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  • Knesset rejects 5 motions of no confidence

    Date: 2013-10-14 20:53:30 GMT - Israel - World - SN:114 - ID:338873

    Israel/Knesset Knesset rejects 5 motions of no confidence GAZA CITY, Oct 14 (MENA) - The Knesset (Israeli parliament) rejected five motions of no confidence that were submitted against the government in the opening meeting of the winter ....

  • Israeli minister calls for pressure on Iran to be kept up

    Date: 2013-10-14 19:06:03 GMT - Israel - World - SN:109 - ID:338788

    Israel/Iran Israeli minister calls for pressure on Iran to be kept up GAZA CITY, Oct 14 (MENA) - Israeli Minister for International Relations Yuval Steinitz called on the major powers on Monday to maintain pressure on Iran, saying that was what ....

  • Russian PM to visit China next week

    Date: 2013-10-14 16:19:01 GMT - China - World - SN:100 - ID:338642

    China/Russia Russian PM to visit China next week BEIJING, Oct 14 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will pay an official visit to China from Oct 22 to 23 as a guest of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman ....

  • Qaeda: Sept. attack targeted joint Yemeni-US drone base

    Date: 2013-10-14 16:09:51 GMT - Yemen - World - SN:98 - ID:338625

    Yemen/Qaeda Qaeda: Sept. attack targeted joint Yemeni-US drone base SANAA, Oct 14 (MENA) - The Yemen-based branch of al-Qaeda said on Monday that its attack on a Yemeni army base last month targeted an operations room used by the United ....

  • Muslim pilgrims descend from Mount Arafat to Muzdalifah

    Date: 2013-10-14 15:20:42 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:94 - ID:338581

    Arabia/Hajj Muslim pilgrims descend from Mount Arafat to Muzdalifah MECCA, Oct 14 (MENA) - Some 1.5 million pilgrims streamed down the Mount of Arafat with the sunset on Monday, heading to Muzdalifah, after carrying out the main hajj ritual ....

  • Missiles attack on US-run Bagram airfield kill dozens: Taliban

    Date: 2013-10-14 14:26:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:88 - ID:338463

    Afghanistan/Taliban/Accidents Missiles attack on US-run Bagram airfield kill dozens: Taliban KABUL, Oct 14 (MENA) - According to local authorities in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, Taliban militants fired at least 12 missiles on ....

  • Trio awarded Nobel economics prize

    Date: 2013-10-14 11:59:37 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:66 - ID:338262

    Sweden/Nobel Prize/Economy Trio awarded Nobel economics prize STOCKHOLM, Oct 14 (MENA) - The 2013 Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded to Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller. It was awarded for their "empirical ....

  • Norway's prime minister announces government's resignation

    Date: 2013-10-14 10:50:54 GMT - Norway - World - SN:44 - ID:338069

    Norway/Government/Politics Norway's prime minister announces government's resignation OSLO, Oct 14 (MENA) - Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Monday announced his government‘s formal resignation after it presented its last budget ....

  • West unable to force Syrian opposition to attend Geneva-2 - Lavrov

    Date: 2013-10-14 09:56:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:337996

    Russia/Syria West unable to force Syrian opposition to attend Geneva-2 - Lavrov MOSCOW, Oct 14 (MENA) - The unpreparedness to take part in the Geneva-2 international peace conference for Syria declared by Syrian National Council leader George ....

  • Typhoon Nari causes mass evacuation in Vietnam

    Date: 2013-10-14 09:46:19 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:38 - ID:337977

    Vietnam/Typhoon Typhoon Nari causes mass evacuation in Vietnam HANOI, Oct 14 (MENA) - Vietnam is evacuating tens of thousands of people in the path of Typhoon Nari, state media said on Monday, after the powerful storm left 13 dead in the ....

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