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  • France to deliver weapons to Lebanon in April, says FM

    Date: 2015-02-08 17:14:28 GMT - France - World - SN:105 - ID:1921817

    PARIS, Feb 8 (MENA) - France will begin delivering weapons purchased with a $3 billion Saudi grant to the Lebanese military in two months, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Sunday. “Prime Minister Tammam Salam was informed by the French ....

  • EU foreign ministers to discuss situation in Libya, Yemen Monday

    Date: 2015-02-08 15:54:34 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:91 - ID:1920481

    BRUSSELS, Feb 8 (MENA) - Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) in Brussels discusses Monday in their monthly meeting a host of international issues, especially the latest developments in Libya and Yemen and combating terrorism. In a ....

  • Abe’s popularity rises after Japan hostage crisis

    Date: 2015-02-08 13:07:35 GMT - Japan - World - SN:65 - ID:1919477

    TOKYO, Feb 8 (MENA) - Popular support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rose after a tense couple of weeks in which two Japanese hostages were brutally murdered in the Middle East, according to The Wall Street Journal. In a Kyodo News survey, ....

  • Britain pledges £100m extra aid for Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-02-08 13:03:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:1919637

    LONDON, Feb 8 (MENA) - British International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced an additional 100 million pounds sterling to Syrian refugees. This came during Greening's meeting Sunday with Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah ....

  • Japan seizes passport of Syria-bound journalist

    Date: 2015-02-08 12:00:14 GMT - Japan - World - SN:53 - ID:1919125

    TOKYO, Feb 8 (MENA) - Japan's authorities have seized the passport of a journalist planning to travel to Syria, local media say. It was necessary to confiscate Yuichi Sugimoto's passport in order to protect his life, the BBC quoted the ....

  • Afghan president to visit Tehran late in Feb.

    Date: 2015-02-08 11:09:37 GMT - Iran - World - SN:46 - ID:1918149

    TEHRAN, Feb 8 (MENA) - Afghani President Ashraf Ghani will pay an official visit to Iran later this month at an invitation from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. During his visit to Afghanistan in January, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad ....

  • North Korea test-fires 5 short-range missiles tnto the sea

    Date: 2015-02-08 10:48:20 GMT - south korea - World - SN:38 - ID:1918449

    SEOUL, Feb 8 (MENA) - South Korea's Defense Ministry says North Korea has test-fired five short-range missiles into the sea, ABC news reported. The ministry said the missiles flew about 200 kilometers (125 miles) before landing in waters off ....

  • King Mohammed VI to meet French president on Monday

    Date: 2015-02-08 10:31:00 GMT - France - World - SN:31 - ID:1918021

    PARIS, Feb 8 (MENA) - Moroccan King Mohammed VI is expected to meet French President, Francois Hollande, on Monday in Paris, a trusted source told Morocco World News. The meeting will take place at 5 pm local time in the Elysee Palace. The ....

  • Vote today would see Britain exiting EU

    Date: 2015-02-08 10:30:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:1918145

    LONDON, Feb 8 (MENA) - Britain would vote to leave the European Union if there were a referendum now, and even traditionally pro-EU countries are falling out of love with Brussels, The Sunday Times quoted a poll as saying. The survey, conducted ....

  • 5 dead, including gunman, in Georgia shooting

    Date: 2015-02-08 08:56:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:1917337

    WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (MENA) - A man shot six people Saturday afternoon, killing four of them, including his ex-wife and several children before turning the gun on himself on a quiet, suburban street outside Atlanta, ABC news reported quoting police and ....

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