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  • French FM visits China Thursday

    Date: 2014-02-14 18:17:43 GMT - France - World - SN:107 - ID:555662

    PARIS, Feb 14 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will head to China on Thursday on a six-day visit, said spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal on Friday. While there, Fabius will meet with his Chinese counterpart Wang ....

  • British paper's ex-editor questioned by police investigating phone hacking allegations

    Date: 2014-02-14 17:58:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:555646

    LONDON, Feb 14 (MENA) - CNN host and former UK tabloid editor Piers Morgan was questioned in December in connection with a UK police inquiry into phone hacking, CNN reported Friday. Morgan said he was interviewed while in Britain by officers ....

  • Ukrainian president, MPs honor memory of compatriots who died in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-02-14 17:10:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:98 - ID:555577

    KIEV, Feb 14 (MENA) - Ukrainian leaders paid tribute to the memory of compatriots who died in Afghanistan where they performed the international duty, ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Friday. On Commemoration Day marked this Friday to honour ....

  • Clashes over Valentine’s Day celebration in Pakistan leaves 4 injured

    Date: 2014-02-14 16:46:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:94 - ID:555555

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (MENA) - According to reports, at least four university students were injured following clashes between two rival student groups in Pakistan, Khaama Press reported. Police officials in Pakistan said the incident took place in ....

  • France to send more troops to CAR

    Date: 2014-02-14 16:38:13 GMT - France - World - SN:92 - ID:555536

    PARIS, Feb 14 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande decided Friday to send 400 additional troops to the Central African Republic, raising its total deployment to 2,000, the BBC reported. The French military has been working with 5,500 ....

  • Egyptian arrested in France to appear before investigating judge

    Date: 2014-02-14 14:21:45 GMT - France - World - SN:69 - ID:555297

    PARIS, Feb 14 (MENA) – An Egyptian who was arrested in France will appear later on Friday before an investigating judge as a prelude to leveling charges against him, a judiciary source said. The French authorities had arrested an Egyptian ....

  • French media shed light on Putin's support for Sisi presidential bid

    Date: 2014-02-14 14:11:46 GMT - France - World - SN:68 - ID:555121

    PARIS, Feb 14 (MENA) - Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's visit to Russia made headlines in France Friday. France 24, for instance, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin endorsed Egyptian army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi's undeclared bid ....

  • Ukraine crisis: Lavrov warns on 'the pretext of freedom'

    Date: 2014-02-14 13:12:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:58 - ID:555091

    MOSCOW, Feb 14 (MENA) - Russia's top diplomat warned on Friday against "a sphere of influence being created" as Ukraine confronted a choice between relations with the European Union and "obligations and privileges" it enjoys through association with ....

  • Afghan-US security deal should ensure peace and stability: Karzai

    Date: 2014-02-14 11:26:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:32 - ID:554876

    KABUL, Feb 14 (MENA) - Afghan president Hamid Karzai once again insisted that any bilateral security deal between Kabul and Washington should ensure peace and stability in the country, Khaama newspaper reported Friday. President Karzai said a ....

  • GUEA in Austria praises Egyptian-Russian rapprochement

    Date: 2014-02-14 10:50:17 GMT - Austria - World - SN:30 - ID:554877

    VIENNA, Feb 14 (MENA) - The General Union of Egyptians in Austria (GUEA) has praised the recent rapprochement between Egypt and Russia. The praise comes in the wake of a successful visit paid by Egypt's Defense Minister and First Deputy Prime ....

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