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  • Putin, Ukraine leader could meet at D-Day events: Official

    Date: 2014-06-04 15:14:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:760589

    MOSCOW, June 4 (MENA) – The Kremlin does not rule out the occurrence of an accidental encounter between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's president-elect Petro Poroshenko when he attends D-Day anniversary events in France. In ....

  • Sis's outstanding popularity adds burden to responsibility - Ismail

    Date: 2014-06-04 14:16:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:98 - ID:760964

    LONDON, June 4 (MENA) - Head of the Egyptian community in Britain Dr Galal Ismail said president-elect Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has an unprecedented popularity which adds burden to his huge responsibility. In statements to MENA here on Wednesday, ....

  • Congressmen endorse Egypt's request to join anti-smuggling agreement

    Date: 2014-06-04 13:41:17 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:92 - ID:760896

    CAIRO, June 4 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim said the majority of participants in the Congress' Commission of Fine Arts session endorsed demands to have Egypt join the US agreement signed with 16 world nations that allows the ....

  • Ban Ki-moon urges world to stop sea level rise

    Date: 2014-06-04 11:02:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:55 - ID:760512

    CAIRO, June 4 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the whole world on Wednesday to work for eliminating threat of sea level rise. Ban Ki-moon said in a message for World Environment Day, to be observed on 5 June, that World ....

  • Obama to nominate first US ambassador to Somalia in more than two decades

    Date: 2014-06-04 10:05:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:760381

    WASHINGTON, June 4 (MENA) - President Barack Obama plans to nominate the first US ambassador to Somalia in more than two decades, a top State Department official said Tuesday as quoted by the CNN. Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman called the ....

  • Video shows US soldier handover

    Date: 2014-06-04 09:24:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:760095

    LONDON, June 4 (MENA) - The Taliban have released a video showing the moment Sgt Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to US forces after five years in captivity in Afghanistan, BBC reported. The footage shows him sitting in a pick-up truck, before being ....

  • Brazil respects Egyptians will: Ambassador in Tripoli

    Date: 2014-06-04 09:05:22 GMT - Libya - World - SN:38 - ID:760091

    TRIPOLI, June 4 (MENA) - Brazilian Ambassador to Libya Afonso Carbonar said Wednesday that his country appreciates and respects Egyptian leaders and people, asserting that Brazil looks for a close partnership with Egypt in the various ....

  • 22 killed in coal mine b in China

    Date: 2014-06-04 06:08:05 GMT - China - World - SN:18 - ID:759792

    BEIJING, June 4 (MENA) - A coal mine accident has killed 22 people in the south-western Chinese city of Chongqing, ABC news reported quoting the city's news office in an online statement Wednesday. The accident that took place on Tuesday ....

  • Roadside bombing kills 4 afghan police officers

    Date: 2014-06-04 05:34:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:15 - ID:759748

    KABUL, June 4 (MENA) - A provincial official says four Afghan police officers were killed and another one was wounded when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the country's south, ABC news Channel reported. Omer Zwak, spokesman for the ....

  • Ban: Sisi to meet Egyptians' aspirations

    Date: 2014-06-03 21:06:07 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:191 - ID:759590

    NEW YORK, June 3 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed Tuesday his confidence that president-elect Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi would do his best to meet his people's aspirations, the UN posted on its website. "The Secretary-General takes ....

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