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  • Russian embassy confirms execution of Russian citizen in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:24:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:1584813

    MOSCOW, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Russian embassy in Islamabad on Sunday confirmed information that Russian citizen Ahlas Ahlak was executed in Pakistan on charges of an assassination attempt on Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharraf, the Russian ....

  • Obama: North Korea’s attack ‘cybervandalism,’ not an ‘act of war’

    Date: 2014-12-21 19:22:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:106 - ID:1584749

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama said Sunday he does not consider North Korea’s attack on Sony Pictures to be an “act of war,” instead calling it an example of “cybervandalism” that must be met with a proportional response from ....

  • Iran, Syria confer on bilateral, regional issues

    Date: 2014-12-21 16:34:16 GMT - Iran - World - SN:81 - ID:1583865

    TEHRAN, Dec 21 (MENA) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Syrian President Bashar Assad discussed ways for promoting bilateral ties and cooperation, Syrian situation and regional developments, according to IRNA News Agency. Larijani ....

  • Egypt seeks to lure Chinese investments - minister

    Date: 2014-12-21 15:48:11 GMT - China - World - SN:76 - ID:1582637

    BEIJING, Dec 21 (MENA) - Egypt seeks to attract more Chinese investments and reduce the balance of trade deficit, affirmed Egypt's International Cooperation Minister Naglaa el Ahwany. Egypt and China signed in the 1990s an agreement for strategic ....

  • Paper: British troops to help fight against Boko Haram

    Date: 2014-12-21 15:30:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:1582373

    LONDON, Dec 21 (MENA) - Up to 100 British soldiers are being lined up for a mission to train the Nigerian army in its fight against the Islamist extremists of Boko Haram, The Telegraph reported. Britain has already sent specialists to train ....

  • Egypt seeks to amend trade balance with China: Abdel-Nour

    Date: 2014-12-21 15:26:54 GMT - China - World - SN:71 - ID:1582701

    BEIJING, Dec 21 (MENA) - Minister of Industry and Trade Munir Fakhri Abdel-Nour has said Egypt seeks to amend tilt in trade balance with China. Abdel-Nour, who is currently in China, said the three-day visit by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to ....

  • Egyptian ministers, reps of Chinese public companies discuss agreements to be signed during Sisi visit

    Date: 2014-12-21 12:27:19 GMT - China - World - SN:50 - ID:1581517

    BEIJING, Dec 21 (MENA) - Egyptian Minister of Electricity Mohammad Shaker and Minister of Transport Hani Dahi discussed on Sunday with representatives of public Chinese companies the memorandums of understanding relevant to the agreements that will ....

  • Maltese government denies interference in Libya's affairs

    Date: 2014-12-21 12:23:37 GMT - Libya - World - SN:49 - ID:1581641

    TRIPOLI, Dec 21 (MENA) - The Maltese government denied meddling in Libya's internal affairs. In a statement, the Maltese government said that it recognized the Libyan interim government, after holding talks with the European Union. The ....

  • Barack Obama denounces killing of NYPD officers

    Date: 2014-12-21 12:17:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:1581593

    WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has strongly condemned the killings of two New York City police officers shot by a man who then killed himself on Saturday, according to the BBC. Mr Obama said the officers would not be going ....

  • Roadside bomb kills seven civilians in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-12-21 11:32:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:42 - ID:1581169

    KABUL, Dec 21 (MENA) - At least seven people including children were killed when a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday as quoted by Sky news reported. The explosion occurred late Saturday when the pickup ....

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