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  • Ashraf Ghani declared winner of Afghan presidential polls

    Date: 2014-09-21 15:46:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:108 - ID:983645

    KABUL, Sept 21 (MENA) - Afghanistan's election commission on Sunday named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the country's presidential election, but the commission did not release final vote figures. The commission's announcement came hours ....

  • 5.3-magnitude earthquake hits western Greece

    Date: 2014-09-21 15:27:10 GMT - Greece - World - SN:103 - ID:983669

    ATHENS, Sept 21 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit western Greece on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the region of the town of Nafpaktos and it occurred at a depth of 20 kilometers, according to Sofia ....

  • Mauritanian president to attend UNGA meetings

    Date: 2014-09-21 13:23:17 GMT - Mauritania - World - SN:82 - ID:982441

    NOUAKCHOTT, Sept 21 (MENA) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz will leave here Monday for the US to take part in the the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, Mauritania's media sources said on Sunday. He will also attend the UN ....

  • Iranian Speaker: US show off in fighting terrorism "ridiculous"

    Date: 2014-09-21 12:08:23 GMT - Iran - World - SN:61 - ID:981609

    TEHRAN, Sept 21 (MENA) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani questioned the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorist group, and said Washington's theatrical moves against terrorism are "ridiculous", according ....

  • Iran FM, UN envoy discuss Iraq crisis in New York

    Date: 2014-09-21 11:51:43 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:54 - ID:980473

    New York, Sept 21 (MENA) – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Nickolay Mladenov, who is the special representative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for Iraq, on the sidelines a UN meeting in New York. Zarif reiterated ....

  • Iran seeks give and take on militants, nuclear program

    Date: 2014-09-21 11:21:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:41 - ID:980585

    TEHRAN, Sept 21 (MENA) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Daesh militants, but would like to see more flexibility on Iran's uranium enrichment program, CNBC‎ quoted senior Iranian officials as saying on ....

  • Last King of Nepal suffers heart attack

    Date: 2014-09-21 09:49:12 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:30 - ID:979433

    KATHMANDU, Sept 21 (MENA) - The last king of Nepal is in stable condition in a hospital after suffering a heart attack, ABC News quoted doctors as saying Sunday. Gyanendra Shah was brought to the hospital Saturday night, and was recovering in the ....

  • Bainimarama claims victory in Fiji

    Date: 2014-09-21 08:23:15 GMT - Fiji - World - SN:17 - ID:979205

    SUVA, Sept 21 (MENA) - Fiji's coup leader Voreqe (Frank) Bainimarama has declared himself the Pacific nation's new prime minister, Sky News reported Sunday. His announcement cames on Sunday, four days after the country's first democratic election ....

  • In 2nd breakout in recent weeks, 5 inmates get out of Haitian prison; 2 recaptured

    Date: 2014-09-21 07:45:57 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:11 - ID:979193

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Sept 21 (MENA) - Authorities in Haiti say five inmates escaped from a prison, in the country's second jail breakout reported in less than two months, Fox New reported. Police director Antoine Monest said Saturday that two of the ....

  • Park: S. Korea to sign free trade deal with Canada

    Date: 2014-09-21 06:24:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:978769

    OTTAWA, Sept 21 (MENA) - South Korea will sign a free trade deal with Canada next week, President Park Geun-hye said, as she arrived in Ottawa for a three-day state visit on a trip that will also take her to New York for the UN General ....

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