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  • Farmers hit by Typhoon Haiyan need urgent assistance- FAO

    Date: 2013-11-19 18:14:45 GMT - Italy - World - SN:188 - ID:396314

    ROME, Nov 19 (MENA) – Hundreds of thousands of farmers in the Philippines whose crops were destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan need urgent assistance to sow new seeds before the end of the current planting season, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) ....

  • Environment minister heads for Germany, GAFI chief for Turkey

    Date: 2013-11-19 13:09:51 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:107 - ID:395578

    CAIRO, Nov 19 (MENA) - Minister of State for Environment Affairs Leila Iskander left here for Frankfurt on Tuesday on a visit to Germany during which she will meet with a number of officials for talks on promoting cooperation in the environment ....

  • Matrouh governor discusses investment opportunities with Indonesian ambassador

    Date: 2013-11-19 13:09:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:106 - ID:395456

    MATROUH, Egypt, Nov 19 (MENA) – Governor of Marsa Matrouh Badr Tantawi el-Ghandour held a meeting Tuesday with Indonesian Ambassador to Egypt Nurfaizi Suwandy to discuss investment opportunities in the coastal city of Matrouh. During the meeting, ....

  • CESCR probes report by Egypt on rights

    Date: 2013-11-19 12:23:51 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:88 - ID:395337

    CAIRO, Nov 19 (MENA) - The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) in Geneva has probed a report by the Egyptian government in which it demonstrates measures taken to ensure the right to work, trade union freedoms and women's ....

  • Putin discusses bilateral cooperation ties with Erdogan

    Date: 2013-11-19 11:15:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:395099

    MOSCOW, Nov 19 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, where the fourth meeting of the Cooperation Council between Turkey and Russia is scheduled to ....

  • Egypt takes part in UN meeting on climate change in Warsaw

    Date: 2013-11-19 10:53:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:59 - ID:395056

    CAIRO, Nov 19 (MENA) - Minister of State for Environmental Affairs Laila Iskandar on Tuesday left here for Warsaw, Poland, to take part in a UN ministerial meeting on climate change. The conference of the parties to the UN signatories of the ....

  • Japan, EU to agree on early conclusion of free trade talks

    Date: 2013-11-19 10:44:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:52 - ID:394941

    TOKYO, Nov 19 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso on Tuesday in Tokyo, where they are expected to agree on boosting cooperation ....

  • Indonesia leader says Australia spying damaged ties

    Date: 2013-11-19 06:09:29 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:3 - ID:394617

    JAKARTA, Nov 19 (MENA) - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang said ties with Australia have been "damaged" by reports that Canberra spied on his phone calls and those of his ministers, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said the ....

  • Russia, India to hold joint naval drills in Sea of Japan

    Date: 2013-11-18 21:20:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:187 - ID:394495

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) – Russia and India agreed Monday to hold joint naval exercises next year in the Sea of Japan, RIA Novosti reported. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Indian counterpart, A.K. Antony, met in Moscow to discuss ....

  • Tatarstan to mourn deadly plane crash victims.

    Date: 2013-11-18 20:23:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:174 - ID:394393

    MOSCOW, Nov 18 (MENA) – Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov Tuesday declared a one-day national mourning following the deadly plane crash at Kazan airport Sunday that left 44 passengers dead along with the plane crew. Late on Monday, CNN ....

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