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  • UN chief supports Children of Syria as No Lost Generation initiative launched

    Date: 2014-01-08 05:06:17 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:2 - ID:485396

    NEW YORK, Jan 8 (MENA) -The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has added his support to a campaign led by UNICEF, UNHCR, Save the Children and UNICEF that calls for Champions for the Children of Syria as part of the new No Lost ....

  • UK, Israel discuss Mideast peace process, nuclear Iran

    Date: 2014-01-07 19:27:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:133 - ID:485157

    LONDON, Jan 7 (MENA) - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman met Tuesday with his British counterpart William Hague for talks in London that touched on Middle East peace process and nuclear Iran, the Jewish Chronicle reported. In a joint ....

  • Venezuelan ex-beauty queen murdered

    Date: 2014-01-07 17:43:37 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:113 - ID:485021

    CARACAS, Jan 7 (MENA) - Former Venezuelan beauty queen Monica Spear, 29, and her Irish husband Thomas Berry have been shot dead in their car in Venezuela. Their five-year-old daughter, who was injured in the incident, is said to be in a stable ....

  • Obama greets Orthodox Christians on Christmas

    Date: 2014-01-07 16:56:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:484967

    WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greeted the Orthodox Christians in the US who are celebrating the Christmas today. In a statement, Obama renewed his commitment to protect Christians around the ....

  • UN: first chemicals have left Syrian port

    Date: 2014-01-07 16:30:11 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:99 - ID:484912

    THE HAGUE, Jan 7 (MENA) - The United Nations announced Tuesday that the first batch of Syrian poison gas precursor chemicals was loaded onto a Danish cargo ship and taken out of the war-torn country Tuesday — a week later than initially planned, the ....

  • UN representatives not going to participate in Lavrov-Kerry meeting on Syria

    Date: 2014-01-07 15:40:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:95 - ID:484842

    NEW YORK, Jan 7 (MENA) - The United Nations representatives will stay away from the next meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry on the Syrian settlement, according to Farhan Haq, the deputy of the ....

  • Japan set to put 280 islands without owners under state control

    Date: 2014-01-07 15:17:37 GMT - Japan - World - SN:92 - ID:484714

    TOKYO, Jan 7 (MENA) - The Japanese government plans to make some 280 remote islands without owners state properties to strengthen control of the country's territory, Kyodo said Tuesday. "We will register the remote islands as state property to ....

  • Pakistan, Saudi Arabia discuss bilateral ties

    Date: 2014-01-07 15:08:00 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:86 - ID:484766

    RIYADH, Jan 7 (MENA) – Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain held a meeting in Islamabad on Tuesday with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal to discuss bilateral relations and issues of mutual concern, the Saudi news agency (SPA) ....

  • Putin sends Christmas greetings to Orthodox believers

    Date: 2014-01-07 14:05:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:70 - ID:484623

    MOSCOW, Jan 7 (MENA) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin sent greetings to members of the Orthodox Church wishing them all a merry Christmas. He also sent a Christmas message to Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill, said the ....

  • Train passengers stranded overnight as polar vortex freezes nation

    Date: 2014-01-07 13:01:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:484490

    WASHINGTON, Jan 7 (MENA) - All right, East Coast and Deep South, it's your turn to be miserable, CNN said on Tuesday. The historic freeze that proved too cold for polar bears in the Midwest is spreading, dropping temperatures in the eastern third ....

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