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  • Ukraine: 18 servicemen killed in Donetsk, Luhansk

    Date: 2015-01-24 17:38:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:119 - ID:1814533

    KEIV, Jan 24 (MENA) - Eighteen Ukrainian military servicemen were killed and 235 others injured in armed clashes with militiamen in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions from January 17 to 22, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry press service reported on ....

  • Russia PM offers condolences to Saudi Arabia's Royal Family

    Date: 2015-01-24 16:51:50 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:114 - ID:1814353

    RIYADH, Jan 24 (MENA) - Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived here on Saturday to offer condolences to Saudi Arabia's Royal Family over the death of King Abdallah bin Abdel Aziz. Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko and Willem-Alexander ....

  • Britain urges peaceful solution for Yemen crisis

    Date: 2015-01-24 16:48:39 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:1814365

    LONDON, Jan 24 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Saturday expressed concern over the crisis in Yemen. "I am deeply concerned by the serious deterioration in the situation in Yemen," he said in a press release. "Despite the ....

  • Cairo airport receives 24 Egyptian deported form Italy

    Date: 2015-01-24 15:53:27 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:94 - ID:1812745

    CAIRO, Jan 24 (MENA) - Cairo International Airport received on Saturday 24 Egyptian citizens deported by the Italian security authorities for breaching residency terms and trying to illegally enter the Italian territories via the sea. The ....

  • Egypt's consul attends absentee funeral prayers for Saudi monarch

    Date: 2015-01-24 15:51:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:92 - ID:1813753

    CAIRO, Jan 24 (MENA) - Egypt's Consul General in New York and Saudi Consul General Khaled El Sherif on Saturday attended the absentee funeral held for late Saudi King Abdallah ben Abdel Aziz who died on Friday. A number of members of the Arab and ....

  • 18 insurgents killed in police operations

    Date: 2015-01-24 15:50:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:91 - ID:1813777

    KABUL, Jan 24 (MENA) - Interior ministry of Afghanistan says to have killed 18 insurgents during clearance operations across the country. A statement issued by the ministry Saturday morning states that in confrontation with security forces 12 other ....

  • At least 15 killed in Ukraine shelling attack

    Date: 2015-01-24 14:03:20 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:78 - ID:1812765

    KIEV, Jan 24 (MENA) - Fifteen people have been killed Saturday amid fresh shelling by pro-Russian separatists in government-held Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, the Euronews reported Saturday. Local officials reported the news, but pro-Russian ....

  • Netanyahu damaging Israel's ties with US for one election campaign speech -- former Israeli minister

    Date: 2015-01-24 13:11:23 GMT - Israel - World - SN:59 - ID:1812313

    GAZA CITY, Jan 24 (MENA) - Head of Israeli Yesh Atid party and former finance minister Yair Lapid slammed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday regarding his upcoming speech in the US Congress which is set to take place on March 3, a few ....

  • Blast in southern Philippine city kills 2, wounds 54

    Date: 2015-01-24 10:33:00 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:48 - ID:1810113

    MANILA, Jan 24 (MENA) - A powerful explosion killed at least two people and wounded 54 others in a southern Philippine port city that has been hit by similar blasts blamed on Muslim militants, the ABC New quoted police as saying Saturday. The ....

  • Fate of 2 Japanese captives remains unknown

    Date: 2015-01-24 08:45:54 GMT - Japan - World - SN:33 - ID:1810017

    TOKYO, Jan 24 (MENA) - The fate of two Japanese men taken hostage by a group claiming to be Islamic State militants operating in Syria and Iraq remained unknown Saturday, with the group apparently not having made any announcements since the ....

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