 (MENA) - The mayor of London has disclosed that "thousands" of potential terror suspects are being monitored every day in the British capital, providing a broad glimpse of the threat of homegrown Islamic extremism against America's ....

  • 7 killed, 42 injured in anti-government protest in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-10-10 22:23:30 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:91 - ID:1098793

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (MENA) - At least seven people have been killed and 42 others wounded in a stampede following a political rally by opposition politician Imran Khan in central Pakistan, Sky New reported. The deaths occurred in Multan city on ....

  • Thousands take part in opposition rally in Armenia

    Date: 2014-10-10 21:56:28 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:88 - ID:1098761

    YEREVAN, Oct 10 (MENA) - About 12,000 people have rallied in the capital of Armenia to protest a constitutional change being proposed by the president, ABC News reported. Protesters and leaders of Armenia's three major opposition parties, which ....

  • Global Ebola outbreak deaths exceed 4,000 - WHO

    Date: 2014-10-10 19:34:00 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:77 - ID:1098233

    GENEVA, Oct 10 (MENA) - The number of deaths attributed to the Ebola outbreak has risen above 4,000, the BBC quoted the World Health Organization as saying on Friday. The latest figures show there have been 4,024 confirmed or suspected deaths in ....

  • Spain sets up Ebola 'crisis committee'

    Date: 2014-10-10 18:33:10 GMT - Spain - World - SN:70 - ID:1098021

    MADRID, Oct 10 (MENA) - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has set up a special committee to deal with the impact of Europe's first case of Ebola, the BBC News reported. Rajoy admitted that the situation was "complex and difficult", but ....

  • German aid worker kidnapped in Pakistan freed

    Date: 2014-10-10 17:10:26 GMT - Germany - World - SN:62 - ID:1097789

    BERLIN, Oct 10 (MENA) - A German special military unit called the KSK has rescued a kidnapped aid worker. Bernd M. had been kidnapped in Pakistan by an al Qaeda-affiliated group in the Punjab province in January 2012, Deutsche Welle reported on ....

  • Muslims in Austria reject bill prohibiting mosques from getting foreign donations

    Date: 2014-10-10 16:12:27 GMT - Austria - World - SN:56 - ID:1097525

    VIENNA, Oct 10 (MENA) - The Islamic Religious Authority of Austria on Friday voiced objection to a draft law that prohibits mosques in the country from receiving financial contributions from outside Austria. Head of the Authority Dr Fouad Seneg ....

  • Abducted Pakistani engineers freed in Jawzjan province

    Date: 2014-10-10 15:32:05 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:54 - ID:1097441

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (MENA) - Two Pakistani engineers who were abducted by unknown gunmen in northern Jawzjan province were released by their captors, Khaama press reported. Local security officials said the two Pakistani engineers were abducted by ....

  • Obama weighs options to close Guantanamo

    Date: 2014-10-10 14:38:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:1097021

    NEW YORK, Oct 10 (MENA) - The White House is drafting options that would allow President Barack Obama to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by overriding a congressional ban on bringing detainees to the US, The Wall Street Journal ....

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