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  • Kuwaiti FM meets with US assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs

    Date: 2015-04-16 10:52:54 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:41 - ID:2391261

    KUWAIT CITY, April 16 (MENA) – Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al Hamad al Sabah met with visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson Thursday. The meeting took up means to boost ties between the ....

  • S. Korea seeks bigger role in Middle East peace

    Date: 2015-04-16 09:16:58 GMT - south korea - World - SN:26 - ID:2390229

    SEOUL, April 16 (MENA) - South Korea seeks to enhance its role in fostering peace on the Sinai Peninsula, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday, according to Yonhap News Agency. Kwon Hee-seog, director-general of the foreign ministry's African and ....

  • Ukraine ally of ex-President Yanukovych found dead

    Date: 2015-04-16 09:04:58 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:22 - ID:2390045

    KIEV, April 16 (MENA) - A Ukrainian opposition politician, Oleg Kalashnikov, has been found dead with gunshot wounds in Kiev - the latest ally of the former government to have died in suspicious circumstances, the BBC reported Thursday. Mr ....

  • Russia ready to resume military coop. with Libya after consensus in UNSC

    Date: 2015-04-16 08:15:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:2389657

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mikhail Bogdanov said on Thursday that his country is ready to resume military cooperation with Libya. Bogdanov, who serves also as the Russian president's envoy for the Middle ....

  • US fast food workers demand higher wages

    Date: 2015-04-16 07:47:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:2389405

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) – U.S. fast-food workers fighting for better wages enlisted students, healthcare workers and racial justice activists to swell the ranks of rallies set for Wednesday in 230 cities, according to Voice of America. The ....

  • 2 Montrealers arrested over terrorism fears

    Date: 2015-04-16 06:17:38 GMT - Canada - World - SN:6 - ID:2389057

    OTTAWA, April 16 (MENA) - Two 18-year-old Montrealers have been arrested over fears they will commit a terrorist act, Le Journal de Montreal reported Thursday. Sabrine Djaermane and Mahdi el Jamali appeared in Montreal courthouse and will remain ....

  • Pilot arrested after small aircraft lands near US Capitol

    Date: 2015-04-15 21:15:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:143 - ID:2388573

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (MENA) - US Capitol Police arrested a man for flying a small aircraft near the Capitol grounds on Wednesday afternoon, The USA Today reported. The Capitol went on lockdown around 1:30 p.m. when the pilot landed the aircraft, ....

  • Czech Army expects to recruit up to 70,000 people annually

    Date: 2015-04-15 20:42:28 GMT - Czech - World - SN:135 - ID:2388333

    PRAGUE, April 15 (MENA) - The Czech Army expects to recruit up to 70,000 people a year within a “conscription” bill that the government plans to reintroduce, Deputy Defence Minister Daniel Kostoval and Deputy Chief-of-Staff Frantisek Maleninsky ....

  • Russia criticizes Canada for sending troops to Ukraine

    Date: 2015-04-15 20:26:53 GMT - Canada - World - SN:133 - ID:2388277

    TORONTO, April 15 (MENA) - Russia called Canada's decision to send 200 military trainers to Ukraine "counterproductive and deplorable" on Wednesday, ABC News reported. On Tuesday, Canada announced 200 soldiers will be posted in western Ukraine, ....

  • Russian trawler full of fuel sinks off Canary Islands coast

    Date: 2015-04-15 20:24:59 GMT - Spain - World - SN:131 - ID:2388265

    MADRID, April 15 (MENA) - A Russian fishing trawler full of fuel has sunk off the coast of Gran Canaria, in the Canary Islands, Moscow Times cited sea rescue authorities as saying Wednesday. The Oleg Naidenov, which made headlines last year when ....

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