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  • 3 NATO troops wounded in Taliban suicide car bombing targeting convoy in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-07-13 08:11:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:824553

    KABUL, July 13 (MENA) - Authorities say three NATO troops have been wounded in a suicide car bombing targeting their convoy in eastern Afghanistan, Fox News reported. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, says ....

  • N. Korea fires two ballistic missiles: Seoul

    Date: 2014-07-13 08:11:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:824500

    SEOUL, July 13 (MENA) - North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles believed to be of Scud variations into the East Sea early Sunday, Yonhap quoted the South Korean military as saying on Sunday. "North Korea fired short-range ballistic ....

  • Isolationist policies make the threat of terrorism even greater - Texas governor 2 last Washington

    Date: 2014-07-12 19:50:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:824273

    “In the face of the advancement of the Islamic State, Paul and others suggest the best approach to this 21st-century threat is to do next to nothing. I personally don’t believe in a wait-and-see foreign policy for the United States.” “Paul is ....

  • Isolationist policies make the threat of terrorism even greater - Texas governor

    Date: 2014-07-12 19:48:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:824207

    WASHINGTON, July 12 (MENA) - Governor of Texas Rick Perry said many people are tired of war, and that we live in a world where isolationist policies would only endanger US security even further, Perry said in a commentary in the Washington ....

  • Malaysia to send 50 doctors to Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-12 17:36:35 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:68 - ID:824118

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 (MENA) - Malaysia is sending 40 specialist doctors to provide medical aid to Palestinians injured in the Israeli attack on Gaza, Bernama quoted Umno Welfare Bureau chairman Abdul Azeez Rahim as saying. He said the doctors ....

  • Hague calls for ceasefire as death toll rises in Gaza violence

    Date: 2014-07-12 16:20:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:824015

    LONDON, July 12 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has called for a ceasefire in Gaza as the death toll in the latest conflict between Israel and Palestinians continued to climb. Hague today spoke to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ....

  • 8 family members killed in Kandahar blast

    Date: 2014-07-12 12:25:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:35 - ID:823527

    KABUL, July 12 (MENA) - At least eight civilians belonging to a single family were killed following an explosion in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. According to local government officials, the incident took place early Saturday in ....

  • Hundreds of Arabs in London demonstrate against Israeli aggression on Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-12 12:19:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:34 - ID:823541

    LONDON, July 12 (MENA) – Hundreds of Palestinians, Arabs, British and some Jews staged on Saturday a mass demonstration in front of the headquarters of the Israeli Embassy in London. The demonstration came in protest at the air strikes launched ....

  • Arab body condemns Israeli escalation in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-12 10:50:24 GMT - Austria - World - SN:27 - ID:823471

    VIENNA, July 12 (MENA) - The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Austria warned Israel against continuing its aggressive and criminal acts against the Palestinian people besieged in Gaza. In statements to MENA, organization chairman Hassan ....

  • 6.8 magnitude quake strikes off Fukushima coast, tsunami warning issued

    Date: 2014-07-11 21:01:15 GMT - Japan - World - SN:87 - ID:822940

    TOKYO, July 11 (MENA) - A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan, with its epicenter located some 129 kilometers from the city of Namie in Fukishima prefecture, US Geological Survey reported. The quake was centered at a depth of about ....

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