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  • Russian fighter jets kick off air missile drills above Barents Sea

    Date: 2015-02-26 18:43:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:162 - ID:2050661

    MOSCOW, Feb 26 (MENA) - Russia's Central Military District's MiG-31 Foxhound interceptor aircraft are conducting military drills over the Barents Sea, testing responses to air missile strikes, the Sputnik cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying ....

  • Egypt seeks cutting budget deficit, maintaining high investment rates: Minister

    Date: 2015-02-26 18:10:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:158 - ID:2050133

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) - Egypt's Finance Minister Hany Qadri has said the government seeks to bring down the budget deficit while maintaining high investment and saving rates. "We are moving forward to regain investor confidence by shifting toward ....

  • Tories fails in controlling immigration- British deputy PM

    Date: 2015-02-26 18:05:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:157 - ID:2050205

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) - British Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg criticized Thursday the Conservative Party over not fulfilling their commitments on reducing net immigration to UK, BBC reported. Net migration to the UK ....

  • Italian PM reaffirms policy on Libya, Ukraine

    Date: 2015-02-26 17:58:07 GMT - Italy - World - SN:154 - ID:2050349

    ROME, Feb 26 (MENA) - Italy Premier Matteo Renzi on Thursday reaffirmed Italy's position on Libya and Ukraine, Gazzetta del Sud paper reported. "We hope that United Nations efforts go in the direction of creating a sustainable peace, beginning ....

  • Cameron urged to put London mayor at heart of election campaign

    Date: 2015-02-26 16:23:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:2050005

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) - Ministers are privately urging UK Prime Minister David Cameron to bring London Mayor Boris Johnson back into the fray to rejuvenate with the Conservative election campaign, the Telegraph reported on Thursday. The ....

  • Shoukry to visit China Friday

    Date: 2015-02-26 14:52:53 GMT - China - World - SN:128 - ID:2049353

    BEIJING, Feb 26 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Beijing Magdy Amer asserted Thursday that Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will start a two-day visit to China Friday to discuss the Palestinian issue and bilateral ties. He is heading a delegation ....

  • 3 Al-Jazeera journalists released

    Date: 2015-02-26 14:48:59 GMT - France - World - SN:127 - ID:2049409

    PARIS, Feb 26 (MENA) - The French authorities released on Thursday three Al-Jazeera journalists who were arrested yesterday in western Paris for illegally flying drone. The French mass media quoted judicial sources saying that one journalist, who ....

  • Egypt aims to restore confidence in economy – min.

    Date: 2015-02-26 14:43:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:126 - ID:2048753

    LONDON, Feb 26 (MENA) – The Egyptian government is adamant to restore confidence in the national economy despite the difficulty of the target, Egyptian Finance Minister Hany Qadry said Thursday. Addressing the Middle East Congress on its second ....

  • Al-Qaida documents obtained in 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden compound read at US terror trial

    Date: 2015-02-26 12:27:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:2048141

    WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (MENA) - Declassified al Qaida documents obtained after the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound have been presented at the US trial of a suspect charged in a British terrorism plot. Prosecutors rested their case ....

  • Prince William arrives in Japan to visit disaster-hit areas

    Date: 2015-02-26 11:52:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:94 - ID:2047821

    TOKYO, Feb 26 (MENA) - Britain's Prince William arrived in Tokyo on Thursday afternoon to visit areas in northeastern Japan that were hit hard by the March 2011 disasters and to survey venues for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, Kyodo ....

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