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  • Kerry in London to meet British, Libyan officials

    Date: 2013-11-24 12:36:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:404074

    LONDON, Nov 24 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry is in London following two days of tense negotiations in Geneva that led the United States and five other nations to an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program. Kerry landed in ....

  • Afghanistan's Loya Jirga urges Karzai to sign security deal with US

    Date: 2013-11-24 10:42:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:403773

    KABUL, Nov 24 (MENA) - An assembly of Afghan elders and leaders (the Loya Jirga) has urged Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai to sign a security deal with the United States before the end of the current year, ABC news reported. Karzai, on his ....

  • Deal with Iran a step toward slowing its weapons capability, paper

    Date: 2013-11-24 09:31:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:403673

    NEW YORK, Nov 24 (MENA) - The interim accord struck with Iran on Sunday interrupts the country’s nuclear progress for the first time in nearly a decade, but requires Iran to make only a modest down payment on the central problem, reported the New ....

  • Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people after more bodies found

    Date: 2013-11-24 09:10:18 GMT - China - World - SN:33 - ID:403462

    BEIJING, Nov 24 (MENA) – Rescuers have found more bodies at the scene of oil pipeline blasts in eastern China, bringing the death toll in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this year to 52, Fox News reported. The Qingdao government ....

  • 5.2 quake hits Iran's Kermanshah, Ilam provinces

    Date: 2013-11-24 08:20:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:21 - ID:403515

    TEHRAN, Nov 4 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted Kermanshah and Ilam provinces on Sunday, Iran's IRNA news agency reported. So far, there are no reports on material damage caused by the quake. (MENA) RR/RG ....

  • 7 people killed, one missing in avalanche in Japan mountains

    Date: 2013-11-24 07:51:12 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:403440

    TOKYO, Nov 24 (MENA) - Seven skiers and mountain climbers were killed in an avalanche Saturday on the snowy North Alps mountain range in Toyama Prefecture, central Japan, Japan Radio reported. An avalanche engulfed the skiers and mountain ....

  • Ashton: Deal on Tehran's nuclear program 'first step' towards comprehensive solution

    Date: 2013-11-24 07:50:23 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:16 - ID:403444

    GENEVA, Nov 24 (MENA) - EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton hailed a deal on Tehran's nuclear program that was reached between Iran and six major world powers at a meeting in Geneva as a "first step" towards a comprehensive solution, including ....

  • Iran-western deal victory for Kerry - Paper

    Date: 2013-11-24 07:49:33 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:14 - ID:403321

    GENEVA, Nov 24 (MENA) - The Western-Iranian deal on Tehran's nuclear program is a victory for Kerry, who traveled to Geneva twice in two weeks to participate in negotiations in this respect, The Washington Post reported. Speaking in the predawn ....

  • 5.6-magnitude quake hits China's Xinjiang

    Date: 2013-11-24 06:37:36 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:403329

    BEIJING, Nov 24 (MENA) - A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Qiemo county of Bayingolin Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. No casualties have been reported after ....

  • Moscow believes int'l community, Iran to benefit from historic deal

    Date: 2013-11-24 06:29:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:5 - ID:403320

    MOSCOW, Nov 24 (MENA) – Moscow is convinced that the international community and Iran will benefit from the agreement reached in Geneva, Russia Today reported. “This deal means that we agree with the need to recognize Iran's right for peaceful ....

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