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  • Turkey closes trade, cultural centers in Beirut over pilots' abduction

    Date: 2013-08-12 09:02:12 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:10 - ID:237512

    Lebanon/Turkey Turkey closes trade, cultural centers in Beirut over pilots' abduction BEIRUT, Aug 12 (MENA) - Turkey has decided to temporarily close its trade and cultural centers in Lebanon following the abduction of two pilots in ....

  • Typhoon batters Philippines; 23 fishermen missing

    Date: 2013-08-12 08:23:48 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:5 - ID:237492

    Philippines/Typhoon Typhoon batters Philippines; 23 fishermen missing MANILA, Aug 12 (MENA) - A powerful typhoon struck the northern Philippines on Monday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rains across mountains, cities and ....

  • Norway PM works as secret taxi driver

    Date: 2013-08-12 00:20:04 GMT - Norway - World - SN:76 - ID:237436

    Norway/PM Norway PM works as secret taxi driver OSLO, Aug 11 (MENA) - Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg spent an afternoon working incognito as a taxi driver in Oslo, the BBC reported on Sunday. Stoltenberg said he had wanted ....

  • NATO says 3 service members killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-08-11 20:43:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:66 - ID:237289

    Afghanistan/Blast NATO says 3 service members killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Aug 11 (MENA) - NATO said three of its service members were killed Sunday in eastern Afghanistan but provided no further details, ABC News reported. The ....

  • Spain 'to take Gibraltar dispute to UN'

    Date: 2013-08-11 20:13:41 GMT - Spain - World - SN:64 - ID:237272

    Spain/UK Spain 'to take Gibraltar dispute to UN' MADRID, Aug 11 (MENA) - Spain will seek to take its dispute with the UK over Gibraltar to the UN with the support of Argentina, according to Spanish media. Spanish Foreign Minister José ....

  • 2 dead, 16 injured after explosion in Eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2013-08-11 20:03:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:63 - ID:237250

    Russia/Ukraine 2 dead, 16 injured after explosion in Eastern Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 11 (MENA) – Two people were killed and 16 people injured in an explosion that tore through an apartment block in the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk on Sunday, ....

  • White House describes US-Russia talks as constructive

    Date: 2013-08-11 12:32:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:236630

    US/Russia White House describes US-Russia talks as constructive WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (MENA) - The White House has described this week’s “two-plus-two” talks between Russian and US top officials as constructive, Russian Itar-Tass news agency ....

  • Putin knocks Obama all around the ring in Cold War rematch – newspaper

    Date: 2013-08-11 12:31:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:25 - ID:236677

    UK/US/Russia Putin knocks Obama all around the ring in Cold War rematch – newspaper LONDON, Aug 11 (MENA) - More than two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Middle East is becoming the setting for a new Cold War between ....

  • Ethiopian PM: Extremists should restrain from illegal activities

    Date: 2013-08-10 18:22:31 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:41 - ID:235988

    Ethiopia/PM Ethiopian PM: Extremists should restrain from illegal activities ADDIS ABABA, Aug 10 (MENA) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said on Saturday that extremists and anti-peace elements who have been using religion as ....

  • Obama sets plans to improve privacy in NSA surveillance

    Date: 2013-08-09 22:32:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:235286

    US/Surveillance Obama sets plans to improve privacy in NSA surveillance WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama opened Friday his news conference by outlining plans to improve privacy protections within National Security Agency ....

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