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  • Salmond accuses U.K. of exaggerating financial risks of Scottish independence

    Date: 2014-09-11 16:16:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:92 - ID:921273

    EDINBURGH, Sept 11 (MENA) - Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond on Thursday said the U.K. government was using intimidation tactics to persuade Scots to vote against independence by greatly exaggerating the financial risks, according to The Wall ....

  • President Rouhani urges world states to unite against terrorism

    Date: 2014-09-11 15:38:38 GMT - Iran - World - SN:84 - ID:920713

    TEHRAN, Sept 11 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged world states here Thursday to unite against terrorism and extremism and work hand in hand in a collective move. The Iranian president made the remarks in a meeting with Secretary ....

  • Majority of Chinese expect war with Japan by 2020, poll finds

    Date: 2014-09-11 15:19:17 GMT - China - World - SN:81 - ID:919793

    BEIJING/TOKYO, Sept 11 (MENA) - About 53% of Chinese respondents expect war to break out between the two countries before the end of the decade, a new survey found. More than half of China’s citizens expect their country to be at war with Japan ....

  • UN: Syrian rebels free 45 Fijian peacekeepers

    Date: 2014-09-11 14:07:45 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:72 - ID:920689

    NEW YORK, Sept 11 (MENA) - Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels on Thursday released all 45 Fijian peacekeepers they had held captive for two weeks, the United Nations said, noting that this brings an end to a crisis that had pulled the U.N. monitoring ....

  • Malaysian PM makes first official visit to Azerbaijan

    Date: 2014-09-11 13:45:15 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:67 - ID:919765

    KUALA LAMPUR, Sept 11 (MENA) - Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak made his first official visit to Azerbaijan on Thursday at the invitation of Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev. Malaysian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Datuk Roslan Tan ....

  • Senior diplomats from Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo hold talks on cooperation

    Date: 2014-09-11 13:44:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:65 - ID:919589

    SEOUL, Sept 11 (MENA) - Senior diplomats from South Korea, China and Japan met in Seoul on Thursday for the first time in about 10 months in a bid to discuss ways to promote three-way cooperation. The meeting brought together Seoul's Deputy ....

  • Iran questions sincerity of US-led coalition against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-11 11:24:35 GMT - Iran - World - SN:46 - ID:918941

    TEHRAN, Sept 11 (MENA) - Iran has questioned the sincerity of a so-called US-led international coalition formed to battle Daesh terrorist group. “The so-called international coalition to fight the so-called ISIL (Daesh) group, which came into ....

  • Obama who set out to end war tries to justify new one

    Date: 2014-09-11 10:13:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:38 - ID:918601

    WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (MENA) - Nearly six years into a presidency devoted to ending U.S. wars in the Muslim world, President Obama faced the nation Wednesday night to explain why he has decided to engage in a new one, the Washington Post ....

  • ISIL and PKK terrorism cannot be wiped out by NATO, says leftist Turkish party

    Date: 2014-09-11 09:29:00 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:29 - ID:917969

    ANKARA, Sept. 11 (MENA) – The decisions taken at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Wales to form an international coalition to fight the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are against countries of the region, ....

  • Seoul backs U.S. plan to defeat Islamic State extremists

    Date: 2014-09-11 09:16:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:28 - ID:918145

    SEOUL, Sept 11 (MENA) - South Korea expressed support Thursday for U.S. President Barack Obama's plan for airstrikes in Syria and expanded strikes in Iraq to defeat the Islamic State militant group, Yonhap news agency reported. Obama said ....

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