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  • China says Xi to hold talks with Park next month

    Date: 2014-10-21 12:47:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:56 - ID:1168845

    BEIJING, Oct. 21 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit with his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye next month on the sidelines of a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Beijing, Yonhap quoted a former Chinese official as saying ....

  • China, U.S. reaffirm commitment to building new model of relationship

    Date: 2014-10-21 12:01:07 GMT - China - World - SN:50 - ID:1169441

    BEIJING, Oct 21 (MENA) - China and the United States on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to pushing forward the construction of a new model of major-country relationship, as the two sides are actively preparing for an upcoming visit to China by ....

  • White House refutes report on bypassing Congress on Iran sanctions

    Date: 2014-10-21 11:16:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:1168701

    WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (MENA) - The White House has called “preposterous” a report that the Obama administration will not seek congressional approval to suspend sanctions against Iran if a deal on the Islamic republic’s nuclear program can be reached, ....

  • Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

    Date: 2014-10-21 10:44:50 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:38 - ID:1168689

    KATHMANDU, Oct 21 (MENA) - Nepal on Tuesday said that it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week, ABC news ....

  • S. Korea to deploy low-altitude radar system amid N. Korean drone threat

    Date: 2014-10-21 10:18:27 GMT - south korea - World - SN:33 - ID:1168313

    SEOUL, Oct 21 (MENA) - South Korea will deploy a low-altitude radar system late this year to guard the country against low-elevation military penetrations such as North Korean drones, Yonhap news agency reported quoting defense officials as having ....

  • 4.1-Earthquake hits Turkey; no victims or damages

    Date: 2014-10-21 10:18:09 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:32 - ID:1167777

    ANKARA, Oct 21 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred in the Turkish part of the Black Sea near the city of Samsun, local reports said on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at 02:24 local time, no casualties or damage ....

  • Japan to send SDF liaison officer to U.S. military command over Ebola

    Date: 2014-10-21 09:15:09 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:1167869

    TOKYO, Oct 21 (MENA) - Japan will dispatch an Air-Self Defense Force officer to the U.S. Africa Command in Germany to serve as a liaison with the U.S. military as part of efforts to fight the Ebola virus, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. The ....

  • Pakistan pulls anti-gov't TV channel off air

    Date: 2014-10-21 08:58:47 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:1167645

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 21 (MENA) - An anti-government TV news channel in Pakistan was taken off air for 15 days after a high court ruled that the broadcaster was "maligning" the country's judiciary, ABC news reported quoting Pakistan's media regulation ....

  • Myanmar Says 2015 election won't be delayed

    Date: 2014-10-21 08:48:21 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:21 - ID:1167505

    NAYPYIDAW, Oct 21 (MENA) - Myanmar's government said Tuesday that a general election planned for late 2015 would be held on schedule, countering rumors that the vote could be postponed, according to ABC News. Tin Aye, chairman of the Myanmar Union ....

  • Drunk snow remover driver may have caused jet crash killing Total CEO

    Date: 2014-10-21 08:48:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:20 - ID:1167521

    MOSCOW, Oct 21 (MENA) - The driver of the snow removal machine that the French Falcon-50 jet collided with at the Moscow Vnukovo airport was drunk, spokesman of the Russian Investigative Committee Vladimir Markin told TASS. “At the present ....

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