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  • Iran, Cuba keen to expand bilateral ties

    Date: 2014-01-15 14:18:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:117 - ID:499949

    TEHRAN, Jan 15 (MENA) - Iranian and Cuban deputy foreign ministers, in a meeting in Havana, underlined the need for further expansion of cooperation between the two states. During the meeting, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and ....

  • CI Capital to hold Thursday int'l conf. in New York to promote Egypt investment

    Date: 2014-01-15 13:59:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:111 - ID:500456

    CAIRO, Jan 15 (MENA) - CI Capital Holding, a leading investment bank in Egypt, will organize on Thursday an international conference in New York to promote for investment in Egypt. The two-day conference aims to shed light on the unique growth ....

  • Russia: Uncertanity about Syrian opposition participation in Geneve conf. big obstacle

    Date: 2014-01-15 13:14:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:500333

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said that the uncertainty about the participation of Syria's opposition in Geneva 2 conference is a main obstacle to holding the event. Lukashevich said that the ....

  • MSDF vessel sinks fishing boat, 2 in critical condition

    Date: 2014-01-15 11:42:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:69 - ID:499952

    TOKYO, Jan. 15 (MENA) - A leisure fishing boat capsized and sank Wednesday morning after colliding with a Maritime Self-Defense Force transport vessel in the sea off Hiroshima Prefecture, leaving two of the four on board the boat in critical ....

  • Expert: Ankara-Washington expected to witness dangerous escalation

    Date: 2014-01-15 10:17:19 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:53 - ID:499525

    ANKARA, Jan 15 (MENA) - Lehigh University Professor Henri Barkey expected a dangerous escalation in the Washington-Ankara relations if Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdoğan continues to accuse foreign powers of being involved in the graft ....

  • S. Korea OKs this year's first private aid to North

    Date: 2014-01-15 09:17:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:40 - ID:499518

    SEOUL, Jan 15 (MENA) - South Korea approved Wednesday a shipment of private humanitarian aid to the North in this year's first assistance to the communist neighbor, Yonhap news agency reported. Three private aid groups in South Korea were given ....

  • Growth rate to be in range of 2,5% over next 3 years - Russian Minister

    Date: 2014-01-15 09:00:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:499356

    MOSCOW, Jan 15 (MENA) – Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexey Ulyukaev said Wednesday the rate of gross domestic product (GDP) in Russia may remain at 2,5% during the next three years. During his participation in Gaidar economic forum, he ....

  • Explosive device set off near Thai ex-prime minister’s house

    Date: 2014-01-15 08:17:33 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:26 - ID:499224

    BANGKOK, Jan 15 (MENA) - An explosive device was set off in Bangkok’s downtown, near the house of oppositionist Democratic Party’s leader and Thai ex-prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva overnight to Wednesday, Euronews reported quoting police as having ....

  • Army blames Boko Haram for bombing Maiduguri market

    Date: 2014-01-15 08:11:04 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:23 - ID:499273

    ABUJA, Jan 15 (MENA) - Nigeria’s military has blamed Boko Haram militants for a deadly bomb attack that killed at least 17 in a crowded market in Maiduguri, in the latest violence to hit the country’s restive north. Army spokesman Muhammad Dole ....

  • NATO says insurgents killed service member in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-01-15 08:07:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:499244

    KABUL, JAN 15 (MENA) – NATO says one its service members has been shot and killed by insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, Fox news reported. A statement by the U.S.-led coalition says the shooting took place on Wednesday but provided no other ....

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