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  • Turkish president approves controversial bill restricting alcohol

    Date: 2013-06-11 11:06:42 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:19 - ID:149850

    Turkey-Bill-World Turkish president approves controversial bill restricting alcohol ANKARA, June 11 (MENA) - Turkish President Abdullah Gul has approved the controversial bill restricting the sale and advertising of alcohol, Hurriyet ....

  • Venezuela says it foiled plot to assassinate President Maduro

    Date: 2013-06-11 10:23:05 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:16 - ID:149772

    Venezuela-Plot Venezuela says it foiled plot to assassinate President Maduro CARACAS, June 11 (MENA) - Venezuela has thwarted a plan by two paramilitary groups to kill President Nicolas Maduro, CNN reported Tuesday. Interior ....

  • Kerry postpones Mideast visit for Syria talks

    Date: 2013-06-10 22:34:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:119 - ID:149398

    US-Syria Kerry postpones Mideast visit for Syria talks WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has postponed a trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories this week to attend White House talks on Syria. State ....

  • Ban appoints Jordan's prince al-Hassan as new head of his board of water, sanitation

    Date: 2013-06-10 20:31:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:149217

    UN-Secretary General-Appointments Ban appoints Jordan's prince al-Hassan as new head of his board of water, sanitation NEW YORK, June 10 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed Prince al-Hassan Bin Talal of Jordan as the ....

  • Algeria, Japan discuss cooperation on counter-terrorism

    Date: 2013-06-10 15:57:49 GMT - Algeria - World - SN:53 - ID:148719

    Algeria-Japan-Terrorism Algeria, Japan discuss cooperation on counter-terrorism ALGIERS, June 10 (MENA) - An Algerian-Japanese consultative committee session on fighting terrorism and related security issues started here on Sunday. The ....

  • 2 Koreas agree to hold government talks in Seoul this week

    Date: 2013-06-10 11:39:02 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:148227

    Koreas-Agreement 2 Koreas agree to hold government talks in Seoul this week SEOUL, June 10 (MENA) - South and North Korea agreed Monday to hold two-day, high-level talks in Seoul later this week, but they failed to hammer out exactly what ....

  • Edward Snowden comes forward as source of NSA leaks

    Date: 2013-06-10 11:21:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:148222

    US-NSA Edward Snowden comes forward as source of NSA leaks WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - A 29-year-old man who says he is a former undercover CIA employee said Sunday that he was the principal source of recent disclosures about ­top-secret ....

  • Insurgents attack military side of Kabul airport

    Date: 2013-06-10 08:24:12 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:6 - ID:147946

    Afghanistan-Airport-Violence Insurgents attack military side of Kabul airport KABUL, June 10 (MENA) - Heavily-armed militants seized a building near the main airport in the capital Kabul, the BBC reported. The incident began shortly ....

  • Edward Snowden was NSA Prism leak source - Guardian

    Date: 2013-06-10 08:23:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:147948

    US-Leak-Paper Edward Snowden was NSA Prism leak source - Guardian WASHINGTON, June 10 (MENA) - A former CIA technical worker has been identified by the UK's Guardian newspaper as the source of leaks about US surveillance programmes. ....

  • London police patrols secure Islamic sites after fires

    Date: 2013-06-10 00:07:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:147855

    Britain-Police-Mosques London police patrols secure Islamic sites after fires LONDON, June 9 (MENA) - There will be 24-hour police patrols at certain Islamic sites in London after two suspicious fires, the BBC quoted the Metropolitan Police ....

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