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  • Moscow wants Israel to join nuclear non-proliferation treaty: diplomat

    Date: 2015-08-14 13:17:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:3158073

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Moscow calls on Israel to join the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (commonly known as NPT), TASS news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov as saying on Friday. "Russia called and will ....

  • Russian Black Sea Fleet’s warships conduct missile drills in Mediterranean Sea

    Date: 2015-08-14 13:14:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:3158141

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - A convoy of six warships from the Russian Black Sea Fleet conducted missile and artillery drills in the neutral waters of the Mediterranean Sea, TASS news agency quoted fleet’s spokesman Captain 1st Rank Vyacheslav Trukhachev ....

  • Calais mayor threats to open France's borders, allow migrants into Britain

    Date: 2015-08-14 09:33:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:3156785

    LONDON, Aug 14 (MENA) - The mayor of Calais has criticized Prime Minister David Cameron for being "mocking and contemptuous" as she reissued threats to open France's borders and allow thousands of migrants into Britain, according to the Daily ....

  • Greek MPs back €85bn bailout deal

    Date: 2015-08-14 09:02:23 GMT - Greece - World - SN:25 - ID:3156705

    ATHENS, Aug 14 (MENA) - Greece's parliament has backed draft terms for a third bailout in five years after talks that lasted through the night and well into the morning, the BBC reported. The proposed deal involves tax rises and spending cuts in ....

  • New UN peacekeeping chief named for CAR

    Date: 2015-08-14 08:49:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:3156509

    NEW YORK, Aug 14 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon to replace the ousted chief of the UN peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic, diplomats said. According to France 24, Ban ....

  • Daesh suspected of using chemical weapon, US says

    Date: 2015-08-14 07:30:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:3156177

    NEW YORK, Aug 14 (MENA) - Daesh militants likely used mustard agent against Kurdish forces in Iraq this week, senior US officials said, in the first indication the militant group has obtained banned chemicals, according to the Wall Street ....

  • Russia has 'serious influence' as mediator in Israel-Palestine conflict

    Date: 2015-08-13 15:14:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:59 - ID:3153653

    MOSCOW, Aug 13 (MENA) - Palestine hopes Russia will play a significant role in restoring the unity of the country as well as in settling its conflict with Israel, Palestinian Ambassador to Moscow Abdel Hafiz Nofal told Sputnik in an ....

  • Daesh claims to have hacked hundreds of British officials' details

    Date: 2015-08-13 13:55:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:49 - ID:3152865

    LONDON, Aug 13 (MENA) - Daesh terrorist group claimed to have hacked the personal information of hundreds of military, political and diplomatic personnel and released it online in a reported 'hitlist'. The list, in the form of a spreadsheet and ....

  • Chinese media: Russia, China to sell Iran arms to challenge US

    Date: 2015-08-13 12:26:55 GMT - China - World - SN:42 - ID:3152161

    BEIJING, Aug 13 (MENA) - China and Russia are looking to give Iran's armed forces a boost with fighter jets and defense systems as part of their strategy against the United States, Taiwan-based WantChinaTimes reported Thursday, quoting China’s Sina ....

  • 169 illegal immigrants rescued, 50 missing off Libya

    Date: 2015-08-12 23:06:08 GMT - Libya - World - SN:114 - ID:3149733

    TRIPOLI, Aug 12 (MENA) – As many as 169 illegal immigrants, who were on two boats, were rescued, while 50 others went missing off Libya, according to the Italian navy. In a statement, the coastguard said that rescue operations were done by two ....

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