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  • Air France passengers stranded in Manchester 'so pilot can rest'

    Date: 2015-02-25 09:58:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:2038725

    LONDON, Feb 25 (MENA) - Passengers on a plane diverted to Manchester from New York were left stranded onboard without food and water for seven hours to avoid the pilot exceeding his maximum work hours, The Telegraph said on its website. The 460 ....

  • Truck strike hits Brazil fuel supplies, soy exports

    Date: 2015-02-25 09:07:55 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:23 - ID:2038413

    BRASILIA, Feb 25 (MENA) - Brazilian truck drivers protesting high fuel prices for a seventh day on Tuesday interrupted supplies of diesel and raw materials across the country and threatened to hold up grains exports at ports in the middle of a ....

  • Amnesty urges halting arms to Israel, others guilty of 'mass atrocities'

    Date: 2015-02-25 08:24:43 GMT - Israel - World - SN:17 - ID:2037845

    GAZA CITY, Feb 25 (MENA) - Amnesty International has called on the global community to stop war crimes by halting arms shipments to countries such as Iraq, Syria and Israel that could use them to commit “mass atrocities”, JPost reported ....

  • Venezuelan teenager killed in San Cristobal protest

    Date: 2015-02-25 08:02:46 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:16 - ID:2037849

    CARACAS, Feb 25 (MENA) - A Venezuelan teenager, Kluiver Roa Nunez, has been killed in the western city of San Cristobal in a protest over the worsening economic crisis, the BBC reported Wednesday. A policeman has been arrested in connection with ....

  • Bangladesh Court issues arrest warrant for ex-Leader

    Date: 2015-02-25 08:02:34 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:15 - ID:2037857

    DHAKA, Feb 25 (MENA) - A Bangladesh court issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for ex-Prime Minister Khaelda Zia in two graft cases after she failed to appear in court for the fourth time, ABC news reported. Judge Abu Ahmed Jamadder issued the ....

  • S. Korea, Russia hold talks on N. Korea's nuke issue

    Date: 2015-02-25 08:01:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:2037725

    MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA) - South Korea's top nuclear envoy met with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Tuesday to explore ways to resume the long-stalled six-party talks on ending North Korea's nuclear program, Yonhap reported quoting officials as ....

  • Obama nominates 1st US ambassador to Somalia since 1991

    Date: 2015-02-25 06:25:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:2037577

    WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has nominated a career diplomat to be the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia in nearly 25 years, filling a post that has been vacant since the Horn of Africa country collapsed into chaos in 1991, ....

  • US defense secy phones Egypt's Sedki Sobhy

    Date: 2015-02-24 23:14:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:172 - ID:2037297

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke with Egypt's Minister of Defense Gen. Sedki Sobhy today. In a statement, the spokesman at the US Department of Defense said Secretary Carter expressed condolences to Egypt for ....

  • Saudi deputy crown prince arrives in UK

    Date: 2015-02-24 22:45:06 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:170 - ID:2037185

    LONDON, Feb 24 (MENA) – Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Interior Mohammed bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrived in London on Tuesday on an official visit. During the visit, Prince Mohammed will meet with a number ....

  • Shoukry arrives in Paris as part of tour

    Date: 2015-02-24 22:42:28 GMT - France - World - SN:169 - ID:2037221

    PARIS, Feb 24 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived Tuesday night in Paris coming from Tunisia. During his short stay, Shoukry will meet Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud Al-Faisal. The meeting is expected to take up ....

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