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  • 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 ....

  • Iran voices concern over violence against black Americans

    Date: 2014-08-20 09:32:44 GMT - Iran - World - SN:34 - ID:882397

    TEHRAN, Aug 20 (MENA) - Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham urged the US administration to remain committed to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, IRNA news agency reported. She ....

  • Iran aids Hamas with missile technology despite sanctions relief- Paper

    Date: 2014-08-19 20:43:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:157 - ID:881877

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) – Fresh evidence suggests Iran continues to support the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, which went to war anew this summer with Israel, despite sanctions relief by US, the Washington Times reported. This came ....

  • UN refugee agency launches Iraq aid operation

    Date: 2014-08-19 18:37:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:136 - ID:881695

    GENEVA, Aug 19 (MENA) - The United Nations refugee agency is launching an aid operation to get supplies to more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq, the Guardian reported Tuesday. Hundreds of thousands have fled ....

  • Domestic US gas production boom allows sharp cuts in LNG imports from Qatar

    Date: 2014-08-19 17:06:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:881688

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (MENA) - The United States has significantly reduced liquefied natural gas exports from Qatar, the World Tribune reported on Tuesday. The US Energy Information Administration said both the United States and the European Union ....

  • No Weapons Seen Crossing Russian-Ukrainian Border - OSCE

    Date: 2014-08-19 15:44:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:881592

    MOSCOW, Aug 19 (MENA) - The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's Special Monitoring Mission working on the Russian-Ukrainian border has not seen any weapons crossing between the countries, an OSCE spokesman working on the Russian ....

  • Austrian jihadist on Interpol's wanted list

    Date: 2014-08-19 15:33:16 GMT - Austria - World - SN:105 - ID:881586

    VIENNA, Aug 19 (MENA) - A 19-year-old Austrian is on Interpol’s wanted list on charges of belonging to a terrorist organisation and incitement to commit serious crimes, The Local Austria reported Tuesday. A wanted notice for Firas Houidi, who is ....

  • Pakistan army strikes kill 48 suspected militants

    Date: 2014-08-19 15:24:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:104 - ID:881526

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (MENA) - Pakistan military says it has carried out fresh airstrikes near the Afghan border, killing at least 48 suspected terrorists and eliminating around a dozen of their hideouts, VOA reported. Army officials say Tuesday's ....

  • Germany's Merkel to visit ukraine on Saturday

    Date: 2014-08-19 11:30:17 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:58 - ID:881062

    KIEV, Aug 19 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Ukraine on Saturday amid international tensions over fighting in the east of the country, Ukraine's foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin said, according to The Economic Times. It is ....

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