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  • 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 ....

  • S. Korea warns North against threatened nuke test

    Date: 2014-04-10 11:48:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:70 - ID:660368

    SEOUL, April 10 (MENA) -North Korea will pay an "unimaginable" price if it conducts another nuclear test, South Korea's foreign minister warned Thursday, urging Pyongyang to "choose the right path." "The international community including China is ....

  • Anders Fogh Rasmussen arrives in Sofia

    Date: 2014-04-10 10:54:45 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:58 - ID:660286

    SOFIA, April 10 (MENA) - NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen arrived in Sofia on Thursday on a two-day visit, Sofia News Agency reported. On Friday he will receive the Stara Planina Order by Bulgaria's President Rosen Plevneliev and will ....

  • Seoul to send team to Philippines to prevent S. Korean deaths

    Date: 2014-04-10 07:30:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:28 - ID:659827

    SEOUL, April 10 (MENA) - South Korea will dispatch a team of government officials to the Philippines to explore ways to enhance the safety of its citizens there following a recent murder of a South Korean woman, the government said Thursday as ....

  • China urges U.S. to stop Taiwan arms sales

    Date: 2014-04-10 07:25:58 GMT - China - World - SN:26 - ID:659817

    BEIJING, April 10 (MENA) - The United Stated must stop selling arms to Taiwan and respect China's core interests, a Chinese defense ministry spokesman said as quoted by Yonhap. "We firmly oppose U.S. sales of advanced weapons to Taiwan. The ....

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