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  • Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

    Date: 2014-04-23 06:11:19 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:4 - ID:682724

    MANILA, April 23 (MENA) - Philippine police armed with truncheon, shields and water hose clashed Wednesday with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the U.S. Embassy in Manila to oppose a visit by President Barack Obama and a looming ....

  • UK condemns killings in S. Sudan

    Date: 2014-04-22 20:49:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:148 - ID:682267

    LONDON, April 22 (MENA) – The British Government deplored Tuesday the killings happened last week in Bentiu in South Sudan and condemned attacks on the UNMISS. In a statement by the Foreign Office, British Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds said, ....

  • UN voices concern over using Chlorine gas in Syria

    Date: 2014-04-22 20:47:00 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:147 - ID:682435

    NEW YORK, April 22 (MENA) – The United Nations voiced Tuesday its concerns over allegations of using the Chlorine gas in Aleppo City and other areas in Syria, the UN posted on its website. "The United Nations was aware of the reports," UN ....

  • France concerned over human rights situation in S. Sudan

    Date: 2014-04-22 19:12:31 GMT - France - World - SN:134 - ID:682434

    PARIS, April 22 (MENA) - France voiced anew on Tuesday concern over the human rights situation in South Sudan. Gunmen in South Sudan massacred hundreds of civilians over their ethnic affiliations when they captured the key oil town of Bentiu last ....

  • French president inaugurates Hajj exhibition in Paris

    Date: 2014-04-22 17:26:19 GMT - France - World - SN:115 - ID:682189

    PARIS, April 22 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande inaugurated Tuesday the Hajj (pilgrimage) exhibition held in the Arab World Institute here in the presence of Egyptian Awqaf Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa and Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister ....

  • William Bursn heads for London

    Date: 2014-04-22 17:19:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:113 - ID:682190

    WASHINGTON, April 22 (MENA) - US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns headed Tuesday for London on a two-day visit to Britain. Burns will confer with senior British officials on bilateral ties, the Ukrainian crisis and the current situation in ....

  • Head of Union of Egyptians in Europe hails outcome of meeting with FM

    Date: 2014-04-22 14:55:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:681472

    LONDON, April 22 (MENA) – Essam Abdel Samad, head of the London-based Union of Egyptians in Europe, has hailed as "fruitful" a meeting held in Cairo with Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy on the latest developments in Egypt. The meeting tackled the ....

  • 4 killed in petrol station blast in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-22 12:06:26 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:57 - ID:681397

    KIEV, April 22 (MENA) – Four people were killed in an explosion at a petrol station near the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, the BBC reported Tuesday. No further details have been revealed so far. (MENA) AB/DA ....

  • Brotherhood students organize rallies on Azhar Univ. Campus

    Date: 2014-04-22 12:00:21 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:53 - ID:681400

    CAIRO, April 22 (MENA) - Students belonging to the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood group staged on Tuesday rallies outside some faculties of Al Azhar University in Cairo, according to well-placed sources at the university. The students slammed ....

  • Russia will support domstic manufacturers if west imposed sanctions - Medvedev

    Date: 2014-04-22 11:16:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:681330

    MOSCOW, April 22 (MENA) - In the near future Russia will switch Ukraine on advanced payments for gas supplies that will be a tough, but fair decision, if Kiev’s gas debt is not settled, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in reply to ....

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