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  • 19 Taliban militants killed during clearing operations

    Date: 2014-09-07 08:58:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:909854

    KABUL, Sept 7 (MENA) - At least 19 Taliban militants were killed and 5 others were injured following military operations by Afghan national security forces, Khaama Press reported on Sunday. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) following a statement ....

  • Ukraine southeast leaders urge OSCE to ensure control over ceasefire regime

    Date: 2014-09-07 08:07:56 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:15 - ID:909785

    DONETSK, Sept 7 (MENA) - The leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) in the east of Ukraine on Sunday urged the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to ensure control over the ....

  • Japan, US discuss possible visit by Abe to Washington in January

    Date: 2014-09-07 08:07:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:909752

    TOKYO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Japan and the United States are considering arranging for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to visit Washington in January for talks with President Barack Obama on trade and security issues, Japan Times quoted a US government source ....

  • Belarus welcomes agreement on ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-07 07:40:37 GMT - Belarus - World - SN:13 - ID:909751

    MINSK, Sept 7 (MENA) - Belarus welcomes a ceasefire reached by the warring parties in eastern Ukraine, ITAR-TASS quoted Belarus's President Alexander Lukashenko as saying in a statement. The Contact Group for Ukraine signed a ceasefire protocol ....

  • Japanese woman becomes special aide to IAEA chief

    Date: 2014-09-07 07:28:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:909746

    TOKYO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Tomiko Ichikawa, 52, hopes to "be of service to Japan and the world" in her new position of special aide to Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Kyodo reported. In July, Ichikawa, who has ....

  • Situation in Afghanistan is intolerable - Karzai

    Date: 2014-09-06 21:37:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:126 - ID:909562

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said the situation in Afghanistan is intolerable and called on presidential candidates to reach an agreement as soon as possible, Afghan khaama reported on Saturday. Karzai said the two ....

  • How the Islamic state could kill the two-state solution: Foreign Policy

    Date: 2014-09-06 21:31:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:123 - ID:909553

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - As the Islamic State (IS) chalks up gains -- territory, money, weapons, recruits -- and spreads terror through its savage online theater, it may well be able to add another success to its trophy wall. Prospects for a ....

  • Moscow to import agricultural products from Hanoi

    Date: 2014-09-06 21:15:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:909537

    MOSCOW, Sept 6 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov said that Russia and Vietnam agreed on Russia importing Vietnamese agricultural products, RIA Novosti reported on Saturday. During the 17th session of the ....

  • M4.3 earthquake jolts China’s Hebei Province

    Date: 2014-09-06 16:24:24 GMT - China - World - SN:89 - ID:909074

    BEIJING, Sept 6 (MENA) - A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Zhuolu county, north China's Hebei province at 6:37 pm (Beijing Time) on Saturday, local Chinese media report said. No casualties have been reported so far. The epicenter was ....

  • Japan PM Abe arrives in Bangladesh

    Date: 2014-09-06 16:08:37 GMT - Japan - World - SN:88 - ID:909268

    DHAKA, Sept 6 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Dhaka on Saturday on a tour of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka for meetings with leaders to bolster economic and security ties, Kyodo news agency reported. "I hope to strengthen ....

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