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  • 7 missing in vessel collision on China sea

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:40:20 GMT - China - World - SN:34 - ID:361649

    BEIJING, Oct 30 (MENA) - At least seven people went missing after a Chinese fishing vessel collided with a freighter from the Republic of Korea on Bohai Strait near east China's Shandong Province, Yonhap reported quoting officials. The collision ....

  • Senators warn Obama that Maliki may be leading Iraq back toward civil war

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:40:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:361629

    WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (MENA) - A bipartisan group of foreign policy leaders in the Senate warned in unusually blunt terms Tuesday that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki may be pulling his country back toward civil war, The Washington Post ....

  • Turkey, Japan sign formal agreement to build second nuclear plant in Sinop

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:39:10 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:32 - ID:361636

    ANKARA, Oct 30 (MENA) - Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe signed Tuesday the official agreement for building Turkey's second nuclear plant in the Black Sea province of Sinop, Milliyet newspaper reported ....

  • Obama may ban spying on heads of allied states - NYT

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:16:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:361549

    WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is poised to order the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the leaders of American allies, administration and congressional officials said, responding to a deepening diplomatic ....

  • Israeli PM approves 1,500 new housing units in East Jerusalem

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:16:00 GMT - Israel - World - SN:29 - ID:361578

    GAZA CITY, Oct 30 (MENA) - Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu approved tenders for the construction of 1,500 additional housing units in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo, The Jerusalem Post newspaper reported Wednesday. He said ....

  • Bus fire in southern India leaves 44 dead

    Date: 2013-10-30 08:08:00 GMT - India - World - SN:27 - ID:361581

    NEW DELHI, Oct 30 (MENA) - A fierce blaze on board a bus triggered by an exploding fuel tank has killed at least 44 passengers in southern India, Skynews reported Wednesday. The fire broke out after the bus crashed into a central reservation on a ....

  • 5.3-magnitude quake hits Hunchun city in China

    Date: 2013-10-30 07:24:59 GMT - China - World - SN:19 - ID:361518

    BEIJING, Oct 30 (MENA) - A 5.3-magnitude earthquake jolted Hunchun city in northeast China's Jilin Province on Wednesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center. The epicenter, with a depth of 539 kilometers, was determined to be at ....

  • Uruguay to withdraw its UN peacekeepers from Haiti

    Date: 2013-10-30 07:16:06 GMT - Uruguay - World - SN:17 - ID:361527

    MONTEVIDEO, Oct 30 (MENA) - Uruguay's president said he plans to remove his country's nearly 1,000 peacekeeping troops from Haiti, ABC news reported. Jose Mujica said Tuesday he'll withdraw the contingent but isn't giving a date. He said he ....

  • NSA chief: We didn't spy on European citizens

    Date: 2013-10-29 23:23:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:132 - ID:361368

    WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (MENA) - National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Keith Alexander said foreign press reports that the NSA has collected millions of French and Spanish phone records are "completely false," the CBS News reported on ....

  • Lost Da Vinci mural found in Milan castle

    Date: 2013-10-29 22:30:53 GMT - Italy - World - SN:123 - ID:361350

    ROME, Oct 29 (MENA) - A 15th-century Leonardo da Vinci mural has been discovered in a Milan castle, the ABC News reported on Tuesday Traces of the mural were found in Sforza Castle. The mural, which depicts a canopy of mulberry trees, has been ....

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