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  • Ukraine’s jailed ex-PM accuses president of killing EU hopes ahead of key summit

    Date: 2013-11-12 18:04:32 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:119 - ID:383482

    MOSCOW, Nov 12 (MENA) - Ukraine’s jailed former premier Yulia Tymoshenko has accused President Viktor Yanukovych of killing the country’s hopes to sign a landmark integration agreement with the European Union by going after her lawyer, reported the ....

  • No change in intelligence relationships between Egypt, US … 3 Washington

    Date: 2013-11-12 18:02:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:383534

    Tohamy said that terrorist attacks will likely target Egypt’s main sources of foreign income: tourism, the Suez Canal and foreign investment. The military and security services must provide special protection for these sectors, he ....

  • No change in intelligence relationships between Egypt, US … 2 Washingtpn

    Date: 2013-11-12 18:01:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:383529

    Asked about the danger of crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, Tohamy said some cells loosely affiliated with al-Qaeda were, in fact, trying to take root now in the Sinai Peninsula. Tohamy cited a group called the “Beit el-Maqdis Battalion,” as ....

  • No change in intelligence relationships between Egypt, US: Tohamy

    Date: 2013-11-12 17:45:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:112 - ID:383361

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Strained US-Egyptian relationship over past months do not seem to have diminished cooperation between the two countries’ intelligence services, said General Mohammed Farid el-Tohamy, the director of Egypt’s General ....

  • Egypt partakes in UNFCCC's conference

    Date: 2013-11-12 17:33:40 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:109 - ID:383447

    CAIRO, Nov 12 (MENA) - A high-profile Egyptian delegation from the Ministries of Environment and Foreign Affairs is partaking on Tuesday in the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Warsaw, ....

  • IAEA still wants to probe Iran nuclear claims: Amano

    Date: 2013-11-12 14:43:13 GMT - Austria - World - SN:82 - ID:383049

    VIENNA, Nov 12 (MENA) - The head of the UN atomic watchdog said Tuesday he still wants Iran to answer allegations of past nuclear weapons research despite no explicit mention of the issue in a new accord, the Daily Star reported. "The Iran ....

  • Voting begins for Bokova's re-election as UNESCO Director-General

    Date: 2013-11-12 13:54:09 GMT - France - World - SN:74 - ID:382479

    PARIS, Nov 12 (MENA) – Voting for the re-election of Irina Bokova for a second term for the post of Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) began Tuesday morning at the headquarters of the ....

  • UN launches $301 million Philippines typhoon aid appeal

    Date: 2013-11-12 13:21:54 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:63 - ID:382885

    GENEVA, Nov 12 (MENA) - The United Nations on Tuesday began an appeal for almost a third of a billion dollars in aid to help people hit by the huge typhoon that raked the Philippines last week, France 24 reported. "We've just launched an action ....

  • Russian Proton-M launches military satellite

    Date: 2013-11-12 11:38:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:382657

    MOSCOW, November 12 (MENA) – Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket blasted off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan carrying a military satellite early Tuesday, Novosti reported quoting a spokesman for Russia’s aerospace defense troops as having ....

  • 1 killed, 22 injured in strong storm in Croatia

    Date: 2013-11-12 10:25:55 GMT - Croatia - World - SN:39 - ID:382429

    ZAGREB, Nov 12 (MENA) — Croatia has been hit by a thunderstorm and gale-force winds that ripped off rooftops and left one person dead and 22 injured, USA Today reported. The strong storm hit the Adriatic coastal port of Rijeka and the surrounding ....

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