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  • Scientists discover virus makes people more stupid

    Date: 2014-11-10 17:14:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:1306241

    LONDON, Nov 10 (MENA) - A virus that infects human brains and makes us more stupid has been discovered, according to scientists in the US, The Independent newspaper reported. The algae virus, never before observed in healthy people, was found to ....

  • Friends of Syria meet in London to show more coop. with moderate opposition: spokesperson

    Date: 2014-11-10 17:11:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:1305477

    LONDON, Nov 10 (MENA) - British Foreign Office Spokesperson Farah Dakhlallah has said Group of Friends of the Syrian People meeting in London will show support to moderate opposition. In statements to MENA, Dakhlallah said the participants would ....

  • Myanmar parliament denounces US blacklisting

    Date: 2014-11-10 17:10:29 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:110 - ID:1306129

    NAYPYIDAW, Nov 10 (MENA) - Myanmar's Parliament on Monday denounced the U.S. blacklisting of a ruling party lawmaker and said the decision could adversely affect bilateral relations, ABC news reported. The announcement, two days before President ....

  • Obama news conference uncertain during his three days in Beijing

    Date: 2014-11-10 16:51:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:105 - ID:1306149

    WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (MENA) - Even as US President Barack Obama is expected to raise the issues of democratic rights and press freedoms during a trip to China this week, there is a question whether he will hold his own news conference with reporters ....

  • Chelsea: Oscar commits to Premier League club until 2019

    Date: 2014-11-10 16:43:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:1305129

    LONDON, Nov 10 (MENA) - Brazil midfielder Oscar has signed a new contract with Chelsea that commits him to Stamford Bridge until 2019. The 23-year-old joined the Blues from Brazilian side Internacional in 2012 on a five-year deal and helped ....

  • Japanese PM, Chinese president hold hold ice-breaking meeting

    Date: 2014-11-10 16:27:06 GMT - China - World - SN:98 - ID:1305949

    BEIJING, Nov 10 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a long-sought meeting Monday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to Japanese officials, in a further sign that bilateral relations strained by historical and territorial ....

  • Russia insists on full-fledged investigation into MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine - Putin

    Date: 2014-11-10 15:08:30 GMT - China - World - SN:86 - ID:1304557

    BEIJING, Nov 10 (MENA) - Russia, just like Malaysia, insists on a full-fledged and unbiased investigation into the tragic incident with the Malaysian passenger aircraft, which crashed in Ukraine’s east over three months ago, Russian President ....

  • Beleaguered Obama goes to meet confident Xi Jinping at APEC - TIME

    Date: 2014-11-10 15:07:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:1304749

    WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (MENA) - The US TIME magazine said Monday President Barack Obama, who is politically battered, is scheduled to meet with his new Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, who has proved himself as savvy as his predecessor since ....

  • Education locomotive of sustainable development: amb. Amr

    Date: 2014-11-10 14:11:48 GMT - France - World - SN:75 - ID:1303913

    PARIS, Nov 10 (MENA) - Egypt is pleased to see significance of education as locomotive to sustainable development in world countries, Egypt's representative to the UNESCO Mohamad Sameh Amr has said during World Conference on Education for ....

  • China, US to grant each other’s citizens longer visas

    Date: 2014-11-10 14:09:11 GMT - China - World - SN:72 - ID:1304577

    BEIJING, Nov 10 (MENA) - The U.S. and China agreed to issue longer-term visas for business, tourism and education, potentially removing a long-standing impediment to exchanges between the world’s largest economies. President Barack Obama unveiled ....

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