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  • Pakistan tells US Iran pipeline contractual obligation: minister

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:28:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:161 - ID:385305

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - Pakistan’s Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif said that Pakistan has told the United States that it is under "contractual obligations" to complete the Iran gas pipeline project, IRNA News Agency reported ....

  • S. Korea to fly relief goods to Philippines

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:24:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:160 - ID:385294

    SEOUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - South Korea will fly two planes of relief goods to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines this week as part of assistance efforts, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday. Two military planes carrying relief goods including food, ....

  • US puts Nigeria’s Boko Haram on terror organisation list

    Date: 2013-11-13 17:21:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:385302

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) – The US administration has placed Boko Haram, a Nigeria-based extremist group, on its list of terrorist groups. The news was carried by Sky News Arabia Channel on Wednesday without spelling further details. ....

  • Three boys killed in two explosions in Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-11-13 13:48:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:109 - ID:384741

    KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 13 (MENA) – Three boys were killed by two bomb blasts in south and west of Afghanistan, Afghan officials said on Wednesday. One of the blasts happened in Farah province western Afghanistan and resulted in the deaths of two ....

  • 37 Taliban militants killed, 17 injured in Afghan operations

    Date: 2013-11-13 12:56:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:91 - ID:384751

    KABUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - At least 37 Taliban militants were killed and 17 others were injured during joint military operations by Afghan and coalition security forces during the past 24 hours, reported the Afghan Khaama Press today. "In the past ....

  • Kennedy is sworn in as US envoy in Japan envoy: NYT

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:39:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:384452

    NEW YORK, Nov 13 (MENA) - Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F. Kennedy and one of President Obama’s most prominent supporters, was sworn in Tuesday as the United States ambassador to Japan, The New York Times reported. She will leave for ....

  • Lavrov: Moscow and Washington can settle regional conflicts together

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:16:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:384423

    MOSCOW, Nov 13 (MENA) - Moscow and Washington have all opportunities to settle regional problems together, said Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov as quoted by Itar Tass. At a welcoming speech at the international conference named ....

  • Shots fired in Moscow airport

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:13:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:384407

    MOSCOW, Nov 13 (MENA) - An unidentified person at Moscow's international Sheremetyevo airport on Wednesday opened fire at an arrival from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, transport police told Itar-Tass. "The person sitting in a black car, supposedly a taxi, ....

  • Obama, David Cameron discuss national security challenges In Iran, Syria, Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:12:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:384275

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have discussed ongoing national security challenges in Iran, Syria and Afghanistan, the White House said. Obama and Cameron spoke by phone Tuesday. ....

  • Transport minister receives Dutch ambassador in Cairo

    Date: 2013-11-13 09:54:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:42 - ID:384170

    CAIRO, Nov 13 (MENA) - Minister of Transport and Communications Ibrahim Al-Demiri received on Wednesday Dutch Ambassador here Gerard Steeghs. The two sides discussed means of bolstering cooperation in the transport field and making use of the ....

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