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  • Blasts at China regional Communist Party office kill one

    Date: 2013-11-06 07:06:34 GMT - China - World - SN:16 - ID:372468

    BEIJING, Nov 6 (MENA) - A series of small blasts have killed at least one person outside a provincial office of the ruling Communist Party in northern China, the BBC reported quoting state media report. The blasts in Taiyuan in Shanxi province ....

  • New national holiday on December 8 to commemorate Hugo Chavez

    Date: 2013-11-06 07:01:29 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:15 - ID:372420

    CARACAS, Nov 6 (MENA) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro decreed December 8 "the day of loyalty and love" to commemorate late president Hugo Chavez's final speech and public appearance last year, three months before he died of cancer, the BBC ....

  • Hundreds of protests start fire near parliament, Buckingham palace

    Date: 2013-11-06 07:00:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:13 - ID:372423

    LONDON, Nov 6 (MENA) - Scuffles have broken out after protests by the Anonymous movement at Buckingham Palace and Parliament, the BBC reported Wednesday Hundreds of protesters started a fire near the palace and blocked Parliament Square in the ....

  • US State Department says discussions ongoing to set date for Geneva II conf.

    Date: 2013-11-05 22:51:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:372338

    WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (MENA) - US State Department said on Tuesday that the discussions are still ongoing to set the optimum date for Geneva II conference on the Syrian crisis. Harf stressed that the talks is still going on, saying "I think we’ll ....

  • Turkish PM defends plan to do away with mixed-sex dorms

    Date: 2013-11-05 20:57:16 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:100 - ID:372259

    ANKARA, Nov 5 (MENA) - Turkey's conservative Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday defended a plan to do away with mixed-sex dorms which has sparked an uproar in the mainly Muslim but staunchly secular country, France 24 reported. "We ....

  • Afghan bombing kills coalition soldier- NATO

    Date: 2013-11-05 20:07:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:98 - ID:372170

    KABUL, Nov 5 (MENA) - NATO said Tuesday a suicide vehicle bomb has killed a member of the international coalition in southern Afghanistan, ABC News reported. The attack was the second death this month of a member in the NATO-led coalition. In ....

  • Kremlin announces Netanyahu visit

    Date: 2013-11-05 20:05:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:372169

    MOSCOW, Nov 5 (MENA) - The Kremlin press service announced Tuesday that President Vladimir Putin will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on November 20, Itar-Tass reported. Netanyahu will arrive in Moscow on a brief working visit on ....

  • 35 suspects arrested in Mali over killing of French journalists

    Date: 2013-11-05 20:04:07 GMT - Mali - World - SN:94 - ID:372199

    BِِAMAKO, Nov 5 (MENA) - At least 35 suspects have been arrested over charges of killing of two French journalists in Mali, a well-placed security source said. Ghislaine Dupont, 57, and Claude Verlon, 55, were kidnapped and shot dead by ....

  • New Jersey mall gunman found dead hours after shooting

    Date: 2013-11-05 19:34:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:372172

    WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (MENA) - A gunman who opened fire at a New Jersey mall Monday night later holed up in a back room was found dead, CNN quoted authorities as saying Tuesday. No one else was injured in the mall shooting. Richard Shoop's body ....

  • London, 2 last... Britain's 'secret listening post in the heart of Berlin' revealed

    Date: 2013-11-05 19:07:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:372142

    The potentially toxic allegation that Britain has a listening station in the capital of a close European Union ally will test relations between London and Berlin only days after the row between Germany and the US about its own clandestine ....

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