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  • Malaysia flight MH370: Chinese families 'seek answers'

    Date: 2014-03-30 08:47:39 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:23 - ID:638514

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 (MENA) -Relatives of Chinese passengers from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane have flown to Kuala Lumpur to seek answers from the Malaysian authorities, BBC reported Saturday. The family members say they have not been ....

  • Japan slams China's Xi on Nanjing remarks

    Date: 2014-03-30 08:28:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:19 - ID:638401

    TOKYO, March 30 (MENA) - Tokyo has criticised Chinese President Xi Jinping for making remarks during a trip to Germany about Japan's wartime atrocities, adding that the government had lodged a protest, SBS reported. At a think tank forum Friday in ....

  • Norway Foreign Minister participates in NATO meetings on Tuesday

    Date: 2014-03-30 08:28:19 GMT - Norway - World - SN:18 - ID:638405

    OSLO, March 30 (MENA) - Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende will head to Brussels in a two-day visit to participate in NATO foreign minsters meetings to be held on 1st and 2nd April Developments in Ukraine after Russia annexed Crimea and ....

  • Ebola scare forces Senegal to close borders

    Date: 2014-03-30 08:24:49 GMT - Senegal - World - SN:17 - ID:638402

    DAKAR, March 30 (MENA) - Guinea records more cases and deaths, as Senegal shuts crossings amid reports of cases in other neighboring states, Aljazeera reported. Health officials are racing to contain a deadly Ebola epidemic in Guinea, with one ....

  • Seoul, London to hold financial cooperation forum

    Date: 2014-03-30 07:20:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:638363

    SEOUL, March 30 (MENA) - The governments of South Korea and the United Kingdom will hold a financial cooperation forum next month to discuss ways to enhance bilateral exchanges in the sector, Yonhap news agency reportd quoting the financial ....

  • Slovaks go to polls to choose country’s new president

    Date: 2014-03-30 06:54:36 GMT - Slovakia - World - SN:9 - ID:638326

    BRATISLAVA, March 30 (MENA) - Voters are going to the polls in Slovakia on Saturday to choose their new president, Euronews reported. The choice is between centre-left Prime Minister Robert Fico and independent candidate Andrej Kiska. In the ....

  • British Faith Minister concerned over death penalty against Christian for blasphemy in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-03-29 21:46:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:136 - ID:638184

    LONDON, March 29 (MENA) - Baroness Warsi, British Minister for Faith and Communities, said she was seriously concerned over Sawan Masih who has been sentenced to death in Pakistan. She described the court sentence as a “regressive step”. “UK ....

  • Muslims in UK prisons double in decade

    Date: 2014-03-29 20:28:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:124 - ID:638119

    LONDON, March 29 (MENA) - The number of Muslims in the prison population has more than doubled to nearly 12,000 in a decade in Britain, figures from the UK Ministry of Justice show. The dramatic rise prompted calls for ministers to investigate ....

  • Kerry to meet Lavrov for Ukraine talks in Paris Sunday

    Date: 2014-03-29 19:50:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:638043

    WASHINGTON, March 29 (MENA) - After a week of travel in the Mideast, US Secretary of State John Kerry changed course and arrived in Paris Saturday for talks with his Russian counterpart on the Ukraine crisis, ABC News reported. Halfway home from ....

  • Azhar offers 80 Thai students scholarship, Egyptian diplomat says

    Date: 2014-03-29 16:30:50 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:89 - ID:637772

    BANGKOK, March 29 (MENA) - The Embassy of Egypt in Bangkok held on Saturday a written and oral competition to offer an Azharite scholarship for students in Thailand. The best students were chosen during the contest. Egyptian Ambassador in ....

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