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  • UN official concludes Afghanistan Visit

    Date: 2014-02-15 17:14:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:98 - ID:557015

    KABUL, Feb 15 (MENA) - United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman Saturday concluded his two-day visit to Afghanistan. Feltman, in his first visit to Afghanistan since assuming the UN position on 2 July 2012, ....

  • Bad weather hits Britain

    Date: 2014-02-15 15:50:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:76 - ID:556599

    LONDON, Feb 15 (MENA) - The bad weather that hit Britain left two persons killed, while thousands of houses suffer power cut. As many as 11.000 houses and 9.000 in east southern and eastern the country, respectively, suffer form power cut. ....

  • U.S. airlines post highest number of cancellations in 25 years

    Date: 2014-02-15 14:11:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:61 - ID:556772

    WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (MENA) - After another winter storm walloped much of the country this week, U.S. airlines have cancelled the highest number of flights in 25 years. Roughly 14,000 were cancelled this week, bringing the total number of cancelled ....

  • Japan, US to hold high-level talks on TPP trade pact

    Date: 2014-02-15 12:37:14 GMT - Japan - World - SN:49 - ID:556600

    TOKYO, Feb 15 (MENA) - Japan and the United States will hold high-level talks in Washington to bridge bilateral gaps over the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks ahead of a plenary ministerial meeting on it in Singapore. The results of the ....

  • Thai protesters still in place, vow to press on with campaign

    Date: 2014-02-15 12:17:42 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:44 - ID:556557

    BANGKOK, Feb 15 (MENA) - Anti-government protesters vowed to maintain their campaign to unseat Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra despite dwindling numbers on the streets and a first tentative move by police against sites they are occupying in ....

  • UN chief Ban welcomes high-level inter-Korean talks

    Date: 2014-02-14 22:22:02 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:142 - ID:555847

    NEW YORK, Feb 14 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon welcomed high-level contact between North and South Korea and "strongly hopes this hard-won dialogue will continue, thus building trust and cooperation on the Korean Peninsula," Kyodo News ....

  • Chinese state councilor meets Kerry

    Date: 2014-02-14 20:47:43 GMT - China - World - SN:130 - ID:555780

    BEIJING, Feb 14 (MENA) – Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on Friday told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that China and the United States should deal with their differences and disputes properly, Chinese local media reported. China-U.S. ....

  • Police kill 8 people in attack in western China

    Date: 2014-02-14 20:40:31 GMT - China - World - SN:127 - ID:555771

    BEIJING, Feb 14 (MENA) - Chinese security forces on Friday fatally shot eight people who attacked police with machetes and drove cars that carried gas cylinders they detonated as bombs in the restive western Xinjiang region, reported the ABC ....

  • Suspect UK parcels bear ‘hallmarks’ of North terrorism

    Date: 2014-02-14 18:36:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:555672

    LONDON, Feb 14 (MENA) - Suspected explosive devices sent to armed forces recruitment offices in England bear "hallmarks of Northern Ireland-related terrorism", Irish Times quoted a British Prime Minister spokeswoman as saying on Friday. One of ....

  • French FM visits China Thursday

    Date: 2014-02-14 18:17:43 GMT - France - World - SN:107 - ID:555662

    PARIS, Feb 14 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will head to China on Thursday on a six-day visit, said spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal on Friday. While there, Fabius will meet with his Chinese counterpart Wang ....

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