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  • Pope Francis, leaders of other religions to sign Tuesday document on combating human trafficking

    Date: 2014-12-01 13:58:49 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:79 - ID:1449809

    THE VATICAN, Dec 1 (MENA) - Pope Francis will sign on Tuesday with leaders of other religions a document to combat human trafficking. In a statement Monday, the liberty global network, which is responsible of the initiative, said that the ....

  • British PM believes China is 'mistaken' to bar MPs

    Date: 2014-12-01 13:41:22 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:75 - ID:1448933

    LONDON, Dec 1 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday a Chinese decision to prevent a committee of British members of parliament from visiting Hong Kong was mistaken and heightened concerns about the situation in the former ....

  • Gordon Brown will resign as MP in May - source

    Date: 2014-12-01 13:18:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:1448957

    LONDON, Dec 1 (MENA) - Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown will announce that he will resign from his position as member in the parliament in the next general election slated for May 2015, according to a source at the British Labour Party on ....

  • F-16 jet crashes in northern Turkey, pilot survives

    Date: 2014-12-01 13:03:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:66 - ID:1448953

    ANKARA, Dec 1 (MENA) - An F-16 fighter jet belonging to the Turkish Air Force crashed in the northern part of Turkey on Monday, the Turkish army said. The aircraft crashed in Amasya province's Merzifon district, Daily Sabah reported on ....

  • South Korea FM to visit Britain for strategic dialogue

    Date: 2014-12-01 12:52:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:63 - ID:1448269

    SEOUL, Dec 1 (MENA) - South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will visit Britain this week to hold the inaugural meeting of the two countries' strategic dialogue, the foreign ministry was quoted by Yonhap news agency as saying Monday. Yun ....

  • Seoul's nuke envoy departs for Russia for talks on N.K. issues

    Date: 2014-12-01 12:00:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:56 - ID:1448389

    SEOUL, Dec 1 (MENA) - South Korea's chief nuclear envoy departed to Russia Monday to discuss North Korea's nuclear issues following a high-ranking North Korean official's recent visit to the neighbor, Yonhap news agency reported. The four-day ....

  • UN warns huge risk of spread

    Date: 2014-12-01 10:59:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:1447657

    LONDON, Dec 1 (MENA) - The head of the UN Ebola response mission in West Africa has told the BBC there is still a "huge risk" the deadly disease could spread to other parts of the world. Tony Banbury declined to say if targets he had set in the ....

  • Lavrov to visit Sudan on Wednesday: Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-12-01 09:41:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:1446377

    MOSCOW, Dec 1 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Sudan on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart Ali Karti and the country’s President Omar Bashir, the Voice of Russia quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a ....

  • OIC secretary general arrives in Tehran for ICIM

    Date: 2014-12-01 09:30:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:1446453

    Tehran, Dec 1 (MENA) - Secretary-General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Amin Madani arrived in Tehran late Sunday to take part in the upcoming 10th Islamic Conference of Information Ministers, IRNA news agency reported. He was ....

  • Kerry embarks on European tour for ministerial meeting on fighting Daesh

    Date: 2014-12-01 08:17:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:1445913

    WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Brussels, Belgium, on Monday to take part in the NATO Foreign Ministerial and associated meetings to open on Tuesday, US State Department Spokesman Jen Psaki said. On ....

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