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  • Typhoon Rammasun kills 62 in China

    Date: 2014-07-25 10:23:04 GMT - China - World - SN:25 - ID:844571

    BEIJING, July 25 (MENA) - The death toll from super typhoon Rammasun in China has reached 62 with another 21 people missing, according to latest figures from the Ministry of Civil Affairs, China's CCTV reported. The strongest typhoon to hit ....

  • UN chief condemns attacking UNRWA refugee shelter in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-24 20:08:17 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:111 - ID:843946

    NEW YORK, July 24 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned Thursday attacking the UNRWA shelter school for refugees in northern Gaza, the deputy spokesman for Ban Ki-Moon said. "He is appalled by the news of an attack on a UN Relief ....

  • Palestine envoy in Moscow hails Egypt's role in Gaza crisis

    Date: 2014-07-24 20:05:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:110 - ID:844042

    MOSCOW, July 24 (MENA) - Palestinian Ambassador in Moscow Fayed Mustafa asserted that "Palestinians appreciates Egypt's role and hope that tension between Cairo and Hamas will not affect ceasefire efforts." "Egypt's ceasefire initiative is not the ....

  • Egyptian union in Austria backs Sisi to face threats

    Date: 2014-07-24 19:06:40 GMT - Austria - World - SN:103 - ID:843967

    VIENNA, July 24 (MENA) - The General Union of Egyptians in Austria reiterated support for President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in confronting dangers facing Egypt. The union made the pledge in a statement to express attitude on Sisi's speech marking ....

  • Mali president says wreckage of Air Algerie flight spotted in north

    Date: 2014-07-24 18:37:04 GMT - Mali - World - SN:98 - ID:843996

    BAMAKO, July 24 (MENA) - An Air Algerie flight with 110 passengers on board, nearly half of them French citizens, crashed on Thursday after the jet disappeared over northern Mali en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers, Sky News reported Thursday. ....

  • Hammond: Britain supports Egypt-US efforts to reach ceasefire in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-24 15:00:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:843499

    LONDON, July 24 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond asserted on Thursday during his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories that his country supports Egypt-US efforts aiming to reach ceasefire between Israel and Hamas ....

  • Austrian FM condemns violent assaults on Israeli footballers

    Date: 2014-07-24 14:54:35 GMT - Austria - World - SN:75 - ID:843593

    VIENNA, July 24 (MENA) – Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz strongly condemned assaults on Israeli Maccabi Haifa players during a friendly football match against France's Lille played in the Austrian town of Bischofshofen. "The assaults on ....

  • India: School bus and train crash kills 18 children

    Date: 2014-07-24 11:30:48 GMT - India - World - SN:48 - ID:843011

    NEW DELHI, July 24 (MENA) - At least 18 children were killed along with their driver when a school bus was hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana, police said. The passenger train rammed into the school bus, dragging it several hundred ....

  • Turkey reiterates travel warning for Libya

    Date: 2014-07-24 10:43:21 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:45 - ID:842992

    ANKARA, July 24 (MENA) - Turkey has reiterated its travel warning for Libya as fighting intensifies and instability deepens in Libya. A statement from the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Ankara strongly recommends citizens to ....

  • Hammond: Britain determined to exert every effort to end Middle East conflict

    Date: 2014-07-24 10:41:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:44 - ID:842970

    LONDON, July 24 (MENA) - Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Thursday that his country is determined to exert every possible effort to end the ongoing conflict in the Middle East. Hammond, who is now visiting Israel, said that ....

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