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  • 'In bow to Iran, US kept carrier away from Gulf to give space for nuclear deal' -- Paper

    Date: 2014-02-15 20:55:21 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:557379

    WASHINGTON, Feb 15 (MENA) - The United States, in what was seen as a gesture to Iran, has kept its aircraft carrier group out of the Gulf, World Tribune reported on Saturday. US Navy records showed that the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier ....

  • Six killed, 1,000 injured in deadly blizzard in Japan

    Date: 2014-02-15 19:55:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:132 - ID:557300

    TOKYO, Feb 15 (MENA) - A fresh storm in Japan has left six dead and about 1,000 injured amid further disruptions to the country's road and rail services following a deadly blizzard last week. Three people died as a result of collapsing buildings, ....

  • Montenegro police fire teargas at anti-govt protesters

    Date: 2014-02-15 19:48:53 GMT - Montenegro - World - SN:129 - ID:557303

    PODGORICA, Feb 15 (MENA) - About 300 demonstrators gathered in front of the Montenegrin Parliament on Saturday, calling for the resignation of the current government and Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic. They blame the government for high ....

  • Turkish ambassador: Mosque attack in Bulgaria won't harm relations

    Date: 2014-02-15 18:23:24 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:115 - ID:557220

    SOFIA, Feb 15 (MENA) - Turkish ambassador to Sofia Suleyman Gokce said on Saturday relations between Bulgaria and Turkey are not imperiled by the recent attack on the mosque in Bulgarian city of Plovdiv, Sofia News Agency reported. "If we look ....

  • Senior Japanese official to visit Seoul next week

    Date: 2014-02-15 18:12:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:106 - ID:557157

    SEOUL, Feb 14 (MENA) - A senior Japanese official plans to visit South Korea next week for talks with officials here on issues of mutual concern, including bilateral ties and the North Korea situation, Yonhap news agency reported. Junichi Ihara, ....

  • 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 ....

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