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  • China reaffirms political solution to Syrian crisis

    Date: 2013-10-18 18:43:44 GMT - China - World - SN:92 - ID:343255

    China/Syria China reaffirms political solution to Syrian crisis BEIJING, Oct. 18 (MENA) - China on Friday again called for political solution to Syrian issues as the United Nations prepares for a new international meeting on Syria, Xinhua ....

  • Friends of Syria to meet in London Tuesday: British FM

    Date: 2013-10-18 18:17:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:343244

    UK/Syria Friends of Syria to meet in London Tuesday: British FM LONDON, Oct 18 (MENA) - Britain Foreign Secretary William Hague said in a statement on Friday said that Friends of Syria meeting will gather on October 22 to discuss the Syrian ....

  • Kerry asks Brende to continue Middle East efforts

    Date: 2013-10-18 18:10:50 GMT - Norway - World - SN:87 - ID:343243

    Norway/US/Mideast Kerry asks Brende to continue Middle East efforts OSLO, Oct 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry asks his Norwegian colleague Brende (H) to ensure that Norway's strong commitment to the Middle East will continue, ....

  • Ethiopia: Political Detainees Tortured

    Date: 2013-10-18 18:09:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:86 - ID:343242

    US/Ethiopia/Politics Ethiopia: Political Detainees Tortured NEW YORK, Oct 18 (MENA) - Ethiopian authorities have subjected political detainees to torture and other ill-treatment at the main detention center in Addis Ababa, Human Rights Watch (HRW) ....

  • Germany closes Kabul embassy over security fears

    Date: 2013-10-18 16:39:53 GMT - Germany - World - SN:76 - ID:343157

    Germany/Afghanistan/Closure Germany closes Kabul embassy over security fears BERLIN, Oct 18 (MENA) - German officials say the country has temporarily closed its embassy in the Afghan capital due to fears of a possible attack, ABC News ....

  • Afghan insurgents hit convoy by foreigner compound

    Date: 2013-10-18 16:31:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:343119

    Afghanistan/Attack Afghan insurgents hit convoy by foreigner compound KABUL, Oct 18 (MENA) - Afghan officials said a suicide car bomber attacked a small convoy of vehicles Friday near a heavily fortified private residential compound used by ....

  • Czech human rights commissioner steps down

    Date: 2013-10-18 07:58:51 GMT - Czech - World - SN:11 - ID:342458

    Czech/Resignation Czech human rights commissioner steps down PARGUE, Oct 18 (MENA) - Monika Šimůnková has handed in her resignation as the Czech government’s human rights commissioner. The move came just 48 hours after she was ....

  • Arms inspectors say Syria work is on track

    Date: 2013-10-18 07:50:57 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:10 - ID:342446

    US/Syria Arms inspectors say Syria work is on track NEW YORK, Oct 18 (MENA) - Inspectors overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical-weapons program said that they are on track to meet a Nov. 1 deadline for disabling production ....

  • Snowden: There’s no chance Russia, China have NSA docs

    Date: 2013-10-18 06:38:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:5 - ID:342379

    Russia/US Snowden: There’s no chance Russia, China have NSA docs MOSCOW, Oct 18 (MENA) - Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says neither Russia nor China had access to the sensitive documents he retrieved from the ....

  • US may use Romanian airbase for Afghan pullout

    Date: 2013-10-18 06:11:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:2 - ID:342361

    US/Romania US may use Romanian airbase for Afghan pullout WASHINGTON, Oct 18 (MENA) - The United States is close to a deal with Romania that would see American troops return home from Afghanistan via an air base on the Black Sea, ....

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