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  • Kerry visits Italy tomorrow

    Date: 2014-01-13 17:30:34 GMT - France - World - SN:127 - ID:496104

    PARIS, Jan 13 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will leave Paris on Tuesday heading to Rome for talks with Vatican officials on the Middle East peace process. A State Department spokeswoman said Kerry will meet his Italian counterpart ....

  • Financial Times publishes correction on Egypt's Halaib triangle

    Date: 2014-01-13 16:05:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:114 - ID:496009

    LONDON, Jan 13 (MENA) - The Financial Times published a correction on its website on Monday about Egypt's map. "Due to an error in a source map used by the FT, the graphic in last month’s special report on Egypt described the Halaib triangle ....

  • Turkish newspapers criticize Erdogan's government

    Date: 2014-01-13 15:51:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:112 - ID:495961

    ANKARA, Jan 13 (MENA) - A number of Turkish newspapers criticized Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, describing the government's recent activities regarding the judiciary as "civil coup." Erdogan signalled on Sunday that his government would ....

  • Turkish prosecutor to file complaint against Erdogan

    Date: 2014-01-13 15:11:06 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:101 - ID:495778

    ANKARA, Jan 13 (MENA) - Turkish Prosecutor Zekeriya Oz has said he will file a complaint against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for misusing his post. During his meeting with reporters on Monday, Oz, meanwhile, denied reports ....

  • Lebenese PM-designate meets Iranian FM

    Date: 2014-01-13 15:03:23 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:102 - ID:495887

    BEIRUT, Jan 13 (MENA) - Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam met on Monday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif met also with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. (MENA) YY/NA ....

  • Kerry, Lavrov call for 'localized' ceasefire in Syria ahead of Geneva II talks

    Date: 2014-01-13 14:37:31 GMT - France - World - SN:95 - ID:495771

    PARIS, Jan 13 (MENA) - The US and Russian foreign ministers have called for a truce to be agreed prior to a planned second peace conference for Syria, Deutsche Welle reported on Monday. It is still not clear whether opposition groups will attend ....

  • French, Russian FMs probe preparations for Geneva II conference

    Date: 2014-01-13 14:32:17 GMT - France - World - SN:92 - ID:495815

    PARIS, Jan 13 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius met on Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov who is currently visiting France. Fabius and Lavrov discussed preparations for the Geneva II conference on the Syrian crisis ....

  • French FM says Paris supports transitional process in Egypt

    Date: 2014-01-13 13:42:57 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:495649

    PARIS, Jan 13 (MENA) – French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius asserted his country's support to the ongoing transitional process in Egypt especially the upcoming constitutional referendum that aims to establish a civil and democratic state. ....

  • Iran's FM to meet Putin in Moscow Thursday - diplomat

    Date: 2014-01-13 13:16:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:495617

    MOSCOW, Jan 13 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is due to arrive here on Thursday for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Voice of Russia quoted a diplomat as saying on Monday. "Zarif will meet the Russian ....

  • Early morning bomb damages Budapest bank branch, no one hurt

    Date: 2014-01-13 12:43:11 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:67 - ID:495590

    BUDAPEST, Jan 13 (MENA) – A bomb blew up at the Budapest branch of the Hungarian CIB Bank in the early hours of Monday morning, but police said no one was injured. The device went off shortly after 4 a.m. (0300 GMT), police said. The explosion ....

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