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  • Ban deeply concerned over situation in Egypt

    Date: 2013-07-23 18:46:14 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:56 - ID:212866

    UN/Egypt/Politics Ban deeply concerned over situation in Egypt NEW YORK, July 23 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced deep concern over the escalating violence and bloodshed in Egypt which took place on Monday. Speaking ....

  • Congressional panels approve arms aid to Syrian opposition

    Date: 2013-07-23 18:10:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:212814

    US/Syria/Military Congressional panels approve arms aid to Syrian opposition WASHINGTON, July 23 (MENA) - The House and Senate intelligence committees have approved CIA weapons shipments to opposition fighters in Syria, allowing the Obama ....

  • EU's Ashton: Anyone involved in violent acts must be tried before civilian courts

    Date: 2013-07-23 14:26:20 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:33 - ID:212334

    Belgium/Egypt EU's Ashton: Anyone involved in violent acts must be tried before civilian courts BRUSSLES, July 23 (MENA) - European Union's top diplomat Catherine Ashton said anyone who commits violence must be tried before civilian ....

  • Brazil crowds greet Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro

    Date: 2013-07-23 11:34:48 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:23 - ID:212207

    Brazil/Pope Brazil crowds greet Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro, July 23 (MENA) - Pope Francis has been greeted by tens of thousands of Brazilian pilgrims as he began his first trip abroad since becoming head of the Catholic ....

  • Spokesman: Putin has no role in release of Alexei Navalny from jail

    Date: 2013-07-23 11:34:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:212200

    Russia/Navalny Spokesman: Putin has no role in release of Alexei Navalny from jail MOSCOW, July 23 (MENA) - The Kremlin's spokesman said Russian President Vladimir Putin had played no role in opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s sudden ....

  • FARC offers to arm coca growers in Colombia

    Date: 2013-07-23 10:45:07 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:19 - ID:212119

    Colombia/FARC FARC offers to arm coca growers in Colombia BOGOTA, July 23 (MENA) - Colombia’s main rebel group is offering to arm coca growers who have been blocking roads for more than a month in a turbulent northeastern region to demand ....

  • 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, ....

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