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  • Pakistan parliament meets over political crisis

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:19:41 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:41 - ID:902247

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 2 (MENA) - Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime ....

  • Russian Security Council: 'Aggression Against Crimea Constitutes Attack on Russia'

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:17:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:902379

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - Military aggression against Crimea will constitute an attack against Russia, Mikhail Popov, deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, told RIA Novosti in an interview Tuesday. “Today, Crimea is the territory of ....

  • Attacks kill 3 Afghan policemen, 4 soldiers

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:58:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:902392

    KABUL, Sept 2 (MENA) - Attacks in Afghanistan have killed three policemen and four Afghan soldiers, officials said Tuesday. A suicide car bombing killed three policemen in the eastern Nangarhar province, said Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the spokesman for ....

  • Kremlin denies again Russian troops interference in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:55:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:902401

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - The Kremlin has stated that it is not involved in Ukraine's internal conflict, and said that the crisis could only be resolved through a comprehensive political dialogue. A quote about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ....

  • 2 persons killed, injured in clashes on Syrian-Turkish borders

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:25:10 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:29 - ID:902202

    ANKARA, Sept 2 (MENA) – Fierce clashes erupted between Turkish border guards and a number of cigarette and fuel smugglers in Kilis Province. The clashes erupted after smugglers attempted to illegally enter Turkey via the Syrian village of ....

  • Britons urged to be vigilant in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:20:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:902240

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - The British Government urged its citizens in Pakistan to stay vigilant as protesters led by opposition leaders Imran Khan and firebrand Muslim cleric Tahir ul-Qadri have been on the streets for weeks. "You should avoid this ....

  • Bodies of 9 victims killed in MH17 crash brought to Malaysia World

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:07:41 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:27 - ID:902297

    KUALA LAMPUR, Sept 2 (MENA) - A special flight bound from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has brought bodies of nine victims killed in Boeing crash in Ukraine, including bodies of two Dutch nationals, ITAR-TASS reported Tuesday. A commemorative event ....

  • 3 Chinese Inmates Kill Guard, Break out of Jail

    Date: 2014-09-02 06:05:41 GMT - China - World - SN:5 - ID:902024

    BEIJING, Sept 2 (MENA) - Three inmates, including one sentenced to death, escaped in a rare jailbreak in China's northeast after killing a guard early Tuesday morning, state media reported. The escape at from Yanshou county jail outside the city ....

  • Iranian president to clerics: The Internet's not that bad

    Date: 2014-09-01 21:38:04 GMT - Iran - World - SN:166 - ID:901952

    TEHRAN, Sept 1 (MENA) – Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic, CBS news ....

  • Afghan intelligence foils suicide attack plots

    Date: 2014-09-01 20:54:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:161 - ID:901919

    KABUL, Sept 1 (MENA) – Afghan intelligence operatives foiled two separate suicide bombing plots in western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Monday that a suicide bomber along with ....

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