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  • French PM to visit Chad, Niger Friday

    Date: 2014-11-18 19:57:29 GMT - France - World - SN:161 - ID:1361189

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will start Friday a two-day tour in Africa including Chad and Niger to visit the French forces there. This is the second official trip of Valls outside Europe. French Defense Minister ....

  • 300 Kazakh nationals fight for Daesh

    Date: 2014-11-18 19:54:26 GMT - Kazakhstan - World - SN:160 - ID:1361261

    ASTANA, Nov 18 (MENA) - Kazakhstan's intelligence agency has estimated that there are around 300 Kazakh nationals fighting with Daesh militant group in Iraq and Syria, around half of whom women. The chairman of the Kazakh National Security ....

  • Prince Harry starts 3-day visit to Oman

    Date: 2014-11-18 19:28:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:157 - ID:1361109

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) – Prince Harry started Tuesday a three-day visit to Oman in response to an invitation by Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. The 30-year-old prince is on the first leg of a three-day tour to Oman, the Daily Mail ....

  • New EU measures after Dutch and UK bird flu cases

    Date: 2014-11-18 19:23:29 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:155 - ID:1361129

    BRUSSELS, Nov 18 (MENA) - The European Commission has adopted protective measures to try to contain a bird flu outbreak after new cases were reported in the UK and the Netherlands, the BBC has reported. The measures include killing animals in ....

  • Mali hostage daughter's 'shock' at jihadist video

    Date: 2014-11-18 18:26:02 GMT - France - World - SN:147 - ID:1360909

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) - The daughter of a French hostage kidnapped by jihadists in Mali has spoken of her shock after he appeared in a video clip pleading for his release, BBC reported. Diane Lazarevic told French radio she was worried about the ....

  • Recognizing Palestinian state to counter terrorism- French politician

    Date: 2014-11-18 17:42:55 GMT - France - World - SN:141 - ID:1360433

    PARIS, Nov 18 (MENA) – French lawmaker Marion Maréchal-Le Pen said Tuesday that her party the National Front was supporting the recognizing the Palestinian state as such move could be useful for fighting terrorism. In a televised interview, Le ....

  • Austrian FM welcomes holding of nuclear talks with Iran in Austria

    Date: 2014-11-18 16:37:19 GMT - Austria - World - SN:127 - ID:1360345

    VIENNA, Nov 18 (MENA) - Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz has welcomed the holding of another round of nuclear talks between Iran and the West in Austria. Hopefully, the hard talks will lead to a positive result before November 24, Kurz ....

  • 2nd Int'l Conf. on Nutrition to kick off Wednesday

    Date: 2014-11-18 16:33:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:126 - ID:1360181

    CAIRO, Nov 18 (MENA) - The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) will kick off Wednesday in Rome, said a statement on Tuesday. The gathering is an inclusive inter-governmental meeting on nutrition jointly organized by the Food and ....

  • Duma chief: Russia ready for coop. with oil-producing countries to control prices

    Date: 2014-11-18 12:57:35 GMT - Iran - World - SN:67 - ID:1358045

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Sergei Naryshkin underlined his country's readiness to cooperate with oil-producing states to control the fluctuating crude prices, Farsnews reported on Tuesday. "We are ready for ....

  • Hammond meets Kerry in London

    Date: 2014-11-18 12:21:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:1357797

    LONDON, Nov 18 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond met with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday for talks in London. "Our close relationship with the United States is, and will remain, the cornerstone of UK foreign policy," ....

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