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  • UN chief: World Radio Day emphasizes the importance of women's voices

    Date: 2014-02-11 11:21:46 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:68 - ID:549064

    BEIRUT, Feb 11 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon said World Radio Day recognizes the unique role and impact of a medium that reaches the largest audience worldwide. The World Radio Day is being annually observed on February 13. In a ....

  • Koreas to hold 1st high-level talks in 7 years

    Date: 2014-02-11 10:26:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:40 - ID:548980

    SEOUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - South and North Korea will hold their first high-level talks this week in seven years, an official said Tuesday, a sign of thawing ties amid Pyongyang's conciliatory overture toward Seoul, Yonhap said on its website. The two ....

  • Al Waseemi assumes office as Egypt's ambassador to Malaysia

    Date: 2014-02-11 10:20:49 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:38 - ID:548697

    CAIRO, Feb 11 (MENA) - Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for Refugees Affairs Salah el-Waseemi left here for Kuala Lumpur to assume his new post as Egypt's Ambassador to Malaysia. He succeeds Ambassador Mohamed Saad. Foreign ministry sources ....

  • Navy Commander: Iran’s flotilla of warships moving towards Atlantic Ocean

    Date: 2014-02-11 08:29:11 GMT - Iran - World - SN:24 - ID:548690

    TEHRAN, Feb 11 (MENA) - Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari confirmed earlier news about the voyage of Iranian warships in the Atlantic Ocean, underlining that Iran is entitled to the right to send its troops to international waters, FARS ....

  • S. Korea completes construction of 2nd research base in Antarctica

    Date: 2014-02-11 08:23:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:548694

    SEOU, Feb. 11 (MENA) - South Korea on Tuesday said it has completed the construction of its second research base in the Antarctic, becoming the 10th country to have more than one research station in the frozen continent, Yonhap news agency ....

  • US officials frustrated at Russians reluctance over internal threats information

    Date: 2014-02-10 17:17:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:155 - ID:548057

    LOS ANGELES, Feb.(MENA) - U.S. intelligence officials are frustrated that the Russian government is withholding information about threats to Olympic venues coming from inside Russia, LA Times reported. "We aren't getting the kind of cooperation ....

  • Breakdown in baggage carousel system in Jeddah airport causes delays to three EgyptAir flights

    Date: 2014-02-10 17:10:40 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:150 - ID:548036

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - The breakdown in the baggage carousel system in the Pilgrims City at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah caused delay in three EgyptAir fights coming from Jeddah to Cairo for about two hours, said Head of the ....

  • US commander says Osprey training in Okinawa can be halved

    Date: 2014-02-10 17:09:18 GMT - Japan - World - SN:148 - ID:548055

    TOKYO, Feb 10 (MENA) - The top commander of US forces in Japan expressed confidence Monday that around half of their training using MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft can be conducted outside Okinawa Prefecture, Kyodo news agency reported. "I don't ....

  • Ashton stresses need to stop terrorist attacks in Egypt

    Date: 2014-02-10 15:33:11 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:132 - ID:547841

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton stressed the need to promptly halt what the European Union considers as "terrorist attacks" in Egypt. In statements on the sidelines of the formal EU foreign ministers meeting in ....

  • Egypt assistant minister, Belarusian ambassador hold talks

    Date: 2014-02-10 15:26:11 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:130 - ID:547741

    CAIRO, Feb 10 (MENA) - Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs and International Cooperation Magdi Radi held talks on Monday with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Rachkov. During the meeting, the two ....

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