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  • Four Turks held hostage in Afghanistan by Taliban freed: Erdogan

    Date: 2013-05-12 21:58:07 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:101 - ID:105566

    Turkey-Afghanistan-Hostages Four Turks held hostage in Afghanistan by Taliban freed: Erdogan     ANKARA, May 12 (MENA) - Four of eight Turks captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan last month have been freed, the BBC quoted ....

  • Family of Supreme Court Justice kidnapped in Nigeria

    Date: 2013-05-12 21:22:34 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:100 - ID:105546

    Niigeria-Kidnapping Family of Supreme Court Justice kidnapped in Nigeria    ABUJA, May 12 (MENA) - The wife and daughter of a Supreme Court Judge wer abducted by armed men in Nigeria, media reporters said on Sunday.    ....

  • US Police: Trenton standoff resolved, 3 children safe

    Date: 2013-05-12 20:57:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:96 - ID:105534

    US-HostagesUS Police: Trenton standoff resolved, 3 children safe   WASHINGTON, May 12 (MENA) - A standoff with an armed man inside a Trenton home has ended and three children taken hostage are safe, ABC News quoted police as saying early ....

  • Denmark's PM in Afghanistan on surprise visit

    Date: 2013-05-12 20:44:34 GMT - Denmark - World - SN:95 - ID:105520

    Denmark-AfghanistanDenmark's PM in Afghanistan on surprise visit   COPENHAGEN, May 12 (MENA) - Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt on Sunday made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan where she met Danish soldiers in the troubled ....

  • Britain's MPs to vote on in-out EU referendum

    Date: 2013-05-12 12:21:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:104552

    Britain-Vote Britain's MPs to vote on in-out EU referendum      LONDON, May 12 (MENA) - The House of Commons will hold a vote on Wednesday on an EU referendum before 2015, a move that is backed by the Conservative Party led by ....

  • Netanyahu, Putin to discuss Syria

    Date: 2013-05-12 12:18:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:31 - ID:104558

    US-Russia-Syria Netanyahu, Putin to discuss Syria      NEW YORK, May 12 (MENA) - Amid growing concern in Israel and the West that Russia may soon deliver a sophisticated air defense system to Syria, Israeli and ....

  • Turkey bombings raise possibility of escalating conflict with Syria - paper

    Date: 2013-05-12 11:26:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:104559

    US-Turkey-Syria  Turkey bombings raise possibility of escalating conflict with Syria - paper      NEW YORK, May 12 (MENA) - The powerful car bombs that killed at least 43 people in the Turkish border town with Syria on ....

  • Presidential spokesman's scandal unlikely to cause diplomatic problems with US: FM

    Date: 2013-05-12 11:10:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:104512

    S.Korea-US-ScandalPresidential spokesman's scandal unlikely to cause diplomatic problems with US: FM   SEOUL, May 12 (MENA) - A sexual abuse scandal involving a now-fired spokesman for South Korean President Park Geun-hye is not expected ....

  • White House faces pressures over US consulate in Benghazi explanations

    Date: 2013-05-11 20:10:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:103947

    US-Libya-Pressure White House faces pressures over US consulate in Benghazi explanations    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) – The White House faces mounting pressures over handling of explanations provided on the terrorist attack last ....

  • Bombings as Pakistanis go to the polls ominous start, says paper

    Date: 2013-05-11 19:34:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:103927

    US-PakistanBombings as Pakistanis go to the polls ominous start, says paper   New YORK, May 11 (MENA) - Pakistanis went to the polls in high numbers on Saturday despite widespread Taliban violence, in a vote that carried historic prospects ....

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