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  • OPEC 165th ordinary meeting kicks off in Vienna

    Date: 2014-06-11 10:54:35 GMT - Austria - World - SN:39 - ID:772368

    VIENNA, June 11 (MENA) - The 165th Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) kicked off here in Vienna Wednesday under the Chairmanship of its President Mustafa Jassim Mohammad Al-Shamali, ....

  • Pakistan summons Afghan ambassador following attack on Karachi airport

    Date: 2014-06-11 09:20:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:31 - ID:772068

    KABUL, June 11 (MENA) - The foreign ministry officials said Tuesday that the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan was summoned following militants attack on Karachi airport, ABC news reported. Ahmad Shekib Mostaghni, spokesman for the ministry of foreign ....

  • Top Filipino terror suspect captured near airport

    Date: 2014-06-11 09:17:40 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:29 - ID:772065

    MANILA, June 11 (MENA) - Philippine army troops and police on Wednesday captured a top Filipino commander of the Abu Sayyaf extremist group who is on the U.S. list of most-wanted terrorists and has acknowledged receiving al-Qaida funds to finance ....

  • Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine gas debt in phone call

    Date: 2014-06-11 08:09:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:771921

    MOSCOW, June 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel the progress of talks on Ukraine's natural gas supplies debt to Russia. "Putin stressed that despite the emerged ....

  • UN 'will mediate in China-Vietnam row'

    Date: 2014-06-11 08:08:52 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:23 - ID:771919

    NEW YORK, June 11 (MENA) - The United Nations says it is willing to mediate in the territorial row between China and Vietnam, BBC reported. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric called for both sides to resolve the dispute peacefully and legally. In ....

  • Toyota recalls another 650,000 vehicles for airbag flaws

    Date: 2014-06-11 08:08:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:22 - ID:771971

    TOKYO, June 11 (MENA) - Toyota Motor Corp is recalling about 650,000 vehicles in Japan because of potentially defective airbags, expanding a costly recall it announced in 2013 because the supplier, Takata Corp, had not fully identified the ....

  • Brazil 'ready' for football World Cup, says Rousseff

    Date: 2014-06-11 08:06:41 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:20 - ID:771935

    BRASILIA, June 11 (MENA) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says her country is ready, on and off the pitch, for the football World Cup which starts on Thursday, the BBC reported Wednesday. In a TV address, she said "the pessimists" had been ....

  • 6 killed in Mexico City in apparent revenge attack

    Date: 2014-06-11 07:54:50 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:18 - ID:771863

    MEXICO CITY, June 11 (MENA) - Six people, including two minors, were shot to death inside a Mexico City home in a possible dispute among drug gangs, ABC news reported on Wednesday. Mexico City Attorney General Rodolfo Rios said the killings late ....

  • Obama congratulates Israel’s new president-elect

    Date: 2014-06-11 07:12:07 GMT - Israel - World - SN:14 - ID:771865

    GAZA CITY, June 11 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has congratulated Reuven Rivlin on his election as the next President of Israel, The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported. “Over more than six decades, the United States and Israel have developed ....

  • Malaysia FM to Attend Global Summit Themed 'End Sexual Violence in London

    Date: 2014-06-11 07:00:54 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:11 - ID:771813

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (MENA) - Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman will attend a four-day Global Summit themed, 'End Sexual Violence in Conflict' in London, beginning Tuesday (June 10), Bernama news agency reported. This is at the invitation ....

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