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  • London's Heathrow reopens after plane fire

    Date: 2013-07-12 21:01:46 GMT - Ethiopia - World - SN:56 - ID:198563

    Ethiopia/Plane London's Heathrow reopens after plane fire ADDIS ABABA, July 12 (MENA) - Flights have resumed at London's Heathrow Airport after a fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet, the BBC News reported. ....

  • 7 killed in train accident in France

    Date: 2013-07-12 19:47:32 GMT - France - World - SN:49 - ID:198504

    France/Accident 7 killed in train accident in France PARIS, July 12 (MENA) - A commuter train derailed in the southern Paris suburb of Brétigny-sur-Orge on Friday evening, with authorities reporting "many casualties". Interior Minister ....

  • Snowden asks for temporary asylum in Russia – report

    Date: 2013-07-12 18:43:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:46 - ID:198437

    Russia/Snowden/Asylum Snowden asks for temporary asylum in Russia – report MOSCOW, July 12 (MENA) - Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden plans to ask Russia for temporary asylum and wants help with eventual safe passage to Latin ....

  • Children still battling to go to school -- report

    Date: 2013-07-12 17:34:48 GMT - France - World - SN:39 - ID:198384

    UN/Children Children still battling to go to school -- report GENEVA, July 12 (MENA) - The number of children who are out of school has fallen from 60 million in 2008 to 57 million in 2011, but the new paper shows that such progress has ....

  • Blast rocks Stockholm bank office

    Date: 2013-07-12 15:02:57 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:28 - ID:198188

    Sweden/Bank Blast rocks Stockholm bank office STOCKHOLM, July 12 (MENA) - Stockholm police have cordoned off a street by Östermalmstorg square in central Stockholm, after a blast rocked a Handelsbanken office in the upscale neighbourhood, The ....

  • Russian finance ministry says did not get loan requests from Egypt

    Date: 2013-07-12 15:01:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:198154

    Russia/Egypt Russian finance ministry says did not get loan requests from Egypt MOSCOW, July 12 (MENA) - The Russian Finance Ministry did not get any requests for a loan from the Egyptian authorities so far, Minister Anton Siluanov said on ....

  • EU foreign policy chief to meet P5+1 officials over talks with Iran

    Date: 2013-07-12 13:21:36 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:21 - ID:198048

    European Union/Iran/Politics EU foreign policy chief to meet P5+1 officials over talks with Iran Brussels, July 12 (MENA) - EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton is to meet top officials from the P5+1 group of world powers to discuss the ....

  • 13 gunmen killed in clash with Mexican soldiers

    Date: 2013-07-12 13:13:29 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:19 - ID:198065

    Mexico/Clashes 13 gunmen killed in clash with Mexican soldiers MEXICO CITY, July 12 (MENA) - Authorities say Mexican soldiers killed 13 gunmen in a clash in the northern state of Zacatecas, according to ABC News. Zacatecas state prosecutors’ ....

  • Egyptian GDRs in London show mixed performance

    Date: 2013-07-11 20:02:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:197449

    Britain/Egypt/Bourse Egyptian GDRs in London show mixed performance LONDON, July 11 (MENA) - The Egyptian global depository receipts (GDRs) traded on the London Stock Exchange showed mixed performance at the close of Thursday's ....

  • Ramadan gets off to an anxious start amid unrest in Egypt

    Date: 2013-07-11 16:50:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:60 - ID:197166

    Britain/Egypt/Newspaper Ramadan gets off to an anxious start amid unrest in Egypt -- newspaper LONDON, July 11 (MENA) - Egypt's political crisis shows no sign of abating as the military-backed authorities move against defiant Islamist ....

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