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  • Canada to join US effort to train Ukrainian troops

    Date: 2015-04-14 17:39:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:2379393

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - Canada is sending 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain an effort to bolster the country's forces against Russian aggression, ABC News reported. Defense Minister Jason Kenney said about 150 ....

  • European Parliament set to vote on resolution to commemorate 1915 events as ‘genocide’

    Date: 2015-04-14 17:22:01 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:83 - ID:2378965

    ANKARA, April 14 (MENA) - Following Pope Francis' remarks characterizing the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I as “the first genocide of the 20th century,” the European Parliament is set to vote during its plenary session on ....

  • North Korea supports Russian President’s policy amid anti-Russian Western campaign

    Date: 2015-04-14 16:17:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:2378941

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) supports the policy pursued by Russian President Vladimir Putin amid the anti-Russian campaign and sanctions imposed by the West, DPRK’s Vice-Premier Ro Tu-chol told Russian ....

  • Asiana plane skids off runway in Japan injuring 20

    Date: 2015-04-14 15:45:12 GMT - Japan - World - SN:74 - ID:2378481

    TOKYO, April 14 (MENA) - An Asiana Airlines plane skidded off a runway Tuesday after landing in western Japan, and about 20 people were injured slightly, CBS news quoted officials as saying. The Hiroshima airport reported that the aircraft’s tail ....

  • Chinese FM starts visit to S. Africa

    Date: 2015-04-14 15:30:10 GMT - China - World - SN:71 - ID:2378485

    BEIJING, April 14 (MENA) – Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi started a two-day official visit Tuesday to South Africa where he will meet with South African leaders along with his opposite number The visit aims at implementing the outcome of the ....

  • S. Korea PM to undergo investigation into bribery scandal

    Date: 2015-04-14 15:09:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:66 - ID:2377989

    SEOUL, April 14 (MENA) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo said Tuesday he will step down if he is found to have received money from a late businessman at the center of a corruption scandal, Yonhap reported Lee claimed that he had no ....

  • UK conservative party to introduce measures to prevent youth joining Daesh

    Date: 2015-04-14 12:50:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:35 - ID:2376513

    LONDON, April 14 (MENA) – The UK Conservative Party seeks to provide measures to stop British young men joining Daesh terrorist group in Iraq and Syria, British Prime Minister David Cameron said. Speaking at a university technical college in ....

  • Russian Security Council chief accuses US of using Ukraine conflict to undermine Russia

    Date: 2015-04-14 11:56:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:28 - ID:2376013

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - The United States and its allies are using the situation in Ukraine in an attempt to undermine Russia, Security Council chief Nikolai Patrushev has said. "It is clear that Ukraine as such is of no interest to the ....

  • Iranian defense minister to visit Moscow Thursday

    Date: 2015-04-14 09:56:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:2375213

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan will pay a two-day visit to Russia on Thursday to take part in the Moscow Conference on International Security to take place in Moscow. Dehghan's visit to Russia will be paid at ....

  • Japan regrets Taiwan plan to tighten food import regulations

    Date: 2015-04-14 09:39:56 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:2375085

    TOKYO, April 14 (MENA) - Japan on Tuesday voiced strong regret over Taiwan's announcement that it will tighten regulations on food imports from Japan possibly in mid-May, Kyodo reported. "We will continue to strongly urge the Taiwanese side to ....

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