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  • Ukraine-EU gas talks to be held in Brussels on October 2 : Ukrainian minister

    Date: 2014-10-01 17:39:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:114 - ID:1052321

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Gas talks between Ukraine and the EU will be held in Brussels on October 2, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan said on Wednesday. The tripartite gas talks with the participation of Russia may take place ....

  • Pakistan army chief says Afghan-US deal "good move for durable peace"

    Date: 2014-10-01 16:18:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:108 - ID:1051929

    KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif has said that the conclusion of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between Kabul and Washington was "a good move for durable peace in Afghanistan". According to Pakistani ....

  • Anti-Daesh coalition destroying Syria infrastructure: Iran's Parl't Speaker

    Date: 2014-10-01 16:15:27 GMT - Iran - World - SN:106 - ID:1051961

    TEHRAN, Oct 1 (MENA) – Iran's Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Wednesday blamed the US-led anti-Daesh coalition for destruction of Syria infrastructure under the guise of attacking terrorist groups. Speaking in a local ceremony, he said that ....

  • Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy government buildings

    Date: 2014-10-01 13:24:01 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:74 - ID:1050161

    VICTORIA, Oct 1 (MENA) - Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government ....

  • Taliban kill 6, injure 15 in two Kabul attacks

    Date: 2014-10-01 09:33:02 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:33 - ID:1047689

    KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - Taliban militant movement claimed its responsibility Wednesday for carrying out two suicide attacks targeting Afghan army in Kabul, Sky news network reported. The terrorist attacks killed six and injured 15 of military ....

  • 14 die as two trains collide in India

    Date: 2014-10-01 07:52:36 GMT - India - World - SN:18 - ID:1047421

    NEW DELHI, Oct 1 (MENA) - Fourteen people were killed and over a dozen were injured late Tuesday when a train didn't stop at a red signal and collided with another train in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city, IANS reported Wednesday. The horrific ....

  • Spanish potholer rescued after 12 days trapped in Peru cave

    Date: 2014-10-01 07:50:18 GMT - Peru - World - SN:15 - ID:1047433

    LIMA, Oct 1 (MENA) - A Spanish caver has been freed after being trapped in a 400m deep cave in Peru for 12 days. Cecilio Lopez Sanchez was hoisted out of the cave near Chachapoyas in north-eastern Peru on Tuesday. Sanchez, a native of Madrid, ....

  • Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul attacks

    Date: 2014-10-01 07:50:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:1047277

    KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - The Taliban movement said they had carried out the attacks against a bus carrying troops in Kabul, the BBC reported. At least seven Afghan soldiers have died and many were injured after a suicide bomber targeted the bus in ....

  • Arab zero hour for Daesh - US paper

    Date: 2014-09-30 22:06:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:1046641

    NEW YORK, Sept 30 (MENA) – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of Daesh, has created a cult of violence that makes the elimination of all nonbelievers the cornerstone of a movement whose avowed objective is a restored Islamic caliphate but whose raison ....

  • Pentagon says 310 attack from air conducted against Daesh militants

    Date: 2014-09-30 21:46:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:122 - ID:1046629

    WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (MENA) - The US and its coalition partners have conducted nearly 310 attacks from the air against Daesh militants in Iraq and Syria, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said today. The overnight airstrikes totaled ....

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