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  • Shoigu instructs General Staff to be wary of Prompt Global Strike concept

    Date: 2013-12-16 09:26:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:442250

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has instructed Russia’s General Staff to take into account the threats related to “Prompt Global Strike” and missile defense while working out a new defense plan. “It is necessary to resolve ....

  • 2 gunmen refusing to surrender arms in operation in North Caucasus killed

    Date: 2013-12-16 09:10:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:442154

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - Gunmen refusing to surrender arms have been killed in an anti-terrorist operation in the Russian North Caucasian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, sources from the Russian National Antiterrorism Committee have told ....

  • White House adviser consulted Israeki officials on Iran deal

    Date: 2013-12-16 08:55:55 GMT - Israel - World - SN:27 - ID:442148

    GAZA CITY, Dec 16 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice played host to a series of meetings with Israeli officials last week to try to gain their support for an interim deal with Iran aimed at containing Tehran's ....

  • Lavrov in Brussels for meetings with Ashton, EU FMs

    Date: 2013-12-16 08:51:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:442153

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to arrive in Brussels on Monday for a brief visit with the Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) and a separate meeting with EU High ....

  • Bomb kills 3 explosive experts in Pakistan

    Date: 2013-12-16 07:35:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:442097

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 11 (MENA) - Police said a roadside bomb has killed three members of a Pakistani bomb disposal team who were on their way to defuse another bomb elsewhere in the city of Peshawar, ABC news reported. Police officer Shahid Khan said ....

  • Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine dies aged 96

    Date: 2013-12-16 07:20:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:442056

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (MENA) - Oscar-winning actress Joan Fontaine - the star of several psychological thrillers produced by Alfred Hitchcock - has died in California aged 96. Fontaine - whose real name is Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland - died in her ....

  • Xi Jinping congratulates Chang'e-3 mission's complete success

    Date: 2013-12-16 07:12:25 GMT - China - World - SN:13 - ID:442033

    BEIJING, Dec 16 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated his people on the success of Chang'e-3 lunar probe that completed the country's first soft landing on lunar surface, according to Addis Standard. The moon rover Yutu, or ....

  • 51 killed, wounded in car accident in Nigeria

    Date: 2013-12-15 21:13:24 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:130 - ID:441836

    ABUJA, Dec 15 (MENA) - Some 19 people were killed and 32 others were wounded Sunday in a terrifying car accident in Sokoto state in nortehrn Nigeria. Earlier, eight people were killed and 18 others were wounded when a fuel tanker collided with ....

  • Sweden police detain 28 after Neo-Nazi attack

    Date: 2013-12-15 20:57:20 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:127 - ID:441857

    STOCKHOLM, Dec 15 (MENA) - Swedish police detained 28 people Sunday after a group of neo-Nazis attacked an anti-Nazism demonstration in a Stockholm suburb by hurling bottles, torches and firecrackers. Two people were hospitalized and a policeman ....

  • Kerry expects quick resumption of Syria aid

    Date: 2013-12-15 20:48:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:441858

    WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said he expects the resumption of non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels, suspended last week following the seizure of a warehouse by Islamists, to resume very quickly. "Nobody wants ....

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