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  • 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 ....

  • Terror-link group met in British parliament - paper

    Date: 2013-11-25 06:38:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:405151

    LONDON, Nov 25 (MENA) - A group with undeclared links to the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood and the terror group Hamas has been holding meetings at the Houses of Parliament, The Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported. The Commons events — held in March ....

  • UN chief condemns attack on UNAMID

    Date: 2013-11-25 06:21:10 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:11 - ID:405133

    NEW YORK, Nov 25 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned "in the strongest terms" the latest attacks against a peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region, which left a peacekeeper dead. "The Secretary-General was deeply disturbed ....

  • IAEA welcomes Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2013-11-24 21:11:08 GMT - Austria - World - SN:166 - ID:404999

    VIENNA, Nov 24 (MENA) - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has welcomed an agreement reached in Geneva on Iran's nuclear program. IAEA Director-General Yukiya Amano said that the deal is another important step forward following the ....

  • Huge Ukraine rally over EU agreement delay

    Date: 2013-11-24 20:16:37 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:158 - ID:404955

    KIEV, Nov 24 (MENA) - More than 100,000 people in the Ukrainian capital Kiev are protesting against the government's move to delay an association deal with the EU under pressure from Russia, the BBC reported on Sunday. The protest is said to be ....

  • Japan welcomes deal on Iranian nuclear program

    Date: 2013-11-24 19:05:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:150 - ID:404881

    TOKYO, Nov 24 (MENA) – Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida welcomed on Sunday the interim deal reached by Iran and six major nations including the United States on curbing Iran's nuclear activities in return for the easing of sanctions imposed ....

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