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  • 2 persons killed, injured in clashes on Syrian-Turkish borders

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:25:10 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:29 - ID:902202

    ANKARA, Sept 2 (MENA) – Fierce clashes erupted between Turkish border guards and a number of cigarette and fuel smugglers in Kilis Province. The clashes erupted after smugglers attempted to illegally enter Turkey via the Syrian village of ....

  • Britons urged to be vigilant in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:20:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:902240

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - The British Government urged its citizens in Pakistan to stay vigilant as protesters led by opposition leaders Imran Khan and firebrand Muslim cleric Tahir ul-Qadri have been on the streets for weeks. "You should avoid this ....

  • Bodies of 9 victims killed in MH17 crash brought to Malaysia World

    Date: 2014-09-02 09:07:41 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:27 - ID:902297

    KUALA LAMPUR, Sept 2 (MENA) - A special flight bound from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has brought bodies of nine victims killed in Boeing crash in Ukraine, including bodies of two Dutch nationals, ITAR-TASS reported Tuesday. A commemorative event ....

  • 3 Chinese Inmates Kill Guard, Break out of Jail

    Date: 2014-09-02 06:05:41 GMT - China - World - SN:5 - ID:902024

    BEIJING, Sept 2 (MENA) - Three inmates, including one sentenced to death, escaped in a rare jailbreak in China's northeast after killing a guard early Tuesday morning, state media reported. The escape at from Yanshou county jail outside the city ....

  • Iranian president to clerics: The Internet's not that bad

    Date: 2014-09-01 21:38:04 GMT - Iran - World - SN:166 - ID:901952

    TEHRAN, Sept 1 (MENA) – Iran's president Monday urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic, CBS news ....

  • Afghan intelligence foils suicide attack plots

    Date: 2014-09-01 20:54:26 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:161 - ID:901919

    KABUL, Sept 1 (MENA) – Afghan intelligence operatives foiled two separate suicide bombing plots in western Farah province of Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Monday that a suicide bomber along with ....

  • NATO favors good relations with Russia: Chief

    Date: 2014-09-01 20:17:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:154 - ID:901907

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) – NATO believes good relations with Russia are important but the alliance has to adapt to the situation given Russia’s position towards NATO, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Monday, RIA Novosti reported. ....

  • Cabinet reshuffle in Austria

    Date: 2014-09-01 19:24:09 GMT - Austria - World - SN:150 - ID:901822

    VIENNA, Sept 1 (MENA) – As part of the Austrian government reshuffle, Economics Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner was sworn in as Vice Chancellor and Hans Joerg Schelling became the new finance minister. A leadership crisis in the Austrian ....

  • Dutch to send 100 troops to Afghanistan in 2015

    Date: 2014-09-01 19:22:17 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:148 - ID:901815

    AMSTERDAM, Sept 1 (MENA) - The Dutch government says it plans to send 100 troops to northern Afghanistan as part of a NATO mission due to start in 2015, when the alliance’s combat mission in the war-weary nation ends, the ABC news reported. The ....

  • 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

    Date: 2014-09-01 19:20:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:901790

    WASHINGTON, Sept 1 (MENA) - Five people were killed when a small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver Sunday, according to a spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board. Peter Knudson said the Piper PA-46 airplane crashed ....

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