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  • Vladimir Petkovic: Lazio sack their head coach

    Date: 2014-01-04 17:56:56 GMT - Italy - World - SN:110 - ID:479302

    ROME, Jan 4 (MENA) - Lazio have sacked head coach Vladimir Petkovic following the conclusion of disciplinary proceedings, with ex-boss Edoardo Reja named as his replacement, the BBC Sport reported Saturday. Petkovic, 50, announced last month ....

  • South Sudanese FM to visit Khartoum Monday

    Date: 2014-01-04 15:50:55 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:93 - ID:479039

    KHARTOUM, Jan 4 (MENA) - South Sudan's Foreign Minister Barnaba Benjamin said that he will visit Khartoum on Monday to meet with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to hand him a message from his counterpart Salva Kiir pertaining to the current crisis ....

  • Russia expects Iranian president's visit in fall of 2014 - Russian diplomat

    Date: 2014-01-04 15:49:40 GMT - Iran - World - SN:90 - ID:479179

    TEHRAN, Jan 4 (MENA) - Moscow expects Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit Russia in the fall of 2014 to take part in the 4th meeting of the heads of the Caspian states in Astrakhan, Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagarian said. "I would ....

  • Blast kills 4 Afghan intelligence operatives in Khost

    Date: 2014-01-04 15:02:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:479032

    KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan 4 (MENA) – At least four Afghan intelligence from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) operatives were killed following a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in eastern Khost province of Afghanistan, ....

  • Russian police charge man for killing cop with grenade

    Date: 2014-01-04 15:00:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:479033

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) – Police have detained and charged a Russian man who threw a grenade at two policemen in the Moscow suburbs, killing one and seriously injuring the other, investigators said Saturday. The suspect, who investigators said was ....

  • India building collapse kills 7; dozens trapped

    Date: 2014-01-04 14:32:53 GMT - India - World - SN:69 - ID:479021

    NEW DELHI, Jan 4 (MENA) - A five-story building under construction in the southern Indian state of Goa collapsed on Saturday, killing at least seven workers and leaving dozens more feared trapped under the rubble, ABC news reported quoting police as ....

  • Putin lifts Olympic protest ban

    Date: 2014-01-04 13:43:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:478840

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) – President Vladimir Putin has lifted a ban on public protests during the Olympics opening next month in Sochi, four months after signing an order banning demonstrations during the winter sports event, RIA Novosti reported. ....

  • Bangladesh polling stations torched on eve of election

    Date: 2014-01-04 13:41:58 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:58 - ID:478839

    DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan 4 (MENA) – At least 100 polling stations in Bangladesh have been torched ahead of Sunday's controversial election. The violence came as the opposition, which is boycotting the vote, began a two-day strike in protest at what ....

  • S. Sudan army denies advance by Machar forces to Juba

    Date: 2014-01-03 20:30:25 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:144 - ID:477758

    KHARTOUM, Jan 3 (MENA) - The South Sudan army denied Friday reports that militia loyal to former vice president Riek Machar have advanced towards the capital Juba, Sudanese media reported. The army's spokesman Philip Aguer said the army are ....

  • 1 dead as World War II bomb explodes in Germany

    Date: 2014-01-03 19:05:49 GMT - Germany - World - SN:125 - ID:477746

    BERLIN, Jan 3 (MENA) - Police said a World War II bomb has exploded during construction work in a western German town, killing one person and wounding at least eight others, ABC News reported on Friday. Police in Euskirchen, near Bonn, said the ....

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