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  • Nasa rocket explodes seconds after lift-off

    Date: 2014-10-29 05:35:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:1220933

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - An unmanned Nasa rocket carrying supplies and secret equipment to the International Space Station exploded seconds after lift-off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia, CNN reported. The Orbital Sciences Corp ....

  • US steps up security at govt buildings over attack threats

    Date: 2014-10-29 05:33:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:1220921

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - The United States is beefing up security at thousands of government buildings around the country due to “continued public calls” for terrorist attacks, ABC reported quoting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ....

  • Hammond congratulates Tunisians on parliament elections

    Date: 2014-10-28 22:45:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:150 - ID:1220705

    LONDON, Oct 28 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond congratulated the Tunisians on Tuesday over successful parliament elections. "My warmest congratulations to the millions of Tunisians who cast their votes on Sunday 26 October," the ....

  • UK nears Lockheed Martin jet deal

    Date: 2014-10-28 20:56:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:1220321

    LONDON, Oct 28 (MENA) - The UK defense ministry said Tuesday it would soon sign a contract for the first operational Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35 Joint Strike Fighter combat jets, the Wall Street Journal reported. Britain's order for a first batch ....

  • 700 expats obtain national IDs in France, Europe - Egypt Consul

    Date: 2014-10-28 20:38:06 GMT - France - World - SN:140 - ID:1220309

    PARIS, Oct 28 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul in Paris Serenad Gamil on Tuesday said 700 Egyptian expats in France and other European countries have obtained national IDs during an interior ministry mission visit October 21 to 28. The Civil Affairs ....

  • Russia backs Lebanon's efforts to combat terror - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-10-28 20:24:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:139 - ID:1220313

    MOSCOW, Oct 28 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday expressed solidarity with the efforts taken by the Lebanese government and the Armed Forces to combat terrorism, Itar-Tass said. Russia intended to continue aid to the country to ....

  • Nobel laureate Malala wins World's Children's Prize

    Date: 2014-10-28 19:06:44 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:133 - ID:1220065

    STOCKHOLM, Oct 28 (MENA) - Girl's rights champion Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize laureate in history, won the World's Children's Prize Tuesday, after a global vote involving millions of children, The Daily Star reported. Malala, ....

  • OSCE sheds ligh on importance of south Mediteranean countries

    Date: 2014-10-28 18:59:25 GMT - Austria - World - SN:131 - ID:1219929

    VIENNA, Oct 29 (MENA) - The Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) stressed the importance of cooperation with the countries of south Mediterranean. During the 20th Annual OSCE Mediterranean Conference on Illicit Trafficking ....

  • Former al-Wafd party leader dies aged 80

    Date: 2014-10-28 18:49:26 GMT - France - World - SN:128 - ID:1220037

    PARIS, Oct 28 (MENA) - Former al-Wafd party leader Numan Gomaa died on Tuesday at a Paris hospital, aged 80. Egypt's consulate in Paris took all measures necessary to dispatch the body of Gomaa to Cairo Wednesday on an EgyptAir flight. Gomaa ....

  • 9 Daesh militants killed in Syrian Kobani

    Date: 2014-10-28 18:31:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:126 - ID:1219721

    LONDON, Oct 28 (MENA) - Nine of Daesh militants were killed on Tuesday during clashes with the Kurdish People's Protection Units in Syria's Kobani, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. On its official website, the Syrian ....

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