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  • North and South Korea military officials hold secret talks

    Date: 2014-10-15 08:44:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:1128181

    SEOUL, Oct 15 (MENA) - High-ranking military officials from North and South Korea met secretly on Wednesday to discuss recent border altercations that involved gun fire, Yonhap reported quoting a South Korean opposition lawmaker and news ....

  • Pakistan army says Indian fire wounded 4 in Kashmir

    Date: 2014-10-15 06:57:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:1127721

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 15 (MENA) - Pakistan's military says Indian forces have fired across the border into the Pakistan-administered portion of the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, wounding four children, ABC reported on Wednesday. In a statement, ....

  • Chomsky holds Washington responsible for creation of Daesh

    Date: 2014-10-14 21:27:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:183 - ID:1126997

    NEW YORK, Oct 14 (MENA) – Linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky held the United States responsible for deteriorated situation in the Middle East calling for an end to the Israeli occupation. The well known cognitive scientist and ....

  • Russia aims to strengthen ties with partners, defend national interests- Putin

    Date: 2014-10-14 20:26:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:179 - ID:1126757

    MOSCOW, October 14 (MENA) - Russia will strengthen ties with foreign partners while defending its interests and the ideals of peace, goodwill and fairness at the United Nations and influential regional bodies, the RIA Novosti cited Russian President ....

  • 12 prison guards taken hostage in Brazil's prison riot

    Date: 2014-10-14 19:32:29 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:176 - ID:1126629

    BRASILIA, Oct 14 (MENA) – Brazilian prisoners took at least 12 guards hostage in a riot at the Guarapuava prison, located in the southern state of Parana, the Russia Today reported. Some media reports said that more than 170 people were captured. ....

  • Facebook's Zuckerberg, wife Chan donate $25 million to Ebola fight

    Date: 2014-10-14 19:01:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:172 - ID:1126289

    WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (MENA) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, who is a pediatrician, have donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to aid in combating the Ebola epidemic in West Afric, The Washington ....

  • UN Security Council extends mandate of UNSIFA

    Date: 2014-10-14 18:56:33 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:171 - ID:1126389

    NEW YORK, Oct 14 (MENA) – UN Security Council decided Tuesday to extend the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until February 28, 2015. With the residual threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war in ....

  • Kuwait FM meets UK counterpart on bilateral ties

    Date: 2014-10-14 17:04:05 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:140 - ID:1125673

    KUWAIT, Oct 14 (MENA) - Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met visiting British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond here on Tuesday and discussed bilateral relations, KUNA reported. During ....

  • Six-party talks 'optimum' on N. Korea's nuclear issue - China's Xi

    Date: 2014-10-14 15:14:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:102 - ID:1124353

    SEOUL, Oct 14 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has told the leader of South Korea's ruling party that long-stalled six-nation talks are still the "optimum" process to help persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear ambition, Yonhap News Agency ....

  • Obama to meet military chiefs of anti-Daesh coalition in Washington

    Date: 2014-10-14 15:12:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:1124289

    WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama and his military commanders will meet Tuesday with defense chiefs from more than 22 nations fighting against Daesh terrorists in Syria and Iraq, CNN reported. The meeting is being chaired by ....

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