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  • Afghanistan aircraft crash kills six US soldiers – Isaf

    Date: 2013-12-17 20:39:41 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:127 - ID:447547

    KABUL, Dec 17 (MENA) - The International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said Tuesday that as many as six American soldiers have died in a crash involving an aircraft in southern Afghanistan, the BBC News reported. The cause of the crash in ....

  • Afghanistan aircraft crash kills six US soldiers - Isaf

    Date: 2013-12-17 15:29:51 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:93 - ID:446508

    KABUL, Dec 17 (MENA) - Six American soldiers have died in a crash involving an aircraft in southern Afghanistan, the BBC quoted the International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) as saying Tuesday. The cause of the crash in Zabul is unknown and an ....

  • Egypt wins membership of UNESCO committee for protecting cultural property during armed conflicts

    Date: 2013-12-17 15:18:27 GMT - France - World - SN:86 - ID:445913

    PARIS, Dec 17 (MENA) - Egypt has been elected as a member of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict for a four-year ....

  • Iran: New sanctions kill Geneva deal

    Date: 2013-12-17 12:54:10 GMT - Iran - World - SN:56 - ID:444606

    TEHRAN, Dec 17 (MENA) - Iran warned on Tuesday that any new sanction against Tehran by the signatories of the Geneva agreement will kill the long-awaited nuclear deal between the two sides, FARS news agency reported. “One of the key issues ....

  • New German govt takes shape

    Date: 2013-12-17 12:50:38 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:54 - ID:444592

    CAIRO, Dec 17 (MENA) - Elected for a third term in office, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to form a new government in which some ministers will keep their portfolios. New faces will be in the new lineup, according to the German media ....

  • Gunfight erupted in Juba

    Date: 2013-12-17 12:15:50 GMT - South Sudan - World - SN:50 - ID:444566

    JUBA, Dec 17 (MENA) - Fresh gunfire erupted in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, a day after the government said it had quashed an attempted coup, the BBC reported Tuesday. Yesterday, there were reports of heavy weapons being fired in many parts ....

  • German parliament confirms Angela Merkel for new term

    Date: 2013-12-17 11:52:45 GMT - Germany - World - SN:42 - ID:444583

    BERLIN, Dec 17 (MENA) - Angela Merkel has been confirmed as German chancellor for a third term, at the head of a grand coalition, by a vote in the Bundestag (parliament), the BBC reported Tuesday. The coalition between her centre-right CDU/CSU ....

  • FM Assistant for European affairs meets British minister for Middle East affairs

    Date: 2013-12-17 08:47:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:23 - ID:444023

    CAIRO, Dec 17 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Assistant for European Affairs Hatem Seif al-Nasr met Tuesday with British minister for Middle East affairs Hugh Robertson. They discussed bilateral relations and ways to bolster such relations in all ....

  • Fahmy holds talks with S. Korean counterpart

    Date: 2013-12-17 08:22:00 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:19 - ID:444021

    SEOUL, Dec 17 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy held Tuesday talks with his South Korean counterpart Yun Byung. The talks tackled ways to bolster bilateral relations in all fields, the FM said in statements. Some regional and ....

  • Police raid KORAIL union offices

    Date: 2013-12-17 07:59:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:443940

    SEOUL, Dec 17 (MENA) -- Police on Tuesday raided the offices of the state-run rail operator's labor union as part of their investigation into an ongoing strike by thousands of its members, Yonhap news agency reported. With a court-issued warrant, ....

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