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  • Afghan insurgents hit convoy by foreigner compound

    Date: 2013-10-18 16:31:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:343119

    Afghanistan/Attack Afghan insurgents hit convoy by foreigner compound KABUL, Oct 18 (MENA) - Afghan officials said a suicide car bomber attacked a small convoy of vehicles Friday near a heavily fortified private residential compound used by ....

  • Czech human rights commissioner steps down

    Date: 2013-10-18 07:58:51 GMT - Czech - World - SN:11 - ID:342458

    Czech/Resignation Czech human rights commissioner steps down PARGUE, Oct 18 (MENA) - Monika Šimůnková has handed in her resignation as the Czech government’s human rights commissioner. The move came just 48 hours after she was ....

  • Arms inspectors say Syria work is on track

    Date: 2013-10-18 07:50:57 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:10 - ID:342446

    US/Syria Arms inspectors say Syria work is on track NEW YORK, Oct 18 (MENA) - Inspectors overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical-weapons program said that they are on track to meet a Nov. 1 deadline for disabling production ....

  • Snowden: There’s no chance Russia, China have NSA docs

    Date: 2013-10-18 06:38:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:5 - ID:342379

    Russia/US Snowden: There’s no chance Russia, China have NSA docs MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says neither Russia nor China had access to the sensitive documents he retrieved from the ....

  • US may use Romanian airbase for Afghan pullout

    Date: 2013-10-18 06:11:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:342361

    US/Romania US may use Romanian airbase for Afghan pullout WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (MENA) - The United States is close to a deal with Romania that would see American troops return home from Afghanistan via an air base on the Black Sea, ....

  • UN ؤhief appoints Ethiopian Gebisa Ejeta to scientific panel

    Date: 2013-10-17 21:40:08 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:136 - ID:342291

    Ethiopia/UN UN ؤhief appoints Ethiopian Gebisa Ejeta to scientific panel ADDIS ABABA, Oct 17 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed a World Food Prize laureate at Purdue University to his newly created Scientific Advisory ....

  • Araqchi: Iran, 5+1 in process of settling differences

    Date: 2013-10-17 21:29:21 GMT - Iran - World - SN:135 - ID:342298

    Iran/West/Statement Araqchi: Iran, 5+1 in process of settling differences TEHRAN, Oct 17 (MENA) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister and spokesman for the Iranian delegation to the nuclear negotiations Abbass Araqchi said Iran and the 5+1 are ....

  • Kerry to start European tour next week

    Date: 2013-10-17 20:06:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:342241

    US/Europe Kerry to start European tour next week WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry will start a four-day tour of a raft of European countries next week to discuss the issues of the Middle East region. ....

  • Austria reiterates offer to send chemical weapons experts to Syria

    Date: 2013-10-17 17:55:18 GMT - Austria - World - SN:111 - ID:342056

    Austria/Syria Austria reiterates offer to send chemical weapons experts to Syria VIENNA, Oct 17 (MENA) - Austrian Defense Minister Gerald Klug on Thursday announced that his country is ready to send chemical weapons experts to Syria under ....

  • UK Deputy Premier welcomes inquiry into scale of spy agency work in Britain

    Date: 2013-10-17 17:53:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:110 - ID:342068

    Britain/Spy Agencies UK Deputy Premier welcomes inquiry into scale of spy agency work in Britain LONDON, Oct 17 (MENA) - Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has welcomed the decision of the parliament's intelligence and security committee (ISC) ....

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