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  • Egypt FM starts Washington visit before heading for New York

    Date: 2014-09-18 15:58:36 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:96 - ID:965833

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry started Thursday a several hours' visit to Washington before heading for New York. He will be part of Egypt's delegation to attend the UN General Assembly meetings. In ....

  • 120 presidents, PMs attend climate summit in New York

    Date: 2014-09-18 13:57:41 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:80 - ID:964813

    CAIRO, Sept 18 (MENA) - New York will host on September 23 the climate summit at an invitation from United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The UN chief urged leaders of the world and representatives of the civil society to motivate working ....

  • Russia has no plans to punish west with retaliatory sanctions :Putin

    Date: 2014-09-18 13:49:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:964789

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Russia will not pressure the West with sanctions but will pursue its own interests, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, according to Itar -Tass. The introduction of protective measures is not caused by the striving ....

  • Paper: police on alert as Daesh video threatens White House

    Date: 2014-09-18 11:55:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:963689

    NEW YORK, Sept 18 (MENA) – The so-called Islamic State (IS or Daesh) has responded to the United States’s plan to militarily degrade and destroy the group by releasing a new video calling for attacks on American soil and against U.S. troops. A ....

  • Putin discusses domestic business development within WTO membership

    Date: 2014-09-18 11:37:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:963473

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting of the State Council to discuss domestic business development as part of Russia’s membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO), ITAR-TASS reported on ....

  • BBC lodges complaint with Russian authorities after attack of journalists

    Date: 2014-09-18 11:29:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:963809

    LONDON, Sept 18 (MENA) - The BBC has made a formal complaint to Russian authorities after journalists from its Moscow bureau were attacked and had their camera equipment smashed. The incident happened after Steve Rosenberg, the BBC’s Moscow ....

  • Russia's portfolio of weapons export orders stands at $48 billion

    Date: 2014-09-18 10:54:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:963345

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - Russian exporters of weapons and military hardware continue to honor their obligations as part of contracts with foreign partners and have signed new arms delivery deals despite the sanctions imposed on Russia by the West, ....

  • Deputy PM: UK cannot afford to be lured into religious war over Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-18 09:44:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:962305

    LONDON, Sept 18 (MENA) – British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has insisted the question of whether to extend UK military action in Iraq would be put to a Commons vote, but suggested a request for political authorization may not come until there ....

  • Australia raids foil reported Daesh beheading plots

    Date: 2014-09-18 07:58:06 GMT - Australia - World - SN:20 - ID:962049

    CANBERRA, Sept 18 (MENA) - Australian counterterrorism forces detained 15 people Thursday in a series of suburban raids after receiving intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning public beheadings in two Australian cities to ....

  • Russia advances cooperation with 25 African countries in weapons field

    Date: 2014-09-18 07:54:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:961797

    MOSCOW, Sept 18 (MENA) - South Africa and Rosoboronexport, a subsidiary of Russian Rostec State Corporation, have presented items of military equipment highly popular in armies, navies and air forces of African states, Defense-aerospace website ....

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