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  • Palestine's Abbas arrives in Serbia

    Date: 2015-06-09 17:41:48 GMT - palestine - World - SN:118 - ID:2764273

    RAMALLAH, June 9 (MENA) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived on Tuesday in the Serbian capital of Belgrade on a three-day visit. During the visit, Abbas will meet with Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić ....

  • Calls for boycotting Israel succeeded in dividing Jewish public in US, EU: former UK's chief rabbi

    Date: 2015-06-09 17:30:36 GMT - Israel - World - SN:112 - ID:2764033

    GAZA CITY, June 9 (MENA) – Former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom Lord Jonathan Sacks acknowledged that the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign launched against Israel has succeeded to divide Diaspora Jewry. The moral critique of Israel ....

  • UNICEF: 3m French children live in poverty in France

    Date: 2015-06-09 12:37:30 GMT - France - World - SN:74 - ID:2760329

    PARIS, June 9 (MENA) - More than three million children are living below the poverty line in France, a UNICEF report has said. Tuesday’s shocking report says around 30,000 children in France are homeless with around 9,000 living in makeshift ....

  • Tourism attache in China: History of Egypt, magic of its desert attract Chinese tourists to Egypt

    Date: 2015-06-09 12:25:54 GMT - China - World - SN:70 - ID:2760705

    BEIJING, June 9 (MENA) - Egypt's Tourism Attache Abul Maati Shaarawi asserted that the ancient history and magic of desert in Egypt are main factors which attract the Chinese tourists to visit Egypt, noting that the promotion campaign to be launched ....

  • Putin and Pope Francis to discuss possible further contacts - Ushakov

    Date: 2015-06-09 10:38:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:2760665

    Moscow, June 9 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis are expected to discuss possible future contacts, but it remains unknown whether the pontiff's possible visit to Moscow will be discussed, the Russian news agency Interfax ....

  • 3 people arrested in England for Syria-related terror offences

    Date: 2015-06-09 09:51:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:2759485

    LONDON, June 9 (MENA) - Three people have been arrested in Walsall on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences, the BBC reported quoting West Midlands Police as saying. Two men, aged 21 and 27, and a woman aged 21 were arrested at a home in the ....

  • Turkish PM to submit his government's resignation to Erdogan today

    Date: 2015-06-09 09:49:23 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:2759545

    ANKARA, June 9 (MENA) - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will submit his government's resignation to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today afternoon, following the end of the parliamentary polls and the announcement of the unofficial ....

  • South Korea reports eight more MERS cases

    Date: 2015-06-09 09:04:27 GMT - south korea - World - SN:31 - ID:2758689

    SEOUL, June 9 (MENA) - South Korea's health ministry said on Tuesday there were eight new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Yonhap news agency reported. The new cases brought the total to 95 but representing a sharp fall in the ....

  • Britain to contribute more to new NATO rapid response force

    Date: 2015-06-09 08:43:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:2758945

    LONDON, June 9 (MENA) - Britain raised its commitment to NATO's new rapid response force on Monday, a day after US President Barack Obama pressed Prime Minister David Cameron over defence spending, Daily Mail reported. Surprised by the speed of ....

  • Obama names new amb. to Tunisia

    Date: 2015-06-09 08:39:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:2759057

    WASHINGTON, June 9 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has nominated Daniel Rubinstein, envoy for Syria, as the next US ambassador to Tunisia, the White House said in statement on Tuesday. Daniel H. Rubinstein, a career member of the Foreign ....

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