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  • UN chief says seeks to hold Geneva II Conference on Syrian in Nov.

    Date: 2013-11-01 18:25:10 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:82 - ID:365978

    NEW YORK, Nov 1 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday that he is working on finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis and holding Geneva II Conference during November. During a joint press conference with World Bank ....

  • Passengers evacuated from terminal at Los Angeles International Airport after reports of gunshots

    Date: 2013-11-01 18:22:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:81 - ID:365977

    LOS ANGELES, Nov 1 (MENA) - Police have surrounded Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport Friday after an unknown incident prompted an evacuation of Terminal 3, Fox News reported. Details surrounding the incident were not immediately ....

  • Protesting Bulgarians form human chain around parliament

    Date: 2013-11-01 17:55:23 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:79 - ID:365956

    SOFIA, Nov 1 (MENA) - Protesting Bulgarian students, teachers and citizens have formed a human chain around the building of the Parliament, Sofia News Agency reported. The protesters are determined to not let the lawmakers leave the Parliament, ....

  • Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud killed in US drone strike

    Date: 2013-11-01 17:54:23 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:78 - ID:365939

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 1 (MENA) - Pakistani Taliban Chief Hakimullah Mehsud was killed in a US drone strike in North Waziristan Agency, the Islamabad based newspaper News International reported Friday. Tariq Mehsud a close aide of the Tehreek-e-Taliban ....

  • TEPCO, US to cooperate in Japan nuke plant cleanup

    Date: 2013-11-01 16:09:12 GMT - Japan - World - SN:67 - ID:365859

    TOKYO, Nov 1 (MENA) - The utility operating Japan's crippled nuclear power plant said Friday that it will work with the US Department of Energy in decommissioning the site and in dealing with radioactive water problems, ABC News reported. Tokyo ....

  • Factory blast in China kills 7, injures 19

    Date: 2013-11-01 15:08:58 GMT - China - World - SN:60 - ID:365804

    BEIJING, Nov 1 (MENA) - Chinese local authorities said seven people were killed and 19 others were injured in a fireworks factory explosion on Friday afternoon in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Xinhua reported. The explosion ....

  • Russia supplies military helicopters to Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-11-01 13:54:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:365552

    MOSCOW, Nov 1 (MENA) - Rosoboronexport company said that the delivery of twelve Mil Mi-12V-5 military transport helicopters under an additional contract concluded with the US government in 2012 was completed in October, Interfax reported, citing a ....

  • John Kerry: Some NSA spying went too far

    Date: 2013-11-01 11:26:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:365330

    LONDON, Nov 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that in some cases, US spying has gone too far, the BBC reported. Kerry is the most senior Obama administration official to have commented directly on an issue that has upset ....

  • EU commissioner, Bulgarian PM discuss Syria crisis

    Date: 2013-10-31 22:11:00 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:162 - ID:364924

    SOFIA, Oct 31 (MENA) - EU Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva held talks with Bulgaria's Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Syria, Sofia news agency reported. Georgieva expressed her concern over ....

  • Israeli planes strike Syrian military base, US official says

    Date: 2013-10-31 20:09:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:153 - ID:364859

    WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (MENA) - Israeli warplanes struck a military base near the Syrian port city of Latakia on Thursday, an Obama administration official told CNN. An explosion at a missile storage site in the area was widely reported in the ....

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