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  • Scotland's Sturgeon urges Labour Party supporters to vote SNP

    Date: 2015-04-12 19:34:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:2366393

    LONDON, April 12 (MENA) - Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday urged the Labour Party electorate in Scotland to vote for the Scottish National Party (SNP) in the next UK general elections, slated for May. The first minister, who is ....

  • Poll finds majority of Scots do not want to see another referendum in next five years

    Date: 2015-04-12 19:11:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:2366493

    LONDON, April 12 (MENA) - Scots don’t want another independence referendum for at least five years, according to a new opinion poll. The Panelbase survey for the Sunday Times found 54 per cent of those asked did not want a vote on the issue ....

  • Kerry asks congressional critics of Iran deal to hold fire

    Date: 2015-04-12 18:37:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:110 - ID:2366401

    WASHINGTON, April 12 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry is urging congressional opponents of an emerging nuclear deal with Iran to "hold their fire" until they see a final agreement later this year, ABC news reported Sunday. Kerry said ....

  • Turkey summons Vatican ambassador over Pope’s comments on Armenian ‘genocide’

    Date: 2015-04-12 17:54:32 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:107 - ID:2366125

    ANKARA, April 12 (MENA) - Turkey's Foreign Ministry has summoned Vatican's Ambassador in Ankara Antonio Lucibello after Pope Francis referred to the 1915 incidents involving Armenians as genocide, the Daily Sabah reported on Sunday. Turkish ....

  • Obama denounces attempts to derail nuclear deal with Iran

    Date: 2015-04-12 14:46:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:2364941

    PANAMA, April 12 (MENA) - US President Obama fiercely defended the framework nuclear agreement with Iran and criticized those Republicans he said were politicizing foreign policy and working to derail the deal, according to New York Times. “I ....

  • No current plans to evacuate Russian embassy staff from Yemen - Russia

    Date: 2015-04-12 13:42:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:2364265

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - There is no intention to evacuate the staff of the Russian Embassy in Yemen at the current stage, Russian state news agency Sputnik reported. Russia, meanwhile, said that due to the deteriorating security conditions, its ....

  • Russian warship evacuates 308 people from Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-12 11:03:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:37 - ID:2362929

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) – Russia's Navy ship Priazovye has evacuated 308 people from Yemen, where Saudi Arabia-led coalition is carrying out a military operation against the Houthis, Sputnik International‎ quoted a spokesman for Russia's Defense ....

  • Ukraine crisis nullified all progress in Russia-NATO relations – Russian official

    Date: 2015-04-12 10:58:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:35 - ID:2362925

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) – The Ukraine conflict has caused a collapse of all the positive aspects of Russia’s relations with NATO, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov told RIA Novosti on Saturday. "The crisis in Ukraine has led to ....

  • U.S. is closer to deciding Cuba’s status on terror list - NYT

    Date: 2015-04-12 09:26:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:25 - ID:2361973

    NEW YORK, April 12 (MENA) - President Obama is nearing a decision on removing Cuba’s three-decade-old designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, citing progress in his push to normalize relations with the island nation as he arrived here on ....

  • Coptic Orthodox Church in London celebrates Easter

    Date: 2015-04-12 08:50:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:22 - ID:2361745

    LONDON, April 12 (MENA) – Coptic Orthodox Church in London held on Sunday an Easter mass in which a number of British and Egyptian Christian Copts have attended. Fathers Antonious, Serapion and Thomas led the mass while a recorded speech for Pope ....

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