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  • Iranian envoy appointed as deputy head of UNDC

    Date: 2013-11-27 11:28:32 GMT - Iran - World - SN:41 - ID:409411

    TEHRAN, Nov 27 (MENA) - Iran's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Gholam Hossein Dehqani was appointed as deputy head of the United Nations Disarmament Commission, Fars reported Wednesday. After Iran’s successful presidency over the ....

  • U.S. sends two B-52 bombers into Air Zone claimed by China

    Date: 2013-11-27 11:27:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:40 - ID:409124

    NEW YORK, Nov 27 (MENA) - Defying China, two long-range American bombers flew through contested airspace over the East China Sea, days after the Chinese announced they were claiming the right to police the sky above a vast area that includes islands ....

  • Europe threatens to freeze US data-sharing arrangements

    Date: 2013-11-27 11:21:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:409481

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) - The EU executive is threatening to freeze crucial data-sharing arrangements with the US because of the Edward Snowden revelations about the mass surveillance of the National Security Agency, The Guardian newspaper reported ....

  • Moscow police arrest 'armed Islamists' in raids

    Date: 2013-11-27 10:09:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:409116

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) - A group of radical Islamists has been arrested in Moscow with bombs, hand grenades and guns seized, the BBC, quoting the Russian police, reported. They claim the 14 arrested are members of At-Takfir Wal-Hijra, an Islamist ....

  • Air zone issue deepens feud in Northeast Asia: S. Korean FM

    Date: 2013-11-27 09:37:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:409114

    SEOUL, Nov 27 (MENA) - The recent establishment of China's air control zone that overlaps with those of South Korea and Japan has further aggravated conflicts in Northeast Asia, Seoul's top diplomat said. Tensions have been escalating since last ....

  • Russians advised to avoid visiting Bangkok

    Date: 2013-11-27 09:32:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:409129

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) – Russian tourists in Thailand should avoid visiting the protest-laden capital Bangkok, Ria Novosti reported quoting the Russian Foreign Ministry as having said Wednesday. “The possibility of further escalation of the unrest ....

  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Arrives in Australia

    Date: 2013-11-27 07:52:26 GMT - Australia - World - SN:15 - ID:408983

    SYDNEY, Nov 27 (MENA) - Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Sydney on Wednesday for her first Australian visit, ABC news reported. The National League for Democracy lawmaker is on a five-day trip to Sydney, Melbourne and ....

  • No effects of China's new air zone on S. Korea's Ieodo control: Seoul

    Date: 2013-11-27 07:50:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:408984

    SEOUL, Nov 27 (MENA) - China's recent inclusion of the South Korea-controlled underwater rock of Ieodo in its air defense zone will not affect the status quo surrounding the reef, Yonhap reported quoting Seoul's foreign ministry as having said ....

  • Thailand protesters back on the streets

    Date: 2013-11-27 07:16:44 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:8 - ID:408909

    BANGKOK, Nov 27 (MENA) - Thousands of anti-government demonstrators kept up pressure on the Thai government Wednesday by surrounding more official buildings amid the highest tensions the country has seen since deadly unrest three years ago, the BBC ....

  • Nurse slain at Texas hospital, suspect caught

    Date: 2013-11-26 21:27:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:175 - ID:408772

    WASHINGTON, Nov 26 (MENA) - A nurse died and four people were injured Tuesday in a stabbing attack at an East Texas medical complex, which a hospital official called isolated, the ABC News reported. Police detained a man after the stabbings, ....

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