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  • Russia won’t severe trade ties with Ukraine in case of EU association - Lavrov

    Date: 2013-10-28 09:24:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:358054

    MOSCOW, Oct 28 (MENA) - Russia will not sever its trade ties with Ukraine in case of Kiev’s association with the EU, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. Speaking at the eighth session of the Russian-Ukrainian subcommittee for ....

  • Anti-Saakashvili candidate leads in Georgian polls - early results

    Date: 2013-10-28 08:56:47 GMT - Georgia - World - SN:20 - ID:358003

    TBILISI, October 28 (MENA) – With ballots counted at the majority of Georgia’s polling stations, an opponent of outgoing president Mikheil Saakashvili has a solid lead in the presidential vote, Ria Novosti reported quoting electoral authorities as ....

  • Seoul aerospace exhibition to showcase latest weaponry

    Date: 2013-10-28 08:56:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:357998

    SEOUL, Oct 28 (MENA) - The Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition (ADEX) will open this week to showcase cutting-edge defense and satellite technologies to defense contractors and military officials across the globe, organizers said ....

  • Rush hour travel disruption as storm batters UK

    Date: 2013-10-28 08:03:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:357930

    LONDON, Oct 28 (MENA) - Rail services across much of southern Britain have been cancelled for the morning rush hour as a storm continues to batter parts of England and Wales, the BBC reported. UK Power Networks says 40,000 homes are without power, ....

  • Train derails in northeast Spain, 3 people hurt

    Date: 2013-10-28 07:26:22 GMT - Spain - World - SN:11 - ID:357837

    MADRID, Oct 28 (MENA) - The last car of a commuter train traveling to a Barcelona suburb has derailed as it arrived at a platform, slightly injuring three passengers, ABC news reported quoting an official. A spokesman for the regional government ....

  • NSA denies Barack Obama was informed of Angela Merkel phone tapping

    Date: 2013-10-28 07:14:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:357840

    WASHINGTON, Oct 28 (MENA) - The National Security Agency has denied reports that President Barack Obama was personally informed of US phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phones, The Daily Telegraph reported. NSA chief General ....

  • Russia will stage World Cup despite racist incidents, FIFA head says

    Date: 2013-10-27 20:54:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:167 - ID:357725

    MOSCOW, Oct 27 (MENA) - Russia will still stage the 2018 World Cup finals despite the continuing blight of racism in the country's soccer, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Sunday, according to The Moscow Times. Asked at a media roundtable if ....

  • Bulgaria supports Turkey's EU bid - FM

    Date: 2013-10-27 19:52:49 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:160 - ID:357644

    SOFIA, Oct 27 (MENA) - Bulgaria stands behind Turkey's bid to become a full member of the European Union, stated Buglarian Minister of Foreign Affairs Kristian Vigenin, according to Sofia news agency. Vigenin is currently on an official trip to ....

  • Thousands protest in Madrid against European Court ruling to release of ETA prisoner

    Date: 2013-10-27 19:16:06 GMT - Spain - World - SN:157 - ID:357645

    MADRID, Oct 27 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Madrid to protest against the ruling by the European Court of Human Rights which ordered Spain to release a member of the Basque separatist group ETA. It also bans the ....

  • Germany may summon Edward Snowden as witness in Merkel phone tapping case

    Date: 2013-10-27 19:14:24 GMT - Germany - World - SN:156 - ID:357633

    BERLIN, Oct 27 (MENA) - The German Federal Prosecutor’s Office may summon former CIA employee Edward Snowden to be a witness in the case of phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, German Justice Minister Sabine ....

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