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  • Yellen sworn in as Fed chair

    Date: 2014-02-03 18:00:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:535762

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - Janet Yellen was sworn in on Monday to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the US Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. Yellen, who was confirmed by the Senate last month, was sworn in by Fed ....

  • Putin regrets Moscow school shooting

    Date: 2014-02-03 17:29:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:123 - ID:535705

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - The incident, which occurred in a Moscow school on Monday when a high-school student brought a gun to school and opened fire is a tragedy and more attention should be paid to the upbringing of young generations, Russian ....

  • UN-AL deputy joint special representative resigns

    Date: 2014-02-03 17:08:27 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:113 - ID:535641

    NEW YORK, Feb 3 (MENA) - United Nations and League of Arab States Deputy Joint Special Representative Nasser al-Kidwa has confirmed to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon his intention to leave his current position, effective this week, the UN News ....

  • Egypt trade minister to inaugurate business forum tomorrow in Paris

    Date: 2014-02-03 16:23:46 GMT - France - World - SN:111 - ID:535546

    PARIS, Feb 3 (MENA) - Egyptian Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour, who is currently visiting France, will inaugurate an Egyptian-French business forum on Tuesday. Abdel-Nour is scheduled to deliver a speech before the forum, ....

  • Austrian tourists enjoy their stay in Egypt - tourist expert

    Date: 2014-02-03 16:22:54 GMT - Austria - World - SN:109 - ID:535545

    VIENNA, Feb 3 (MENA) - The Austrian tourists are enjoying their stay in the Egyptian resorts of Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada without facing any obstacles, said an Austrian tourist expert. The expert, who is also head of marketing department at ....

  • Five killed as two blasts rock Peshawar cinema

    Date: 2014-02-03 11:17:19 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:56 - ID:534796

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 3 (MENA) - As many as five persons were killed and more than 20 others injured when two hand grenades went off late Sunday during the screening of a late-night movie show at the Picture House cinema in Peshawar, Pakistan's The News ....

  • Al Qaeda says has no link with Syrian militant group ISIL

    Date: 2014-02-03 10:17:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:42 - ID:534706

    LONDON, Feb 3 (MENA) - Al Qaeda's general command said on Monday it has no links with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), in an apparent attempt to assert authority over the Islamist militant groups involved in Syria's civil war, The ....

  • Moscow school shooting: Policeman, teacher killed, hostages released

    Date: 2014-02-03 10:14:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:534656

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - Moscow police have confirmed that a policeman and a teacher were killed as a young man with a rifle took children hostages at a city school, RussiaToday reported Monday. The gunman, who is reportedly a high school student, ....

  • Egypt amb to Slovakia says Egypt on road toward stability

    Date: 2014-02-03 08:25:25 GMT - Austria - World - SN:27 - ID:534431

    VIENNA, Feb 3 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Slovakia Ehab Nasr said Egypt is moving on the road toward stability. Such stability will get a quick response from Slovakia and the West in general, Nasr told MENA, calling it "encouraging". Nasr ....

  • North Korea agrees to talks on family reunions

    Date: 2014-02-03 07:57:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:534444

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - North Korea agreed on Monday to hold talks with South Korea on organizing a rare reunion event for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, Seoul's Unification Ministry said as quoted by Yonhap. After days of silence ....

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