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  • Taliban militants close 26 schools in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-11-12 15:10:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:116 - ID:1320385

    KABUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - Taliban militants have closed at least 26 schools and two other educational institutes in Deh Bala district of eastern Nangarhar province in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported on Wednesday. According to local government ....

  • Azerbaijan shoots down Armenian military aircraft in Nagorno

    Date: 2014-11-12 14:53:13 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:112 - ID:1320037

    BAKU, Nov 12 (MENA) - The Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan says its forces have shot down an Armenian military helicopter in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, according to Fox News. The ministry said the helicopter gunship was shot down Wednesday ....

  • OAPP calls for Palestine state recognition

    Date: 2014-11-12 14:36:13 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:109 - ID:1319473

    CAIRO, Nov 12 (MENA) - The Organization of Arab Peoples and Parliaments (OAPP) has called on all the countries to recognize Palestine as a state. In a statement on Wednesday, the OAPP said such move would be significant in supporting the right of ....

  • President Rouhani departs for Baku

    Date: 2014-11-12 14:01:17 GMT - Iran - World - SN:102 - ID:1319341

    TEHRAN, Nov 12 (MENA) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani left here for Baku, Azerbaijan, on Wednesday for bilateral talks with high ranking Azeri officials, according to IRNA. Head of the Supreme Leaders Office Hojjatoleslam Mohammad Mohammadi ....

  • UK FM urges Putin to withdraw troops from Ukrainean territories

    Date: 2014-11-12 13:40:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:1318389

    LONDON, Nov 12 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond restated his country's strong support for Ukraine's government and people and for a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis. The remarks were made by Hammond over a phone call with ....

  • Russia's top lawmaker: Anti-terro efforts should be unified

    Date: 2014-11-12 13:31:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:1318153

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) - Speaker of Russia’s upper house of parliament, the Federation Council, Valentina Matviyenko said on Wednesday that the international community should unify its efforts to fight terrorism. Matviyenko added that ways of ....

  • China urges Bosnia to implement peace accord

    Date: 2014-11-12 13:11:30 GMT - China - World - SN:84 - ID:1318165

    BEIJING, Nov 12 (MENA) - China called on all ethnic communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to continue to implement the Dayton Peace Agreement to ensure higher development in the country, Xinhua news agency reported. Wang Min, China's deputy ....

  • Russia’s Supreme Court could recognize Daesh as terrorist group

    Date: 2014-11-12 13:09:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:1318497

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) - Russian prosecutors have asked the Supreme Court to include the so-called Islamic State (IS) or Daesh group and al-Qaeda-linked Jabhat al-Nusra in the list of terrorist organizations, according to TASS. "The relevant ....

  • S. Korea to send officers to joint US-Japan military drills

    Date: 2014-11-12 10:28:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:48 - ID:1317249

    SEOUL, Nov 12 (MENA) - South Korea plans to dispatch military officers to bilateral U.S.-Japan field training exercise to boost cooperation with the allies. The "Keen Sword" exercise is the latest in a series of bilateral field training exercises ....

  • Brazil police kill 6 people a day: study

    Date: 2014-11-12 10:26:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:47 - ID:1316969

    LONDON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Brazilian police have killed more than 11,000 people between 2009 and 2013 for an average of six killings a day, The Daily Telegraph said Wednesday quoting a public safety NGO. The study by the Sao Paulo-based Brazilian ....

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