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  • US Congress warn Obama that Iran deal could set ‘dangerous precedent’

    Date: 2014-10-06 13:58:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:1074241

    WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) – US Congress has raised the prospect that the United States would approve an inadequate nuclear agreement with Iran, World Tribune reported. The House of Representatives urged the administration of President Barack Obama ....

  • Bulgaria's center-right party wins parliamentary elections; returns to power

    Date: 2014-10-06 12:40:33 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:40 - ID:1073521

    SOFIA, Oct 6 (MENA) - Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is returning to power after his center-right GERB party won most seats in parliamentary elections, but fell short of a majority to govern alone, Fox News reported. With 99 ....

  • Ebola Help for Sierra Leone is nearby, but delayed on the docks

    Date: 2014-10-06 11:53:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:1073537

    NEW YORK, Oct 6 (MENA) - A shipping container packed with protective gowns, gloves, stretchers, mattresses and other medical supplies needed to help fight Sierra Leone’s exploding Ebola epidemic has been sitting idly on the docks for nearly two ....

  • Search for MH370 resumes in Indian Ocean

    Date: 2014-10-06 10:05:17 GMT - Australia - World - SN:27 - ID:1072953

    CANBERRA, Oct 6 (MENA) The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will continue this week, with vessels from Australia conducting survey and search missions, Sky News reported on Monday. The Fremantle Port Authority says the Fugro ....

  • Thailand king 'improving' after gallbladder operation

    Date: 2014-10-06 09:54:14 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:25 - ID:1072949

    BANGKOK, Oct 6 (MENA) - Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej is improving following an operation at a Bangkok hospital to remove his gallbladder, the BBC reported Monday. A royal palace statement said surgeons removed the king's gallbladder on ....

  • Brazilian presidential vote goes to run-off on Oct 26

    Date: 2014-10-06 09:39:01 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:21 - ID:1072853

    BRASILIA, Oct 6 (MENA) Brazil's presidential race will go to a second round after incumbent Dilma Rousseff fell short of an outright victory in Sunday's election, the BBC reported Monday. She received 42% of the vote and will face centre-right ....

  • Kashmiris flee India-Pakistan violence; 9 dead

    Date: 2014-10-06 09:01:23 GMT - India - World - SN:15 - ID:1072757

    NEW DELHI, Oct 6 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of villagers were fleeing their homes in Kashmir on Monday, as Indian and Pakistani troops bombarded each other with gunfire and mortar shells over the border separating Pakistan from India's portion of ....

  • S. Korea, Indonesia ink deal on fighter development

    Date: 2014-10-06 07:42:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:1072409

    SEOUL, Oct 6 (MENA) - South Korea signed an agreement with Indonesia on Monday to join hands for its indigenous fighter development project, Seoul's military procurement agency said. Under the so-called KFX program, South Korea seeks to develop ....

  • US backs S. Korea's fence-mending with North: US official

    Date: 2014-10-06 06:34:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:1072225

    SEOUL, Oct 6 (MENA) - A senior US official said that the United States supported South Korea's efforts to improve ties with North Korea, Yonhap News agency reported Monday. "I made clear that as is (a) consistent element of US policy, the US ....

  • Abbas congratulates new Swedish PM for winning elections

    Date: 2014-10-05 21:01:25 GMT - palestine - World - SN:98 - ID:1071909

    RAMALLAH, Oct 5 (MENA) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday sent a cable to the newly-elected Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Leuven to congratulate him after winning the elections. "In the name of Palestine and its people, we express ....

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