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  • Japan student planned to join Daesh militants

    Date: 2014-10-07 18:20:21 GMT - Japan - World - SN:86 - ID:1080017

    TOKYO, Oct 7 (MENA) - Japanese police raided the house of a 26-year-old man who allegedly planned to go to Syria to join Daesh militants, a report said on Tuesday. Tokyo police questioned the university student on Monday, a day before he planned ....

  • Strong earthquake shakes southwestern China

    Date: 2014-10-07 18:07:25 GMT - China - World - SN:84 - ID:1079993

    BEIJING, Oct 7 (MENA) - A strong, shallow earthquake shook southwestern China's Yunnan province late Tuesday evening, killing at least one person, sending thousands fleeing into the streets and damaging buildings, officials and reports said. The ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry to meet in Paris next week

    Date: 2014-10-07 16:51:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:76 - ID:1079621

    MOSCOW, Oct 7 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry could hold talks in Paris next week, a diplomatic source told RIA Novosti on Tuesday. "Yes, they will hold a meeting, most likely next week in ....

  • People in Grozny mark Putin birthday

    Date: 2014-10-07 12:23:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:1078045

    MOSCOW, Oct 7 (MENA) - More than 100,000 people turned out in the Chechen capital of Grozny on Tuesday for a birthday celebration in honor of President Vladimir Putin, Moscow Times reported. Most of those in attendance were young people decked ....

  • US concerned over Pakistan, India border skirmishes

    Date: 2014-10-07 11:46:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:46 - ID:1077989

    WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (MENA) - The United States has expressed concerns over border skirmishes between Pakistan and India along the Line of Control, Geo TV said Tuesday. A State Department Spokesperson told a press conference the US is concerned over ....

  • 2 Japanese, 1 American win Nobel Prize in physics

    Date: 2014-10-07 11:45:54 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:45 - ID:1077765

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 7 (MENA) - Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes - a new energy efficient and environment-friendly light ....

  • Kerch Strait Bridge to be built despite Western pressure: Crimean leader

    Date: 2014-10-07 11:40:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:1077757

    MOSCOW, Oct 7 (MENA) - The construction of a transport corridor linking Crimea with mainland Russia will be completed despite Western pressure and possible new round of sanctions, the Crimean republic’s acting head was quoted by TASS news agency as ....

  • Dengue kills six in 'worst China outbreak in decades'

    Date: 2014-10-07 11:31:55 GMT - China - World - SN:41 - ID:1077881

    BEIJING, Oct 7 (MENA) - An outbreak of dengue fever in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong has killed six people and infected thousands more, the BBC said Tuesday, quoting a state media report. Provincial health authorities said that as of ....

  • Kurds across Turkey protest Daesh assault on Kobani

    Date: 2014-10-07 10:58:34 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:1077509

    ANKARA, Oct 7 (MENA) - Kurdish protesters flocked to the streets across Turkey to protest the advance of Daesh militants toward central Kobani, a key Syrian border town with Turkey, Today's Zaman newspaper reported. Riot police and gendarmerie ....

  • Miner trapped below ground after methane explosion in Poland

    Date: 2014-10-07 09:58:13 GMT - Poland - World - SN:30 - ID:1077225

    WARSAW, Oct 7 (MENA) - Polish officials are searching for a miner who has been missing underground following a methane explosion, Fox News network reported. The accident occurred 660 meters below the surface Monday evening at the Myslowice-Wesola ....

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