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  • Egypt govt seeks to establish civilian, democratic state - PM

    Date: 2014-01-23 15:20:01 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:133 - ID:515960

    DAVOS, Jan 23 (MENA) - The Egyptian government seeks to establish a civilian and democratic state, affirmed Egypt's Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawy. Security and political stability are crucial to achieve economic development, Beblawy said during ....

  • Assad can not be called criminal without investigation - Medvedev

    Date: 2014-01-23 14:12:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:515814

    MOSCOW, Jan 23 (MENA) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cannot be declared a criminal a priori, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, according to Russia Today. "We cannot say that Assad is a criminal without investigation. Assad is the ....

  • South Africa warned on human rights

    Date: 2014-01-23 12:23:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:515479

    LONDON, Jan 23 (MENA) – Human Rights Watch has issued a "warning" to the South African government, that human rights are "taking a turn for the worst" in the country, citing attacks on the free press and escalating police violence as the main ....

  • French President Hollande to visit Turkey to bring fresh air to relations

    Date: 2014-01-23 12:09:11 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:81 - ID:515283

    ANKARA, Jan 23 (MENA) – French President François Hollande is preparing to pay a two-day official visit to Turkey upon the invitation of his Turkish counterpart, Abdullah Gül, to add new momentum to the relations between the two countries. His visit ....

  • Russia's aircraft carrier is heading to eastern Mediterranean Sea: Agency

    Date: 2014-01-23 11:53:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:515275

    MOSCOW, Jan 23 (MENA) - The US Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier has left its anchorage in the western part of the Mediterranean Sea and is heading eastwards, Russia's Northern Fleet information department chief Capt. 1st rank Vadim Serga told ....

  • S. Korea thanks Libya for trade official release

    Date: 2014-01-23 11:07:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:64 - ID:515180

    SEOUL, Jan 23 (MENA) – The South Korean government expressed its appreciation and gratitude to the Libyan government for its efforts for the release of a South Korean trade official who was kidnapped in Libya. The South Korean foreign ministry says ....

  • Russia’s PM says acts portrayed in Syria torture photos are ‘crimes’

    Date: 2014-01-23 10:41:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:515108

    MOSCOW, Jan 23 (MENA) - The killings portrayed in photos allegedly proving torture of prisoners by the Assad regime are “crimes,” but it is not clear who is responsible and the claims must be proven in court, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ....

  • Geneva talks underscore huge gap between Syrian regime and opposition

    Date: 2014-01-23 09:42:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:514914

    LONDON, Jan 23 (MENA) – Efforts to resolve Syria's bloody crisis came up against the yawning gap between the parties as the government insisted that Bashar al-Assad would not step down and called western-backed rebels fighting to overthrow him ....

  • UK ready to accept more Syrian refugees, David Cameron indicates

    Date: 2014-01-23 09:14:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:514915

    LONDON, Jan 23 (MENA) – David Cameron has indicated that he may allow extra Syrian refugees into Britain, with some Conservative MPs claiming they have secured a victory in their campaign to let more children who have been injured in the conflict ....

  • Open street battles in Kiev as rioters, police face-off

    Date: 2014-01-23 06:20:24 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:8 - ID:514647

    KIEV, Jan 23 (MENA) - Riot police brutally dispersed protesters from central Kiev in the largest operation since the latest outbreak of violence. Almost 200 officers have been injured over four days of scuffles. Two people were reportedly killed ....

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