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  • Sweden, Denmark summon Russian envoys over air incident

    Date: 2014-12-15 20:18:56 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:158 - ID:1545525

    STOCKHOLM, Dec 15 (MENA) - Sweden and Denmark summoned Russia’s ambassadors on Monday over an air incident last week, Russia Today reported. Sweden said the Russian plane came dangerously close to an SAS jet (less than 9km), and that it was ....

  • Russian Navy to receive Yekaterinburg sub late December

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:57:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:151 - ID:1545161

    MOSCOW, Dec 15 (MENA) - Russian sources said the Yekaterinburg nuclear submarine would be returned to the Russian Navy after repairs in December 19, Siberian Insider reported. The strategic missile submarine arrived at the Zvezdochka shipyard in ....

  • Russian ambassador summoned to Danish Foreign Ministry over plane incident

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:36:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:149 - ID:1544717

    MOSCOW, Dec 15 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to Denmark Mikhail Vanin was summoned to the Danish Foreign Ministry on Monday over alleged Russian military plane incident over the Baltic Sea. Russia's TASS News Agency reported. Last Saturday, the ....

  • Iran, US start new round of nuclear talks in Geneva

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:19:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:148 - ID:1544673

    TEHRAN, Dec 15 (MENA) - Senior officials from Iran and the United States have started a new round of talks in the Swiss city of Geneva over Tehran's nuclear program, Press TV reported Monday. The Iranian delegation is headed by Deputy Foreign ....

  • South Korea hopes for improved ties after Abe's election win

    Date: 2014-12-15 18:17:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:145 - ID:1544677

    SEOUL, Dec 15 (MENA) - South Korea expressed hopes Monday Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent election victory will help improve bilateral relations that have been fractured by issues stemming from their shared history, Yonhap news agency ....

  • Two Dead' After Police Storm Sydney Café

    Date: 2014-12-15 17:59:48 GMT - Australia - World - SN:139 - ID:1544649

    CANBERRA, Dec 15 (MENA) - One hostage and the hostage-taker are reported to have died after police stormed a Sydney cafe where up to 20 people were held for 17 hours, Sky News TV channel reported. Gunman Sheikh Man Haron Monis is believed to have ....

  • Crimea became part of nuclear Russia -- Lavrov

    Date: 2014-12-15 17:58:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:138 - ID:1544701

    MOSCOW, Dec 15 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday said Crimea has now become part of a country that has such weapons under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, Interfax reported. "By international law, ....

  • Sydney siege ends as police raid cafe

    Date: 2014-12-15 17:51:22 GMT - Australia - World - SN:136 - ID:1544645

    CANBERRA, Dec 15 (MENA) - Australian special forces and police stormed the Lindt cafe in Sydney early Tuesday from two directions, and the hostage-taker was shot and killed, a security source said, the CNN reported. There were at least nine people ....

  • Ukraine strictly observes ceasefire regime in Donbas -- FM

    Date: 2014-12-15 17:51:03 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:135 - ID:1543505

    BRUSSELS, Dec 15. (MENA) - Ukranian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Monday said his country fully complies with the ceasefire regime in Donbass (the eastern Ukrainian Donetsk and Luhansk regions), Russian Tass reported. "The Ukrainian side ....

  • Blair has opposed to use of torture, his offie says‏

    Date: 2014-12-15 17:17:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:1544329

    LONDON, Dec 15 (MENA) - The office of former British prime minister Tony Blair issued a statement saying the ex-PM "has always been opposed to the use of torture", after a call was made for former government leaders to face questions over Britain's ....

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