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  • Finland rules out weapon supplies to conflict-torn Ukraine

    Date: 2015-02-06 06:55:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:1905513

    MOSCOW, Feb 6 (MENA) - Finnish President Sauli Niinisto has announced that his country will not provide lethal aid to Kiev, which continues its fight against independence supporters in the southeast, Sputnik International reported. On Thursday, ....

  • Obama to seek war authorization from congress

    Date: 2015-02-06 06:55:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:1905401

    WASHINGTON, Feb 6 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama is expected to formally ask Congress to authorize the use of military force against the so-called Islamic State terror group in the coming days, even as lawmakers said crafting and passing such a ....

  • Putin advisor: Egypt may use Russian nuclear plant as basis for its atomic infrastructure

    Date: 2015-02-05 22:20:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:1905061

    MOSCOW, Feb 5 (MENA) - Representative of Russia’s Presidential Executive Office Yury Ushakov said that Russia is planning to negotiate with Egypt to use nuclear power plants, designed by Russia, as the basis for its nuclear infrastructure, Sputnik ....

  • Ukrainian parliament green lights arrest of judge responsible for former PM's sentence

    Date: 2015-02-05 20:26:29 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:133 - ID:1904089

    KIEV, Feb 5 (MENA) – The Ukrainian parliament has permitted the arrest of Kyiv Pechersky District Court judge Rodion Kireyev, who sentenced former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko to seven years in jail over the so-called gas case in 2011, ....

  • Cameron: UK doing all it can to defeat Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-05 18:54:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:128 - ID:1903921

    LONDON, Feb 5 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday that his government has been doing everything possible to 'defeat the monstrosity of ISIS' in reference to Daesh terrorist group. In an interview with MailOnline, the Prime ....

  • 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 ....

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