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  • Russia-leased Baikonur busiest space launch pad again in 2013

    Date: 2014-01-20 12:31:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:509515

    MOSCOW, Jan 20 (MENA) - Baikonur space program launch pad, leased by Russia from Kazakhstan, has again confirmed its title as the world’s busiest launch pad with 23 carrier launches made last year, sources from Russia’s Roscosmos Federal Space ....

  • US congressional delegation did not spot any violations during referendum process - Moussa

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:42:40 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:85 - ID:509484

    CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) - The US congressional delegation affirmed that they did not spot violations during the referendum process, affirmed head of the Constitutional panel Amr Moussa on Monday. Following his meeting with the US delegation, Moussa ....

  • Egypt ambassador to Australia meets FM

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:40:31 GMT - Australia - World - SN:84 - ID:509419

    CANBERRA, Jan 20 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Australia Hassan el-Leithy met Monday with Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. The meeting came as part of Australia's keenness on getting acquainted with conditions in Egypt following the ....

  • IAEA confrims Iran's halt to enrichment as part of nuclear deal

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:02:06 GMT - Austria - World - SN:73 - ID:509331

    VIENNA, Jan 20 (MENA) - Iran on Monday took its first steps to limit its nuclear program under a deal with world powers, the International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed in a verification report. The report is a requirement for the European ....

  • Hundred pro-EU protesters injured in police clashes in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-01-20 11:00:39 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:71 - ID:509340

    KIEV, Jan 20 (MENA) - Over hundred protesters were injured after the protests in the Ukrainian capital Kiev escalated into street battles with riot police Sunday night. Some 200 thousand pro-EU demonstrators took the streets in Kiev to rally ....

  • Egyptian embassy in Bangkok closely following up interior situation, conditions of nationals

    Date: 2014-01-20 10:59:58 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:70 - ID:509332

    BANGKOK, Jan 20 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador in Bangkok Ismail Khairat said Monday the Embassy here is closely following up the interior situation in Thailand and conditions of the Egyptian community in light of the latest political developments in ....

  • Attack on Afghan military base leaves at least one member of US-led coalition forces dead

    Date: 2014-01-20 10:49:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:509232

    KABUL, Jan 20 (MENA) - A complex attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan Monday left at least one member of US-led coalition forces dead, The Washington Post said. The attack, which included a car bomb and several suicide bombers and ....

  • Okinawa: US base move 'to proceed despite vote'

    Date: 2014-01-20 09:39:14 GMT - Japan - World - SN:47 - ID:509102

    TOKYO, Jan 20 (MENA) - Japan's government says the relocation of a US military base on Okinawa island will proceed despite the re-election of a city mayor opposed to the plan, the BBC reported Monday. Tokyo and Washington want to close Futenma ....

  • French president visits Netherlands

    Date: 2014-01-20 09:24:11 GMT - France - World - SN:41 - ID:509081

    PARIS, Jan 20 (MENA) - French President François Hollande left for Netherlands on Monday on an official visit, the first by a French leader in 14 years, the Elysee Palace reported. Hollande will meet king Willem-Alexander and then move on to the ....

  • Blast near Pakistani army headquarters kills 4

    Date: 2014-01-20 06:47:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:15 - ID:508744

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - A suicide bomber blew himself up not far from Pakistan's military headquarters Monday, killing four people a day after a Taliban bombing inside an army compound in the northwest of the country killed at least 20 troops, ....

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