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  • Afghanistan to appoint female judge first time in history

    Date: 2014-10-30 19:07:56 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:112 - ID:1234229

    KABUL, Oct 30 (MENA) - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has said that the first female judge will be appointed in the Supreme Court of Afghanistan, which will mark the first such appointment in the history of Afghanistan, Khaama News Agency ....

  • Israel cancels purchase of 6 US-made V-22 planes

    Date: 2014-10-30 19:05:30 GMT - Israel - World - SN:120 - ID:1234373

    GAZA CITY, Oct 30 (MENA) - Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has canceled a still-unsigned multi-billion-dollar deal with the US for advanced military capabilities, amid strained ties with Washington, The Time of Israel reported. The deal ....

  • Italy condemns Israeli plans to build settlements in Al Quds

    Date: 2014-10-30 18:54:14 GMT - Italy - World - SN:117 - ID:1234057

    ROME, Oct 30 (MENA) – Italy condemned on Thursday latest announcements made by the Israeli government to build new settlements on Palestinian occupied territories. Such a decision, which violates the international law, would raise new doubts ....

  • British- Slovak talks on situation in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-10-30 13:45:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:1232313

    LONDON, Oct 30 (MENA) - British Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond has held talks with Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico. The meeting touched upon bilateral ties between the two countries and the current ....

  • Obama meets health workers returning from Africa

    Date: 2014-10-30 13:36:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:1231429

    NEW YORK, Oct 30 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama met Wednesday with doctors and health workers who are just back from fighting Ebola in Africa, said New York Post. Some of the workers were treating those stricken with the deadly disease less ....

  • Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze

    Date: 2014-10-30 13:35:23 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:67 - ID:1231301

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 30 (MENA) - Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule have set fire to parliament. The city hall and ruling party headquarters in the capital Ouagadougou are also in ....

  • Army in Burkina Faso shoots demonstrators amid breaking-in of Par'l

    Date: 2014-10-30 12:08:56 GMT - Burkina Faso - World - SN:54 - ID:1231185

    OUAGADOUGOU, Oct 30 (MENA) - Army troops in Burkina Faso have been firing guns to disperse the demonstrators that broke into the parliament in Ouagadougou, according to The BBC. The protest came against the government's plan aiming at eliminating ....

  • U.N. chief condemns planned separatist election in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-10-30 09:45:31 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:35 - ID:1230025

    NEW YORK, Oct 30 (MENA) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned an election being organized by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying the vote would violate the country's constitution. "The Secretary-General ....

  • Drone strike kills 2 militants in NW Pakistan

    Date: 2014-10-30 07:08:59 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:1228929

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (MENA) - Pakistani intelligence officials say suspected U.S. drone-fired missiles have hit a house in the country's northwest, killing two militants, ABC reported. Two intelligence officials say the missiles in the South ....

  • Britain PM, Qatar emir discuss anti-terror efforts

    Date: 2014-10-29 22:18:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:193 - ID:1228225

    LONDON, Oct 29 (MENA) - British Prime Minise David Cameron held talks with the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa on addressing extremism and funding extremist groups, Sky News reported Wednesday. A Downing Street spokesman said: "They ....

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