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  • Communist rebels in Philippines abduct 5 soldiers

    Date: 2013-06-18 12:28:56 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:27 - ID:160954

    Philippines/Kidnap Communist rebels in Philippines abduct 5 soldiers MANILA, June 18 (MENA) - Communist rebels posing as government troops have abducted five Philippine army soldiers on the outskirts of a southern city, ABC news quoted the ....

  • US deploys more troops to fight terrorists in Africa

    Date: 2013-06-18 11:06:42 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:19 - ID:160756

    Nigeria/US/Terror US deploys more troops to fight terrorists in Africa ABUJA, June 18 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is stepping up America’s military strategy against global terrorism and Africa is on the list of his targets, the ....

  • Putin faces isolation over Syria as G8 ratchets up pressure: Report

    Date: 2013-06-18 10:23:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:15 - ID:160755

    UK/Russia Putin faces isolation over Syria as G8 ratchets up pressure: Report LONDON, June 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin faced further isolation on the second day of a G8 summit on Tuesday as world leaders lined up to ....

  • Afghans take nationwide security lead from Nato

    Date: 2013-06-18 09:23:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:6 - ID:160650

    Afghanistan/Security Afghans take nationwide security lead from Nato KABUL, June 18 (MENA) - Afghan forces have formally taken over security for the whole of the country from Nato-led troops, completing a process begun in 2011, the BBC ....

  • Qatar sells 10% Porsche stake

    Date: 2013-06-17 23:59:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:141 - ID:160477

    Britain/Qatar/Economy Qatar sells 10% Porsche stake LONDON, June 17 (MENA) - The families behind the Porsche brand have bought back a 10% stake in their holding company from Qatar's sovereign wealth fund for an undisclosed sum, the ....

  • CNN poll: Obama’s approval down 8 points in one month

    Date: 2013-06-17 22:11:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:134 - ID:160395

    US-Obama-Politics CNN poll: Obama’s approval down 8 points in one month WASHINGTON, June 17 (MENA) - A new poll offers the most concrete evidence yet that US President Barack Obama is paying a political price for the series of ....

  • Greek court suspends ERT broadcaster closure

    Date: 2013-06-17 22:08:23 GMT - Greece - World - SN:133 - ID:160407

    Greece-Court-Media Greek court suspends ERT broadcaster closure ATHENS, June 17 (MENA) - A Greek court has suspended a government order to close state broadcaster ERT - a move that triggered mass protests in the country last week. The ....

  • Iran court summonses Ahmadinejad over Larijani complaint

    Date: 2013-06-17 21:26:48 GMT - Iran - World - SN:129 - ID:160363

    Iran/Ahmadinejad/Summon Iran court summonses Ahmadinejad over Larijani complaint TEHRAN, June 17 (MENA) - Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was on Monday summonsed to appear before the criminal court following a complaint ....

  • Russia promises to veto no-fly zone in Syria

    Date: 2013-06-17 19:04:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:160048

    Russia/Syria/Political Russia promises to veto no-fly zone in Syria MOSCOW, June 17 (MENA) - Russia will not allow the introduction of a no-fly zone in Syria as the consequences of such step can be seen in Libya, a top Russian diplomat ....

  • At G8, Obama announces launch of trade agreement negotiations

    Date: 2013-06-17 18:54:52 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:106 - ID:160117

    N. Ireland/ UK/US At G8, Obama announces launch of trade agreement negotiations BELFAST, June 17 (MENA) - Kicking off the first day of the G8 Summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, US President Barack Obama on Monday announced the first ....

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