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  • UK deplores Israeli decision to expropriate land near Bethlehem

    Date: 2014-09-01 17:20:26 GMT - Israel - World - SN:118 - ID:901641

    LONDON, Sept 1 (MENA) - The UK has deplored an Israeli decision to expropriate land near Bethlehem and urged Israel to reverse the decision. Commenting on Israel’s decision on 31 August to expropriate almost 990 acres of privately owned ....

  • US finishes site survey for MD battery in S. Korea: sources

    Date: 2014-09-01 17:07:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:112 - ID:901624

    SEOUL, Sept 1 (MENA) - The United States has wrapped up its survey of candidate sites for its advanced missile defense (MD) system to be deployed in South Korea, with a final decision likely to be made before their annual defense ministers' meeting ....

  • Russian-Chinese cooperation is expanding - Chinese official

    Date: 2014-09-01 16:24:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:900957

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) - Chinese senior official said Monday China is hoping to expand cooperation with Russia and opposes the western sanctions on Russia, Interfax reported. "I want to reiterate that China flatly opposes the US and Western ....

  • British jihadi unmasked

    Date: 2014-09-01 16:23:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:108 - ID:901339

    LONDON, Sept 1 (MENA) - A British jihadi who has threatened to bomb the UK is today unmasked as a former supermarket security guard, who travelled to wage war in Syria despite being known to police, the Daily Mail reported on Monday. Less than ....

  • Japanese PM to visit Bangladesh, Sri Lanka

    Date: 2014-09-01 15:49:15 GMT - Japan - World - SN:106 - ID:901516

    TOKYO, Sept 1 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a three-day trip to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka from Saturday to hold summit meetings with their leaders, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday. Abe's trip to Dhaka is aimed at ....

  • Western leaders banned from Russian airport's duty free shop - Telegraph

    Date: 2014-09-01 15:18:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:901349

    LONDON, Sept 1 (MENA) - A sign banning UK Prime Minister David Cameron, US President Brack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canada’s PM Stephen Harper, France’s President Francois Hollande, Australia’s PM Tony Abbott, and Japan’s PM Shinzo ....

  • Iran stresses necessity for partnership of all groups in Egypt's political process

    Date: 2014-09-01 14:46:34 GMT - Iran - World - SN:91 - ID:901341

    TEHRAN, Sept 1 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined the importance of partnership and presence of all Egyptian groups and parties in the country's political process. "The ....

  • Pakistan's SC offers to play role in political crisis

    Date: 2014-09-01 13:42:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:82 - ID:901124

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 1 (MENA) - Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday offered to play a role in ending the ongoing political impasse between protesters and the Nawaz-led government, The Express Tribune reported. Hearing petitions filed against the Azadi ....

  • Der Spiegel report extensive US spying on Turkey

    Date: 2014-09-01 13:40:52 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:80 - ID:900968

    ANKARA, Sept 1 (MENA) - German Der Spiegel magazine reported that the US has been revealed to have spied on Turkey. According to the documents, Turkey was both a partner of the United States and a leading target for spying, Turkish Cihan reported ....

  • Putin: Common sense to take upper hand in sanctions war

    Date: 2014-09-01 11:52:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:900961

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday "the initiators of sanctions wars are sustaining damage themselves from such policies. "But common sense will take the upper hand sooner or later," Putin said. “As for ....

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