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  • Key Slovakian media team due to visit Egypt soon to promote for Egyptian tourism

    Date: 2013-11-21 11:28:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:57 - ID:399134

    BRATISLAVA, Nov 21 (MENA) – A Slovakian media delegation will embark on a six-day tour of Cairo and Red Sea touristic sites. The Egyptian embassy here organizes for the tour in tandem with the Egyptian Tourism ministry within the framework of the ....

  • Thousands flee Syria fighting to neighboring Lebanon: UN

    Date: 2013-11-21 10:51:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:50 - ID:399117

    WASHINGTON, Nov 21 (MENA) – The United Nations refugee agency and other humanitarian partners have been working with Lebanese authorities to cope with the influx of an estimated 6,000 people who have arrived from Syria in recent days, the United ....

  • Semi-comatose’ man arrested on suspicion of Paris newspaper attack

    Date: 2013-11-21 08:58:08 GMT - France - World - SN:29 - ID:398755

    PARIS, Nov 21 (MENA) - French police have arrested a semi-conscious man in an underground car park who is suspected of being the gunman who attacked the office of the newspaper Libération on Monday, The Independent reported Thursday. The arrest ....

  • I-Tech programs important aspect of Egypt-India ties: official

    Date: 2013-11-21 08:57:02 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:28 - ID:398829

    CAIRO, Nov 21 (MENA) - Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs Ahmed Ismael said Thursday that economic and technical program "I-Tech" is an important pivot in the historical relations between Egypt and India. He pointed out that around 300 ....

  • Britain allowed US to spy on innocent civilians: paper

    Date: 2013-11-21 08:15:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:398780

    LONDON, Nov 21 (MENA) - Tony Blair’s government gave America permission to store and analyse the email, mobile phone and internet records of potentially millions of innocent Britons. At the same time US security officials drew up plans to spy on ....

  • US envoy on N.K. nukes to visit Seoul for talks

    Date: 2013-11-21 07:20:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:398627

    SEOUL, Nov 21 (MENA) - The United States' special envoy on North Korean nuclear issues will fly to Seoul late Thursday to discuss ways to resume the long-suspended multilateral dialogue to persuade the North to give up its nuclear weapons program, ....

  • Pakistan drone strike kills up to six

    Date: 2013-11-21 06:59:47 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:14 - ID:398606

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 21 (MENA) - A suspected US drone killed up to six people when it fired on an Islamic seminary in Pakistan's north-western region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa early on Thursday, the Guardian reported , quoting authorities. Fareed Khan, a ....

  • Juan Manuel Santos seeks re-election as Colombia's president

    Date: 2013-11-21 06:50:39 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:13 - ID:398611

    BOGOTA, Nov 21 (MENA) - The Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, has announced he will run for re-election next May, ABC news reported. The news had been widely expected and victory would give the 62-year-old president four more years to ....

  • Ban welcomes peaceful conduct of Constituent Assembly polls in Nipal

    Date: 2013-11-20 22:06:42 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:193 - ID:398437

    NEW YORK, Nov 20 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon congratulated Wednesday the people of Nepal for the peaceful and successful conduct of elections for members of the Constituent Assembly, which is tasked with drafting the country's new ....

  • Air forces of S. Korea, China vow to boost cooperation

    Date: 2013-11-20 20:54:05 GMT - south korea - World - SN:184 - ID:398392

    SEOUL, Nov 20 (MENA) - China's defense ministry said Wednesday that the chiefs of the air forces from South Korea and China held talks this week during which they vowed to boost bilateral cooperation, Yonhap News Agency reported. South Korea's ....

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