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  • Palestine converend over growing of Israel's nuclear capabilities

    Date: 2013-09-19 11:46:16 GMT - Austria - World - SN:45 - ID:296872

    VIENNA, Sept 19 (MENA) - Palestinian permanent delegate at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Salah Abdel-Shafy voiced his country's concern over the increase of Israel's nuclear capabilities and its refusal to place its nuclear ....

  • EU police officer killed in Kosovo

    Date: 2013-09-19 11:44:56 GMT - Kosovo - World - SN:44 - ID:296885

    PRISTINA, Sept 19 (MENA) - A European Union police officer has been shot dead while on patrol near Mitrovica in northern Kosovo, the BBC reported. The EU mission, Eulex, condemned the "act of cowardly violence" and said a murder investigation had ....

  • Police fire on protesters in strike-hit Bangladesh

    Date: 2013-09-19 11:17:23 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:40 - ID:296773

    DHAKA, Sept 19 (MENA) - Bangladesh police opened fire on opposition activists Thursday, killing one protester, on the second day of a nationwide strike over the death sentence given to a senior Islamist leader for mass murder, Fox news ....

  • Mexico storm death toll kills 80

    Date: 2013-09-19 11:13:59 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:37 - ID:296796

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (MENA) - The death toll of a pair of ferocious tropical systems in Mexico has increase to 80 across the country, the BBC reported on Thursday. Tens of thousands of tourists, cut off by landslides caused by Manuel, are still ....

  • Sudanese MP: Washington responsible for protecting Bashir should he attend UN meetings

    Date: 2013-09-19 10:48:22 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:33 - ID:296826

    KHARTOUM, Sept 19 (MENA) - Washington has no legal right to ban Sudan from attending the upcoming UN General Assembly meetings in New York, and should President Omar Bashir decide to attend, the US will be held responsible for his protection, a ....

  • Security Council extends mandate of UNMIl for another year

    Date: 2013-09-19 09:53:43 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:25 - ID:296639

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 (MENA) - The Security Council has extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for another year, urging the Government to develop effective security agencies in a country where 150,000 people, mostly ....

  • 33 killed, wounded in road accident in western Turkey

    Date: 2013-09-19 09:14:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:17 - ID:296634

    ANKARA, Sept 19 (MENA) - Six people were killed and 27 wounded as a coach rear-ended a truck loaded with aluminum plates along Afyonkarahisar-Antalya intercity road, Anadolu news agency reported Thursday. The injured were carried to nearby ....

  • Japan offers TPP tariff cuts for nearly 90% of U.S. goods

    Date: 2013-09-19 00:20:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:173 - ID:296404

    TOKYO, Sept 18 (MENA) - An informed source said Wednesday that Japan has made a bilateral proposal to scratch tariffs on nearly 90 percent of US imports under the 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership talks, The Japan Times reported. The percentage ....

  • Iranian human rights activist Sotoudeh released

    Date: 2013-09-18 23:51:05 GMT - Iran - World - SN:170 - ID:296393

    TEHRAN, Sept 18 (MENA) - Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights activist, was among five women activists released Wednesday from a Tehran prison where she had been jailed since 2010. "I'm glad, but I'm worried for my friends in ....

  • Russian military officers steal fuel for tank biathlon

    Date: 2013-09-18 23:21:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:161 - ID:296380

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Russian military prosecutors said on Wednesday that three Russian military officers stole seven tons of diesel fuel intended for a tank biathlon, an exercise in relay races across rough terrain and involving precision ....

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