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  • 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 ....

  • Multinational operation against Islamic State yet another mistake by West: Moscow

    Date: 2014-10-08 19:38:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:138 - ID:1086441

    MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) - The multinational coalition's operation against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria is yet another mistake by the West, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told RIA Novosti Wednesday. "The situation ....

  • Iran, US, EU to resume fresh nuclear talks next week

    Date: 2014-10-08 18:48:12 GMT - Iran - World - SN:132 - ID:1086045

    TEHRAN, Oct 8 (MENA) - Iranian, US and EU negotiators are set to start a fresh round of talks in the Austrian capital, Vienna, on October 14-15, FARS News Agency reported Wednesday. Iranian Deputy Foreign Ministers Seyed Abbas Araqchi and Majid ....

  • 19 dead across Turkey as fate of Kobani stirs up tensions

    Date: 2014-10-08 18:07:53 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:127 - ID:1086033

    ANKARA, Oct 8 (MENA) - A total of 19 people died during violent clashes across Turkey, Today's Zaman reported on Wednesday. The fate of the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani stirred up tensions with Turkey's Kurds. Violence erupted in Turkish ....

  • Turkey summons Greek envoy over Greek Cypriot suspension of talks

    Date: 2014-10-08 17:59:23 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:125 - ID:1085985

    ANKARA, Oct 8 (MENA) - The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned Greek Ambassador to Turkey Kyriakos Loukakis on Wednesday after the Greek Cypriots announced that they were halting the peace talks with the Turkish Cypriots, Today's Zaman ....

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