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  • 10,000 Britons on the dole...in Germany

    Date: 2013-10-23 18:15:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:144 - ID:351491

    LONDON, Oct 23 (MENA) - More than 10,000 UK nationals living in the country are on the dole and enjoy help similar to that given in Germany, said a British paper. Some rake in up to £23,318 a year from German taxpayers, with unemployed Britons ....

  • UN cheif condemns Mali suicide attack

    Date: 2013-10-23 18:13:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:143 - ID:351486

    NEW YORK, Oct 23 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon condemned on Wednesday a suicide attack on a UN checkpoint north of Mali that left two Chadian soldiers from the UN peacekeeping mission dead and six others injured. The attack, ....

  • Egypt offers equipment, machines to Mozambique -- diplomat

    Date: 2013-10-23 18:01:04 GMT - Mozambique - World - SN:138 - ID:351492

    MAPUTO, Oct 23 (MENA) - Egypt's charge d'affairs to Mozambique Ayman Ammar said on Wednesday that the Egyptian government had granted equipment and machines to the African country to be used in training services by the labor ministry. The grant ....

  • Villagers in South China turn on police; 27 hurt

    Date: 2013-10-23 17:41:08 GMT - China - World - SN:136 - ID:351490

    BEIJING, Oct 23 (MENA) - Villagers in southern China attacked policemen who were seeking a pair of suspects, injuring 27 officers, ABC News reported, quoting local media Wednesday. The injured officers were hospitalized in the Yunnan provincial ....

  • S. Korea to start annual defense drill this week

    Date: 2013-10-23 17:38:30 GMT - south korea - World - SN:134 - ID:351478

    SEOUL, Oct 23 (MENA) - South Korea's military will launch a nationwide large-scale annual exercise this week to bolster its defense posture against North Korean threats, Yonhap reported Wednesday. The annual Hoguk Exercise will take place from ....

  • Interior Minister says number of terrorist attacks down in Russia in past few years

    Date: 2013-10-23 17:37:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:133 - ID:351488

    MOSCOW, Oct 23 (MENA) - The number of terrorist attacks in Russia decreased two times in the past three years thanks to the determined work of the law enforcement authorities, Interfax quoted Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev as saying ....

  • Putin calls for closer cooperation with Pakistan on fighting drugs,terrorism

    Date: 2013-10-23 17:37:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:351485

    MOSCOW, October 23 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin praised plans for new joint economic projects between Russia and Pakistan, but called for closer cooperation between the two nations in fighting terrorism and the illegal drug trade., ....

  • Libya must end plight of displaced communities - Amnesty

    Date: 2013-10-23 16:19:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:123 - ID:351109

    LONDON Oct 23 (MENA) – The Libyan authorities must urgently find a durable solution to end the continued forcible displacement of tens of thousands of Tawarghas and other communities, from their hometown during the armed conflict of 2011, Amnesty ....

  • Obama’s chance to detoxify the US-Pakistan relationship - Financial Times

    Date: 2013-10-23 13:29:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:351010

    LONDON Oct 23 (MENA) – The world must be in a parlous state if Pakistan is on the backburner. Amid turmoil in the Middle East and ructions at home, US President Barack Obama has had little time to mend fences with the only nuclear-armed majority ....

  • Putin: Preparations of Geneva 2 common success of international community

    Date: 2013-10-23 11:51:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:350721

    MOSCOW, Oct 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the preparations of the Geneva 2 conference on Syria is a major success of the international community, Itar Tass news agency reported. He made the statement in the Kremlin on ....

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