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  • Fate of Mistral contract still unclear: French military source

    Date: 2014-10-29 19:29:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:167 - ID:1227525

    PARIS, Oct 29 (MENA) - The contract on the delivery of two Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia has not been canceled and its fate will be decided by the French political leadership, a French Defense Ministry source told RIA Novosti on ....

  • Britain aircraft intercept Latvian plane following security concern

    Date: 2014-10-29 19:13:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:162 - ID:1227701

    LONDON, Oct 29 (MENA) - RAF Typhoon aircraft were launched to intercept a civilian aeroplane and escort it to Stansted airport after it caused concern to air traffic controllers, the Guardian reported Wednesday. The aircraft, a Russian-made ....

  • Russia, Belarus expand program of military drills due to new threats

    Date: 2014-10-29 19:06:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:160 - ID:1227497

    MOSCOW, Oct 29 (MENA) - Russia and Belarus are expanding the program of military exercises in 2015 due to new threats posed to the Union State, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday, ITAR TASS reported. “The expansion of the ....

  • Kremlin response to Putin's alleged cancer: Bite your tongue

    Date: 2014-10-29 18:27:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:153 - ID:1227113

    MOSCOW, Oct 29 (MENA) – Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday denied western reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin is allegedly suffering from pancreatic cancer, RIA Novosti news agency reported. "Bite your tongue! Everything’s ....

  • 3 injured in explosion in Kote Sangi area of Kabul

    Date: 2014-10-29 18:12:47 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:147 - ID:1226825

    KABUL, Oct 29 (MENA) - At least three civilians were reported injured following an explosion in Kote Sangi area of Kabul city late on Wednesday, the Khaama Press reported. According to the security officials, the incident took place after unknown ....

  • Japan tells N. Korea abduction probe 'most important'

    Date: 2014-10-29 17:30:39 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:143 - ID:1226873

    PYONGYANG, Oct 29 (MENA) - Japan stressed Wednesday it regards investigating the fates of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea decades ago as "the most important" part of what Pyongyang has billed as a comprehensive probe into all Japanese ....

  • UN chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-10-29 17:26:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:140 - ID:1226809

    NEW YORK, Oct 29 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored on Wednesday the planned holding by armed rebel groups in eastern Ukraine of their own elections on November 2, in breach of the constitution and national law, his ....

  • U.S. nurse discharged after Ebola treatment

    Date: 2014-10-29 14:17:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:1224725

    NEW YORK, Oct 29 (MENA) - Amber Vinson, the second nurse to contract Ebola in the United States of America after treating Thomas Eric Duncan in Texas, was discharged from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after being declared virus-free, the New York Post ....

  • Venezuela recalls ambassador to Spain over Rajoy comments

    Date: 2014-10-29 14:13:39 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:99 - ID:1224909

    CARACAS, Oct 29 (MENA) - The Venezuelan government has recalled its ambassador to Spain in protest at the support Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has voiced for a jailed Venezuelan opposition leader, according to the BBC. Rajoy last week ....

  • Kremlin denies reports on Putin health condition

    Date: 2014-10-29 14:05:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:1224733

    MOSCOW, Oct 29 (MENA) - The Kremlin sought to brush aside reports that President Vladimir Putin is suffering serious back problems, forcing him to cut back public events and shelve his normally active travel schedule, local reports said on ....

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