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  • Nicaragua launches construction of inter-oceanic canal

    Date: 2014-12-23 08:38:20 GMT - Nicaragua - World - SN:31 - ID:1594581

    MANAGUA, Dec 23 (MENA) - Nicaragua has announced the start of work on a new canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the BBC reported. At an opening ceremony, Wang Jing, the president of HKND, the Chinese company building the canal, said ....

  • 3 killed in Sri Lanka floods and mudslides

    Date: 2014-12-23 08:17:50 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:28 - ID:1594577

    COLOMBO, Dec 23 (MENA) - Three people died and more than 60,000 had to be evacuated to safer locations due to floods and mudslides caused by heavy rains around Sri Lanka, the ABC News quoted officials as saying Tuesday. The Disaster Management ....

  • Egypt to gain status its deserve within few years - Sisi

    Date: 2014-12-23 07:53:08 GMT - China - World - SN:24 - ID:1594297

    BEIJING, Dec 23 (MENA) - Egypt will gain the status its deserve within the upcoming few years by the efforts of the Egyptians and the support of friendly countries, affirmed President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. During his meeting with representatives ....

  • S. Korea, Israel discuss greater cooperation

    Date: 2014-12-23 07:15:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:1594149

    SEOUL, Dec 23 (MENA) - South Korea's foreign minister and his Israeli counterpart have discussed ways to expand bilateral cooperation in the economic and high-tech areas, Yonhap cited a statement from Seoul's foreign ministry. Foreign Minister ....

  • Egyptians urged to be united to confront challenges

    Date: 2014-12-23 05:51:46 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:1593809

    BEIJING, Dec 23 (MENA) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged Egyptians to be united in order to confront challenges besetting Egypt. There are several countries which want to destabilize Egypt and they have alternative schemes to weaken ....

  • Sisi warns of risk of terrorism threats especially in south Libya

    Date: 2014-12-23 05:47:39 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:1593805

    BEIJING, Dec 23 (MENA) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi warned of the risk of terrorism threats which are faced by the regional countries, especially in southern Libya. During his meeting with the Egyptian press delegation, who covers ....

  • Egypt to be mainstay in initiative to revive China's Silk Road - Sisi

    Date: 2014-12-23 04:47:46 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:1593693

    BEIJING, Dec 23 (MENA) - Egypt will be a mainstay in the initiative of Chinese President Xi Jinping to revive the ancient China's Silk Road trade route, said President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. The role of the new Suez Canal Development Project will ....

  • Sisi urges more Chinese investments in Egypt

    Date: 2014-12-23 04:33:55 GMT - China - World - SN:6 - ID:1593697

    BEIJING, Dec 23 (MENA) - Visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged Chinese investors to boost their investments in Egypt. Egypt provides all support to the Chinese investors to expand their business in Egypt, Sisi said in his speech ....

  • Obama: Tunisian presidential election vital step toward completion of democratic transition

    Date: 2014-12-22 20:18:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:140 - ID:1593009

    WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (MENA) – US President Obama congratulated Tunisian President-elect Beji Caid Essebsi on his victory and the people of Tunisia on the successful conclusion of the first presidential election under the new constitution, a vital step ....

  • 10 injured as driver rams van into pedestrians in France

    Date: 2014-12-22 20:17:16 GMT - France - World - SN:139 - ID:1593001

    PARIS, Dec 22 (MENA) - A van struck a crowd of people Monday in Nantes, France, injuring at least nine people in addition to the driver, police said. Five had serious wounds, plus the driver, police said. The CNN reported that the driver stabbed ....

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