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Euro zone ministers meet amid fears of euro breakup

November 30, 2011

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By DON MELVIN | AP arabnews Published: Nov 29, 2011 17:08 Updated: Nov 29, 2011 17:08 BRUSSELS: Euro zone finance ministers streamed into Brussels on Tuesday in a desperate bid to save the 17-nation euro currency — and to protect Europe, the United States, Asia and the rest of the global economy from a debt-induced […]

Loss of 300 head of camels from the contaminated water valley

November 30, 2011

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2011.11.30 al-fadjr May breeders of camels region of the valley the alarm after the loss of about 300 camels, 50 camels carrying the desert of the eastern side of the state of the valley as a result of drinking the contaminated water, which caused panic in the middle of educators who have threatened to protest […]

Saudi Arabia urged their citizens to leave Syria

November 30, 2011

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Published: 29/11/2011 12:41 By: AP BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) elimparcial The regional pressure against the regime of President Bashar Assad rose on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia urged its citizens to leave Syria and Turkey said it would send its trade across Iraq. That would leave Damascus in total isolation as it faces broad economic sanctions for […]

U.S. Builds Sea Fence to Stop Mexican Immigrant Wave

November 30, 2011

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 18 hours ago The United States is building a barrier stretching 300 feet (90 meters) out into the Pacific to bar illegal immigrants from using a low-tide route to flood into southern California from Mexico. The $4.3 million project will replace a dilapidated border fence with an 18-foot (nearly six-meter) high corrosion-proof […]

U.S. Vice President Visits Iraq as Troops Depart

November 30, 2011

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 9 hours ago U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit on Tuesday, during which he is due to meet top Iraqi officials, as American troops depart Iraq ahead of a year-end deadline. Biden was met at the airport by U.S. ambassador James Jeffrey and General Lloyd Austin, […]

Russia Activates Missile Warning System near EU

November 30, 2011

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 15 hours ago Russia on Tuesday activated a radar warning system against incoming missiles in its exclave of Kaliningrad on the borders of the EU, in response to Western plans for a U.S. missile shield in Europe. President Dmitry Medvedev announced that the Voronezh-DM station was moving onto immediate combat readiness, days […]

US economy needs ‘more medicine’: Obama aide

November 30, 2011

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AFP | Nov 30, 2011, 03.12AM IST indiatimes WASHINGTON: A top advisor to President Barack Obama said Tuesday the fragile US economy needed “more medicine,” stepping up a campaign for the extension of payroll tax cuts by a fractious Congress. Alan Krueger, chairman of Obama’s Council on Economic Advisors, said that the cuts in the […]

Con man claiming to be Prophet’s descendant captured

November 30, 2011

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 GEBZE, Kocaeli – Doğan News Agency (DHA) hurriyetdailynews Mustafa Mallı, who allegedly cheated 1,049 families out of their money by promising cheap apartments, was caught by the police today in the northwestern province of Kocaeli. Mallı had collected money and gold from families in exchange for membership in a fake housing […]

Secret Syria meet southern province of Hatay on the Syrian border

November 30, 2011

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 İPEK YEZDANİ – ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News The head of Syrian National Council has secretly met the leader of the so-called Free Syrian Army in Hatay to promise support in the fight against Damascus A delegation headed by the president of the Syrian National Council (SNC) conducted a secret meeting […]

Six British embassy staff taken hostage in Iran

November 30, 2011

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 9:45:06 AM by IANS thaindian Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Six British embassy personnel in Iran were taken hostage Tuesday when student protesters broke into the British Council and the British embassy here. A large number of students were staging a noisy protest at both places to denounce what they said was […]