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  • Russia's Lavrov arrives in Paris for Normandy talks on Ukrainian crisis

    Date: 2015-02-24 09:07:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:2031201

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has arrived in Paris to participate in the Normandy format talks on settling the Ukrainian crisis, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday. The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, France, and ....

  • Russia's Vladimir Putin says war with Ukraine 'unlikely'

    Date: 2015-02-24 07:11:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:8 - ID:2030345

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said war with neighbouring Ukraine is "unlikely", in an interview for Russian television. Putin also stressed his support for the recent Minsk ceasefire deal as the best way to ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. to stage annual joint military drills next month

    Date: 2015-02-24 07:06:49 GMT - south korea - World - SN:6 - ID:2030349

    SEOUL, Feb. 24 (MENA) - South Korea and the US will conduct their annual joint military drills next month, Yonhap quoted the Combined Forces Command (CFC) as saying Tuesday. The drill comes amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula ....

  • Inmate to plead guilty to wrongly addressed threat to Obama

    Date: 2015-02-23 22:11:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:173 - ID:2029873

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) – A convicted child molester has agreed to plead guilty to mailing a threatening letter from jail to President Barack Obama — albeit to the wrong address, ABC News reported on Monday. The plea deal was revealed at a ....

  • Europol head: More coop. needed across continent to combat terror

    Date: 2015-02-23 22:10:27 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:172 - ID:2029889

    THE HAGUE, Feb 23 (MENA) - The head of the European Union police organization Europol says intelligence and law enforcement agencies across the continent have to cooperate better to fight against the threat of terrorism, Fox News ....

  • Arrest of 2 US base-relocation opponents sparks protests in Japan

    Date: 2015-02-23 22:08:14 GMT - Japan - World - SN:170 - ID:2029877

    TOKYO, Feb 23 (MENA) - Around 100 people staged a protest Monday around the Nago police station in Japan's Okinawa Prefecture following the arrest of two men opposed to the controversial transfer of a key US military base within the prefecture, ....

  • 'Archaic' sanctions hinder joint solutions to global problems - Lavrov

    Date: 2015-02-23 21:15:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:167 - ID:2029757

    MOSCOW, Febr 23 (MENA)- Unilateral sanctions imposed by countries on one another weigh on international relations and cripple global decision-making at times when the international community needs to present a common front on emerging problems, ....

  • Airlines must do more to prevent teens from joining Daesh: Cameron

    Date: 2015-02-23 21:13:09 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:163 - ID:2029753

    LONDON, Feb 23 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said that airlines and internet companies need to do more to prevent radicalised British teenagers travelling to the Middle East to join Daesh, The Guardian reported Monday. Cameron ....

  • UK Shadow home secretary: Why Turkish Airlines allowed young girls unaccompanied onto flight en route to Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-23 20:27:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:156 - ID:2029565

    LONDON, Feb 23 (MENA) – British Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper said "There are serious questions about why Turkish Airlines allowed three 15 and 16-year-old girls unaccompanied onto a flight,” "The Star" reported on Monday. She added “Why ....

  • Jury awards $218.5 million in terrorism case against Palestinian groups

    Date: 2015-02-23 20:25:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:155 - ID:2029561

    NEW YORK, Feb 23 (MENA) - The Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization were found liable on Monday by a jury in Manhattan for their role in knowingly supporting six terrorist attacks in Israel between 2002 and 2004 in which ....

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