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  • UNICEF: 30 million girls 'at risk' of being subjected to Female genital mutilation

    Date: 2013-07-23 10:08:30 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:17 - ID:212095

    UN/UNICEF UNICEF: 30 million girls 'at risk' of being subjected to Female genital mutilation NEW YORK, July 23 (MENA) - A study by Unicef has found that more than 30 million girls are at risk of being subjected to female genital mutilation ....

  • S. Korea to donate retired Navy corvette to Colombia

    Date: 2013-07-23 09:42:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:212046

    South Korea/Colombia S. Korea to donate retired Navy corvette to Colombia SEOUL, July 23 (MENA) - South Korea will hand over one of its retired corvettes to the Colombian Navy for cracking down on drug trafficking and for maritime ....

  • Online pornography to be blocked by default, PM announces

    Date: 2013-07-23 09:37:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:13 - ID:212044

    Britain/Govt Online pornography to be blocked by default, PM announces LONDON, July 23 (MENA) - Most households in the UK will have pornography blocked by their internet provider unless they choose to receive it, the BBC quoted UK Prime ....

  • French prime minister due in S. Korea this week

    Date: 2013-07-23 09:29:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:212028

    South Korea/France French prime minister due in S. Korea this week SEOUL, July 23 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault plans to visit South Korea later this week for meetings with President Park Geun-hye and other top officials, ....

  • Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to boy

    Date: 2013-07-22 23:35:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:211761

    UK/Royal baby Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to boy LONDON, July 22 (MENA) - Kensington Palace has announced that Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a baby boy, the BBC News reported on Monday. The baby was delivered at 4.24pm ....

  • Turkey's ruling party popularity declines: poll

    Date: 2013-07-22 21:39:22 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:116 - ID:211661

    Turkey/Poll/Politics Turkey's ruling party popularity declines: poll ANKARA, July 22 (MENA) - A new poll shows that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party has faced a decline in its popularity following excessive use of ....

  • Israel applauds EU move to blacklist Hezbollah

    Date: 2013-07-22 21:13:07 GMT - Israel - World - SN:111 - ID:211628

    Israel/EU/Politics Israel applauds EU move to blacklist Hezbollah GAZA, July 22 (MENA) - Israeli President Shimon Peres on Monday applauded an European Union move to include the armed wing of Lebanese movement Hezbollah in its terrorist ....

  • Russian FM, AL amb. discuss situation in Syria, Egypt

    Date: 2013-07-22 18:16:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:211446

    Russia/Egypt Russian FM, AL amb. discuss situation in Syria, Egypt MOSCOW, July 22 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov received Ambassador of the Arab League to Russia Jalal Al Mashta to exchange views on the situation in the ....

  • Egypt’s ‘democrats’ abandon democracy - paper

    Date: 2013-07-22 18:04:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:87 - ID:211440

    US/Egypt/Paper Egypt’s ‘democrats’ abandon democracy - paper WASHINGTON, July 22 (MENA) – The Washington Post reported in a piece that Egypt's youths have abandoned democracy when they welcomed the popularly-backed army overthrow of ....

  • Death toll of China quake up to 60

    Date: 2013-07-22 12:31:49 GMT - China - World - SN:43 - ID:210705

    China/Earthquake Death toll of China quake up to 60 BEIJING, July 22 (MENA) - The Death toll of the 6.6-magnitude earthquake in northwest China rose to 60. Rescue teams are scrambling to reach the site of a strong and shallow ....

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