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  • Hollande, Merkel head to Belarus for Minsk talks on Ukrainian settlement

    Date: 2015-02-11 11:02:53 GMT - France - World - SN:34 - ID:1940721

    PARIS, Feb 11 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will go to the Belarusian capital of Minsk for the talks on the Ukrainian conflict settlement, the French presidential office said in a statement on ....

  • 2 dead, 65 injured in 100-car pileup on South Korea bridge

    Date: 2015-02-11 10:57:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:33 - ID:1941089

    SEOUL, Feb 11 (MENA) - Two people were killed and at least 65 were injured Wednesday in a pileup involving about 100 vehicles in foggy weather on a bridge near South Korea's Incheon International Airport, officials said, according to Fox ....

  • Daesh war to extend far beyond Iraq, Syria under Obama's proposed plan

    Date: 2015-02-11 10:50:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:1940957

    LONDON, Feb 11 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama’s proposed framework for the US-led war against Daesh will not restrict the battlefield to Iraq and Syria, multiple congressional sources told the Guardian, placing the US into a second simultaneous ....

  • Putin, Obama urge swift end to bloodshed in Ukraine

    Date: 2015-02-11 10:50:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:1940725

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama emphasized the need for a political solution to the internal conflict in Ukraine to swiftly end the bloodshed in the country's south-east, the Kremlin press ....

  • U.S. expanding military presence in Djibouti to enhance regional ties

    Date: 2015-02-11 10:26:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:27 - ID:1940005

    WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (MENA) - The U.S. military is employing Djibouti to expand regional cooperation, the World Tribune reported. Officials said the Defense Department was planning to increase procurement of supplies from Djibouti for the U.S. ....

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  • Diplomatic staff withdrawn from the British Embassy in Sana’a on security grounds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

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