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  • Putin invites new Greek premier to visit Moscow

    Date: 2015-02-05 18:02:36 GMT - Greece - World - SN:124 - ID:1903901

    ATHENS, Feb 5 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Greece's new prime minister to Moscow in May, as Athens and Berlin publicly traded barbs over European Union policy on Ukraine, Fox News reported Thursday. Alexis Tsipras expressed ....

  • Iran to speed up n. activities in case of US sanctions: official

    Date: 2015-02-05 17:31:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:118 - ID:1903781

    TEHRAN, Feb 5 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political and International Security Affairs Hamid Baeidinejad warned that the country will accelerate its nuclear activities in case the US imposes any further sanctions on ....

  • Boko Haram kills 13 Chadian troops in Cameroon

    Date: 2015-02-05 17:27:31 GMT - Cameroon - World - SN:116 - ID:1903729

    YAOUNDE, Feb 5 (MENA) - Some 13 Chadian soldiers were killed in a counter-attack by Boko Haram militants on the Cameroonian border town of Fotokol, Cameroon’s defence minister said. “After finishing the count in Fotokol, we found 13 Chadian ....

  • Hagel concerned about possible split in NATO

    Date: 2015-02-05 17:26:18 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:115 - ID:1903701

    BRUSSELS, Feb 5 (MENA) – US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday he is worried about a potential division within NATO as countries in the north want to focus on the growing threat from Russia, while other alliance members in the south are ....

  • UK threatens to stop sharing intelligence with Germany

    Date: 2015-02-05 17:12:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:1903633

    LONDON, Feb 5 (MENA) - British intelligence officials are so alarmed at a parliamentary inquiry into their activities in Germany that they have threatened to stop sharing information if it goes ahead, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. According ....

  • US airstrike kills senior al Qaeda militant in Yemen

    Date: 2015-02-05 16:50:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:1903525

    NEW YORK, Feb 5 (MENA) - A senior official from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in a US airstrike in Yemen last week, the group confirmed Thursday, but the militants vowed the killing would have little impact on its operations. AQAP ....

  • Top NATO general warns of Russian reaction to arming Ukraine

    Date: 2015-02-05 16:41:53 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:107 - ID:1903521

    BRUSSELS, Feb 5 (MENA) - The top NATO commander warned Thursday that any move to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons must take into account any possible angry reaction from Russia, according to the ABC News. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip ....

  • British minister for Middle East Affairs heads for Kuwait

    Date: 2015-02-05 14:48:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:1902149

    LONDON, Feb 5 (MENA) - British Minister for Middle East Affairs at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Tobias Elwood headed for Kuwait to chair the firth session of the ministerial meeting for the Kuwait-UK Joint Steering Group. The meeting will ....

  • Security measures at Erdogan's palace cost $20m

    Date: 2015-02-05 14:00:25 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:79 - ID:1901385

    ANKARA, Feb 5 (MENA) - Costs for the security measures at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's new palace are estimated at 50 million Turkish Lira (USD20 million), according to the Turkish Chamber of Architects in Ankara. The 1,000-room ....

  • Afghanistan says 18 militants killed near Pakistan border

    Date: 2015-02-05 10:54:16 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:48 - ID:1899633

    KABUL, Feb 5 (MENA) - At least 18 militants and a member of Afghan security forces have been reported killed in a gunbattle in the country's east, according to Daily News & Analysis. Officials said the fighting took place in Nazyan district of ....

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