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  • 14 Iranian border guards killed in clashes

    Date: 2013-10-26 07:10:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:8 - ID:354934

    TEHRAN, Oct 26 (MENA) - Armed men have killed 14 border guards in clashes near the frontier with Pakistan. Authorities were investigating to determine whether the attackers were drug smugglers or armed opposition groups, both of which have ....

  • US admits spy charges for 'protection of citizens, allies'

    Date: 2013-10-25 22:47:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:354840

    WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (MENA) – The US State Department admitted Friday that US intelligence agencies tapped the mobile phone calls and collected information from all over the world on ground of 'protecting US citizens, allies and homeland.' "It’s ....

  • US spying in Europe will backfire on Google and Facebook – paper

    Date: 2013-10-25 22:28:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:354811

    WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (MENA) – The Christian Science Monitor said on Friday that the US spying could lead to tough new laws that put American technology companies in the tough spot of being forced to defy either US authorities or the European ....

  • 2 last New York ... UN rights experts call for transparency in the use of armed drones, citing risks of illegal use

    Date: 2013-10-25 22:23:13 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:104 - ID:354838

    Expressing concern about the potential for illegal use of armed unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, the expert said "a world where multiple States use such weapons in secrecy is a less secure world." Heyns said in addition, that the right to ....

  • UN rights experts call for transparency in the use of armed drones, citing risks of illegal use

    Date: 2013-10-25 22:17:54 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:103 - ID:354790

    NEW YORK, Oct 25 (MENA) - Two United Nations human rights experts Friday called on States to be transparent in their use, to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and to respect the full range of applicable international law, the UN News ....

  • Ethiopian official says dam construction runs as schedule

    Date: 2013-10-25 22:15:36 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:102 - ID:354834

    ADDIS ABABA,Oct 25 (MENA) - Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project Simegnew Bekele said on Friday that main works on the construction of the dam are underway as per schedule. These works include the diversion of the river and installation of ....

  • French Premier discusses bilateral relations with Italian counterpart

    Date: 2013-10-25 20:54:33 GMT - France - World - SN:97 - ID:354768

    PARIS, Oct 25 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault held a meeting Friday with Italian counterpart Italian prime minister Enrico Letta. They discussed bilateral relations ahead of a France-Italy summit in February. The Italian prime ....

  • 2 last New York .. Security Council’s leadership role vital to end ‘appalling suffering’ in Syria – UN official

    Date: 2013-10-25 19:35:58 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:89 - ID:354744

    On 2 October, the Council, in a Presidential Statement, urged the Syrian Government to immediately allow cross border aid deliveries, and also called on all parties to the conflict to agree on humanitarian pauses in the fighting, with special ....

  • Security Council’s leadership role vital to end ‘appalling suffering’ in Syria – UN official

    Date: 2013-10-25 19:34:01 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:88 - ID:354689

    NEW YORK, Oct 25 (MENA) – The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator urged the Security Council to show leadership to ensure cooperation for delivery of food and medicines, and protection measures to civilians trapped by heavy fighting, the UN ....

  • M7.6 quake strikes off coast of Japan, triggers tsunami alert

    Date: 2013-10-25 19:12:07 GMT - Japan - World - SN:84 - ID:354720

    TOKYO, Oct 25 (MENA) - An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude 7.6 struck off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture early Saturday morning, and the Japan Meteorological Agency issued an alert for tsunami of 1 meter high for Japan's ....

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