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  • Jordanian king, French president confer on regional issues

    Date: 2014-11-08 17:10:21 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:79 - ID:1292325

    AMMAN, Nov 8 (MENA) - Jordanian King Abdullah II received a phone call on Saturday from French President Francois Hollande on a number of regional issues of mutual interest, the latest developments in the Middle East and ways to solve the ....

  • Abe pledges to drag Japan out of recession- paper

    Date: 2014-11-08 16:58:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:1290589

    WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (MENA) - After taking daring economic measures to drag Japan out of recession, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be on the verge of another breakthrough: a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this coming week at the ....

  • New EU foreign affairs chief amplifies call for Palestinian statehood during Gaza visit

    Date: 2014-11-08 15:55:20 GMT - Israel - World - SN:61 - ID:1291865

    GAZA CITY, Nov 8 (MENA) - The European Union's new foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini, emphasized that the bloc backs Palestinian statehood and warned of rising tensions in Jerusalem during a visit to Gaza on Saturday, Russia Today ....

  • Leaders of Japan, US, Australia to meet on G-20 fringes

    Date: 2014-11-08 14:51:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:53 - ID:1291493

    TOKYO, Nov 8 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will hold a trilateral summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit to be held in Brisbane, Australia next ....

  • A FARC deal would benefit world says Colombia’s president

    Date: 2014-11-08 14:49:38 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:51 - ID:1291237

    BRUSSELS, Nov 8 (MENA) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos is in Europe to gather support for the peace process between his government and the FARC guerrilla. Santos, currently on a tour of six European countries, said he is seeking to ....

  • Japan, Indonesia agree to bolster maritime security cooperation

    Date: 2014-11-08 14:10:16 GMT - China - World - SN:44 - ID:1291061

    BEIJING, Nov 8 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi agreed Saturday in Beijing to bolster their cooperation on maritime security, a Japanese official said, at a time when China is becoming ....

  • Cypriot president thanks Sisi on efforts in boosting joint ties

    Date: 2014-11-08 14:09:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:43 - ID:1290773

    CAIRO, Nov 8 (MENA) - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades thanked Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi for his efforts in promoting relations between the two countries. The tripartite meeting is a proof of deeply-rooted ties between Egypt, ....

  • Indian police arrest suspect in plot to kill Bangladesh PM

    Date: 2014-11-08 14:03:08 GMT - India - World - SN:38 - ID:1290593

    NEW DELHI, Nov 8 (MENA) - Indian police have arrested a 36-year-old woman suspected of being involved in a plot to assassinate the prime minister of Bangladesh and carry out a coup, Euronews cited police as saying Saturday. The arrest comes days ....

  • Egyptian FM to meet JICA president tomorrow

    Date: 2014-11-08 13:21:53 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:34 - ID:1290573

    CAIRO, Nov 8 (MENA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokri will meet on Sunday with President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Akihiko Tanaka who is currently visiting Egypt for the first time since he assumed his post. The two ....

  • 35 suspects arrested in N. Sinai

    Date: 2014-11-07 21:32:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:120 - ID:1287485

    ARISH, Egypt, Nov 7 (MENA) - Security campaigns in North Sinai led to the arrest of 35 suspects and destruction of five terrorist hotbeds and a motorcycle. The campaigns targeted south of Arish, Sheikh Zuwaid, Baer el-Abd and Rafah, security ....

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