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  • Japanese woman becomes special aide to IAEA chief

    Date: 2014-09-07 07:28:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:909746

    TOKYO, Sept 7 (MENA) - Tomiko Ichikawa, 52, hopes to "be of service to Japan and the world" in her new position of special aide to Yukiya Amano, the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Kyodo reported. In July, Ichikawa, who has ....

  • Situation in Afghanistan is intolerable - Karzai

    Date: 2014-09-06 21:37:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:126 - ID:909562

    KABUL, Sept 6 (MENA) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said the situation in Afghanistan is intolerable and called on presidential candidates to reach an agreement as soon as possible, Afghan khaama reported on Saturday. Karzai said the two ....

  • How the Islamic state could kill the two-state solution: Foreign Policy

    Date: 2014-09-06 21:31:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:123 - ID:909553

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - As the Islamic State (IS) chalks up gains -- territory, money, weapons, recruits -- and spreads terror through its savage online theater, it may well be able to add another success to its trophy wall. Prospects for a ....

  • Moscow to import agricultural products from Hanoi

    Date: 2014-09-06 21:15:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:909537

    MOSCOW, Sept 6 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov said that Russia and Vietnam agreed on Russia importing Vietnamese agricultural products, RIA Novosti reported on Saturday. During the 17th session of the ....

  • M4.3 earthquake jolts China’s Hebei Province

    Date: 2014-09-06 16:24:24 GMT - China - World - SN:89 - ID:909074

    BEIJING, Sept 6 (MENA) - A 4.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Zhuolu county, north China's Hebei province at 6:37 pm (Beijing Time) on Saturday, local Chinese media report said. No casualties have been reported so far. The epicenter was ....

  • Japan PM Abe arrives in Bangladesh

    Date: 2014-09-06 16:08:37 GMT - Japan - World - SN:88 - ID:909268

    DHAKA, Sept 6 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in Dhaka on Saturday on a tour of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka for meetings with leaders to bolster economic and security ties, Kyodo news agency reported. "I hope to strengthen ....

  • White House asks for $58 million to fight Ebola outbreak

    Date: 2014-09-06 16:03:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:909073

    WASHINGTON, Sept 6 (MENA) - The White House is asking for an additional $58 million to accelerate the development and production of Ebola virus medicines and two possible Ebola vaccines, the Washington Post quoted documents the administration has ....

  • German Chancellor Merkel says Germany must pursue any sign of anti-Semitism

    Date: 2014-09-06 16:02:58 GMT - Germany - World - SN:84 - ID:909270

    BERLIN, Sept 6 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the country's citizens to attend a rally against anti-Semitism next week in Berlin where she will speak, Fox News reported. Merkel said Saturday she will do everything possible ....

  • Not confident about long-term ceasefire in east of Ukraine - Poroshenko

    Date: 2014-09-06 16:02:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:909275

    MOSCOW, Sept 6 (MENA) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Saturday he is not confident that a ceasefire in the east of Ukraine would be long-term, RIA Novosti reported. "I am confident that Ukraine as a state and me as Ukrainian leader ....

  • NATO leaders agree to revive partnership with Iraq

    Date: 2014-09-06 15:25:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:908900

    LONDON, Sept 6 (MENA) – The NATO leaders agreed Saturday to revive an old coalition with Baghdad to help Iraq build its military capabilities, Arabic spokeswoman for the British Foreign Ministry Farah Dakhlallah told MENA. The partnership will ....

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