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  • Indian, Japanes PMs to affirm closer security, economic ties over assertive China

    Date: 2014-09-01 11:32:55 GMT - Japan - World - SN:65 - ID:900956

    TOKYO, Sept 1 - (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi held a summit Monday at which they are expected to boost security and economic ties in the face of China's rising territorial ambitions and military ....

  • Putin launches world's biggest gas pipeline network to China

    Date: 2014-09-01 11:31:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:900966

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli have launched the construction of the first part of Gazprom’s Power of Siberia pipeline - which will deliver 4 trillion cubic meters of gas to China over ....

  • Iran calls for peaceful settlement of disputes in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-09-01 08:56:26 GMT - Iran - World - SN:35 - ID:900670

    TEHRAN, Sept 1 (MENA) - Iran has renewed calls on all parties involved in the ongoing political crisis in Pakistan to sort out their differences through peaceful means, Press TV reported. On Sunday, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh ....

  • Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm offices

    Date: 2014-09-01 08:42:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:33 - ID:900643

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 1 (MENA) - Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces removed anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad, the BBC reported. Troops were sent in to regain control from ....

  • Protesters force Pakistani TV off air

    Date: 2014-09-01 06:55:33 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:19 - ID:900444

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 1 (MENA) - Pakistani protesters forced national television off the air after clashes turned violent over the weekend, Al Arabiya channel reported Monday. Some broke into the PTV national television's headquarters in central ....

  • N. Korea fires short-range missile into East Sea

    Date: 2014-09-01 06:28:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:900381

    SEOUL, Sept 1 (MENA) - North Korea fired one short-range missile into the East Sea on Monday, Yonhap said quoting South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). The projectile was fired at around 10:30 a.m. from a site in its northwestern province of ....

  • NATO to set up 5 new bases in eastern Europe

    Date: 2014-09-01 06:28:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:15 - ID:900387

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (MENA) - NATO plans to deploy five bases in Eastern Europe, mainly in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Romania and Poland, ITAR TASS reported. According to the NATO plans, up to 600 servicemen will be stationed at each base. These ....

  • Clashes renew in Islamabad

    Date: 2014-09-01 05:56:58 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:900351

    ISLAMABAD, Sept 1 (MENA) - Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones clashed with police in the center of the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation turned violent ....

  • Anti-spying march attracts thousands in Berlin

    Date: 2014-08-31 20:25:01 GMT - Germany - World - SN:120 - ID:900220

    BERLIN, Aug 31 (MENA) - Thousands of people have filled the streets of Berlin to protest against spying and data collection, Euronews reported. Marching under the slogan “freedom instead of fear,” they claimed privacy is being violated in the name ....

  • Iran underlines peaceful settlement of Pakistan disputes

    Date: 2014-08-31 19:56:44 GMT - Iran - World - SN:118 - ID:900218

    Tehran, Aug 31, (MENA) – Iran's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Sunday invited all Pakistani parties for peaceful settlement of disputes, urging them to exercise self-restraint to help secure their national interests, IRNA ....

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