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  • Driver detained after following Obama daughters’ motorcade

    Date: 2014-05-07 07:10:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:707614

    WASHINGTON, May 7 (MENA) - A driver followed a motorcade carrying the Obama daughters through a security checkpoint near the White House on Tuesday afternoon, leading the complex to be locked down as the car was stopped and searched in a restricted ....

  • China says 11 fishermen missing near Philippines

    Date: 2014-05-07 06:16:53 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:707514

    BEIJING, May 7 (MENA) - China said Wednesday it had lost contact with 11 fishermen allegedly taken away by armed men in disputed South China Sea waters, ABC news reported. The men were on the vessel Qiongqionghai 09063 when it was intercepted by ....

  • Moussa: Meeting with Susan Rice 'highly beneficial'

    Date: 2014-05-06 21:02:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:141 - ID:707304

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - Former Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa, currently in the USA, described his meeting with US National Security Adviser Susan Rice as "Highly beneficial and good." Moussa said that the meeting tackled the ....

  • Egypt's UNESCO envoy partakes in culture, sustainable development meet

    Date: 2014-05-06 19:01:14 GMT - France - World - SN:125 - ID:707086

    NEW YORK, May 6 (MENA) – Chairman of UNESCO's Executive Board and Egypt's permanent ambassador at the UNESCO Mohamad Sameh Amr took part in the Special Thematic Debate on “Culture and Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Development Agenda” ....

  • UK condemns attacks on Libyan security forces in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-05-06 18:18:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:707040

    LONDON, May 6 (MENA) – The United Kingdom condemned Tuesday the ongoing attacks that target Libya's security forces in Benghazi. The British government made the remarks in a joint statement by the United Kingdom, France, the Untied States, Italy ....

  • Iran's nuclear rights only framework of talks with powers - Spokeswoman

    Date: 2014-05-06 15:52:24 GMT - Iran - World - SN:87 - ID:706408

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham described the country's right to use peaceful nuclear technology as the only possible framework for the negotiations between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, ....

  • Iran condemns abduction of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram

    Date: 2014-05-06 15:13:48 GMT - Iran - World - SN:78 - ID:706772

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - The Iranian foreign ministry deplored the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian school girls by Boko Haram, calling it an inhumane move, Fars news agency reported. "Unfortunately, Nigeria has been entangled by terrorist groups ....

  • Russia to spend dlrs 2.4 bn on Black Sea fleet by 2020

    Date: 2014-05-06 12:21:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:706369

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) – Russia’s Black Sea Fleet will receive more than 86 billion rubles ($2.4 billion) for development in the period to 2020, Ria Novosti news agency quoted Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as having said Tuesday. "Development of ....

  • Russia to discuss Ukraine crisis at Moscow security conference

    Date: 2014-05-06 11:39:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:706246

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) – The Russian Ministry of Defense has decided to hold an unscheduled discussion on the Ukrainian crisis at the upcoming International Security Conference in Moscow, Novosti news agency reported quoting the head of the ministry’s ....

  • Commander: IRGC Navy can sink US warships in a twinkling of an eye

    Date: 2014-05-06 10:49:45 GMT - Iran - World - SN:40 - ID:706121

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - A top Iranian navy commander said his forces have been drilling how to destroy US warships for the last several years, underlining that the IRGC Navy can sink a US aircraft carrier in less than a minute. Speaking in an ....

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