Main news of November 12


*The European union (EU) will continue to support post-Gaddafi Libya, the EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said as she paid an official visit to Tripoli to open the EU diplomatic mission

*The Italian parliament on Saturday approved the economy stabilization law which clears the way for the formation of the temporary government and resignation of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

*The Arab League suspended on Saturday Syria’s membership in the organization, Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Al Thani said

*At least 15 people killed on Saturday after two explosions hit a military base to the west of Iran’s capital, Tehran, local media reported


*Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt sees Russia as the world’s future IT-leader, Russian presidential aide Arkady Dvorkovich said on Saturday

*The United Russia party will nominate Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as its candidate for president at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium on November 27, a party official said on Saturday

*President Dmitry Medvedev has vowed the modernization of Russia will continue unabated, even after he leaves the Kremlin, presidential aide Arkady Dvorkovich said on Saturday

*Russia has again been again unsuccessful in its attempts to establish contact with its Phobos Grunt probe, whose engines failed to put in on course for Mars after take-off, a source in the space rocket industry told RIA Novosti on Saturday


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