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  • Paper: "The west is wrong to write off Ukraine's debts"

    Date: 2015-04-13 15:50:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:2371169

    LONDON, April 13 (MENA) - On 11 March the International Monetary Fund announced a $40bn assistance package to Kiev, consisting of $17.5bn in new loans and $15-20bn write-offs of previous ones. Such a programme may well help any normal country, but ....

  • 800,000 children forced to flee violence in Nigeria – UNICEF

    Date: 2015-04-13 15:12:18 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:65 - ID:2371173

    GENEVA, April 13 (MENA) - Around 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups – according to a new report from ....

  • Ryabkov rules out Iranian gas supplies to Europe in near future

    Date: 2015-04-13 14:42:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:2370877

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - Moscow doubts that Iran will be able to start supplying its natural gas to Europe any time soon. "Regarding the impact of Iranian gas supplies on the European market, so far I have no certainty that Iran will be ready ....

  • France deplores terrorist attacks in N.Sinai

    Date: 2015-04-13 13:29:53 GMT - France - World - SN:57 - ID:2370177

    PARIS, April 12 (MENA) – France slammed on Monday the terrorist attacks in North Sinai which killed and injured scores of policemen and servicemen, according to Spokesman for French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal. Nadal offered condolences to the ....

  • Writer Günter Grass dies

    Date: 2015-04-13 13:20:42 GMT - Germany - World - SN:55 - ID:2370013

    BERLIN, April 13 (MENA) - German Writer and Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass died at the age of 87 years in one of the hospitals of the northern German city of Lübeck. The Steidl publishing house announced the news, according to Radio France ....

  • Egypt, S.Korea ink agreement to establish great water projects

    Date: 2015-04-13 13:09:39 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:53 - ID:2370193

    SEOUL, April 13 (MENA) - Egypt and South Korea signed Monday, on the sidelines of the World Water Forum held in the Asian country, a cooperation agreement. The agreement will include implementing joint programs with Korea in the fields of water, ....

  • FM urges adopting new neighborhood policy with EU

    Date: 2015-04-13 12:47:11 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:49 - ID:2370189

    CAIRO, April 13 (MENA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry underlined that the European Union (EU) and Southern Mediterranean countries face huge challenges which entail joint cooperation and adopting new neighborhood policies. These ....

  • ​‘Terrier-ist’ puppy banned from going near Cameron for ‘security reasons’

    Date: 2015-04-13 11:14:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:39 - ID:2369645

    LONDON, April 13 (MENA) - An eight-month-old puppy was banned from going anywhere near David Cameron “for security” reasons on Sunday after the prime minister gave a speech in Cheltenham, according to media reports. Cameron was visiting ....

  • Nine die as boat carrying migrants capsized off Libya

    Date: 2015-04-13 10:04:30 GMT - Italy - World - SN:32 - ID:2369093

    ROME, April 13 (MENA) - At least nine people were dead after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast, Radio France Internationale reported. The Italian coast guard has rescued 144 people and recovered nine bodies. A spokesman ....

  • Germanwings plane from Cologne-Bonn to Milan evacuated after bomb scare

    Date: 2015-04-13 09:28:38 GMT - Germany - World - SN:28 - ID:2368853

    BERLIN, April 13 (MENA) - A Germanwings plane in Berlin was evacuated today after the airline received a bomb threat, The Independent reported. The threat was made against flight 826 at Germany’s Cologne-Bonn airport on Sunday evening, just as it ....

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