Top U.S., Iranian displomats meet for further nuclear talks

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Top U.S., Iranian displomats meet for further nuclear talks 

LAUSANNE, March 16 — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif began here on Monday morning their first meeting in a fresh round of talks over Iran's long-disputed nuclear program.

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Iran owns satellite launcher know-how: Commander

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Iran owns satellite launcher know-how: Commander 

TEHRAN, March 16 — Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi said Iran lacks no technologies in its satellite launchers.

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BIFF ranking leader, 4 men arrested in General Santos City

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on BIFF ranking leader, 4 men arrested in General Santos City 

By Noel Y. Punzalan and Edwin O. Fernandez

CAMP SIONGCO, Maguindanao, March 16 (PNA) -– Joint police and military operatives arrested Sunday night one of the leaders of outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) and four of his men in General Santos City.

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Bomb kills 3 military personnel in Egypt's Sinai

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bomb kills 3 military personnel in Egypt's Sinai 

CAIRO, March 9 — A bomb on Monday killed three military personnel, including an officer, in Egypt's restive North Sinai, a security source said.

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Egypt reopens Rafah crossing with Gaza for 2 days

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Egypt reopens Rafah crossing with Gaza for 2 days 

GAZA, March 9 — egypt on Monday reopened Rafah crossing point on the border with the Gaza Strip to hundreds of stranded Palestinians, a statement said.

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Egypt gears up for upcoming economic summit in restive Sinai

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Egypt gears up for upcoming economic summit in restive Sinai 

By Mahmoud Fouly

CAIRO, Feb. 8 (PNA/Xinhua) — egypt is currently facing real security challenges to pave the way for its long-awaited economic summit in March in South Sinai's Sharm El-Sheikh resort, particularly after the deadly terrorist attacks in the northern part of the restive peninsula.

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UN chief stresses need to break silence on female genital mutilation

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN chief stresses need to break silence on female genital mutilation 

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 7 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called upon health workers around the world to eliminate the deeply harmful practice that affects at least 130 million girls and women in 29 countries.

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Chicago agricultural commodities close up

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chicago agricultural commodities close up 

CHICAGO, Feb. 6 — Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agricultural commodities closed higher on Thursday with corn, wheat and soybeans rising.

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Egypt sees major increase in tourism revenues: minister

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Egypt sees major increase in tourism revenues: minister 

CAIRO, Feb. 2 — egypt posted a major increase in tourism revenues in 2014 compared to that of previous years, Egyptian tourism minister Hisham Zaazou said on Sunday.

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Egypt eyes free trade zone with Eurasian Economic Union

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Egypt eyes free trade zone with Eurasian Economic Union 

MOSCOW, Jan. 24 — egypt may soon conclude an agreement to establish a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia, said Georgy Petrov, vice president of Russia's Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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