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  • Moussa: Meeting with Susan Rice 'highly beneficial'

    Date: 2014-05-06 21:02:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:141 - ID:707304

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - Former Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa, currently in the USA, described his meeting with US National Security Adviser Susan Rice as "Highly beneficial and good." Moussa said that the meeting tackled the ....

  • Egypt's UNESCO envoy partakes in culture, sustainable development meet

    Date: 2014-05-06 19:01:14 GMT - France - World - SN:125 - ID:707086

    NEW YORK, May 6 (MENA) – Chairman of UNESCO's Executive Board and Egypt's permanent ambassador at the UNESCO Mohamad Sameh Amr took part in the Special Thematic Debate on “Culture and Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Development Agenda” ....

  • UK condemns attacks on Libyan security forces in Benghazi

    Date: 2014-05-06 18:18:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:118 - ID:707040

    LONDON, May 6 (MENA) – The United Kingdom condemned Tuesday the ongoing attacks that target Libya's security forces in Benghazi. The British government made the remarks in a joint statement by the United Kingdom, France, the Untied States, Italy ....

  • Iran's nuclear rights only framework of talks with powers - Spokeswoman

    Date: 2014-05-06 15:52:24 GMT - Iran - World - SN:87 - ID:706408

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham described the country's right to use peaceful nuclear technology as the only possible framework for the negotiations between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, ....

  • Iran condemns abduction of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram

    Date: 2014-05-06 15:13:48 GMT - Iran - World - SN:78 - ID:706772

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - The Iranian foreign ministry deplored the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian school girls by Boko Haram, calling it an inhumane move, Fars news agency reported. "Unfortunately, Nigeria has been entangled by terrorist groups ....

  • Russia to spend dlrs 2.4 bn on Black Sea fleet by 2020

    Date: 2014-05-06 12:21:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:706369

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) – Russia’s Black Sea Fleet will receive more than 86 billion rubles ($2.4 billion) for development in the period to 2020, Ria Novosti news agency quoted Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as having said Tuesday. "Development of ....

  • Russia to discuss Ukraine crisis at Moscow security conference

    Date: 2014-05-06 11:39:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:706246

    MOSCOW, May 6 (MENA) – The Russian Ministry of Defense has decided to hold an unscheduled discussion on the Ukrainian crisis at the upcoming International Security Conference in Moscow, Novosti news agency reported quoting the head of the ministry’s ....

  • Commander: IRGC Navy can sink US warships in a twinkling of an eye

    Date: 2014-05-06 10:49:45 GMT - Iran - World - SN:40 - ID:706121

    TEHRAN, May 6 (MENA) - A top Iranian navy commander said his forces have been drilling how to destroy US warships for the last several years, underlining that the IRGC Navy can sink a US aircraft carrier in less than a minute. Speaking in an ....

  • 71 Taliban militants killed, 40 others injured in Afghan operations

    Date: 2014-05-06 10:35:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:34 - ID:706076

    KABUL, May 6 (MENA) - At least 71 Taliban militants were killed following counter-terrorism operations in various provinces of Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, Khama news agency reported. The interior ministry of Afghanistan following a ....

  • Bombings in Thailand's restive south injure 9

    Date: 2014-05-06 10:18:55 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:31 - ID:706031

    BANGKOK, May 6 (MENA) - Bombs exploded at a police station and a convenience store in a tourist city in Thailand's violence-plagued south Tuesday, injuring nine people, ABC news reported quoting police as having said. The first bomb exploded in ....

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