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  • Egyptian resolution on nuclear guarantees gets intl support

    Date: 2013-09-20 12:46:17 GMT - Austria - World - SN:31 - ID:298573

    VIENNA, Sept 20 (MENA) – Head of Syria’s delegation to the annual general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ibrahim Osman expressed support to an Egyptian-proposed resolution on applying full guarantees for nuclear ....

  • Death toll of Mexico storms up to 97

    Date: 2013-09-20 10:28:33 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:17 - ID:298381

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 20 (MENA) - Mexican authorities say 97 people have been killed by storms that hit the country earlier in the week, BBC reported. In the village of La Pintada, near the Pacific coast, a landslide partially engulfed the ....

  • Venezuela: US banned presidential overflight

    Date: 2013-09-20 10:16:15 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:14 - ID:298362

    CARACAS, Sept 20 (MENA) - Venezuela complained that Washington had barred President Nicolas Maduro from flying through US airspace and prohibited a general from later accompanying him to the United Nations. Foreign Minister Elias Jaua said ....

  • America needs neocentrist foreign policy – magazine

    Date: 2013-09-20 00:03:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:191 - ID:298177

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) – Washington is paralyzed over what to do in Syria. By all accounts, the president’s choices range from bad to worse, the US POLITICO magazine said on Thursday. "But Syria is actually a symptom of a deeper intellectual ....

  • In 1973 testimony, Gold Meir feared US backlash for Israeli pre-emptive strike

    Date: 2013-09-19 22:15:40 GMT - Israel - World - SN:186 - ID:298140

    WASHINGTON, Sept 19 (MENA) - Forty years later, Israel released testimony that reported fear of a US reaction to a pre-emptive strike that could have prevented the 1973 war with Egypt and Syria, the World Tribune reported. The government ....

  • UN praises Iran for release of political prisoners

    Date: 2013-09-19 20:05:14 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:173 - ID:297956

    NEW YORK, Sept 19 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday praised the new government of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for releasing political prisoners and opening a new round of dialogue with the international community. ....

  • APEC finance ministers kick off 2-day meeting in Bali

    Date: 2013-09-19 19:59:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:171 - ID:297941

    BALI, Sept 19 (MENA) - Finance ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum began a two-day meeting in Bali on Thursday to discuss ways to boost growth and strengthen regional resiliency amid current turbulence being experienced by ....

  • Facebook to be blocked in Russia

    Date: 2013-09-19 19:07:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:165 - ID:297893

    MOSCOW, Sept 19 (MENA) - Facebook has been added to the Russian blacklist of prohibited websites, said Vladimir Pikov, representative of telecom watchdog Roscomnadzor. This means that if in three days’ time the social network will not remove ....

  • Russian missile forces to adopt new command system in 2016

    Date: 2013-09-19 16:14:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:297512

    MOSCOW, Septer 19 (MENA) – Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces will use a new-generation automated command and control system from 2016, RIA Novosti quoted the Defense Ministry as saying Thursday. The new system, based on the digital transmission of ....

  • Vatican pope calls on EU favouring political solution for Syrian crisis

    Date: 2013-09-19 16:07:39 GMT - Italy - World - SN:114 - ID:297430

    VATICAN, Sept 19 (MENA) - Vatican Pope Francis called on the European Union (EU) to activate the political solution for the Syrian crisis via dialogue and negotiations. This remark came during the pope's meeting with Lithuania's Prime Minister ....

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