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  • Sisi to embark on visit to China Monday 2 last Beijing

    Date: 2014-12-20 21:06:08 GMT - China - World - SN:108 - ID:1578477

    The Egyptian diplomat said that during Sisi's visit an Egyptian-Chinese business council would be launched to revive the Silk Road which linked China and Africa. "Reviving the old trade road will have a big leap on the trade, investment and ....

  • Sisi to embark on China visit Monday

    Date: 2014-12-20 20:44:45 GMT - China - World - SN:106 - ID:1578309

    BEIJING, Dec 20 (MENA) – President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrives in Beijing on Monday on a three-day visit during which he will have talks with Chinese officials on ways of boosting bilateral and strategic relations. In statements to MENA on the ....

  • 5.9 quake hits off Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture coast

    Date: 2014-12-20 18:43:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:95 - ID:1578105

    TOKYO, Dec 20 (MENA) - A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan’s main Honshu Island on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reports. The quake happened not far from the power plant, but a spokesman for Tokyo Electric Power Co said ....

  • Russian Security agencies prevent 60 terrorist crimes in 2014 -- Putin

    Date: 2014-12-20 18:35:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:94 - ID:1577913

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russian security service officers have prevented eight terrorist attacks and 60 terrorism-related crimes, TASS reported. The activities of 46 terrorist and extremist ....

  • Russia to work on tit-for-tat measures following US, Canadian new sanctions

    Date: 2014-12-20 18:35:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:1577917

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russian foreign ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich on Saturday said Moscow would work on tit-for-tat measures following the US and Canadian new sanctions, TASS reported. "The US and Canada still can not put up with ....

  • US releases 4 Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay

    Date: 2014-12-20 18:19:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:89 - ID:1577905

    KABUL, Dec 20 (MENA) - The United States Department of Defense announced Saturday that four Afghan prisoners were released from the Guantanamo detention facility and sent home to Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported. According to US defense ....

  • Egyptian, Chinese foreign ministries prepare for strategic partnership agreement - diplomat 6 last Beijing

    Date: 2014-12-20 18:13:59 GMT - China - World - SN:86 - ID:1576745

    A number of Egyptian academic delegations visited China in 2013 and 2014 to attend events organized by think-tank centers there, said the ambassador, adding that the embassy arranged meetings for those teams with officials of the ruling party in ....

  • 62 including Taliban governor killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-12-20 18:08:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:84 - ID:1577621

    KABUL, Dec 20 (MENA) - Afghanistan's defense ministry on Saturday said 62 insurgents were killed in Kunar's Dangam district, including Ahmad Khan who was named by the Taliban as the district governor for Dangam in eastern Kunar province, Khaama News ....

  • 2 car bombs rock southern Sweden's city of Malmo

    Date: 2014-12-20 17:59:43 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:82 - ID:1577617

    STOCKHOLM, Dec 20 (MENA) - Swedish police say two car bombs have shattered dozens of windows in a multiethnic district of Malmo, Sweden's third largest city, ABC News reported on Saturday. Police spokeswoman Linda Pleym says no one was injured by ....

  • Putin: No country can intimidate or isolate Russia

    Date: 2014-12-20 17:59:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:1577605

    MOSCOW, Dec 20 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin says no country can “intimidate” or “isolate” Russia, after Western governments impose additional sanctions on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine, TASS news agency reported. Speaking at a ....

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