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  • Putin launches Olympic torch relay for Sochi Games

    Date: 2013-10-06 19:41:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:153 - ID:325635

    Russia/Olympic Putin launches Olympic torch relay for Sochi Games MOSCOW, Oct 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken part in a ceremony in Moscow to launch the torch relay for next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, according ....

  • Kerry: US Africa raids show Al-Qaida 'can run, but can't hide'

    Date: 2013-10-06 19:24:11 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:146 - ID:325636

    Indonesia/US Kerry: US Africa raids show Al-Qaida 'can run, but can't hide' JAKARTA, Oct 6 (MENA) - After separate raids by U.S. military forces in Libya and Somalia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has repeated America’s commitment ....

  • Navy Thwarts Pirate Attacks on Iranian Oil Tanker

    Date: 2013-10-06 19:12:30 GMT - Iran - World - SN:138 - ID:325680

    Iran-Navy Navy Thwarts Pirate Attacks on Iranian Oil Tanker TEHRAN, Oct 5 (MENA) - An attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker in international waters was foiled by the Iranian warships present in the region, reported the ....

  • Italy: Divers recover 32 more bodies of Migrants

    Date: 2013-10-06 15:58:54 GMT - Italy - World - SN:93 - ID:325354

    Italy/Victims Italy: Divers recover 32 more bodies of Migrants ROME, Oct 6 (MENA) - Italian divers on Sunday recovered 32 more bodies of migrants who died when a fishing boat with some 500 people onboard sank within sight of the tiny island of ....

  • US captures al-Qaeda leader in Libya

    Date: 2013-10-06 12:31:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:324919

    US/ Libya US captures al-Qaeda leader in Libya WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (MENA) – US forces launched raids in Libya and Somalia on Saturday, two weeks after the deadly Islamist attack on a Nairobi shopping mall, capturing a top al Qaeda figure ....

  • S. Korea president arrives in Bali for APEC summit as part of 'sales diplomacy' trip

    Date: 2013-10-06 10:47:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:324646

    S. Korea/Trip S. Korea president arrives in Bali for APEC summit as part of 'sales diplomacy' trip SEOUL, Oct 6 (MENA) – South Korea President Park Geun-hye arrived on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Sunday, kicking off a ....

  • Afghan mines minister Shahrani resigns to run in 2014 elections

    Date: 2013-10-06 10:42:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:25 - ID:324650

    Afghanistan/Elections Afghan mines minister Shahrani resigns to run in 2014 elections KABUL, Oct 6 (MENA) - Afghan Mines Minister Wahidullah Shahrani has resigned from his position in a bid to participate in the upcoming presidential elections, ....

  • Erdogan likely to reshuffle cabinet

    Date: 2013-10-06 10:40:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:23 - ID:324682

    Turkey/Reshuffle Erdogan likely to reshuffle cabinet ANKARA, Oct 6 (MENA) - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to reshuffle his Cabinet after the local elections, Hurriyet newspaper reported Sunday. He is expected to replace ....

  • Guatemala 'drug lord' arrested in Mexico

    Date: 2013-10-06 09:59:01 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:20 - ID:324644

    Mexico/Guatemala Guatemala 'drug lord' arrested in Mexico MEXICO CITY, Oct 6 (MENA) - Police in Mexico have arrested one of Guatemala's most wanted men - a drug lord suspected of masterminding the killing of eight policemen in June, the BBC ....

  • 4 dead in Colombia crash of US anti-drug plane

    Date: 2013-10-06 09:58:18 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:19 - ID:324651

    Colombia/Victims 4 dead in Colombia crash of US anti-drug plane BOGOTA, COLUMBIA – A small plane on a U.S. counter-drug mission crashed Saturday in a remote, jungle region of northern Colombia, killing three American contractors and a ....

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