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  • 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 ....

  • Daesh spreads to Libya, now has Europe in its sights

    Date: 2015-02-16 15:56:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:161 - ID:1978453

    LONDON, Feb 16 (MENA) - Daesh execution of 21 Egyptian Christians on Libya's Mediterranean shore is intended as a clear message to Europe: the group is expanding its geographical spread, and it has the West in its sights, said the Telegraph. The ....

  • We support unity of Iraqi people - Iranian politician

    Date: 2015-02-16 15:29:14 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:152 - ID:1977545

    BAGHDAD, Feb 16 (MENA) - Iranian First Vice President Ishaq Jahangiri underlined his country's support to the unity of the Iraqi people as well as achieving security, stability and progress in the Arab country. The Iraqi people and their armed ....

  • French PM calls on French Muslims to unite in facing extremists

    Date: 2015-02-16 12:47:25 GMT - France - World - SN:124 - ID:1976381

    PARIS, Feb 16 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls Monday called on French Muslims to shoulder full responsibility in fighting the extremism of some Muslims in the wake of the Copenhagen attacks and the vandalization of Jewish cemeteries in ....

  • France calls on Qatar, Turkey to fight Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-16 11:52:48 GMT - France - World - SN:110 - ID:1975281

    PARIS, Feb 16 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls called on all Middle East nations, including Turkey and Qatar, to take part in fighting the Daesh terrorist group. Speaking to rtl radio, Valls called for cutting off funding to Daesh ....

  • China condoles with Egypt over beheading of 21 Egyptians in Libya

    Date: 2015-02-16 10:26:26 GMT - China - World - SN:68 - ID:1974457

    BEIJING, Feb 16 (MENA) - China extended its deepest condolences to the Egyptian government and the families of the victims, who were beheaded by Daesh terrorist group in Libya. In exclusive statements to MENA Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry ....

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