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  • Putin, Merkel exchange views on situation in Ukraine, gas problems - Kremlin

    Date: 2014-10-02 05:47:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:1053929

    MOSCOW, Oct 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to exchange views on the development of the situation in Ukraine, the Kremlin press service reported on Thursday quoted by Itar ....

  • Blasts rock Bulgarian explosives plant, casualties feared

    Date: 2014-10-01 22:30:53 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:148 - ID:1053569

    SOFIA, Oct 1 (MENA) - Blasts tore through an xplosives plant in northeastern Bulgaria late on Wednesday, injuring at least three workers and raising fears of more casualties, Euronews reported. A large explosion was followed by a series of smaller ....

  • US secret service director Julia Pierson resigns- DHS secretary

    Date: 2014-10-01 21:34:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:145 - ID:1053485

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned on Wednesday, after a security breach at the White House and other high-profile incidents raised widespread concerns about the safety of the president and his family, Fox News ....

  • Search operation underway for missing US aircrew in the Arabian Gulf

    Date: 2014-10-01 21:33:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:1053389

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forces in the North Arabian Gulf are conducting a search and rescue operation for a missing aircrew member who went into the water today, when the aircraft the member was aboard lost power on ....

  • US Secret Service director resigns

    Date: 2014-10-01 20:36:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:140 - ID:1053361

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) – Director of the United States Secret Service Julia Pierson, tasked with securing US President and high-profile officials, on Wednesday resigned. The resignation came after many incursions into the US high-profile ....

  • UN chief thanks OPCW coordinator, calls for chemical weapons-free world

    Date: 2014-10-01 19:18:33 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:133 - ID:1053021

    NEW YORK, Oct 1 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban KI-moon on Wednesday expressed his deep gratitude to the Special Coordinator of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-UN Joint Mission, Sigrid Kaag, as well as all the staff ....

  • Third round of UK airstrikes launched against Daesh in Iraq, confirms MoD

    Date: 2014-10-01 19:08:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:1052861

    LONDON, Oct 1 (MENA) – The British military jets launched Wednesday its third airstrikes against Daesh sites and fighters in Iraq, Russia Today cited UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying. Two UK Tornados patrolling over north-western Iraq ....

  • Poll: 65 of Americans consider Obama dove

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:52:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:1052873

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - Almost two-thirds of Americans would characterize President Barack Obama as a dove, while only 29 percent see the Nobel Prize-winning president as a hawk, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll. The CNN poll, ....

  • Putin says Russia won't restrict internet access

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:22:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:124 - ID:1052801

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia is not planning to limit access to the Internet or put it under "total control," but will need to ensure the stability and security of its Russian segment, Radio Free Europe ....

  • Moderate earthquake hits Fiji Islands region

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:07:20 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:123 - ID:1052709

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (MENA) - A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale, hit the Fiji Islands region at 6.34 am today, Bernama quoted the Malaysian Meteorological Department as saying. It said in a statement that the epicentre of ....

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