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  • Egyptian union in Austria praises UK Human Rights Report on constitution

    Date: 2014-04-10 20:32:45 GMT - Austria - World - SN:180 - ID:661491

    VIENNA, April 10 (MENA) - The General Union of Egyptians in Austria hailed Thursday the UK Foreign Office's annual Human Rights Report for 2013 which praised the amended Egyptian constitution, passed in January. The UK Foreign Office was ....

  • UN ignores S. Sudan camp crisis, charity says

    Date: 2014-04-10 20:02:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:172 - ID:661487

    WASHINGTON, April 10 (MENA) - In a blistering criticism of the United Nations mission in South Sudan, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday that the mission is refusing to quickly move 21,000 displaced people from a UN base to safer grounds before ....

  • Attempt of suicide bombers at Sochi facilities prevented - official

    Date: 2014-04-10 19:36:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:168 - ID:661356

    MOSCOW, April 10 (MENA) - Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov revealed certain details of attempted terrorist attacks at Olympic facilities in Sochi, which were prevented in association with special services of the ....

  • Egypt touches positive stances from World Bank, IMF – minister

    Date: 2014-04-10 17:17:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:661184

    WASHINGTON, April 10 (MENA) – Cairo touches new positive spirit and understanding in the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) towards situations in Egypt as government goes on carrying out the roadmap adopted following the June 30 ....

  • Egypt's constitution guarantees better protection for religious minorities, women - UK report

    Date: 2014-04-10 17:07:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:142 - ID:661159

    LONDON, April 10 (MENA) – Egypt's constitution guarantees better protection for religious minorities and women, the UK annual Human Rights Report for 2013 has said. "In Egypt a draft new constitution in December offered greater protection for ....

  • British Museum uses CT scans to show 8 Egyptian mummies' faces

    Date: 2014-04-10 15:11:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:660621

    LONDON, April 10 (MENA) - The British Museum has turned to the latest technology to unlock the secrets of its Egyptian mummies, one of the institution’s most popular visitor attractions, along visitors to explore cases that have remained closed for ....

  • Early parliamentary elections in Crimea may be held in September 2014 - speaker

    Date: 2014-04-10 15:09:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:116 - ID:660721

    MOSCOW, April 10 (MENA) - Early parliamentary elections in Crimea may be held in September 2014, speaker of the Crimean State Council (legislature) Vladimir Konstantinov has been quoted as saying by Itar-Tass on Thursday. Active efforts were ....

  • US claims Russia kept Boston bomber suspect information secret, report says

    Date: 2014-04-10 15:08:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:660750

    NEW YORK, April 10 (MENA) - The Russian government declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects that would most likely have led to more extensive scrutiny of him at least two years before the attack, ....

  • Putin: Russia did not prepare to incorporate Crimea

    Date: 2014-04-10 13:37:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:99 - ID:660716

    MOSCOW, April 10 (MENA) - "Russia did not prepare to incorporate Crimea, the decision on the republic's accession to Russia was made only after data were received about the mood of local residents", President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with ....

  • Russia calls on OSCE representative to avoid double standards, biased approaches

    Date: 2014-04-10 13:36:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:660638

    MOSCOW, April 10 (MENA) - Moscow has called on the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatovic, to avoid double standards and biased approaches, Itar-Tass reported. “Many of her assessments are far from being objective and ....

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