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  • White House refuses commenting on Obama-Khamenei secret letter

    Date: 2014-11-06 21:20:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:148 - ID:1282349

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) - The White House said on Thursday that it would neither confirm or deny a report about secret letter from US President Barack Obama to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. “I’m not in a position to discuss ....

  • UN judges approve provisional release of Serb

    Date: 2014-11-06 20:54:20 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:146 - ID:1282273

    HAGUE, Nov 6 (MENA) - United Nations judges have approved the provisional release on humanitarian grounds of an ailing Serb ultranationalist awaiting verdicts in his long-running war crimes trial, the ABC News reported. In an order Thursday, ....

  • Austria vows protection of Islamic rituals

    Date: 2014-11-06 19:19:26 GMT - Austria - World - SN:136 - ID:1281861

    VIENNA, Nov 6 (MENA) - Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz asserted Thursday his country's continued support for Islamic rituals, promising "no mosques, associations to be closed" upon a newly proposed draft law. The top diplomat made the ....

  • Putin promises support to Afghanistan after ISAF withdrawal

    Date: 2014-11-06 18:37:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:131 - ID:1281625

    MOSCOW, Nov 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the people of Afghanistan can count on Russia’s support if the situation in the country gets complicated following the withdrawal of the international security assistance ....

  • World Travel Market exhibition in London wraps up activities

    Date: 2014-11-06 18:25:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:1281617

    LONDON, Nov 6 (MENA) - World Travel Market (WTM) in London wrapped up its activities on Thursday. It its 35th year, the WTM attracted more than 5,000 professionals and exhibitors from 178 countries. Egypt venue at the exhibition witnessed ....

  • Italian FM calls Jerusalem tension 'alarming'

    Date: 2014-11-06 18:03:40 GMT - Italy - World - SN:124 - ID:1281497

    ROME, Nov 6 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday called the situation regarding al-Quds, East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque ''alarming'', ANSAmed reported. The minister noted that the tension had been ''aggravated by the ....

  • UK condemns Wednesday's attacks in Israel, Palestine

    Date: 2014-11-06 17:46:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:1281413

    LONDON, Nov 6 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Thursday condemned the recent attacks in Al Quds and al- Arrub refugee camp. Hammond said that he is "deeply concerned by the growing tensions in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian ....

  • Obama calls for ending impunity for crimes against journalists

    Date: 2014-11-06 15:56:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:1280417

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama called for ending impunity for crimes against journalists. In a statement issued on the first annual International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, Obama said "History shows ....

  • Jordan, US probe joint military cooperation

    Date: 2014-11-06 15:29:31 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:101 - ID:1280157

    AMMAN, Nov 6 (MENA) - Jordan's Chief -of-Staff Meshaal Mohamed al-Zaban met on Thursday with director of communications at the US central command. The two sides discussed means of promoting cooperation between Armed Forces of the two countries, ....

  • Burkina Faso leaders agree power transition plan

    Date: 2014-11-06 15:18:02 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:98 - ID:1279785

    OUAGADOUGOU, Nov 6 (MENA) - Burkina Faso's political parties have agreed that the country's political transition should last a year, followed by elections in November 2015. But the crisis talks in the capital Ouagadougou ended without a deal on ....

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