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  • Growth rate to be in range of 2,5% over next 3 years - Russian Minister

    Date: 2014-01-15 09:00:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:499356

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) – Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev said Wednesday the rate of gross domestic product (GDP) in Russia may remain at 2,5% during the next three years. During his participation in Gaidar economic forum, he ....

  • Explosive device set off near Thai ex-prime minister’s house

    Date: 2014-01-15 08:17:33 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:26 - ID:499224

    BANGKOK, Jan 15 (MENA) - An explosive device was set off in Bangkok’s downtown, near the house of oppositionist Democratic Party’s leader and Thai ex-prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva overnight to Wednesday, Euronews reported quoting police as having ....

  • Army blames Boko Haram for bombing Maiduguri market

    Date: 2014-01-15 08:11:04 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:23 - ID:499273

    ABUJA, Jan 15 (MENA) - Nigeria’s military has blamed Boko Haram militants for a deadly bomb attack that killed at least 17 in a crowded market in Maiduguri, in the latest violence to hit the country’s restive north. Army spokesman Muhammad Dole ....

  • NATO says insurgents killed service member in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-01-15 08:07:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:499244

    KABUL, JAN 15 (MENA) – NATO says one its service members has been shot and killed by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, Fox news reported. A statement by the U.S.-led coalition says the shooting took place on Wednesday but provided no other ....

  • US Spy Program Penetrated Russian, Chinese Military Networks – Report

    Date: 2014-01-15 08:04:59 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:499245

    WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (MENA) – The United States Penetrated Russian military and units of the Chinese army networks under a program uses radio frequencies to spy on computers not connected to the Internet, The New York Times reported. The National ....

  • S. Korea President to visit India, Switzerland

    Date: 2014-01-15 07:01:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:11 - ID:499165

    SEOUL, Jan 15 (MENA) – President of South Korea Park Geun-hye left Wednesday for India and Switzerland. The four-day state visit to New Delhi is part of a week-long trip that will later take her to Switzerland for a state visit to the capital of ....

  • NSA devises radio pathway into computers - NYT report

    Date: 2014-01-15 07:01:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:499167

    WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (MENA) - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world that allows the United States to conduct surveillance on those machines and can also create a digital highway for launching ....

  • Security forces still on alert to secure referendum polling stations

    Date: 2014-01-15 07:00:15 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:8 - ID:499141

    CAIRO, Jan 15 (MENA) – Security forces are still fanned out across the country in coordination with the army to safeguard polling stations on the second day of the two-day constitutional referendum, the Interior Ministry operations room said. In ....

  • Russian military aircraft take into Georgian skies for first time sine 2008

    Date: 2014-01-15 06:45:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:499132

    MOSCOW, Jan 14 (MENA) – Russian military aircraft have for the first time since 2008 took into the Georgian skies, heading for Bahrian to participate in the 2014 Bahrain International Airshow, a Georgian source said. The airshow was launched in ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. hold high-level talks on TPP

    Date: 2014-01-14 07:46:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:496645

    SEOUL, Jan 14 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States held high-level talks here Monday on Seoul's interest in potentially joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a U.S.-led multilateral trade agreement, Yonhap reported quoting officials as ....

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