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  • Conservative MP caught playing on tablet during par't committee meeting

    Date: 2014-12-08 18:01:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:133 - ID:1497381

    LONDON, Dec 8 (MENA) - Conservative MP Nigel Mills was caught playing on his tablet during a Parliamentary committee meeting. He was photographed playing a popular computer puzzle game during a parliamentary committee meeting. He admitted to ....

  • UNICEF declares 2014 a devastating year for children

    Date: 2014-12-08 18:00:20 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:132 - ID:1497349

    GENEVA, Dec 8 (MENA) - The year 2014 has been one of horror, fear and despair for millions of children, as worsening conflicts across the world saw them exposed to extreme violence and its consequences, forcibly recruited and deliberately targeted ....

  • Franz Beckenbauer believes referees will be replaced by drones as the use of technology in football continues to evolve

    Date: 2014-12-08 17:20:12 GMT - Germany - World - SN:123 - ID:1497345

    MUNICH, Dec 8 (MENA) - Germany legend Franz Beckenbauer believes the use of technology in football will go far beyond the use of merely goal-line cameras in the future, Daily Mail reported Monday. The Bayern Munich honorary president thinks there ....

  • S. Korea condemns N. Korea's decision on Kaesong wages

    Date: 2014-12-08 17:18:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:120 - ID:1497169

    SEOUL, Dec 8 (MENA) - South Korea formally condemned North Korea Monday for unilaterally revising regulations on the minimum wage for its workers at an inter-Korean industrial complex in the North's border town of Kaesong, Yonhap News Agency ....

  • European efforts made to launch dialogue between Kiev, Moscow - Belgian FM

    Date: 2014-12-08 17:15:42 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:117 - ID:1496737

    KIEV, Dec 8 (MENA) - Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders on Monday said various European efforts were made at various levels to launch dialogue between Kiev and Moscow. During his meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in ....

  • China, U.S. reach consensus on combating corruption

    Date: 2014-12-08 16:34:26 GMT - China - World - SN:111 - ID:1496757

    BEIJING, Dec 8 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Monday China made headway with the United States on bilateral talks for tracking down fugitive corruption suspects. Hong told a regular press briefing that the two sides have ....

  • U.S. officials unaware of talks to free South African killed in Yemen

    Date: 2014-12-08 15:31:58 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:1496289

    LOS ANGELES, Dec 8 (MENA) - The United States did not know about talks on the reportedly imminent release of a South African hostage who died in a U.S. raid on Al Qaeda militants in Yemen, the U.S. ambassador in South Africa said ....

  • Egyptian tourism delegation's visit to US "positive" - ETF chief

    Date: 2014-12-08 13:24:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:82 - ID:1494889

    CAIRO, Dec 8 (MENA) - The current visit of the Egyptian tourism delegation to the US started to reap fruits in increasing the US tourist trips to Egypt, said President of the Egyptian Tourism Federation (ETF) Elhamy el-Zaiyat, who is also part of ....

  • No plans for new meeting between Putin, Merkel, Hollande, Poroshenko, says report

    Date: 2014-12-08 13:23:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:1494573

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - The new meeting between the leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, the so-called Normandy Four, is not yet under consideration, TASS news agency quoted Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov as saying. “The meeting ....

  • Russia demands Israeli explanation of air strikes in Syria

    Date: 2014-12-08 12:54:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:1494381

    MOSCOW, Dec 8 (MENA) - Russia has demanded an explanation from Israel about air strikes in Syria on Sunday that the Syrian government attributed to Israel "Moscow is deeply worried by this dangerous development, the circumstances of which demand ....

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