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  • Bachelet goes to second round of Chile presidential elections

    Date: 2013-11-18 08:23:09 GMT - Chile - World - SN:32 - ID:392878

    SANTIAGO, Nov 18 (MENA) - Left-wing candidate Michelle Bachelet has won the first round of voting in Chile's presidential election, the BBC reported. But with most of the votes counted, Bachelet has conceded that she has failed to reach an ....

  • French PM receives freed French hostage Collomp

    Date: 2013-11-18 07:41:31 GMT - France - World - SN:25 - ID:392839

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault received on Monday the freed French hostage who held by Islamist militants in northern Nigeria for nearly a year. The French hostage was freed after reportedly escaping during a ....

  • Iran FM says enrichment redline

    Date: 2013-11-17 21:09:40 GMT - Iran - World - SN:158 - ID:392670

    TEHRAN, Nov 17 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated that uranium enrichment is inseparable right for his country. "Iran's enrichment right is inseparable right of Iranian nation based on the NPT." Zarif was quoted by ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss Geneva 2

    Date: 2013-11-17 18:36:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:392505

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry discussed Sunday over the telephone preparations for Geneva 2 conference on the Syrian crisis. Russia Today channel said the two ministers also ....

  • 52 killed in Russian plane crash

    Date: 2013-11-17 18:07:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:392496

    MOSCOW, Nov 17 (MENA) – As many as 52 people were killed when a Russian airliner crashed on landing at the Russian city of Kazan, Tatarstan. Russia Today said the Boeing 737 plane left Domodedovo airport in Moscow but exploded on its second attempt ....

  • US tries to rekindle Iran deal after miscues

    Date: 2013-11-17 17:01:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:392223

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) – A series of miscalculations by the Obama administration and world powers were behind a failure to complete a first-stage agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program this weekend despite days of rising expectations of a deal, ....

  • Libyan people's aspirations to be achieved - German FM

    Date: 2013-11-17 14:16:45 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:87 - ID:391770

    CAIRO, Nov 17 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle stressed the importance of achieving the aspirations of the Libyan revolution as well as protecting peaceful demonstrators there, a statement issued by the German embassy information ....

  • Over 30 die in Vietnam flash floods

    Date: 2013-11-17 13:35:30 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:65 - ID:391791

    HANOI, Nov 17 (MENA) – Thirty-four people have died and nearly a dozen others have gone missing after Vietnam’s central region was hit by the most destructive flooding in over a decade, Press TV reported. Heavy rain from a new tropical depression ....

  • William Hague ends visit to Sri Lanka

    Date: 2013-11-17 13:17:20 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:57 - ID:391856

    COLOMBO, Nov 17 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary William Hague, who is in Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting (CHOGM), ended on Sunday his visit where he met with the members of Sri Lanka's main Tamil party, Tamil ....

  • Kerry deeply concerned about Violence in Libyan Capital

    Date: 2013-11-17 05:57:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:390824

    WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed deep concerns about ongoing violence in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, the US State Department reported. "We are deeply concerned by the death and injury of many Libyans in ....

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