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  • German minister says Berlin, EU not interested in economic chaos in Russia

    Date: 2014-12-21 20:13:22 GMT - Germany - World - SN:116 - ID:1585025

    BERLIN, Dec 21 (MENA) - Germany and Europe are not interested in Russia's falling into a state of economic chaos, German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday. "At the end of the day, neither Germany nor Europe is interested in Russia's ....

  • CSTO foreign, defense ministers and secretaries of security councils to meet in Moscow

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:41:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:1585013

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - Foreign and defense ministers and secretaries of Security Councils from the countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization /CSTO/ will meet in Moscow on Monday, December 22, the Russian foreign ministry said on ....

  • Belarus' president promises help for Ukraine

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:32:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:111 - ID:1584821

    KIEV, Dec 21 (MENA) - Belarus' authoritarian president on Sunday promised to help Ukraine as it struggles through its pro-Russia separatist insurgency and economic hardships, ABC News reported. Ukraine's year of crisis has been unsettling to ....

  • Russian embassy confirms execution of Russian citizen in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:24:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:1584813

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Russian embassy in Islamabad on Sunday confirmed information that Russian citizen Ahlas Ahlak was executed in Pakistan on charges of an assassination attempt on Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf, the Russian ....

  • Obama: North Korea’s attack ‘cybervandalism,’ not an ‘act of war’

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:22:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:1584749

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said Sunday he does not consider North Korea’s attack on Sony Pictures to be an “act of war,” instead calling it an example of “cybervandalism” that must be met with a proportional response from ....

  • Iran, Syria confer on bilateral, regional issues

    Date: 2014-12-21 16:34:16 GMT - Iran - World - SN:81 - ID:1583865

    TEHRAN, Dec 21 (MENA) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Syrian President Bashar Assad discussed ways for promoting bilateral ties and cooperation, Syrian situation and regional developments, according to IRNA News Agency. Larijani ....

  • Egypt seeks to lure Chinese investments - minister

    Date: 2014-12-21 15:48:11 GMT - China - World - SN:76 - ID:1582637

    BEIJING, Dec 21 (MENA) - Egypt seeks to attract more Chinese investments and reduce the balance of trade deficit, affirmed Egypt's International Cooperation Minister Naglaa el Ahwany. Egypt and China signed in the 1990s an agreement for strategic ....

  • Paper: British troops to help fight against Boko Haram

    Date: 2014-12-21 15:30:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:1582373

    LONDON, Dec 21 (MENA) - Up to 100 British soldiers are being lined up for a mission to train the Nigerian army in its fight against the Islamist extremists of Boko Haram, The Telegraph reported. Britain has already sent specialists to train ....

  • Egypt seeks to amend trade balance with China: Abdel-Nour

    Date: 2014-12-21 15:26:54 GMT - China - World - SN:71 - ID:1582701

    BEIJING, Dec 21 (MENA) - Minister of Industry and Trade Munir Fakhri Abdel-Nour has said Egypt seeks to amend tilt in trade balance with China. Abdel-Nour, who is currently in China, said the three-day visit by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to ....

  • Egyptian ministers, reps of Chinese public companies discuss agreements to be signed during Sisi visit

    Date: 2014-12-21 12:27:19 GMT - China - World - SN:50 - ID:1581517

    BEIJING, Dec 21 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of Electricity Mohammad Shaker and Minister of Transport Hani Dahi discussed on Sunday with representatives of public Chinese companies the memorandums of understanding relevant to the agreements that will ....

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