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  • European nations harmonize laws barring citizens from becoming foreign fighters for extremists

    Date: 2015-05-19 16:57:58 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:117 - ID:2623121

    BRUSSELS, May 19 (MENA) - European governments have agreed to synchronize their laws to bar citizens from going abroad to fight for Daesh group and other extremists, Fox News reported. A document signed Tuesday by foreign ministers from the ....

  • New Arabic language guidebook on Vatican

    Date: 2015-05-19 16:26:20 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:107 - ID:2622673

    VATICAN, May 19 (MENA) - A new guidebook to the Vatican was issued by the Vatican Publishing House entirely in Arabic, Vatican Radio reported. Written by Archbishop Edmond Farhat of Byblos, Lebanon, the guide is intended to offer the thousands of ....

  • World forum in Baku asserts importance of dialogue between cultures

    Date: 2015-05-19 14:49:29 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:90 - ID:2621809

    BAKU, May 19 (MENA) - High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations of the UN Secretary General Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser said that the 3rd World Forum for the Dialogue of Cultures is a base for dialogue between cultures and exchanging ....

  • ISESCO gearing up from Muscat ministerial meeting

    Date: 2015-05-19 12:05:40 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:54 - ID:2619109

    BAKU, May 19 (MENA) - The advisory council of the Islamic Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has convened in Baku to prepare for the ministerial meeting in Muscat in November. On the sidelines of the 3rd World Forum on ....

  • Environment minister leaves for Paris to attend climate change meeting

    Date: 2015-05-19 11:25:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:47 - ID:2618861

    CAIRO, May 19 (MENA) - Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy left here on Tuesday for Paris to take part in a ministerial meeting on dialogue between the business sector and governments regarding the climate change. The meeting comes as part of ....

  • Russia stops transit of NATO military cargo to Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-05-19 09:50:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:2618541

    MOSCOW, May 19 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has revoked a decree that allowed delivery of NATO military equipment to Afghanistan through Russian territory, Russia Today reported on Tuesday. According to the official document, ....

  • Deutsche Bank mulls UK EU exit plan

    Date: 2015-05-19 09:04:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:2618297

    LONDON, May 19 (MENA) - Deutsche Bank has set up a "working group" to review whether to move parts of its British divisions to Germany if the UK leaves the EU. The working group has been established, but it is "early days and no decisions have ....

  • UK to send specialists for migration mission

    Date: 2015-05-19 08:37:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:2617897

    LONDON, May 19 (MENA) - Defense Secretary Michael Fallon on Tuesday said Britain would send specialist staff to help develop the details of a mission to disrupt the criminal networks behind the flow of migrants heading to Europe via Libya. "We ....

  • Mudslide in Colombian mountain village leaves more than 50 dead

    Date: 2015-05-19 07:51:27 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:14 - ID:2617809

    BOGOTA, May 19 (MENA) - A horrifying mudslide in a Colombian mountain village has left more than 50 people dead and dozens more injured after an overnight avalanche, Daily Mail reported Tuesday. Rescuers searched for more bodies today and helped ....

  • UN says children targeted in South Sudan conflict

    Date: 2015-05-18 22:39:47 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:166 - ID:2617001

    NEW YORK, May 18 (MENA) – Children in South Sudan as young as seven have been killed, abducted and raped in recent violence, the BBC quoted the United Nations' children's charity as saying on Monday. Survivors believed the attacks in Unity State ....

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