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  • Putin supports Egypt's war on terror

    Date: 2014-08-12 15:20:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:870788

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) – Russia's President Vladimir Putin has voiced his country's support for Egypt in its war against terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference Tuesday with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Putin said that ....

  • Russia’s major weapon supplier exports more than $5 billion over 6 months 2014

    Date: 2014-08-12 07:59:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:869684

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Russia’s main weapons exporter, state agency Rosboronexport, exported about $5.1 billion worth of military goods in the first half of 2014. Orders increased from $38 to almost $39 billion, Director General Anatoly Isaykin ....

  • UN celebrates International Youth Day

    Date: 2014-08-12 07:54:40 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:28 - ID:869685

    CAIRO, Aug 12 (MENA) – The United Nations celebrates on Tuesday the International Youth Day under the theme of International Youth Day 2014 is "Youth and Mental Health." Youth with mental health conditions can often experience stigma and ....

  • China struggles to expand quake-proof construction

    Date: 2014-08-12 07:30:28 GMT - China - World - SN:26 - ID:869663

    BEIJING, Aug 12 (MENA) - The powerful earthquake that hit Southwest China earlier this month killed more than 600 people and flattened an estimated 22,500 homes. The tragedy has highlighted the difficulties China faces in extending safety standards ....

  • Russia may suspend its membership in WTO

    Date: 2014-08-12 07:28:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:869665

    MOSCOW, Aug 12 (MENA) - Under the conditions imposed on the Russian sanctions by the United States, European Union and other rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is in fact no longer apply, Said top Russian PM, Rossiyskaya Gazeta ....

  • Israel apologizes to Brazil for 'diplomatic dwarf' remark

    Date: 2014-08-12 06:33:16 GMT - Israel - World - SN:17 - ID:869598

    GAZA CITY, Aug 12 (MENA) - Israeli President Reuven Rivlin apologized to his Brazilian counterpart for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesperson calling the Latin American powerhouse a "diplomatic dwarf". The comment in July was made by ....

  • Obama lauds new Iraqi prime minister, urges formation of diverse Cabinet

    Date: 2014-08-12 06:19:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:869586

    WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (MENA) - Iraq’s president nominated a new prime minister Monday to replace powerful incumbent Nouri al-Maliki, and President Obama backed the move quickly as the U.S. tried to quell a power struggle in Baghdad and counter the ....

  • NATO service member killed in attack in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-08-12 06:17:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:869593

    KABUL, Aug 12 (MENA) – NATO says one of its service members has been killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan, Fox News reported. The international military coalition says the attack happened on Tuesday but gave no other details. Coalition ....

  • American actor Robin Williams dies of possible suicide

    Date: 2014-08-12 06:16:50 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:869575

    WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (MENA) – American comedian and Oscar award-winning actor Robin Williams was found dead in his California home, at age 63. It was suspected that Williams had committed suicide due to suffering from a sever depression condition, ....

  • Thailand building collapse kills 3, traps 7

    Date: 2014-08-11 21:04:25 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:158 - ID:869436

    BANGKOK, Aug 11 (MENA) - A six-story building under construction on the outskirts of Thailand's capital collapsed Monday, killing three workers and trapping at least seven others underneath the rubble, ABC News quoted police as saying. Emergency ....

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