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  • British nominee secures economic post in EU Commission

    Date: 2014-09-10 15:36:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:107 - ID:916063

    LONDON, Sept 10 (MENA) - Lord Hill of Oareford, Britainï¾’s next European Commissioner, will oversee a major shake-up with plans to liberalize the EU's capital markets and will be able to safeguard the City of London from heavy handed Brussels ....

  • Time to end the bloody Ukraine conflict - paper

    Date: 2014-09-10 15:30:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:916053

    WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (MENA) - If the United States and Europe were thinking rationally, the NATO summit in Wales last week would have been an opportunity to discuss a lasting resolution to the violent crisis in Ukraine, which has claimed thousands of ....

  • Official: Iran, Qatar planning to launch direct shipping line

    Date: 2014-09-10 14:05:58 GMT - Iran - World - SN:91 - ID:915852

    TEHRAN, Sept 10 (MENA) - Tehran and Doha are planning to set up a direct shipping line in the Persian Gulf waters in the coming months, a senior trade official announced on Wednesday, Fars News Agency reported. "We will launch a direct shipping ....

  • Iran, South Africa must up anti-terror bids: Iran's official

    Date: 2014-09-10 12:27:08 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:77 - ID:915523

    PRETORIA, Sept 10 (MENA) - Iran and South Africa must strengthen cooperation to counter terrorism and extremism, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says. “South Africa and Iran can have further ....

  • Obama ready to authorize airstrikes on Daesh in Syria

    Date: 2014-09-10 12:24:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:915485

    New York, Sept 10 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is prepared to authorize airstrikes in Syria, a senior administration official said on Tuesday, taking the military campaign against the Sunni militant group, the so-called Islamic State in Iraq ....

  • Russia successfully test-fires Bulava SLBM

    Date: 2014-09-10 10:00:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:915204

    MOSCOW, Sept 10 (MENA) - Russia has successfully test-fired a Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from its Borey-class Vladimir Monomakh nuclear-powered submarine, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The missile was ....

  • Pakistan Lahore mosque collapse death toll rises to 24

    Date: 2014-09-10 08:49:11 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:914893

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 10 (MENA) - Pakistani rescue workers and residents search for worshippers in the rubble of a collapsed mosque in Lahore on September 9, 2014, the BBC reported Wednesday. Emergency teams in the Pakistani city of Lahore say they ....

  • 23 dead, 32 injured in Haiti bus accident

    Date: 2014-09-10 06:48:29 GMT - Haiti - World - SN:12 - ID:914765

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Sept 20 (MENA) - Authorities in Haiti say 23 people died and 32 were injured in a bus accident west of the capital of Port-au-Prince, ABC news reported. Nadia Lochard with the Civil Protection Agency said the bus went down a ravine ....

  • French consultations with Egypt, Norway on Gaza rebuild conf.

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:55:20 GMT - France - World - SN:150 - ID:914503

    PARIS, Sept 9 (MENA) - France expressed readiness to participate in the preparations for a conference for the reconstruction of Gaza in coordination with Egypt and Norway. Paris contacted Egyptian and Norwegian sides on the means to reconstruct ....

  • UNSC holds session on foreign fighters joining Deash on Sept 24

    Date: 2014-09-09 19:18:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:143 - ID:914468

    NEW YORK, Sept 9 (MENA) - The UN Security Council will hold a session on September 24 on the phenomenon of foreign fighters joining Daesh, US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power has said. US President Barack Obama will ....

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