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  • We're stronger together, says Hague

    Date: 2014-01-16 09:53:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:501947

    LONDON, Jan 16 (MENA) – Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the United Kingdom is "stronger and safer together" as he outlined the case for Scotland to reject voting for independence, the BBC reported. Mr Hague spoke of shared values between ....

  • S. Korea to launch task force on economic projects with N. Korea, Russia

    Date: 2014-01-16 09:03:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:44 - ID:501824

    SEOUL, Jan. 16 (MENA) - South Korea is set to launch a task force on economic cooperation projects with North Korea and Russia, including a long-discussed plan for a trilateral rail link, Yonhap quoted Seoul officials as saying Thursday. The move ....

  • Thai protesters march on new government targets

    Date: 2014-01-16 08:06:57 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:33 - ID:501723

    BANGKOK, Jan 16 (MENA) - Anti-government protesters were on the march again in the Thai capital Thursday, targeting government offices they have not previous interfered with to keep up pressure on the prime minister to resign and call off next ....

  • Floods, landslide kill 13 in Indonesia

    Date: 2014-01-16 08:02:18 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:31 - ID:501726

    JAKARTA, Jan 16 (MENA) - Days of torrential rain triggered a landslide and flash floods on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, killing at least 13 people, ABC News reported Thursday. About 40,000 people fled to temporary shelters, and rescuers are still ....

  • DPRK demands cancellation of U.S.-S.Korea military exercises

    Date: 2014-01-16 07:14:38 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:21 - ID:501658

    PYONGYANG, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) demanded on Wednesday that the United States and South Korea cancel their annual joint military drills due to begin next month, Yonhap reported. The announcement of the ....

  • Gates calls automatic Pentagon budget cuts ‘mindless, stupid’

    Date: 2014-01-16 07:03:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:501638

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he probably would have quit if he held the job when the automatic budget cuts known as sequestration took effect last year. “I think I would have resigned” because “it is such ....

  • Russia to take part in Bahrain Air Show

    Date: 2014-01-16 06:57:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:17 - ID:501630

    MOSCOW, Jan 16 (MENA) - The Russian Federal Authority for Military and Technical Cooperation will take part in Bahrain International Air Show, which is expected to draw 55,000 visitors, Novosti news agency reported. In addition to a breathtaking ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. discuss risk of nuclear crisis on peninsula

    Date: 2014-01-16 06:31:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:501598

    SEOUL, Jan 16 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States wrapped up a high-profile military session Wednesday aimed at countering threats from North Korea's nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, Yonhap reported. About 40 defense and ....

  • 6 dead in Vietnam coal mine explosion

    Date: 2014-01-16 06:26:25 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:11 - ID:501591

    HANOI, Jan 16 (MENA) - At least six workers were killed by what appears to have been a gas explosion at a coal mine in the northern province of Quang Ninh on Thursday morning, ABC news reported. According to the Vietnam Coal – Mineral Industries ....

  • Obama proclaims Jan 16 as Religious Freedom Day

    Date: 2014-01-16 06:14:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:501539

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama proclaimed January 16, 2014, as Religious Freedom Day, The White House reported. "I call on all Americans to commemorate this day with events and activities that teach us about this critical ....

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