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  • Ukraine protest: Police clash with pro-EU crowd in Kiev

    Date: 2013-11-25 13:59:53 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:104 - ID:406142

    KIEV, Nov 25 (MENA) - Ukrainian police have used tear gas in fresh clashes with pro-EU activists in the heart of Ukraine's capital Kiev. Reports say some protesters tried to enter the government building but were pushed back by police, the BBC ....

  • Turkey repeats same mistakes with Arabs - Algerian newspaper

    Date: 2013-11-25 12:28:21 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:83 - ID:405883

    ALGEIRS, Nov 25 (MENA) - Algerian newspaper Al-Fajr said that Turkey repeats the same mistakes with the Arabs, adding that after its role in Syria and its attempts to destroy the country, it refused to recognize the new power in Egypt. In an ....

  • UN sets Syria peace conference date on January 22

    Date: 2013-11-25 12:23:31 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:80 - ID:405879

    GENEVA, Nov 25 (MENA) - Syrian government and opposition negotiators will meet for the first time since the start of the country's 32 month-old war in Geneva from January 22, the United Nations (UN) announced on Monday. UN leader Ban Ki Moon called ....

  • Israel approves more settler units in West Bank

    Date: 2013-11-25 11:40:03 GMT - palestine - World - SN:71 - ID:405818

    GAZA CITY, Nov 25 (MENA) - Israel has approved the construction of nearly 800 new settler units in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli Daily Ha’aretz reported Monday. The new units include 409 in the settlement of Givat Ze’ev, located north of ....

  • S. Korea, Saudi Arabia discuss boosting cultural, tourism cooperation

    Date: 2013-11-25 10:59:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:59 - ID:405405

    SEOUL, Nov 25 (MENA) – South Korea and Saudi Arabia agreed on promoting cooperation in the fields of culture and tourism, reported the Korean news agency Yonhap Monday. South Korean Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism YOO Jin-ryong had talks ....

  • 4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Turkish Bolu province

    Date: 2013-11-25 09:23:55 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:42 - ID:405421

    ANKARA, Nov 25 (MENA) - A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Western Black Sea province of Bolu late Sunday, the Turkish Hurriyet newspaper reported. The Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute of Istanbul’s Boğaziçi ....

  • Ruling party candidate leads in Honduras presidential vote

    Date: 2013-11-25 08:39:49 GMT - Honduras - World - SN:36 - ID:405318

    TEGUCIGALPA, Nov 25 (MENA) - The ruling party candidate held the lead in early vote counting to become Honduras' next president, while two of his four main opponents began crying foul early Monday over the results in the violent and impoverished ....

  • 25 sailors missing, 1 dead in China ship sinking

    Date: 2013-11-25 08:39:28 GMT - China - World - SN:35 - ID:405348

    BEIJING, Nov 25 (MENA) - Rescuers on Monday searched for 25 sailors missing after two cargo ships sank off China's east coast in separate incidents, killing at least one crew member, ABC reported quoting authorities. A ship with 14 crew members ....

  • Obama reaches out to Netanyahu to ease concerns about Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2013-11-25 08:21:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:405281

    WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday in an effort to assuage concerns over the early morning nuclear deal with Iran, Time reported. Aboard Air Force One, Obama told ....

  • Thailand protests: Demonstrators fill Bangkok streets

    Date: 2013-11-25 08:15:59 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:28 - ID:405273

    BANGKOK, Nov 25 (MENA) - Protesters are on the streets of Bangkok for a second day, amid tensions between rival political camps, the BBC reported. Crowds opposed to the administration of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra gathered in the Thai ....

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