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  • France hands over 5 stolen artifacts to Egypt

    Date: 2013-12-16 14:29:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:102 - ID:443043

    CAIRO, Dec 16 (MENA) - France has recently handed over to Egypt five artifacts, which were stolen from Egypt during the state of lawlessness that had prevailed in the wake of the 25 January revolution. In a statement Monday, the French Embassy ....

  • Egypt FM leaves Beijing for Seoul

    Date: 2013-12-16 11:59:24 GMT - China - World - SN:59 - ID:442730

    BEIJING, Dec 16 (MENA) - Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy left here on Monday for South Korea, the second leg of his Asian tour, which will take him also to Japan. Fahmy wrapped up his visit to China, after meeting with Chinese Vice President ....

  • Bus falls from Philippines highway onto van below, killing 22

    Date: 2013-12-16 11:44:37 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:53 - ID:442511

    MANILA, Dec 16 (MENA) - A passenger bus plunged off a wet, elevated highway in suburban Manila and fell onto a van passing below Monday morning, killing at least 22 people and injuring 20 others, Sky news reported. TV footage showed a number of ....

  • China keen on promoting ties with Egypt - FM

    Date: 2013-12-16 11:37:58 GMT - China - World - SN:50 - ID:442606

    BEIJING, Dec 16 (MENA) - China attaches great importance to strengthening ties with Egypt in the various fields, given its regional role and its strategic partnership with China, affirmed Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. The Chinese foreign ....

  • Kerry says troops staying in Afghanistan after 2014 to fight terrorists

    Date: 2013-12-16 09:48:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:442251

    WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that US troops staying in Afghanistan after 2014 will be on a mission to fight terrorists. According to a security agreement, a residual US force will remain in Afghanistan after ....

  • Shoigu instructs General Staff to be wary of Prompt Global Strike concept

    Date: 2013-12-16 09:26:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:442250

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has instructed Russia’s General Staff to take into account the threats related to “Prompt Global Strike” and missile defense while working out a new defense plan. “It is necessary to resolve ....

  • 2 gunmen refusing to surrender arms in operation in North Caucasus killed

    Date: 2013-12-16 09:10:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:442154

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - Gunmen refusing to surrender arms have been killed in an anti-terrorist operation in the Russian North Caucasian Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, sources from the Russian National Antiterrorism Committee have told ....

  • White House adviser consulted Israeki officials on Iran deal

    Date: 2013-12-16 08:55:55 GMT - Israel - World - SN:27 - ID:442148

    GAZA CITY, Dec 16 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice played host to a series of meetings with Israeli officials last week to try to gain their support for an interim deal with Iran aimed at containing Tehran's ....

  • Lavrov in Brussels for meetings with Ashton, EU FMs

    Date: 2013-12-16 08:51:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:26 - ID:442153

    MOSCOW, Dec 16 (MENA) - The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Lavrov is scheduled to arrive in Brussels on Monday for a brief visit with the Foreign Ministers of the European Union (EU) and a separate meeting with EU High ....

  • Bomb kills 3 explosive experts in Pakistan

    Date: 2013-12-16 07:35:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:18 - ID:442097

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 11 (MENA) - Police said a roadside bomb has killed three members of a Pakistani bomb disposal team who were on their way to defuse another bomb elsewhere in the city of Peshawar, ABC news reported. Police officer Shahid Khan said ....

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