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  • OFID extends humanitarian aid to Gaza people

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:49:08 GMT - Austria - World - SN:123 - ID:883363

    VIENNA, Aug 20 (MENA) - The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) approved on Wednesday a $500,000 grant in humanitarian aid to support besieged Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. The grant will provide essential food and medical supplies ....

  • North Korea fires insults against Kerry

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:47:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:883431

    WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (MENA) - North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a “hideous lantern jaw," Global News website reported. North Korea has unleashed a slew of crude insults against leaders in Washington and ....

  • Russia calls US to take care of own problems, not meddle in others’ affairs

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:24:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:118 - ID:883360

    MOSCOW, Aug 20 (MENA) - The United States should take care of its own internal problems instead of intervening in other countries’ internal affairs on the pretext of protecting democracy, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s human rights, democracy and ....

  • Seoul's new envoy to Japan ready to work for better ties with Tokyo

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:23:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:117 - ID:883425

    SEOUL, Aug 20 (MENA) - South Korea's new ambassador to Japan Yoo Heung Soo voiced willingness on Wednesday to make utmost efforts to improve South Korea's strained ties with its neighbor in the future, Kyodo News Agency reported. "Relations in ....

  • UN condemns clash between Abdullah’s observers and election workers in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-08-20 16:17:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:114 - ID:883367

    KABUL, Aug 20 (MENA) - The United Nations has expressed concern about yesterday’s clash between supporters of Abdullah Abdullah’s campaign team and workers from the Independent Election Commission (IEC) that left several people hurt at the audit ....

  • Secretive army of Hamas emerges from shadows in Gaza: WSJ

    Date: 2014-08-20 14:35:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:883104

    NEW YORK, Aug 20 (MENA) - The conflict in the Gaza Strip has brought the secretive army of Hamas out of the shadows and into battle against Israel's military for only the second time, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The fighting has ....

  • U.S. airstrike success spurs push for more Iraq attacks

    Date: 2014-08-20 12:32:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:67 - ID:882531

    NEW YORK, Aug 20 (MENA) - The U.S. military's recent success in weakening Islamic State extremists and pushing them away from a key dam in Iraq is creating momentum for a broader campaign that could take American air power to the militant group's ....

  • Afghan gov't bans New York Times reporter from travel

    Date: 2014-08-20 12:31:01 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:882766

    KABUL, Aug 20 (MENA) - New York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg was banned from leaving Afghanistan after he was summoned by attorney general office for question regarding a story published by The Times about the controversial presidential ....

  • Obama, Putin invited to Erdogan's inauguration ceremony

    Date: 2014-08-20 11:12:35 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:55 - ID:882639

    ANKARA, Aug 20 (MENA) – Turkey's President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin to attend his inauguration ceremony on August 28. According to Milliyet newspaper, this year's ....

  • Indicted Texas governor turns himself in

    Date: 2014-08-20 11:07:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:882359

    WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (MENA) - Potential Republican presidential candidate, Texas Governor Rick Perry has turned himself in to the authorities after being indicted last week on two felony charges of abusing power, euronews reported. The indictment ....

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