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  • Karzai accuses US of killing 8 civilians

    Date: 2014-01-15 20:37:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:203 - ID:501303

    KABUL, Jan 15 (MENA) - President Hamid Karzai has accused the US of killing seven children and a woman in an airstrike in central Afghanistan - an incident set to further damage frayed ties between the two allies, Te Sky News reported. "As a ....

  • Danish woman gang-raped in Indian capital Delhi

    Date: 2014-01-15 20:14:30 GMT - India - World - SN:199 - ID:501298

    NEW DELHI, Jan 15 (MENA) - Police in the Indian capital Delhi are investigating the alleged gang rape of a Danish woman who lost her way near her city centre hotel, the BBC News reported. The 51-year-old tourist was attacked by a group of men in ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry agree to meet at Syria conference in Montreux

    Date: 2014-01-15 19:55:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:198 - ID:501227

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the sidelines of the Syria conference in Montreux on January 22, The Voice of Russia reported Wednesday. The agreement was reached ....

  • Donors pledge $2.4 billion in aid for Syrians

    Date: 2014-01-15 18:53:51 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:186 - ID:501062

    KUWAIT, Jan 15 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that the international donors have pledged more than $2.4 billion to help those affected by the fighting in Syria, The Voice of America reported. Ban made the ....

  • Iran’s FM in Moscow for Syria talks

    Date: 2014-01-15 18:45:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:181 - ID:501145

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Moscow Wednesday evening for talks ahead of an international peace conference on Syria, Ria Novosti reported. Zarif will meet Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ....

  • Russia says able to contribute to sustainable global growth

    Date: 2014-01-15 18:34:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:180 - ID:501064

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) - Geopolitical tasks and measures to fight the climate change and customs barriers are the trends where Russia will be able to play an important role within the presidency in the Group of Eight, said Gabriela Ramos, Sherpa of ....

  • Senate report: Attack on US compound in Benghazi could have been prevented

    Date: 2014-01-15 17:05:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:165 - ID:500817

    WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (MENA) - A long-delayed Senate intelligence committee report released on Wednesday spreads blame among the State Department and intelligence agencies for not preventing attacks on two outposts in Libya that killed four Americans, ....

  • NSA director denies spying on Congress

    Date: 2014-01-15 16:44:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:500740

    WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (MENA) - The National Security Agency’s director, responding to questions from Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, says the government is not spying on Congress, Burlington Free Press said. But a two-page letter from Gen. Keith ....

  • Iran, Cuba keen to expand bilateral ties

    Date: 2014-01-15 14:18:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:117 - ID:499949

    TEHRAN, Jan 15 (MENA) - Iranian and Cuban deputy foreign ministers, in a meeting in Havana, underlined the need for further expansion of cooperation between the two states. During the meeting, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and ....

  • CI Capital to hold Thursday int'l conf. in New York to promote Egypt investment

    Date: 2014-01-15 13:59:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:111 - ID:500456

    CAIRO, Jan 15 (MENA) - CI Capital Holding, a leading investment bank in Egypt, will organize on Thursday an international conference in New York to promote for investment in Egypt. The two-day conference aims to shed light on the unique growth ....

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