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  • Death toll from Turkish mine disaster rises to 232

    Date: 2014-05-14 12:47:47 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:103 - ID:721242

    ANKARA, May 14 (MENA) - The death toll from Turkey's Soma coal mine disaster has risen to 232, according to The BBC. An explosion and fire in the district of Soma in Manisa province followed an electrical fault on Tuesday afternoon. Prime ....

  • Minister of finance to launch conference on EGX investment in London

    Date: 2014-05-14 12:46:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:102 - ID:721070

    CAIRO, May 14 (MENA) - Minister of Finance Hani Qadri is scheduled to launch on Friday an international conference on promoting investment in the Egyptian stock exchange in London. The conference would be organized by Beltone Financial - ....

  • Egypt, Portugal agree on resuming executive cultural progam

    Date: 2014-05-14 12:30:11 GMT - Portugal - World - SN:90 - ID:721138

    LISBON, May 14 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador here Amr Ramadan met on Wednesday with the chairman of Camões Institute, which operates under the supervision of the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, as part of efforts to boost cooperation between ....

  • Kuwaiti FM receives 2 messages from Yemeni, Slovenian counterparts

    Date: 2014-05-14 12:12:56 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:85 - ID:720779

    KUWAIT CITY, May 14 (MENA) – Acting Kuwaiti Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received two messages Wednesday from Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu-Bakr Al-Qirbi and Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec. The ....

  • Iran condoles with Turkey over coal mineˈs explosion

    Date: 2014-05-14 12:06:45 GMT - Iran - World - SN:82 - ID:721137

    TEHRAN, May 14 (MENA) - Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Wednesday offered Iranˈs sincere condolences to Turkish nation and government over an explosion at a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa, IRNA news agency ....

  • Brahimi's resignation should not slow down inter-Syrian talks: Russian Deputy FM

    Date: 2014-05-14 12:01:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:720862

    MOSCOW, May 14 (MENA) - UN-Arab League Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi's resignation was not unexpected for Russia, but it believes that this should not slow down the Geneva process of inter-Syrian negotiations, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister ....

  • Team of Israeli advisors to aid in search for kidnapped Nigerian school-girls

    Date: 2014-05-14 10:31:29 GMT - Israel - World - SN:51 - ID:720780

    GAZA CITY, May 14 (MENA) - An Israeli team of security officials are expected to arrive in Nigeria within a few days' time to aid the country's security forces in their fight against the Islamic terrorist organization Boko Haram, which kidnapped ....

  • Death toll of Turkey mine blast rises to 205

    Date: 2014-05-14 09:00:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:36 - ID:720465

    ANKARA, May 14 (MENA) - Rescuers desperately raced against time to reach more than 200 miners trapped underground Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 205 workers, authorities said as quoted by the ....

  • Velayati: Syria victorious in international war against it

    Date: 2014-05-14 08:57:22 GMT - Iran - World - SN:35 - ID:720380

    TEHRAN, May 14 (MENA) - Advisor to the Supreme Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution, Ali Akbar Velayati stressed that Syria has become victorious in the international war waged against it by some Arab and neighboring countries, IRNA news agency ....

  • Israeli minister Tzipi Livni given diplomatic immunity for UK visit

    Date: 2014-05-14 07:37:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:720283

    LONDON, May 14 (MENA) - The British government has granted temporary diplomatic immunity to a prominent Israeli politician ahead of a visit to the UK this week to protect her against arrest and potential prosecution for alleged breaches of ....

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