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  • 367 migrants rescued off Libya; 25 bodies found

    Date: 2015-08-05 22:10:44 GMT - Italy - World - SN:127 - ID:3108709

    ROME, Aug 5 (MENA) - A fishing boat crowded with migrants capsized Wednesday in the Mediterranean off Libya as rescuers approached and the Italian coast guard and Irish navy said at least 367 people were saved although 25 bodies also were found in ....

  • Egypt's embassy in Switzerland to open congratulatory record on canal inauguration

    Date: 2015-08-05 14:46:49 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:87 - ID:3106405

    GENEVA, Aug 5 (MENA) - The Egyptian Embassy in the Swiss capital Bern announced that it will open a special record for the Egyptian expatriates to write congratulations on the occasion of inaugurating the New Suez Canal. The register will be ....

  • Presidential envoys of Singapore, S.Korea arrive to attend new Suez Canal inauguration

    Date: 2015-08-05 11:31:54 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:39 - ID:3104317

    CAIRO, Aug 5 (MENA) - The presidential envoys of Singapore and South Korea arrived here on Wednesday to attend the new Suez Canal inauguration ceremony. Egypt will inaugurate the New Suez Canal on Thursday, which will massively increase the ....

  • China and US discuss ways to fight terror

    Date: 2015-08-05 10:04:59 GMT - China - World - SN:20 - ID:3102797

    BEIJING, Aug 5 (MENA) - Senior diplomats from China and the United States met in Beijing on Tuesday for the second China-US consultation on anti-terrorism issues as the world's two largest economies vowed to boost cooperation in anti-terror ....

  • New Chinese navy escort fleet leaves for Gulf of Aden

    Date: 2015-08-04 16:41:14 GMT - China - World - SN:92 - ID:3100873

    BEIJING, Aug 4 (MENA) - The 21st fleet from China's navy left China's Port of Sanya city Tuesday for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somali to escort civil ships. Chinese naval forces have carried out escort missions in the area for over six ....

  • Turkish police raids several districts in Istanbul

    Date: 2015-08-04 09:14:06 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:20 - ID:3096521

    ANKARA, July 4 (MENA) – Back up by helicopters, Turkish anti-terror police unit arrested on Tuesday a large number of the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) group in a raid campaign targeting 13 different locations and ....

  • Building collapses outside Mumbai after heavy rain; 12 dead

    Date: 2015-08-04 07:50:50 GMT - India - World - SN:11 - ID:3096237

    NEW DELHI, July 4 (MENA) - Twelve people were killed early Tuesday when an old building on the outskirts of Mumbai collapsed after days of heavy rain, an Indian official said, according to ABC News. The seven other residents of the building were ....

  • Pakistan executes Shafqat Hussain despite appeals

    Date: 2015-08-04 07:50:36 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:3096157

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 (MENA) - Pakistan has executed Shafqat Hussain, convicted of killing a child in 2004, despite appeals from international human rights groups, the BBC reported. His lawyers say he was 14 when found guilty and his confession was ....

  • Hollande's senior adviser denies prefering Congress rejection of Iran deal

    Date: 2015-08-03 21:39:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:3095401

    WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (MENA) - Jacques Audibert, the senior diplomatic adviser to French President Francois Hollande, denied reports claiming that ha has said the US could get better Iran deal, if Congress votes no, the World Tribune reported on ....

  • Italian delegation due in Tehran on Tuesday

    Date: 2015-08-03 21:04:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:118 - ID:3094913

    TEHRAN, Aug 3 (MENA) - The foreign minister and minister of economic development as well as heads of 100 economic firms from Italy will arrive in Tehran on Tuesday to discuss means of enhancing economic and commercial cooperation, IRNA news agency ....

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