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  • Brahimi to brief UN Security Council on Syrian crisis

    Date: 2014-04-28 19:15:22 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:167 - ID:693061

    NEW YORK, April 28 (MENA) - Joint UN–Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will brief the UN Security Council in May on the latest developments of the Syrian crisis, said UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric. Brahimi will present his ....

  • Egyptian expats keen to support development, growth in Egypt -- Independence Current

    Date: 2014-04-28 17:51:13 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:150 - ID:692877

    GENEVA, April 28 (MENA) – Chief of Independence Current Ahmed el-Fadaly, who is currently leading an Egyptian delegation visiting Greece, Germany and Switzerland, asserted Egyptian expatriates' keenness to support development and growth in ....

  • France concerned over court ruling sentencing 683 MB members to death

    Date: 2014-04-28 17:27:58 GMT - France - World - SN:139 - ID:692753

    PARIS, April 28 (MENA) – France voiced concern after an Egyptian court has sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 683 other MB members to death in Minya. In a press release on Monday, French foreign ministry spokesman Roman Nadal ....

  • Egyptian GDRs in London in mixed performance

    Date: 2014-04-28 17:06:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:135 - ID:692876

    LONDON, April 28 (MENA) - The Egyptian global depository receipts (GDRs) in London Stock Exchange showed mixed performance at the close of Monday's trading. The GDRs of the Commercial International Bank (CIB) and Orascom Telecom dropped by 1.17 ....

  • Hague says EU to expand Russian sanctions

    Date: 2014-04-28 16:18:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:692729

    LONDON, Apil 28 (MENA) - The EU is to expand sanctions on Russia over Ukraine, British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said. Hague said the list of Russian officials subject to travel bans and asset freezes would be increased, with those ....

  • S. Korea to upgrade Patriot missile defense by 2020

    Date: 2014-04-28 14:43:25 GMT - south korea - World - SN:103 - ID:692410

    SEOUL, April 28 (MENA) - South Korea's arms procurement agency on Monday approved a US$1.3 billion plan to upgrade its present PAC-2 air defense system and buy PAC-3 missiles by 2020 to improve its anti-ballistic missile capability to counter North ....

  • Italian police detain Egyptian family for assisting illegal migrants

    Date: 2014-04-28 12:03:34 GMT - Italy - World - SN:28 - ID:691629

    ROME, April 28 (MENA) - Italian police has detained seven Egyptians of one family over charges of facilitating the transfer of illegal migrants to Italy over the past few days. Sicily police chief said the family has been smuggling immigrants in ....

  • Ukraine crisis: Kharkiv mayor Hennadiy Kernes shot

    Date: 2014-04-28 11:11:00 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:58 - ID:691904

    KIEV, April 28 (MENA) - The mayor of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine has been shot and critically wounded amid ongoing unrest in the region, the BBC reported Monday. Hennadiy Kernes was reportedly shot in the back by unknown gunmen while out jogging, ....

  • Death toll in DR Congo train crash rises to 74

    Date: 2014-04-28 09:55:49 GMT - Democratic Republic of Congo - World - SN:32 - ID:691512

    KINSHASA, April 28 (MENA) - The death toll in a train crash in DR Congo last week has risen to 74 on Sunday, media reports quoted the country's health minister as saying. Many people were trapped for days in the mangled wreckage of the goods ....

  • At Least 17 Dead as Tornadoes rip through Central, Southern US

    Date: 2014-04-28 09:35:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:691635

    WASHINGTON, April 28 (MENA) - A powerful storm system rumbled through the central and southern United States on Sunday, spawning several tornadoes that left communities devastated and at least 17 people dead, the ABC news reported. At least 16 ....

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