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  • 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 ....

  • Typhoon Hagupit: at least three dead and a million evacuated in Philippines

    Date: 2014-12-08 08:30:35 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:23 - ID:1492133

    MANILA, Dec 8 (MENA) - At least three people have been killed and over a million evacuated after typhoon Hagupit tore into the Philippines this weekend, causing landslides, pummelling houses and stirring up gusts of 170kph (106mph) across the ....

  • Iran's FM: Tehran always ready for constructive talks with regional states

    Date: 2014-12-08 08:13:10 GMT - Iran - World - SN:19 - ID:1492121

    TEHRAN, Dec 8 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is always ready for constructive talks with all countries in the region, IRNA News Agency reported. In a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Jafari here on Monday, the ....

  • Overcrowded bus plunges off road in Nepal, leaving 17 dead, 50 injured

    Date: 2014-12-08 08:08:19 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:18 - ID:1492145

    KATMANDU, Nepal, Dec 8 (MENA) – Police said an overcrowded bus has plunged off a mountain road in Nepal, killing at least 17 people and injuring 50 more, FOX News reported. Police official Kesh Bahadur Shahi said Monday that the bus veered off ....

  • Small quake hits southern S. Korea

    Date: 2014-12-08 07:29:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:1491853

    SEOUL, Dec 8 (MENA) - A magnitude 3.3 earthquake rattled a county in southern South Korea early Monday, but no injuries or property damage was immediately reported, according to Yonhap News Agency. The Korea Meteorological Administration said the ....

  • Obama: Racism, bias in US will take time to tackle

    Date: 2014-12-08 05:43:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:1491493

    WASHINGTON, Dc 8 (MENA) - President Barack Obama is prescribing time and vigilance to tackle problems as entrenched in American society as racism and bias. He also is urging patience, saying progress usually comes in small steps. In an ....

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