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  • Security Council, Ban condemn Daesh murder of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya

    Date: 2015-02-16 21:34:07 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:231 - ID:1980709

    NEW YORK, Feb 16 (MENA) - Strongly condemning the killing of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya by an affiliate of Daesh militant group, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations Security Council deplored the targeting of persons ....

  • Merkel: Situation in east Ukraine unstable, namely due to Debaltsevo crisis

    Date: 2015-02-16 19:10:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:210 - ID:1979965

    BERLIN, Feb16 (MENA) - Achieving peace in east Ukraine will be an extremely difficult task as the situation in the war-torn region remains unstable, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a news conference in Berlin on Monday, according to TASS ....

  • Nigeria faces miserable choices: New York Times

    Date: 2015-02-16 18:48:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:208 - ID:1979961

    NEW YORK, Feb 16 (MENA) - The Nigerian government was supposed to hold presidential elections this past weekend, which presented voters with the dispiriting choice of keeping a lousy incumbent or returning to power a former autocratic leader. Now ....

  • Italian PM rules out military intervention in Libya

    Date: 2015-02-16 18:05:33 GMT - Italy - World - SN:191 - ID:1979453

    ROME, Feb 16 (MENA) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has ruled out military intervention in Libya at present, AKI news agency reported. No military intervention will be done in Libya at the moment, he said in press statements. The ....

  • Iran opposes extension of nuclear talks: Speaker

    Date: 2015-02-16 17:57:02 GMT - Iran - World - SN:187 - ID:1979437

    TEHRAN, Feb 16 (MENA) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani stressed Tehran's seriousness in its nuclear talks with the world powers, but meantime, voiced opposition to any further extension of the negotiations. "The Islamic Republic of Iran ....

  • Moscow vows 'appropriate' response after fresh EU sanctions

    Date: 2015-02-16 17:55:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:186 - ID:1979429

    MOSCOW, Feb 16 (MENA) - New sanctions against Russia from the European Union will be met with an appropriate response, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on its official website Monday, according to Sputnik news agency. "One ....

  • Five documents to be signed during Putin’s visit to Hungary - presidential aide

    Date: 2015-02-16 17:38:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:180 - ID:1979433

    MOSCOW, Feb16 (MENA) - A package of five documents is due to be signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming visit to Hungary on February 17, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said Monday, according to TASS news agency. Ushakov ....

  • S. Korea to take part in global anti-terror meeting

    Date: 2015-02-16 16:20:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:166 - ID:1978673

    SEOUL, Feb 16 (MENA) - A South Korean Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yul is scheduled to attend an international conference on anti-terrorism to be held in Washington this week in a bid to join global efforts to fight violent terrorism, Yonhap quoted ....

  • New sanctions show EU intends to continue exerting pressure on Russia - Pushkov

    Date: 2015-02-16 16:19:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:165 - ID:1978677

    MOSCOW, Feb 16 (MENA) - Head of the Russian Duma committee on international affairs Alexei Pushkov has called the expansion of the EU sanctions list, which causes Russia to take measures in response, "counterproductive", Interfax reported. "I ....

  • Pope Francis condemns murder of Egyptians in Libya

    Date: 2015-02-16 16:13:42 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:164 - ID:1977813

    THE VATICAN, Feb 16 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Vatican on Monday denounced the murder of 21 Coptic Christians by Daesh militants in Libya. The terrorist organization released a video of the killings on Sunday. Speaking in Spanish to an ....

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