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  • Nepal approves secular constitution amid violence

    Date: 2015-09-20 18:16:57 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:103 - ID:3389177

    KATHMANDU, Sept 20 (MENA) - Nepal has formally adopted a new constitution, nearly a decade after the country ended a long-running civil war, the BBC News reported. Members of parliament applauded as President Ram Baran Yadav signed the document ....

  • Major French delegation to visit Tehran Monday

    Date: 2015-09-20 16:40:20 GMT - France - World - SN:90 - ID:3387997

    PARIS, Sept 20 (MENA) - A senior French economic and political delegation heads to Tehran on Monday to lay the groundwork for the first business contracts between France and Iran since an accord to curb its nuclear program in July, according to ....

  • UK amb.: Hegazy’s visit to UK marks new step in British-Egyptian military cooperation

    Date: 2015-09-20 13:08:32 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:63 - ID:3386693

    CAIRO, Sept 20 (MENA) – British Ambassador to Egypt John Casson said on Sunday that Egyptian Chief of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Hegazy’s visit to Britain opens new horizons in the developing partnership between Britain and Egypt. "Our countries ....

  • Eiffel Tower is closed to visitors after terror suspect 'with large rucksack' is seen ascending France's most famous attraction

    Date: 2015-09-20 13:04:53 GMT - France - World - SN:62 - ID:3386137

    PARIS, Sept 20 (MENA) - The Eiffel Tower was shut to all visitors today after a terrorist suspect with ‘a large rucksack’ was seen ascending France’s most popular tourist attraction. Anti-terrorist police supported by a helicopter could be seen ....

  • Netanyahu: Bringing explosive material into Aqsa mosque is change to status quo

    Date: 2015-09-20 12:58:19 GMT - Israel - World - SN:58 - ID:3386277

    GAZA CITY, Sept 20 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed tensions in East Jerusalem in recent weeks which have included rioting on Al Aqsa Mosque. Speaking at the weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu accused the Palestinian ....

  • ETA to participate in JATA tourism exhibition in Tokyo

    Date: 2015-09-20 12:50:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:57 - ID:3386321

    CAIRO, Sept 20 (MENA) - The Egyptian Tourism Authority (ETA), under Sami Mahmoud, will take part in the JATA international tourism exhibition to be held in the Japanese capital Tokyo from September 24 to 27, 2015. The Egyptian pavilion will be ....

  • Not every migrant is fleeing Syria’s war -- Paper

    Date: 2015-09-20 12:45:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:3386333

    LONDON, Sept 20 (MENA) – Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, has provided a breakdown of the national origin of first-time asylum applications, from April to June of this year, only 21 per cent were from Syria, the Sunday ....

  • UN lists child exploitation as form of human trafficking upon Egyptian proposal

    Date: 2015-09-20 11:16:39 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:41 - ID:3385605

    CAIRO, Sept 20 (MENA) – The United Nations issued an important document that lists child exploitation in political conflicts as a form of human trafficking. This comes within Vice President of the Egyptian Court of Cassation Adel Maged's efforts ....

  • Syria airstrikes 'will be backed by half of shadow cabinet'

    Date: 2015-09-20 10:22:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:3385345

    LONDON, Sept 20 (MENA) - Half of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet have privately pledged support for airstrikes in Syria, reports said. Senior party members have reportedly spoken to Conservative ministers saying they will support action to tackle ....

  • Surge in migrant arrivals in Hungary provokes spat with Croatia

    Date: 2015-09-20 09:50:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:3385257

    WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (MENA) - The massive influx of people to Central Europe in recent days boiled over into a diplomatic spat on Saturday, while violence broke out on the Slovenian border as migrants sought a new way into the region, The Wall Street ....

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