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World food security summit expects increase in demand for food globally by 50 percent within 20 years
Date: 2014-02-24 12:51:41 GMT - United Arab Emirates - World - SN:87 - ID:573833
DUBAI, Feb 24 (MENA) - The World Food Security Summit, which was held here, expected an increase in the demand for food globally by about 50 percent during the upcoming 20 years. The two-day summit was held on the sidelines of the Gulfood ....
Date: 2014-02-24 12:45:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:86 - ID:573830
TOKYO, Feb 24 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed on Monday a desire for a Japanese premier to be given more authority in case of state emergencies through constitutional revision. At a Diet committee session, Abe backed a proposal by ....
Date: 2014-02-24 12:22:34 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:72 - ID:573613
GENEVA, Feb 24 (MENA) - UNICEF, the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Mercy Corps, Save the Children and World Vision today issued an impassioned appeal to the general public, urging it to voice its outrage at the devastating impact on children ....
Date: 2014-02-24 09:58:56 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:46 - ID:573393
KIEV, Feb 24 (MENA) - With Viktor Yanukovych remaining silent despite the historic changes taking place there’s growing speculation over where he might be hiding, euronews reported. The deposed president is said to have left the capital aboard a ....
Date: 2014-02-24 08:49:35 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:33 - ID:573200
KIEV, Feb 24 (MENA) - Ukraine's acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last seen in the pro-Russian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, accusing him of mass crimes against protesters who stood up for ....
Date: 2014-02-24 06:22:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:572925
SEOUL, Feb 24 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States on Monday began their annual military drills as planned in a relatively low-profile manner, as families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War were reunited amid warming inter-Korean ties, the ....
Date: 2014-02-24 05:33:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:4 - ID:572876
MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Russia has summoned its ambassador to Ukraine to discuss what Moscow called the "deteriorating situation" in Kiev, a day after President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted by the parliament, Novosti reported. "Due to the ....
Date: 2014-02-24 05:31:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:3 - ID:572875
MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in a phone call on Sunday that Ukraine's "territorial integrity" must be safeguarded and that the country urgently needed a functional government, ....
Date: 2014-02-23 22:13:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:208 - ID:572837
New York, Feb 23 (MENA) - UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemned on Sunday the escalation of violence in Thailand over the past week, in particular armed attacks against protesters in which even children have been killed. In a press release carried by ....
Date: 2014-02-23 21:57:30 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:206 - ID:572791
KIEV, Feb 23 (MENA) - About 5,000 gathered on Sunday on Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) in downtown Kiev to protest former Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko’s return to politics, The Voice of Russia reported. “Timoshenko’s return was ....