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  • Russia plans to increase arms exports to $ 50 Bln by 2020

    Date: 2013-12-12 17:17:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:134 - ID:436881

    MOSCOW, Dec 12 (MENA) – A senior Russian official said that his country could quadruple its annual arms sales to $50 billion by 2020 in a race for the top spot on the global arms exporters list, Ria Novosti reported Thursday. "Not counting ....

  • UK boosts humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees for winter

    Date: 2013-12-12 15:58:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:120 - ID:436873

    LONDON, Dec 12 (MENA) – The British minister of state for the Middle East announced that the United Kingdom would provide almost 24 million sterling pounds in winter assistance to Syrian refugees, as other organizations and the Social Affairs ....

  • Iran: No more inspection of Arak heavy water facilities on agenda

    Date: 2013-12-12 15:51:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:119 - ID:436800

    TEHRAN, Dec 12 (MENA) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi announced on Thursday that Tehran had no more plans to allow inspection of its heavy water reactor in Arak, Fars News Agency reported. At present, no ....

  • Bulgarians protest against ease of smoking ban

    Date: 2013-12-12 15:05:33 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:108 - ID:436923

    SOFIA, Dec 12 (MENA) - A protest against the smoking ban repeal is held in front of the Bulgarian Parliament. Bulgarian lawmakers are expected to put to the vote the proposal for amendments to the full smoking ban, according to Sofia News Agency ....

  • Cypriot president wraps up Cairo visit

    Date: 2013-12-12 15:03:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:107 - ID:436906

    CAIRO, Dec 12 (MENA) - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and his accompanying delegation left Cairo Thursday, after a two-day visit to Egypt. During his stay, the Cypriot president held talks with President Adly Mansour on ways of boosting ....

  • Hegazy heads for London to deliver lecture on Egypt's latest developments

    Date: 2013-12-12 14:59:58 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:103 - ID:436861

    CAIRO, Dec 12 (MENA) – Presidential Adviser Mostafa Hegazy left Cairo on Thursday heading for London on a one-day visit to Britain to deliver a lecture at a research institute at an invitation from of the British-Egyptian society. The lecture ....

  • EU never said what happened in Egypt was a "coup" - ambassador

    Date: 2013-12-12 14:04:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:91 - ID:436730

    CAIRO, Dec 12 (MENA) - The European Union (EU) never declared that what happened in Egypt was a coup, affirmed the EU Ambassador to Egyptian James Moran. The EU issued a statement on August 21 after its extraordinary Council meeting in which it ....

  • Putin delivers state of the nation address

    Date: 2013-12-12 13:36:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:83 - ID:436635

    MOSCOW, Dec 12 (MENA) – Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has warned that Russia will use nuclear weapons if it comes under an attack, adding that this possibility serves as the main deterrent to potential provocateurs and aggressors, RIA Novosti ....

  • Beblawy meets Cypriot president on bilateral ties

    Date: 2013-12-12 13:27:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:80 - ID:436669

    CAIRO, Dec 12 (MENA) - Egypt's Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawy held a session of talks Thursday with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, who is currently visiting Cairo. The meeting took up ways of booting bilateral ties between the two ....

  • Mansour urged to hold presidential elections prior to parliamentary ones

    Date: 2013-12-12 12:04:40 GMT - France - World - SN:59 - ID:436488

    PARIS, Dec 12 (MENA) - The Egyptian Popular Current in France urged interim President Adly Mansour to hold the presidential elections before the parliamentary ones. In a message directed Thursday to Mansour on Thursday, the Egyptian Popular ....

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