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  • Israel to announce plan for attracting more French Jews

    Date: 2013-12-27 20:10:35 GMT - Israel - World - SN:130 - ID:465323

    GAZA CITY, Dec 27 (MENA) - Israel was set to announce a three-year plan aimed at attracting more French Jews to settle in the country, The Jerusalem Post reported on Friday. The first move will consist of recognizing French diplomas for medical ....

  • 2 peacekeepers killed in C. African Republic

    Date: 2013-12-27 19:37:48 GMT - Central African Republic - World - SN:127 - ID:465304

    BANGUI, Dec 27 (MENA) - Two African Union peacekeepers were killed overnight in the Central African Republic, the ABC News reported. The two officers from the Republic of Congo were killed by unidentified assailants, African Union mission ....

  • At least 3 dead after car explodes in Russian city of Pyatigorsk

    Date: 2013-12-27 17:20:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:465104

    MOSCOW, Dec 27 (MENA) - A car exploded in the southern Russian city of Pyatigorsk in the North Caucasus region on Friday, killing at least three people, the Russian news agency reported on Friday. The blast in the city of Pyatigorsk took place ....

  • Koreas set up dispute arbitration panel for Kaesong complex

    Date: 2013-12-27 15:49:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:86 - ID:464948

    SEOUL, Dec 27 (MENA) - South and North Korea set up a dispute arbitration panel for a jointly run factory park in the communist nation, Yonhap quoted an official as saying Friday, despite tensions on the divided peninsula. The move came three ....

  • N. Korea summons amb. to Sweden

    Date: 2013-12-27 14:54:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:76 - ID:464769

    PYONGYANG, Dec 27 (MENA) - North Korea’s ambassador to Sweden has been recalled, apparently as part of a purge prompted by the execution of the once-powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong-Un. Pak Kwang-Chol, an associate of the young supremo’s uncle ....

  • Russia Buries Famed AK-47 Inventor Kalashnikov

    Date: 2013-12-27 13:30:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:464625

    MOSCOW, Dec 27 (MENA) - Russia’s most famous gun designer, Mikhail Kalashnikov, was buried Friday at a new military cemetery outside Moscow, RIA Novosti reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and a host of ....

  • Italy condemns attack on Daqahliya security directorate

    Date: 2013-12-27 11:35:12 GMT - Italy - World - SN:41 - ID:464239

    ROME, Dec 27 (MENA) - The Italian Foreign Ministry Friday condemned the attack on the Daqahliya Security Directorate that left scores of people dead and injured. In a statement, the Italian Foreign Ministry also condoled with families of the ....

  • Angola asserts its denial of Islam ban reports

    Date: 2013-12-26 13:34:48 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:76 - ID:462385

    CAIRO, Dec 26 (MENA) - Angola's foreign minister Georges Chikoti asserted his country has not banned Islam, adding demolishing some mosques was a thing connected with local rules. In an official letter to the Secretary General of the Jeddah-based ....

  • US disappointed for Abe's visit to Yasukuni WW2 shrine

    Date: 2013-12-26 10:51:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:49 - ID:462381

    TOKYO, Dec 26 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has infuriated China and South Korea by visiting a shrine that honours Japan's war dead, including some convicted war criminals. The US embassy in Tokyo said in a statement it was ....

  • UNHCR criticizes UK immigration bill

    Date: 2013-12-26 09:14:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:29 - ID:462107

    LONDON, Dec 26 (MENA) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) criticized on Thursday the British government's proposed immigration bill. The refugees would be denied access to housing or bank accounts if this bill was ....

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