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  • Kerry urges S Sudan's Kiir, Machar to negotiate

    Date: 2013-12-25 05:39:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:460107

    WASHINGTON, Dec 25 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry urged both South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his sacked vice president turned rebel leader Riek Machar to stop fighting and open talks, the State Department said. Kerry called both ....

  • Russia condemns terrorist attack in Egypt

    Date: 2013-12-24 15:00:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:459322

    MOSCOW, Dec 24 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Egypt's Nile city of Mansoura earlier Tuesday. A bomb detonated outside the Daqahliya security directorate in the wee hours of Tuesday, killing 14 and ....

  • France condemns attack on Mansoura police HQ

    Date: 2013-12-24 12:59:32 GMT - France - World - SN:80 - ID:459057

    PARIS, Dec 24 (MENA) - France condemned the terrorist attack on a police HQ in Daqahliya in the early hours of Tuesday. French Foreign Ministry deputy spokesman Vincent Floreani said Paris condemns the bombing that rocked the police HQ in ....

  • Musharraf treason trial halted after explosives found

    Date: 2013-12-24 07:57:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:36 - ID:458157

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 24 (MENA) - The trial of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been postponed after explosives were found on his route to court in Islamabad, BBC reported. The special court hearing on treason charges against the ....

  • US Marines poised to enter South Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-23 19:01:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:143 - ID:457769

    WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (MENA) - About 150 US Marines are poised to enter turbulent South Sudan to help evacuate Americans and provide security for the US Embassy, CNN quoted two US military officials as saying on Monday. The troops are moving from ....

  • Renowned inventor of AK-47 rifle Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94

    Date: 2013-12-23 17:21:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:129 - ID:457662

    MOSCOW, Dec 23 (MENA) - The inventor of the iconic AK-47 assault rifle, Mikhail Kalashnikov, has died at the age of 94, Russia Today reported. His ingenuity earned him widespread admiration, but his legacy became more controversial when his ....

  • Japan decides to supply ammunition to UN troops in South Sudan

    Date: 2013-12-23 13:53:32 GMT - Japan - World - SN:78 - ID:457201

    TOKYO, Dec 23 (MENA) - The Japanese government decided Monday to supply ammunition to UN peacekeepers in South Sudan, paving the way for Japan to provide such supplies to other countries' militaries or UN forces for the first time. Japan will ....

  • 11 people killed as ice storm hits Canada, US

    Date: 2013-12-23 10:00:33 GMT - Canada - World - SN:38 - ID:456640

    OTTAWA, Dec 23 (MENA) - At least 11 deaths have been blamed on the storm system in the US and Canada, the BBC reported A severe ice storm has brought snow and freezing rain to Canada's biggest city, Toronto, and to much of the east of the ....

  • British Airways plane crashes in Johannesburg

    Date: 2013-12-23 09:47:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:37 - ID:456638

    LONDON, Dec 23 (MENA) - A British Airways plane has crashed into a building at Johannesburg Airport in South Africa, Sky News said Monday. The aircraft, carrying 182 passengers, sliced its wing through the building while taxiing on the runway, BA ....

  • Attack kills Nato soldier in eastern Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-12-23 08:58:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:22 - ID:456545

    KABUL, Dec 23 (MENA) - Nato said an attack in eastern Afghanistan has killed one of its service membersm ABC news reported. A statement from the US-led coalition said the soldier died after coming under direct fire by enemy forces on ....

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