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  • 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 ....

  • 371 million persons in world suffer diabetes - UN

    Date: 2013-11-14 16:22:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:136 - ID:386557

    CAIRO, Nov 14 (MENA) - The United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said that there is about 371 persons suffer form diabetes around the world. Ban's remark came in a message on the occasion of the World Diabetes Day on November 14. ....

  • Putin calls Assad to discuss peace talks, chemical weapons

    Date: 2013-11-14 16:03:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:134 - ID:387051

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday held a phone conversation with his Syrian counterpart to discuss anticipated peace talks and the process of dismantling the war-torn nation’s chemical arsenal, RIA Novosti reported ....

  • Turkish Protesters throw Molotovs at Hakkari University over prostitution probe

    Date: 2013-11-14 10:14:58 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:50 - ID:386001

    ANKARA, Nov 14 (MENA) - A group of unidentified masked protesters threw Molotov Cocktails at the facilities of Hakkari University in southeastern Turkey, Turkish NTV channel reported. The incident came three days after police organized an ....

  • Official: 6 weeks to restore power to Typhoon zone

    Date: 2013-11-14 08:26:26 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:34 - ID:385978

    MANILA, Philippines Nov 14 (MENA) – Philippine Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla said it may take six weeks before the first typhoon-hit towns get their electric power back, ABC News reported. Speaking at Cebu airport Wednesday night, Petilla said ....

  • S. Korea, US deepen ties on ICT sector

    Date: 2013-11-14 08:10:37 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:385959

    SEOUL, Nov 14 (MENA) – South Korea and the United States held an inaugural round of high-profile talks aimed at promoting bilateral cooperation in the information and communication technology (ICT) field. The ICT Policy Forum is a fruit of summit ....

  • Poll: Clinton leads Christie in early look at 2016

    Date: 2013-11-14 07:42:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:385845

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - A new NBC poll on that hypothetical matchup shows the former secretary of State Hillary Clinton would lead New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Clinton received 44% support from adults surveyed by NBC, while Christie ....

  • Bernanke says transparency makes fed policy more effective

    Date: 2013-11-14 07:41:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:385870

    WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (MENA) - US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said monetary policy transparency makes the Fed more effective and “democratically legitimate,” Bloomberg reported. “Increasing the Fed’s transparency, openness, and ....

  • Egypt, Russian FMs start talks

    Date: 2013-11-14 07:20:55 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:20 - ID:385893

    CAIRO, Nov 14 (MENA) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov opened a session of talks Thursday at the Foreign Ministry to be followed by a joint press conference. The talks will focus on political, ....

  • Sri Lankan 'war crimes' warning for UK PM Cameron

    Date: 2013-11-14 07:12:20 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:18 - ID:385863

    COLOMBO, Nov 14 (MENA) - David Cameron has been warned by the Sri Lankan government not to quiz them over alleged war crimes in 2009, BBC reported. The prime minister has rejected calls to boycott a Commonwealth summit in the country, saying he ....

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