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  • Death toll from Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines rises to 2275

    Date: 2013-11-13 19:24:29 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:181 - ID:385491

    MANILA, Nov 13 (MENA) – A Philippine official said Wednesday that the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has risen to 2,275, Xinhua reported. Eduardo del Rosario, the executive director of National Disaster Risk Reduction and ....

  • Ukraine to resume Russian gas imports "when needed" - Minister

    Date: 2013-11-13 18:51:39 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:179 - ID:385392

    KIEV, Nov 13 (MENA) - Ukraine’s energy minister said Wednesday that his country has enough natural gas to last until the end of the year and has no need for immediate purchases of the fuel from Russia, Ria Novosti reported. Eduard Stavytsky said ....

  • Italians' privacy never breached- Letta

    Date: 2013-11-13 18:16:17 GMT - Italy - World - SN:174 - ID:385393

    ROME, Nov 13 (MENA) - Italian Premier Enrico Letta vowed Wednesday that the privacy of Italian citizens and government officials has not been breached by United States agents, ANSA reported. "He underlined that there wasn't a single violation," ....

  • Congressional approval sinks to record low: Gallup center

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:52:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:164 - ID:385303

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - Americans' approval of the way Congress is handling its job has dropped to 9%, the lowest rate in 40 years, Gallup Poll center said Wednesday. Public displeasure with Congress is equally rampant across political ....

  • Polish President Apologizes for Attack on Russian Embassy

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:52:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:169 - ID:385307

    MOSCOW, Nov 13 (MENA) - The president of Poland apologized to Russia on Wednesday for the attack by a nationalist mob on the Russian Embassy in Warsaw, calling the episode outrageous and unjustifiable, Ria Novosti reported. "We need to apologize ....

  • Chinese official due in Seoul for strategic talks

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:28:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:162 - ID:385308

    SEOUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - A senior Chinese official is due in Seoul next Sunday for high-level bilateral strategic talks, sources said Wednesday. Yang Jiechi, China's state councilor who handles foreign affairs, is expected to arrive on Sunday for a ....

  • Pakistan tells US Iran pipeline contractual obligation: minister

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:28:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:161 - ID:385305

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif said that Pakistan has told the United States that it is under "contractual obligations" to complete the Iran gas pipeline project, IRNA News Agency reported ....

  • S. Korea to fly relief goods to Philippines

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:24:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:160 - ID:385294

    SEOUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - South Korea will fly two planes of relief goods to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines this week as part of assistance efforts, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday. Two military planes carrying relief goods including food, ....

  • US puts Nigeria’s Boko Haram on terror organisation list

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:21:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:385302

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) – The US administration has placed Boko Haram, a Nigeria-based extremist group, on its list of terrorist groups. The news was carried by Sky News Arabia Channel on Wednesday without spelling further details. ....

  • Three boys killed in two explosions in Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-11-13 13:48:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:109 - ID:384741

    KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 13 (MENA) – Three boys were killed by two bomb blasts in south and west of Afghanistan, Afghan officials said on Wednesday. One of the blasts happened in Farah province western Afghanistan and resulted in the deaths of two ....

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