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  • At least 19 Ukraine troops killed in last 24 hours

    Date: 2015-02-11 09:27:27 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:22 - ID:1940089

    KIEV, Feb 11 (MENA) - Nineteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 78 wounded in rebel attacks near the key railway town of Debaltseve, which government troops are defending, Irish Independent reported Wednesday. "In shelling, rocket attacks ....

  • Diplomatic staff withdrawn from the British Embassy in Sana’a on security grounds

    Date: 2015-02-11 09:16:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:1939749

    LONDON, Feb 11 (MENA) - Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood announced a decision to temporarily suspend the operations of the British Embassy in Yemen. The security situation in Yemen has continued to deteriorate over recent days. ....

  • One dead in attack on Donetsk bus station

    Date: 2015-02-11 08:52:26 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:15 - ID:1939729

    KIEV, Feb 11 (MENA) - At least one person was killed when a shell hit a bus station in the center of rebel-controlled Donetsk city, east Ukraine, Kyiv Post reported Wednesday. The body of a man could be seen behind the wheel of a minibus after a ....

  • Malaysian cartoonist held for sedition over Anwar tweets

    Date: 2015-02-11 07:45:07 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:9 - ID:1939313

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (MENA) - Malaysian police have arrested a cartoonist for sedition after he condemned the judiciary for imprisoning opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, the BBC reported Wednesday. Anwar began a fire-year sentence on Tuesday for ....

  • S. Korean Ebola backup team leaves for Sierra Leone

    Date: 2015-02-11 07:37:31 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:1939305

    SEOUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - South Korean government officials left for Ebola-hit Sierra Leone on Wednesday in a bid to support the third and final batch of Seoul medical workers who will treat Ebola patients in the West African country, Yonhap quoted ....

  • Greek govt wins confidence vote in parliament

    Date: 2015-02-11 07:37:23 GMT - Greece - World - SN:6 - ID:1939157

    ATHENS, Feb 11 (MENA) - The Greek government easily won a confidence vote late on Tuesday, on the eve of the meeting with EU officials, the BBC reported Wednesday. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's government won a confidence vote on Tuesday ....

  • 100-car pileup leaves 2 dead, dozens injured in South Korea

    Date: 2015-02-11 07:02:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:3 - ID:1939149

    SEOUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - Two people were killed and at least 42 were injured on Wednesday after a pileup involving about 100 vehicles in foggy weather on a bridge near the Incheon International Airport, South Korean officials said as quoted by ....

  • Mamish: Suez Canal symbol of Egyptian, French joint investment

    Date: 2015-02-10 22:48:17 GMT - France - World - SN:146 - ID:1938677

    PARIS, Feb 10 (MENA) - Head of Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said on Tuesday that the Suez Canal stands as a symbol for relations linking Egypt and France and their joint investments. Head of the waterway's authority made the remarks during a ....

  • US denies coordination with Syria on airstrikes against Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-10 21:03:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:139 - ID:1938445

    WASHINGTON, Feb 10 (MENA) – The US denied Tuesday any coordination with Damascus on the US-led coalition airstrikes launched against Daesh on Syrian soil, the Fox News reported. A senior US official said that the Assad regime in Syria ....

  • Hammond condemns statements of Syrian president on explosive barrels

    Date: 2015-02-10 19:56:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:1937925

    LONDON, Feb 10 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond condemned the statements of Syrian President Bashar al Assad Tuesday on ruling out his army used explosive barrels. Hammond called for political power transfer in Syria. Assad ....

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