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  • 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 ....

  • Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers land in Nicaragua

    Date: 2013-10-31 15:23:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:364114

    MOSCOW, Oct 31 (MENA) – Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers arrived in Nicaragua on Thursday after taking off from an airbase in Venezuela, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The nuclear-capable bombers “flew above the neutral waters ....

  • Seoul, Washington fail to agree on defense cost sharing

    Date: 2013-10-31 13:11:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:76 - ID:363941

    SEOUL, Oct 30 (MENA) – South Korea and the United States failed to iron out differences on Thursday over the renewal of a bilateral pact on how to share the costs of keeping American troops here, Yonhap News Agency reported. The sixth round of ....

  • Three dead in first US drone strike in Pakistan since leaders met

    Date: 2013-10-31 10:16:32 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:38 - ID:363678

    ISLAMABAD, Oct 30 (MENA) – Missiles fired by a US drone killed three people in Pakistan early on Thursday, Pakistani intelligence officials said, the first such attack since Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif asked US President Barack Obama to ....

  • No one believes US assurances that "tapping" is over - Russian MP

    Date: 2013-10-31 09:36:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:363516

    MOSCOW, Oct 30 (MENA) - Alexei Pushkov, chairman of the Russian Duma's foreign affairs committee, has said he does not believe Washington's assurances that it stopped monitoring phone calls of foreign political figures, Voice of Russia ....

  • Indonesian workers stage nationwide strike over pay

    Date: 2013-10-31 09:35:05 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:35 - ID:363500

    JAKARTA, Oct 31 (MENA) - Workers across Indonesia begin a two-day strike on Thursday to demand higher salaries, the latest industrial action in the Southeast Asian economy as people push for a greater share of the profits from stellar growth, the ....

  • US spy agency denies that it eavesdropped on Vatican

    Date: 2013-10-31 09:32:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:363475

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 31 (MENA) - The National Security Agency, responsible for U.S. electronic eavesdropping, said on Wednesday that it does not target the Vatican and called an Italian media report that it had done so "not true", Los Angeles newspaper ....

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