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  • 700 workers protesting in Myanmar say South Korean factory closed without paying them

    Date: 2014-07-17 15:39:59 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:72 - ID:832378

    NAY PYI TAW, July 17 (MENA) -More than 700 workers protested Thursday in front of the South Korean Embassy in Myanmar to demand officials help them after a Korean-owned factory closed without paying their wages, according to Fox News. The workers ....

  • Sisi protected Egypt against collapse: Putin

    Date: 2014-07-17 14:26:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:56 - ID:832201

    MOSCOW, July 17 (MENA)- Russian President Vladimir Putin praised on Thursday the role played by Egypt's President Abdel Fatah El Sisi, saying he protected the country from arriving at the same destiny of Afghanistan, Libya and Iraq. There are ....

  • Taliban attack on Kabul airport 'over'

    Date: 2014-07-17 07:10:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:831289

    KABUL, July 17 (MENA) - Heavily armed militants who attacked Kabul International Airport with grenades and automatic weapons have been repelled, BBC quoted Afghan officials as saying. The four insurgents who took part are dead, the authorities ....

  • Thailand’s former PM given permission to leave country

    Date: 2014-07-17 07:07:28 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:13 - ID:831303

    BANGKOK, July 17 (MENA) - Thailand’s military rulers have given permission to former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to leave the country on a private trip on condition she does not get involved in politics, the BBC reported quoting officers ....

  • 5 dead after helicopter crash in South Korea

    Date: 2014-07-17 06:34:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:831264

    SEOUL, July 17 (MENA) - A firefighting helicopter crashed Thursday near an apartment complex and school in the southern South Korean city of Gwangju, killing five people, ABC news reported. The helicopter was returning to headquarters in the ....

  • Ukrainian army receives 2,000 bulletproof vests from US

    Date: 2014-07-17 05:55:03 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:133 - ID:831090

    KIEV, July 16 (MENA) - As of early July, Ukraine has received from the US 2,000 Interceptor bulletproof vests, whose labels show their excellent bulletproof qualities, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry press office said on Wednesday, according to The ....

  • Kerry holds talks with Austrian FM in Vienna

    Date: 2014-07-16 21:40:19 GMT - Austria - World - SN:134 - ID:831088

    VIENNA, July 16 (MENA) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held talks on Wednesday with his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz at the conclusion of his visit to Austria. Sources with Austrian Foreign Ministry said in statements that the two ....

  • Self-defense fighters downed two Ukrainian strike aircraft

    Date: 2014-07-16 21:23:59 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:131 - ID:831084

    KIEV,July 16 (MENA) - The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic downed two Sukhoi Su-25 assault aircraft belonging to the Two Ukrainian Air Force, which were attacking the positions of the region’s self-defense fighters, Interfax cites Donbas ....

  • China ends drilling near disputed islands in South China Sea

    Date: 2014-07-16 20:30:18 GMT - China - World - SN:124 - ID:831034

    BEIJING, July 16 (MENA) - China has finished oil drilling operations in a contested area of the South China Sea and moved the oil rig away, Chinese and Vietnamese authorities said Wednesday. According to Kyodo News Agency, Oil exploration ....

  • Crowds protest BBC 'biased reporting' on Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-16 13:19:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:830284

    LONDON, July 16 (MENA) - Dozens of demonstrators organized a protest outside the BBC London, accusing the renowned broadcaster of bias in its coverage of the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict, according to the Independent. The demonstrators gathered ....

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