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  • No Ebola travel restrictions for Nigeria, others‎ – U.S

    Date: 2014-08-13 13:10:55 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:81 - ID:872084

    ABUJA, Aug 13 (MENA) - The U.S. Department of State has said that no Ebola-related travel restrictions have been issued by the agency for Nigeria, Guinea and Sierra Leone. A “fact sheet” issued by the State Department on its response to Ebola ....

  • 80 Taliban militants killed, 69 others injured in Afghan operations: MoI

    Date: 2014-08-13 13:04:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:872083

    KABUL, Aug 13 (MENA) - At least 80 Taliban militants including their local commanders were killed following counter-terrorism operations in the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Interior (MoI), following a statement said that the militants were killed ....

  • Russia, UAE eye joint weapons production

    Date: 2014-08-13 11:44:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:871897

    MOSCOW, Aug 13 (MENA) – Russia plans to produce weapons jointly with the United Arab Emirates, said Igor Sevastyanov, deputy general director of Rosoboronexport, Russia’s state-run arms export monopoly, RIA Novosti reported. “There is an idea of ....

  • Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes Mexico's Oaxaca state

    Date: 2014-08-13 10:01:27 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:43 - ID:871659

    MEXICO CITY, Aug 13 (MENA) – The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck the southwestern Mexican state of Oaxaca, ABC news reported. The U.S.G.S. said the quake struck early Wednesday with its epicenter 10 miles (16 ....

  • Tony Abbott says Australia poised to join humanitarian effort

    Date: 2014-08-13 07:35:50 GMT - Australia - World - SN:22 - ID:871446

    CANBERRA, Aug 13 (MENA) - Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott says at this stage Australia will only play a humanitarian role in Iraq, as the United Nations calls for the global community to take "urgent" action to avoid a genocide against the ....

  • Putin’s popularity soars to 87%

    Date: 2014-08-13 06:07:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:871334

    MOSCOW, Aug 13 (MENA) - A new survey showed that Russians are more than happy with their president. The poll by the Levada Center reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin currently enjoys an approval rating of 87% — a 4-point jump since a ....

  • Remarks were not an attack, Hillary Clinton tells Obama

    Date: 2014-08-13 05:43:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:871298

    WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (MENA) - Hillary Rodham Clinton called President Obama on Tuesday to assure him that comments she made in a recent interview with The Atlantic were not intended “to attack him, his policies or his leadership,” according to a ....

  • Obama calls for calm after black man gunned down

    Date: 2014-08-13 04:59:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:871279

    WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has appealed for calm in Ferguson, Missouri, after the shooting of a black teenager by police sparked two nights of violence, the BBC reported. He described the death on Saturday of Michael ....

  • Russia increases agricultural imports from Egypt by 30 pct - min

    Date: 2014-08-12 21:49:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:168 - ID:871162

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) – Russia's Minister of Agriculture Nikolai Fyodorov said Tuesday that the increase of agriculture imports from Egypt by 30 percent would compensate the shortage in agricultural products by 40-50 percent because of a ban imposed ....

  • UٍٍS: we have strong strategic relations with Egypt

    Date: 2014-08-12 21:44:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:167 - ID:871186

    WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (MENA) - U.S. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said on Tuesday that Egypt had the freedom to establish relations with any country, noting the ties between Cairo and Washington were strong and strategic. ....

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