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  • Italian amb. to Egypt says Rome convinced June 30 was revolution

    Date: 2014-02-04 12:05:50 GMT - Italy - World - SN:54 - ID:536797

    ROME, Feb 4 (MENA) - Italian Ambassador to Egypt Maurizio Massari said Tuesday his country is convinced that June 30 was a revolution. Rome has never called it a coup, Massari told MENA correspondent here. Massari is in Rome to attend meetings ....

  • Pakistan peace talks with Taliban are delayed

    Date: 2014-02-04 11:51:22 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:51 - ID:536861

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (MENA) - Pakistani government negotiators say they are not planning to meet a Taliban team for preliminary peace talks in Islamabad as expected on Tuesday, reported the BBC. The government side said before talks began they wanted ....

  • 49 Injured in roof collapse at Kyrgyz Islamic School

    Date: 2014-02-04 11:33:00 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:47 - ID:536359

    BISHKEK, Feb 4 (MENA) – Forty-nine people were injured when a roof collapsed at an Islamic religious school in southern Kyrgyzstan, a Health Ministry spokesman said Monday. “According to our information, 49 people injured in the building’s ....

  • Travel chaos expected during two-day London underground strike

    Date: 2014-02-04 11:05:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:38 - ID:536743

    LONDON, Feb 4 (MENA) - London faces travel chaos when workers on the Underground railway go on strike for 48 hours to protest the loss of hundreds of jobs from the closure of ticket offices, ABC news reported Tuesday. After Monday's talks broke ....

  • Mandela leaves millions to family and his party - Reports

    Date: 2014-02-04 09:04:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:536314

    NEW YORK, Feb 4 (MENA) - Managers of the late Nelson Mandela's estate said the former South African president left more than $4 million in assets to his family and cherished institutions, including the African National Congress party that he led to ....

  • S. Korea, Ukraine hold first joint anti-piracy drills

    Date: 2014-02-04 09:02:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:536303

    SEOUL, Feb. 4 (MENA) - South Korea and Ukraine held their first joint anti-piracy drills in waters off the Somali coast to improve interoperability of the two nations' navies, Yonhab news agency quoted Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) here as saying ....

  • Netanyahu calls for "stopping attacks on Kerry"

    Date: 2014-02-04 08:04:28 GMT - Israel - World - SN:19 - ID:536270

    GAZA CITY, Feb 4 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau called on his Likud party ministers and MKs to stop criticizing US Secretary of State John Kerry. He said that any disagreement between the US and Israel should be discussed ....

  • Russia says Syria committed to abandoning chemical arms

    Date: 2014-02-03 21:37:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:155 - ID:536029

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - Russia stepped up its defense of Damascus on Monday in a dispute with the West over delays in the elimination of Syria’s chemical arsenal, saying that President Bashar al-Assad’s government was not to blame and that a June ....

  • Russia to form United space corporation

    Date: 2014-02-03 21:10:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:153 - ID:535990

    MOSCOW, Feb. 3 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a government decree on the formation of the United Rocket and Space Corporation (URSC) in the Research Institute for Space Instrument Engineering, local media reported. The ....

  • Afghan forces seize rockets in capital Kabul

    Date: 2014-02-03 21:03:30 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:152 - ID:535993

    KABUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - The Afghan national security forces discovered and seized several rockets during an operation in capital Kabul, Khaama Press ‏quoted security officials as saying on Monday. Kabul police spokesman, Hashmat Stanekzai, ....

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