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  • China welcomes Palestinian reconciliation deal

    Date: 2014-04-24 19:03:46 GMT - China - World - SN:137 - ID:686333

    BEJING, April 24 (MENA) - China on Thursday hailed a Palestinian reconciliation deal on ending a seven-year internal split, saying it will build Palestine's internal solidarity, Xinhua reported. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said at a ....

  • UK party member suspended over anti-Islam Tweets

    Date: 2014-04-24 18:15:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:135 - ID:686266

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) – A member of the UK Independence Party who featured in their party political broadcast has been suspended Thursday for conveying racist and anti-Islamic views on social media. After the tweets became known, a party ....

  • New plans to attract int'l, Gulf entrepreneurs, investors to Britain

    Date: 2014-04-24 17:54:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:686231

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) - Managing Director of the UK Trade & Investment Michael Boyd said Thursday a set of government plans were set to make Britain one of the basic destinations for international and Arab Gulf entrepreneurs and investors. In a ....

  • 'Tunisia .. hope of Arab Spring' conference continues activities in Vienna

    Date: 2014-04-24 17:52:13 GMT - Austria - World - SN:131 - ID:686232

    VIENNA, April 24 (MENA) – A conference dubbed "Tunisia … hope of Arab Spring" has continued its activities for the second day in the Austrian capital of Vienna. The two day event was attended by a host of political experts, representatives of the ....

  • Egyptian GDRs in LSE stable

    Date: 2014-04-24 17:40:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:129 - ID:686233

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) – The Egyptian global depository receipts (GDRs) in the London Stock Exchange (LSE) showed stable performance at the close of Thursday's trading. The GDRs of Orascom Telecom, EFG-Hermes and Orascom Construction Industries ....

  • UN Security Council voices outrage over South Sudan violence

    Date: 2014-04-24 16:45:31 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:125 - ID:686134

    NEW YORK, April 24 (MENA) – The Security Council on Thursday voiced its outrage at the killings of hundreds of people in the oil town of Bentiu on April 14-16, by armed groups in South Sudan that have purposefully targeted civilians as well as the ....

  • British govt 'very concerned' about threat from Syria conflict

    Date: 2014-04-24 16:34:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:123 - ID:686169

    LONDON, April 24 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said the Government was "very concerned" about the terror threat posed by the conflict in Syria, according to the BBC. His comments come as a national campaign to urge British Muslim ....

  • Sudanese MP meets EU envoy

    Date: 2014-04-24 16:23:08 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:121 - ID:686050

    KHARTOUM, April 24 (MENA) – National Congress Parliamentary Group Chairman at the National Assembly, Mahdi Ibrahim met, Thursday, with the EU ambassador to Sudan Thomas Ulicny. The meeting took up the Sudan-EU relations and means for developing ....

  • US condemns South Sudan violence

    Date: 2014-04-24 16:15:53 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:119 - ID:686084

    NEW YORK, April 24 (MENA) – The United States condemns the outrageous and deliberate targeting of civilians in South Sudan, a statement issued, Thursday, by US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power, said. The "Cessation of ....

  • Putin: Sanctions hurting Russia's economy, but not critically

    Date: 2014-04-24 15:12:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:686033

    MOSCOW, April 24 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that sanctions were hurting the Russian economy but that the damage was not critical, according to Huffington Post. "Overall they are causing (damage), because (credit) ....

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