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  • UN thanks Russia for contributing in peacekeeping activities

    Date: 2013-11-14 21:39:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:174 - ID:387600

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous said Thursday that the United Nations is grateful to Russia for contributing to the peacekeeping activities, Itar-Tass reported. His remarks came at an ....

  • IAEA-Iran relations reaching new level – Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2013-11-14 19:36:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:167 - ID:387486

    Moscow, Nov 14 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry welcomed Thursday the singing of the Joint Statement on a Framework for Cooperation between the Interaction Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran, The Voice of Russia reported. "This important ....

  • US Secret Service agents dropped over 'sex emails'

    Date: 2013-11-14 19:33:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:165 - ID:387437

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - Two US Secret Service officers have been removed from the President's security detail following allegations of they sent sexually suggestive emails to a colleague, Sky News reported on Thursday. The two men were ....

  • Obama urges Congress not to add new sanctions against Iran amid nuclear talks

    Date: 2013-11-14 19:32:47 GMT - USA - World - SN:164 - ID:387454

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is urging Congress not to add new sanctions against Iran, the ABC News reported on Thursday. That's as the international community negotiates to ensure that Iran will not have the ability to ....

  • Russia can give Syria hand with chemical weapons destruction – official

    Date: 2013-11-14 19:27:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:162 - ID:387411

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov announced Thursday that Moscow was ready to offer the UN-based chemical arms watchdog technical and expert help with eliminating Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, The Voice ....

  • Putin chairs Russian security council meet on Syrian, Iran

    Date: 2013-11-14 19:04:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:155 - ID:387276

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin chaired Thursday a meeting of the security council on Syria and Iran. The meeting tackled the procedures of the so-called P5+1 - the US, UK, France, Russia and China plus Germany, on the ....

  • Iran halts expansion of nuclear facilities, says UN atomic agency

    Date: 2013-11-14 18:30:45 GMT - Austria - World - SN:150 - ID:387338

    VIENNA, Nov 14 (MENA) - The UN atomic energy agency says the Iranian government has slowed its pace of uranium enrichment ahead of new nuclear talks with six world powers, the Washington Post reported Thursday. In a report, the International ....

  • Egypt-Russia talks could signal major shift in Cairo's foreign policy - paper

    Date: 2013-11-14 17:53:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:146 - ID:387246

    LONDON, Nov 14 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Egypt and Russia have opened high-level talks in Cairo in what could herald a major shift in Egypt's foreign policy, The Guardian reported Thursday. The talks between Nabil Fahmy and Sergei Lavrov ....

  • Turkish foreign minister to visit Iran late November

    Date: 2013-11-14 17:31:07 GMT - Iran - World - SN:144 - ID:387211

    TEHRAN, Nov 14 (MENA) - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is scheduled to pay an official visit to Iran later in November to discuss further expansion of bilateral relations between the two countries, Press TV reported. Davutoglu will ....

  • Egypt prsents report on economic, social, cultural rights in Geneva

    Date: 2013-11-14 17:12:58 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:141 - ID:387213

    GENEVA, Nov 14 (MENA) - A foreign ministry delegation presented Egypt's periodical report before the United Nations committee for economic, social and cultural rights which convened in Geneva on Thursday. The delegation was led by Egyptian foreign ....

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