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  • 'We aim for substantial majority in independence referendum' - Scotland's First Minister

    Date: 2014-09-15 14:46:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:944477

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) - Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond said Monday the independence referendum was "a once in a generation opportunity" and he was aiming for "a substantial majority". In statements, Salmond said: "We are not aiming to ....

  • US sends more troops to Baghdad, Kurds

    Date: 2014-09-15 14:44:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:97 - ID:944169

    WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (MENA) - The United States has pledged a more military deployment in Iraq, according to The World Tribune. Officials said the administration of President Barack Obama has approved a more than 50 percent increase in the number ....

  • Queen tells Scots to 'think very carefully' about independence vote

    Date: 2014-09-15 14:41:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:944181

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) - The Queen has made a dramatic and highly unusual intervention in the referendum debate to urge voters to think "very carefully" before they vote on Thursday. The comment, to members of the public waiting outside Crathie ....

  • Egypt FM meets Iraq president in Paris

    Date: 2014-09-15 14:18:45 GMT - France - World - SN:89 - ID:944465

    PARIS, Sept 15 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri met in Paris Monday Iraq's President Fuad Masum on the sidelines of an international conference on Iraq. Shoukri asserted during the meeting Cairo's keenness on promoting relations ....

  • Wreckage of suspected N.K. drone found near border island: military

    Date: 2014-09-15 14:15:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:88 - ID:944185

    SEOUL, Sept 15 (MENA) - The wreckage of a suspected North Korean drone was found on Monday near a sensitive inter-Korean maritime border in the Yellow Sea, the military said. The wreckage was collected by a fisherman at around 2:20 p.m., Yonhap ....

  • Terrorism poses threat to Arab region - Egypt FM

    Date: 2014-09-15 13:23:22 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:943349

    PARIS, Sept 15 (MENA) - Terrorism poses threat to several countries, especially in the Arab region, said Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. The international conference on peace and security on Iraq comes as part of steps which aim to build ....

  • Paris conf. message no country to face terror alone: Iraq FM

    Date: 2014-09-15 12:53:23 GMT - France - World - SN:80 - ID:943345

    PARIS, Sept 15 (MENA) - Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Monday the message of the Iraq conference on terror held in the French capital was that no country would face terror alone. In statements on the sidelines of the Paris ....

  • MI5 may have identified Isis militant who killed David Haines but options limited

    Date: 2014-09-15 12:51:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:943609

    LONDON, Sept 15 (MENA) - Security services have reportedly identified the British Islamic State militant known as “jihadi John” but are unable to capture him without risking hostages’ lives, according to The Independent. The man, nicknamed as ....

  • Putin, National Security Council discuss situation in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-15 12:50:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:942893

    MOSCOW, Sept 15 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin met Monday with permanent members of the Russian Security Council, Interfax quoted presidential press officer Dmitry Peskov as saying. "The meeting addressed the peaceful resolution of the ....

  • Iran Leader Ayatollah Khamenei discharged from hospital

    Date: 2014-09-15 12:24:29 GMT - Iran - World - SN:71 - ID:943369

    TEHRAN, Sept 15 (MENA) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has been discharged from hospital after undergoing a successful prostate surgery. Ayatollah Khamenei left the hospital Monday morning after a weeklong ....

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