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  • MENA agenda for Friday, November 21

    Date: 2014-11-21 06:01:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:1377085

    CAIRO, Arab League Secretary General Nabil el-Arabi meets South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit to discuss regional developments and promoting cooperation. CAIRO, Environment Minister Khaled Fahmi participates in an event marking the ....

  • 11 schools in Czech closed due to bomb threat

    Date: 2014-11-20 22:00:00 GMT - Czech - World - SN:162 - ID:1376797

    PRAGUE, Nov 20 (MENA) - Czech police closed 11 secondary schools in the Zlin region on Thursday due to a bomb threat, the Radio Prague reported. The schools received e-mails warning of an explosion due to take place on Friday morning. The schools ....

  • Hammond in Vienna Friday for Iran nuclear talks

    Date: 2014-11-20 21:04:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:159 - ID:1376669

    LONDON, Nov 20 (MENA) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will head on Friday for Vienna as international nuclear negotiations with Iran enter their final stretch. “We do very much want to see a deal done with Iran, but we don’t want to ....

  • US sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, Slovakia

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:53:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:158 - ID:1376677

    WASHINGTON, Nov 20 (MENA) - Five prisoners have been released from Guantanamo Bay as part of a renewed effort to close the detention center on the US Navy base in Cuba, ABC News cited US officials as saying Thursday. Three men were sent to ....

  • Four new polio cases in Pakistan, tally mounts to 257

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:30:55 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:156 - ID:1376613

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (MENA) - Four new polio cases have emerged in Pakistan, taking the number to 257 in the country, Geo News reported Thursday. According to National Health Department, three new cases have been reported in Peshawar and one in North ....

  • Kerry, Zarif, Ashton begin three-party meeting in Vienna

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:29:13 GMT - Austria - World - SN:155 - ID:1376617

    VIENNA, Nov 20 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union envoy Catherine Ashton began a meeting on the sidelines of the nuclear talks in Vienna Thursday, the US Department of State ....

  • Iran, Germany, UK, France hold quadrilateral meeting on nuclear program

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:04:46 GMT - Austria - World - SN:154 - ID:1376553

    VIENNA, Nov 20 (MENA) - Iran Foreign Minister's Deputies Majid Takht-e-Ravanchi and Abbas Araqchi held quadrilateral meeting with representatives of Germany, UK and France on Thursday, IRNA news agency reported. The quadrilateral meeting was ....

  • Poland probes hacking of electoral body's website

    Date: 2014-11-20 20:02:59 GMT - Poland - World - SN:153 - ID:1376549

    WARSAW, Nov 20 (MENA) - Prosecutors are investigating a hacking attack on the website of Poland's voting commission, while a top official has resigned over irregularities that are delaying the vote count in recent local elections, Fox News ....

  • China strongly condemns Jerusalem synagogue attack

    Date: 2014-11-20 18:41:56 GMT - China - World - SN:145 - ID:1375673

    BEIJING, Nov 20 (MENA) - China on Thursday strongly condemned the attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem, which killed five and injured many more, calling on both Israeli and Palestinian sides to show restraint and avoid escalating tension, Xinhua ....

  • Italy's FM meets Palestinian Foreign Min. Al Malki

    Date: 2014-11-20 18:38:25 GMT - Italy - World - SN:143 - ID:1376109

    ROME, Nov 20 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday met his Palestinian counterpart Riad Al Malki. During the meeting in Rome at the foreign ministry, Gentiloni once again condemned the ''despicable'' attack against the ....

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