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  • US de facto goes over to Cold War against Russia — lawmaker

    Date: 2014-07-04 20:18:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:811812

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - The US Administration has de facto gone over to a Cold War-like phase of confrontation with Russia, believes Alexei Pushkov, the chairman of the State Duma’s committee for foreign policy. "The US Administration has de ....

  • Iran, US talk on drafting comprehensive nuclear agreement

    Date: 2014-07-04 20:17:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:82 - ID:811831

    Vienna, July 4 (MENA) – Before drafting comprehensive nuclear agreement, Irans Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi started bilateral consultations with US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns in Vienna on Friday. On the 3rd day of Iran – G ....

  • Egyptian GDRs in London stable

    Date: 2014-07-04 19:54:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:79 - ID:811806

    LONDON, July 3 (MEN) – The Egyptian global depository receipts (GDRs) in the London Stock Exchange (LSE) showed stable performance at the close of Friday's trading and for the fourth day in a row. The GDRs of the Commercial International Bank ....

  • Large-scale Russian Fleet naval drills begin in Black Sea

    Date: 2014-07-04 19:23:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:77 - ID:811773

    MOSCOW, July 04(MENA) - Naval exercises of different forces of Russian Black Sea Fleet involving more than 20 warships and auxiliary ships, more than 20 warplanes and helicopter gunships, marines and coastal artillery gun force began on Friday, ....

  • Lavrov, Steinmeier favor convocation of Contact Group for Ukraine

    Date: 2014-07-04 18:38:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:811708

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier have called for convening the Contact Group for Ukraine as soon as possible, Itar-Tass news agency reported on Friday. During a ....

  • Russia favors de-escalation on Palestinian territories

    Date: 2014-07-04 18:31:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:811719

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) – The Russian foreign ministry said it supports the efforts aimed at searching for persons guilty of killing three Israeli teenagers and a Palestinian teenager. "Guilty persons should be punished,” the ministry said. It ....

  • At least 1.3 billion tons of food wasted every year -- FAO

    Date: 2014-07-04 16:41:52 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:57 - ID:811610

    CAIRO, July 4 (MENA) - Some 1.3 billion tons of food for human consumption are wasted every year in a world where over one billion people are starving, said an international report on Friday. Consumers in rich countries waste 222 million tons ....

  • British media figure Harris jailed over sexual assaults

    Date: 2014-07-04 15:57:34 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:52 - ID:811607

    LONDON, July 4 (MENA) - Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been jailed for nearly six years for 12 indecent assaults against four girls - including one aged just seven or eight, the BBC News reported. Justice Sweeney said Harris, 84, had taken ....

  • Queen Elizabeth II launches Britain's biggest warship

    Date: 2014-07-04 14:53:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:811491

    LONDON, July 4 (MENA) – UK Queen Elizabeth II launched the British navy's biggest ever ship at its naming ceremony in Scotland on Friday, the Voice of Russia reported. The Queen accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh at the naming ceremony, a naval ....

  • Putin to visit Latin American countries

    Date: 2014-07-04 14:15:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:811473

    MOSCOW, July 4 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will have talks with leaders of China, India, the Republic of South Africa and several Latin American countries during his visit in Brazil for a summit of the BRICS developing-nation assembly, ....

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