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  • US, India must improve defense cooperation - Hagel

    Date: 2014-08-09 18:43:01 GMT - India - World - SN:96 - ID:866151

    NEW DELHI, Aug 9 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday his country and India must seize opportunities to collaborate more on defense development and not let government red tape and other problems stymie progress between the two ....

  • IMF: Cairo adopts difficult measures to reform economy

    Date: 2014-08-09 17:12:26 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:77 - ID:865862

    AMMAN, Aug 9 (MENA) - Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Masood Ahmed said on Saturday that Cairo has adopted difficult and brave economic reforms. Speaking to Jordan News Agency ....

  • Airstrikes successfully destroyed ISIL arms in N. Iraq - Obama

    Date: 2014-08-09 17:05:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:866011

    WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (MENA) - U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday the U.S. airstrikes "successfully destroyed arms and equipment" that ISIL terrorists could have used against the Kurdish regional capital of Irbil in Iraq. "We feel confident" ....

  • Barricades come down in Kiev

    Date: 2014-08-09 15:53:36 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:67 - ID:865900

    KIEV, Aug 9 (MENA) - City workers and volunteers have removed the last of the barricades that had blocked the main street of Ukraine's capital since protests that forced a change of government arose late last year, Fox News reported. Protesters ....

  • Bus crashes in China, casualties reported

    Date: 2014-08-09 15:52:24 GMT - China - World - SN:66 - ID:865924

    BEIJING, Aug 9 (MENA) - A tour bus carrying about 40 people fell off a valley following a three-vehicle pile-up Saturday in southwest China's Tibet. Casualties were reported, authorities were quoted by Xinhua news agency as saying. The tour bus ....

  • China sends remote-sensing satellite into orbit

    Date: 2014-08-09 15:03:29 GMT - China - World - SN:60 - ID:865880

    BEIJING, Aug 9 (MENA) – China on Saturday successfully launched a Long March 4C carrier rocket with the Yaogan XX satellite, Ria Novosti news agency reported. The carrier lifted off at 1:45 p.m. local time (05:45 GMT) from the launch pad at ....

  • Russian press union exerts efforts to find photographer missing in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-08 21:13:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:111 - ID:864936

    MOSCOW, Aug 8 (MENA) - Russia’s Union of Journalists is exerting efforts to find a photographer from Russia Today news agency who has been missing in eastern Ukraine for the past three days, Itar-Tass news agency said quoting the Union’s press ....

  • Georgia celebrates 6th anniversary of Georgia-Russia War

    Date: 2014-08-08 20:28:55 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:106 - ID:864890

    CAIRO, Aug 8 (MENA) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia celebrated on Friday the six anniversary of the Georgia-Russia War in August 2008. The Ministry has released a special statement on the celebration saying "7 August 20`14 marks the ....

  • Accident at Bulgarian military plant causes explosion, 10 injured

    Date: 2014-08-08 19:38:03 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:101 - ID:864889

    SOFIA, Aug 8 (MENA) - An accident at a military plant in southwest Bulgaria caused an explosion on Friday, injuring 10 people, authorities said. The defence ministry said the explosion was caused by workers mishandling ammunitions at the plant in ....

  • US bans commercial airlines from flying over Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-08 19:37:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:864857

    WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) - Washington announced a ban Friday on its airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over Iraq, The Daily Mail reported. The Federal Aviation Authorities announced the ban in a statement Friday, citing the ....

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