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  • 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 ....

  • Strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Panama early Monday, no tsunami threat

    Date: 2014-12-08 12:03:52 GMT - Panama - World - SN:63 - ID:1494093

    PANAMA, Dec 8 (MENA) - A strong earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck just offshore of Punta De Burica, Panama early Monday morning, CBS news reported. Strong shaking was felt across a 50-mile wide region of coastline, but ....

  • Minister attends African environment ministers in Peru

    Date: 2014-12-08 11:59:22 GMT - Peru - World - SN:61 - ID:1493813

    PERU, Dec 8 (MENA) - Egypt's Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy attended a meeting of African environment ministers held on the sidelines of the Climate Change Conference in Peru. The African environment ministers' meeting is considered a ....

  • Kuwaiti emir receives US defense secretary

    Date: 2014-12-08 09:50:41 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:36 - ID:1493157

    KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8 (MENA) - Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah received Monday visiting US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and his accompanying delegation. No further details were given about the nature of talks. ....

  • Prince William and Kate arrive in Manhattan for NYC tour

    Date: 2014-12-08 09:26:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:1492501

    NEW YORK, Dec 8 (MENA) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate arrived on Sunday for their first visit to New York City, a whirlwind trip that includes visits to a Harlem child development centre and the September 11 Monument and Museum, CBC ....

  • British PM to visit Turkey Monday

    Date: 2014-12-08 08:58:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:29 - ID:1492565

    ANKARA, Dec 8 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will pay a two-day visit to Turkey on Tuesday for talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyeb Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. A statement released by the media office of the ....

  • S.Korean president vows efforts for summit with China and Japan

    Date: 2014-12-08 08:31:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:1492141

    SEOUL, Dec 8 (MENA) - S.Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that South Korea will make efforts to hold a summit with China and Japan, the latest move that underscores her commitment to advancing ties with the two Asian neighbors, Yonhap news ....

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