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  • Japan, Mongolia to announce free trade deal

    Date: 2014-07-22 09:18:12 GMT - Japan - World - SN:17 - ID:839610

    TOKYO, July 22 (MENA) - Japan and Mongolia will announce a free trade agreement between the two countries when their leaders meet later on Tuesday, Kyodo quoted Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj as saying. "We are in the stage of ....

  • Cambodian Political Rivals Say Agreement Reached

    Date: 2014-07-22 09:17:57 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:16 - ID:839612

    PHNOM PENH, July 22 (MENA) - Prime Minister Hun Sen and Cambodian opposition parties said Tuesday they agreed on a joint solution to end a political deadlock and the opposition's yearlong boycott of the national legislature. Hun Sen, opposition ....

  • Typhoon Kills 11 in Vietnam; China Deaths up to 33

    Date: 2014-07-22 09:04:29 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:839519

    BEIJING, July 22 (MENA) - A typhoon that barreled into northern Vietnam killed at least 11 people and left several missing, state media said, while in China the death toll from the strongest storm to strike the country's south in four decades rose ....

  • US warns against travel to Israel, West Bank, Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-22 08:44:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:839456

    WASHINGTON, July 22 (MENA) – The United States on Monday warned Americans against traveling to Israel and the Gaza Strip, urging them to postpone any visits amid the current conflict. "The US Department of State warns US citizens of the risks of ....

  • OSCE urges Russia to release Ukrainian journalist

    Date: 2014-07-21 20:47:37 GMT - Austria - World - SN:143 - ID:839244

    VIENNA, July 21 (MENA) - The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Monday called on Russian authorities to immediately release Yevgeny Agarkov, a journalist with the Ukrainian 2+2 television channel, reported RTT ....

  • UN Security Council demands access to Ukraine plane crash site

    Date: 2014-07-21 20:15:58 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:138 - ID:839214

    NEW YORK, July 21 (MENA) – The United Nations Security Council Monday condemned "in the strongest terms" the "downing" of a Malaysian passenger airplane last week over Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, and demanded perpetrators to be brought to justice, the ....

  • 5,000 gallons of diesel spill after 2 trains collide in Wisconsin

    Date: 2014-07-21 19:36:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:130 - ID:839161

    WASHINGTON, July 21 (MENA) - Two trains collided in southeastern US state of Wisconsin, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill, CNN quoted a fire official as saying. Three engines and 10 rail cars derailed at a point where the tracks crossed, ....

  • 2 Americans among Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-21 19:35:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:839159

    WASHINGTON, July 21 (MENA) - Two Americans, one from Texas and the other from Southern California, were among Israeli soldiers killed on Sunday during fighting in the Gaza Strip, reported the New York Times. Officials from the Israeli forces and ....

  • Malaysian airline black boxes to be handed over to investigators

    Date: 2014-07-21 19:15:53 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:124 - ID:839128

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 (MENA) - The two black boxes of downed Malaysia Airlines plane that left 298 people dead will be "handed over" today to Malaysian officials, reported ABC News. Independent investigators will be given safe access to the ....

  • 4 killed in US's Arizona plane crash

    Date: 2014-07-21 18:47:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:839105

    WASHINGTON, July 21 (MENA) – Four people were killed after their plane crashed near Sedona, Arizona and officials say it might have caused a fire, the ABC news reported. The Federal Aviation Administration says hikers in the Bear Mountain area ....

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