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  • Kennedy is sworn in as US envoy in Japan envoy: NYT

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:39:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:59 - ID:384452

    NEW YORK, Nov 13 (MENA) - Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F. Kennedy and one of President Obama’s most prominent supporters, was sworn in Tuesday as the United States ambassador to Japan, The New York Times reported. She will leave for ....

  • Lavrov: Moscow and Washington can settle regional conflicts together

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:16:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:54 - ID:384423

    MOSCOW, Nov 13 (MENA) - Moscow and Washington have all opportunities to settle regional problems together, said Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov as quoted by Itar Tass. At a welcoming speech at the international conference named ....

  • Shots fired in Moscow airport

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:13:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:53 - ID:384407

    MOSCOW, Nov 13 (MENA) - An unidentified person at Moscow's international Sheremetyevo airport on Wednesday opened fire at an arrival from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, transport police told Itar-Tass. "The person sitting in a black car, supposedly a taxi, ....

  • Obama, David Cameron discuss national security challenges In Iran, Syria, Afghanistan

    Date: 2013-11-13 11:12:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:384275

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have discussed ongoing national security challenges in Iran, Syria and Afghanistan, the White House said. Obama and Cameron spoke by phone Tuesday. ....

  • Transport minister receives Dutch ambassador in Cairo

    Date: 2013-11-13 09:54:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:42 - ID:384170

    CAIRO, Nov 13 (MENA) - Minister of Transport and Communications Ibrahim Al-Demiri received on Wednesday Dutch Ambassador here Gerard Steeghs. The two sides discussed means of bolstering cooperation in the transport field and making use of the ....

  • Park holds summit with Russia's Putin

    Date: 2013-11-13 09:45:00 GMT - south korea - World - SN:39 - ID:384173

    SEOUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye held a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday with a focus on increasing economic cooperation, Yonhap reported. During the summit, the two sides signed a memorandum ....

  • Egypt seeks strong relations with Russia - FM

    Date: 2013-11-13 09:44:15 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:38 - ID:384134

    CAIRO, Nov 13 (MENA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi said his country seeks to build strong relations with Russia, stressing that they will not be a substitute for any other relations with an important country like the US. Fahmy, in ....

  • S. Korea to launch science satellite next week

    Date: 2013-11-13 09:42:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:37 - ID:384143

    SEOUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - South Korea's science ministry said Wednesday its new indigenously built satellite has undergone its final inspections and is ready to be launched in Russia next week, Yonhap news agency reported. The Ministry of Science, ....

  • World countries to officially mark Toilet Day November 19

    Date: 2013-11-13 09:04:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:33 - ID:384060

    CAIRO, Nov 13 (MENA) - For the first time, the UN General Assembly set November 19 as World Toilet Day as part of efforts to influence policies that encourage construction of proper and enough sanitary facilities worldwide. The event aims at ....

  • Small blast in Turkey's Anadolu, no casualties

    Date: 2013-11-13 08:37:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:24 - ID:384045

    ANKARA, Nov 13 (MENA) – A hand grenade went off in Eskisehir city, Anadolu in the late hours of Tuesday, with no casualties reported. The grenade was placed near a shop in Eskisehir, slightly damaging surrounding shops, the Turkish N.T.V reported ....

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