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  • MENA agenda for Friday, Nov 28

    Date: 2014-11-28 06:02:17 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:1427481

    DUBAI, UAE State Minister Sultan Gaber, and Egyptian Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati open the Egyptian pavilion at the 19th edition. PARIS, The National Assembly of France, lower house, votes today on ....

  • 5 Nigerian troops killed by roadside bomb, Boko Haram suspected

    Date: 2014-11-27 21:59:48 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:164 - ID:1427085

    ABUJA, Nov 27 (MENA) - Five Nigerian troops were killed and seven injured when a roadside bomb went off in northeastern Nigeria, Fox News cited an army colonel as saying Thursday. The explosive detonated in a village just outside of Mubi, the ....

  • 11 headless bodies found in southern Mexico

    Date: 2014-11-27 21:48:55 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:163 - ID:1427089

    MEXICO CITY, Nov 27 (MENA) - Police found the headless bodies of 11 young men Thursday on the road between Chilapa de Alvarez and Ayahualulco, two towns in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, Fox News cited prosecutors as saying. The bodies, ....

  • EU's Juncker survives no-confidence vote over tax deals

    Date: 2014-11-27 21:03:32 GMT - Italy - World - SN:159 - ID:1426917

    BRUSSELS, Nov 27 (MENA) - European Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker survived Thursday a no-confidence vote over the 'Luxleaks' tax scandal - despite a protest staged by MEPs inside the European Parliament, the Daily Mail reported. In the ....

  • Japan takes up indictment of Sankei reporter in talks with S. Korea

    Date: 2014-11-27 20:10:56 GMT - Japan - World - SN:153 - ID:1426785

    TOKYO, Nov 27 (MENA) - Japan took up the indictment of a Japanese reporter accused of slandering the South Korean president in talks with South Korea on Thursday, calling the action "extremely regrettable," the Kyodo News reported. Japan also ....

  • Egypt receives 233 smuggled pieces of antiquities from France

    Date: 2014-11-27 18:45:27 GMT - France - World - SN:142 - ID:1426217

    PARIS, Nov 27 (MENA) – Egypt's ambassador in Paris Ihab Badawi received on Thursday 233 pieces of antiquities which were smuggled to France in 2010. French authorities handed the pieces to the Egyptian embassy during a ceremony which was attended ....

  • Scotland to control £14bn of income tax, welfare benefits in cross-party deal

    Date: 2014-11-27 17:11:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:133 - ID:1425853

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) – The Scottish parliament is to be handed direct control over an estimated £14bn of income tax and welfare benefits in a cross-party deal. Unveiling recommendations that powers to set income tax rates and bands be wholly ....

  • Syrian Electronic Army hacks global media websites

    Date: 2014-11-27 16:58:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:129 - ID:1425453

    LONDON, Nov 27 (MENA) - Some users of a number of global websites were reportedly affected by a hack claiming to have come from the Syrian Electronic Army today, with pages including The Independent showing messages from the pro-Assad collective, ....

  • Sisi concludes Europe tour

    Date: 2014-11-27 16:37:11 GMT - France - World - SN:122 - ID:1425573

    PARIS, Nov 27 (MENA) - President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has wrapped up his current European tour. Sisi started a tour on Monday with Italy as his first destination, followed by the Vatican and France. He held a meeting with French President ....

  • Sisi shakes hands with Egyptian media delegation

    Date: 2014-11-27 15:08:07 GMT - France - World - SN:109 - ID:1425041

    PARIS, Nov 27 (MENA) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi shook hands with the Egyptian media delegation which covered his European tour before he left for the airport. Sisi thanked the reporters and media persons for their efforts. ....

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