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  • Hollande names Valls as new PM

    Date: 2014-03-31 18:36:40 GMT - France - World - SN:156 - ID:641993

    PARIS, March 31 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande has named Interior Minister Manuel Valls as France's next prime minister. Hollande said Valls would head a "combative government". The ruling Socialists have been badly bruised in ....

  • French PM resigns after election defeat

    Date: 2014-03-31 16:46:15 GMT - France - World - SN:133 - ID:641747

    PARIS, March 31 (MENA) - French President François Hollande is expected to replace Jean-Marc Ayrault (centre) with Manuel Valls (right) as prime minister in a cabinet reshuffle intended to mark a fresh start after Socialists took a beating in recent ....

  • Qatar accused of working 1,200 people to death in £39billion building bonanza for 2022 World Cup

    Date: 2014-03-31 16:17:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:123 - ID:641297

    LONDON, March 31(MENA) - Qatar is accused of working 1,200 people to death in its £39billion building bonanza for the 2022 World Cup. An investigation by the daily Mirror, out Monday, into the oil-rich Emirate revealed horrific and deadly ....

  • Medvedev announces sweeping Crimea development plan

    Date: 2014-03-31 15:55:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:641646

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Crimea on Monday to announce an ambitious plan aimed at meeting the needs of the peninsula's citizens, just 10 days after its reunification with Russia. "No citizen in Crimea or ....

  • Climate change worst is yet to come - scientists

    Date: 2014-03-31 14:53:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:641483

    NEW YORK, March 31 (MENA) - Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans, scientists reported on Monday, and they warned that the problem was likely to grow substantially worse unless ....

  • Sanctions: War by other means

    Date: 2014-03-31 14:04:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:92 - ID:641327

    LONDON, March 31 (MENA) - There are many reasons why the 1956 Suez Canal crisis was a pivotal moment in modern history. It symbolised the twilight of British imperial power, demonstrated the new force of Arab nationalism and created a rare breach ....

  • Egyptian community in Britain condoles with Pope over his mother demise

    Date: 2014-03-31 12:03:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:641086

    LONDON, March 31 (MENA) - The Egyptian Community in the UK extended condolences to Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark over the death of his mother. The Egyptian community also condoled with the family of the Pope ....

  • Koreas exchange live fire near western sea border

    Date: 2014-03-31 11:24:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:58 - ID:640905

    SEOUL, March 31 (MENA) - The two Koreas exchanged artillery fire across the western maritime border on Monday after the North staged a live-fire drill that sent artillery shells into southern waters and prompted the evacuation of South Korean ....

  • Russian PM arrives in Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-31 08:21:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:640417

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Simferopol on Monday in the highest-level visit since Crimea's accession to Russia, Voice of Russia reported. Medvedev will chair a session on social and economic ....

  • Koreas trade fire across sea border

    Date: 2014-03-31 07:21:32 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:640278

    SEOUL, March 31 (MENA) - South Korea has returned fire into North Korean waters after the North conducted live-fire drills near disputed sea boundary, Yonhap reported. Officials on the South Korean border islands of Yeonpyeong and Baengnyeong ....

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