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  • Fund to be established to help African countries in overcoming climate change - ADB

    Date: 2014-04-21 14:30:34 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:89 - ID:680289

    ADDIS ABABA, April 21 (MENA) - The African Development Bank (ADB) approved to establish a fund to support the African countries in facing the phenomena of climate change. Director of the ADB’s Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department ....

  • Gulf states agree to end rift, but terms remain unclear

    Date: 2014-04-21 14:06:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:83 - ID:680301

    WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) - The Arab Gulf states late last week said that they reached an agreement to end weeks of tension between members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, but the vague nature of the agreement left many wondering if a resolution ....

  • Death toll in ferry crash off South Korea rises to 80

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:57:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:81 - ID:680285

    SEOUL, April 21 (MENA) - Fifteen more bodies have been recovered from the sunken South Korea’s Sewol ferry, raising the death toll to 80 people, Yonhap news agency reported. According to Yonhap, underwater robots have been employed in the ....

  • US vice president heads for Kiev

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:54:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:680278

    WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) - US Vice President Joe Biden headed for Kiev Monday on a two-day visit. Biden will meet with Ukrainian leaders and activists Tuesday during the two-day trip. He is the latest Western representative to visit ....

  • Jordanian PM receives Australian FM

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:44:18 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:79 - ID:680261

    AMMAN, April 21 (MENA) - Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday discussed with Australian Foreign Minister Jolie Bishop ways to cement bilateral ties and the latest regional developments, Petra news agency reported. During the ....

  • US promotes network to foil digital spying - NYT

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:38:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:77 - ID:680255

    NEW YORK, April 21 (MENA) - The US State Department has provided millions of dollars to a team of hackers and software experts to develop a digital network for dissidents abroad to communicate more securely and feely than they can on the Internet, ....

  • Russia to counter attempts to unleash civil war in Ukraine -- Lavrov

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:28:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:680175

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - Russia will not allow a bloody conflict in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by the Voice of Russia. "There has been a surge in appeals to Russia for saving them from this outrage. We ....

  • Russia, Belarus to conduct joint aircraft, air defense exercises

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:23:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:680230

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - More than 150 representatives of the Russian Air Force and their colleagues from Belarus will meet this week to discuss joint exercises and test the integration of the countries’ air forces and air defense systems, RIA ....

  • Jordan king urges int'l community to support ME peace process

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:19:13 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:71 - ID:680147

    AMMAN, April 21 (MENA) - Jordan's King Abdullah underlined the importance of the international community continuing to support peace talks between the Palestinian and the Israelis, Petra news agency reported on Monday. The king made the remarks ....

  • UN confirms massacre in South Sudan

    Date: 2014-04-21 12:59:48 GMT - South Sudan - World - SN:66 - ID:680179

    JUBA, April 21 (MENA) - Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnic group after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN has said, according to The BBC. They were targeted at a mosque, a church and a hospital, ....

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