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  • US Secret Service director resigns

    Date: 2014-10-01 20:36:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:140 - ID:1053361

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) – Director of the United States Secret Service Julia Pierson, tasked with securing US President and high-profile officials, on Wednesday resigned. The resignation came after many incursions into the US high-profile ....

  • UN chief thanks OPCW coordinator, calls for chemical weapons-free world

    Date: 2014-10-01 19:18:33 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:133 - ID:1053021

    NEW YORK, Oct 1 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban KI-moon on Wednesday expressed his deep gratitude to the Special Coordinator of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)-UN Joint Mission, Sigrid Kaag, as well as all the staff ....

  • Third round of UK airstrikes launched against Daesh in Iraq, confirms MoD

    Date: 2014-10-01 19:08:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:1052861

    LONDON, Oct 1 (MENA) – The British military jets launched Wednesday its third airstrikes against Daesh sites and fighters in Iraq, Russia Today cited UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) as saying. Two UK Tornados patrolling over north-western Iraq ....

  • Poll: 65 of Americans consider Obama dove

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:52:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:1052873

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - Almost two-thirds of Americans would characterize President Barack Obama as a dove, while only 29 percent see the Nobel Prize-winning president as a hawk, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll. The CNN poll, ....

  • Putin says Russia won't restrict internet access

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:22:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:124 - ID:1052801

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia is not planning to limit access to the Internet or put it under "total control," but will need to ensure the stability and security of its Russian segment, Radio Free Europe ....

  • Moderate earthquake hits Fiji Islands region

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:07:20 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:123 - ID:1052709

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (MENA) - A moderate earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale, hit the Fiji Islands region at 6.34 am today, Bernama quoted the Malaysian Meteorological Department as saying. It said in a statement that the epicentre of ....

  • Erdogan vows to take on Daesh fighters

    Date: 2014-10-01 18:03:29 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:121 - ID:1052645

    ANKARA, Oct 1 (MENA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made his clearest remarks on the possibility of his military forces engaging with armed groups in Iraq and Syria, a day ahead of a parliamentary vote that may grant the government ....

  • Jens Stoltenberg takes up office as NATO Secretary General

    Date: 2014-10-01 17:54:01 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:118 - ID:1052637

    CAIRO, Oct 1 (MENA) - Jens Stoltenberg took up his post as NATO Secretary General on Wednesday (1 October 2014), said a press release by NATO on Wednesday. He will chair his first meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) later today, it ....

  • Obama meets with Netanyahu at White House

    Date: 2014-10-01 17:43:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:1052349

    WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) – US President Obama is meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, the first sit-down between the two since the war in Gaza began and the start of a U.S.-led offensive against the so-called Islamic State in ....

  • Ukraine-EU gas talks to be held in Brussels on October 2 : Ukrainian minister

    Date: 2014-10-01 17:39:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:114 - ID:1052321

    MOSCOW, Oct 1 (MENA) - Gas talks between Ukraine and the EU will be held in Brussels on October 2, Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Prodan said on Wednesday. The tripartite gas talks with the participation of Russia may take place ....

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