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  • Strategic rocket forces to receive 22 new ICBMs next year – Putin

    Date: 2013-11-27 15:53:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:410137

    MOSCOW, Nov 27 (MENA) - Russia's Strategic Rocket Forces will receive 22 intercontinental ballistic missiles next year, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, according to The Voice of Russia. "This year, two missile regiments will be ....

  • Iran to continue low-grade uranium enrichment - FM

    Date: 2013-11-27 13:28:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:78 - ID:409797

    TEHRAN, Nov 27 (MENA) - Iran's low-grade uranium enrichment activities will continue, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday just days after a historic deal was reached between the Islamic republic and world powers on the ....

  • PM Sharif lays foundation stone for nuclear power project

    Date: 2013-11-27 12:52:16 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:72 - ID:409538

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 27 (MENA) - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif laid the foundation stone for 2117 megawatt civil nuclear power project being built with the assistance of China here in Karachi, the ABC new reported. Karachi Coastal Power Project (K-2/K-3) ....

  • AI urges Afghani authorities to halt flogging, amputation of limbs punishments

    Date: 2013-11-27 12:41:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:409689

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) - Afghanistan’s proposed reinstatement of atrocious punishments would mark a dangerous return to legalized state brutality, Amnesty International said Wednesday as it urged the authorities to reject such plans. Public ....

  • 129th GCC ministerial meeting kicks off in Kuwait

    Date: 2013-11-27 12:32:55 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:63 - ID:409606

    KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27 (MENA) - The 129th session of the GCC ministerial meeting kicked off here on Wednesday, with the participation of Jordan and Morocco, to discuss preparations for the the 34th session of the Supreme Council of the GCC leaders, ....

  • Thai protesters force evacuation of top crime agency

    Date: 2013-11-27 11:45:59 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:46 - ID:409589

    BANGKOK, Nov 27 (MENA) - Anti-government protesters have forced the evacuation of Thailand's top crime-fighting agency, on the fourth day of street demonstrations, the BBC reported Wednesday. The marchers, who want the government to step down, ....

  • CIA turned al-Qaeda double agents at Guantanamo base called 'Penny Lane'

    Date: 2013-11-27 11:42:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:409454

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) - The CIA used a secret base at Guantanamo Bay nicknamed 'Penny Lane' to turn some of al-Qaeda's most dangerous terrorists into double agents, The Telegraph reported Wednesday. Inmates languishing under Guantanamo Bay's ....

  • 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 ....

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