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  • Obama to meet Iraqi PM Friday -- statement

    Date: 2013-10-26 16:58:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:355861

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama met on Friday with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Maliki, said a White House statement on Saturday. The talks will take on bilateral ties as part of a joint strategic action agreement along with ....

  • Afghan soldier killed by foreign forces

    Date: 2013-10-26 16:57:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:74 - ID:355848

    KABUL, Oct 26 (MENA) - The coalition in Afghanistan says a gunman in Afghan uniform opened fire on its personnel before being killed on the outskirts of the capital, the ABC News reported on Saturday. Kabul's Defense Ministry spokesman Gen. ....

  • Two killed, two injured in East Siberia biplane crash

    Date: 2013-10-26 16:09:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:355816

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - An Antonov An-2 biplane crashed in East Siberia, killing two people, Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry has said. The biplane crashed upon landing in the village of Tayozhny, in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, injuring ....

  • Russia to expand Kyrgyzstan military base: official

    Date: 2013-10-26 15:20:34 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:60 - ID:355654

    BISHKEK Oct 26 (MENA) – Russia will expand its airbase in Kyrgyzstan at the end of the year ahead of the shutdown of a US base in the country, a senior commander said on Saturday. According to the ITAR-TASS News Agency, the number of planes at ....

  • Afghan soldier killed after row with Nato troops

    Date: 2013-10-26 14:18:45 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:53 - ID:355655

    KABUL, Oct 26 (MENA) - An Afghan soldier has been killed at a military base in the capital Kabul, after shooting at international troops. The incident, which injured at least one foreign soldier, began after an argument, Nato officials said ....

  • S. Korea carries out defense drill on Dokdo Day

    Date: 2013-10-26 13:17:18 GMT - south korea - World - SN:47 - ID:355492

    SEOUL, Oct 26 (MENA) - South Korea conducted a defensive drill in waters near the country's easternmost islets of Dokdo involving the Navy and Coast Guard to commemorate the day aimed at raising public awareness of the rocky outcroppings, a senior ....

  • US inattention to Libya breeds chaos

    Date: 2013-10-26 12:51:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:42 - ID:355467

    WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (MENA) – For a case study of why America’s influence has receded in the Middle East, considers the example of Libya. Some simple steps over the past two years might have limited the country’s descent toward anarchy. But Libya ....

  • 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 ....

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