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  • Decline of global oil prices reduces financial deficit in Egypt by 1 pct - EBRD

    Date: 2015-01-19 13:14:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:65 - ID:1775237

    LONDON, Jan 19 (MENA) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expected that the decline of global oil prices by 20 percent leads to an increase in financial deficit in Egypt by one percent. The economic reform and the ....

  • EU to challenge court decision striking Hamas off terror list

    Date: 2015-01-19 13:11:37 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:63 - ID:1775265

    BRUSSELS, Jan 19 (MENA) - The European Union will challenge a ruling by the bloc’s second highest court striking Hamas off the region’s terror list, ensuring that an asset freeze and other restrictions will remain in place until a final judgment is ....

  • Pope Francis heads home

    Date: 2015-01-19 07:03:54 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:13 - ID:1772153

    MANILA, Jan 19 (MENA) - Pope Francis headed home Monday from the Philippines after a weeklong trip that also took him to Sri Lanka. Here are some glimpses of his last two days, The ABC News reported. Francis left Manila about 10:15 a.m. on a ....

  • Shots fired outside Joe Biden's house in Delaware

    Date: 2015-01-18 22:19:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:1771645

    WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (MENA) - Shots were fired near US Vice-President Joe Biden's house in the state of Delaware, but he was away at the time, the BBC quoted a Secret Service official as saying on Sunday. The shots were fired on Saturday from a ....

  • Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    Date: 2015-01-18 21:57:52 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:153 - ID:1771589

    KIEV, Jan 18 (MENA) - Ukraine's president vowed Sunday to reassert government control over eastern regions as the army unleashed a counter-offensive against Russian-backed separatist fighters vying for command over the airport in the city of ....

  • Italy expels 9 suspected jihadis

    Date: 2015-01-18 21:51:18 GMT - Italy - World - SN:149 - ID:1771433

    ROME, Jan 18 (MENA) - Italy says it has expelled nine suspected jihadis since late December and is vowing more expulsions in a heightened terrorism crackdown, The Independent reported on Sunday. Interior Minister Angelino Alfano told reporters ....

  • 4 killed in suicide bombing in Nigeria

    Date: 2015-01-18 21:30:26 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:146 - ID:1771553

    ABUJA, Jan 18 (MENA) - A suicide bomber killed four people and injured 35 others in the northeast town of Potiskum, ABC news reported Sunday. The attack in Potiskum, the largest commercial center in Nigeria's Yobe state, occurred at around 10 ....

  • Explosion occurs at mine in Russia

    Date: 2015-01-18 19:02:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:125 - ID:1770793

    MOSCOW, Jan 18 (MENA) - One person died in the explosion at the Yuzhanaya mine in the Sverdlovsk region, press service of the Urals regional centre of the emergencies ministry Vadim Grebennikov told TASS on Saturday. “According to preliminary ....

  • Daesh-related images found in PC of missing S. Korean in Turkey

    Date: 2015-01-18 18:00:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:119 - ID:1770153

    SEOUL, Jan 18 (MENA) - South Korean authorities have found images of flags of the terrorist Daesh group in the computer of a South Korean teenager who recently vanished in Turkey, amid the possibility that he might have crossed the border into Syria ....

  • Poll shows conservatives as most popular party in Britain

    Date: 2015-01-18 17:45:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:1770209

    LONDON, Jan 18 (MENA) - The Conservatives are viewed “more favourably” than Labour by voters, with less than four months to go until the general election, a poll for The Independent on Sunday revealed. While Ed Miliband’s party retains a slim ....

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