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  • New radar data indicates other jets on Malaysian MH17 course before crash

    Date: 2014-11-14 19:22:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:1334061

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - New radar data indicating that military aircraft were in the air near Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 when it crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17 has been released by a Russian air safety consultancy, Russia Today satellite ....

  • Protests erupt across Italy over Renzi jobs reform

    Date: 2014-11-14 18:29:14 GMT - Italy - World - SN:93 - ID:1333881

    ROME, Nov 14 (MENA) - Protests – at times leading to violence – have taken place in several Italian cities as people rallied against the government’s labor reforms and austerity measures, the Euronews reported on Friday. Several police officers ....

  • Alex Salmond sets UK election target

    Date: 2014-11-14 17:57:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:91 - ID:1333789

    EDINBURGH, Nov 14 (MENA) - Alex Salmond has set a target for the SNP to win a majority of Scottish seats in the 2015 Westminster election, the BBC reported on Friday. As he handed the SNP leadership to Nicola Sturgeon, Salmond also called on ....

  • Russia parliament urges world to save rights of minorities in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2014-11-14 17:52:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:90 - ID:1333729

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Russia’s parliament lower house, the State Duma, on Friday urged the world community to seal off all foreign sources of terrorism funding the Middle East to avoid blatant and massive rights violations of religious and ethnic ....

  • France urges Israel to repeal settlement plan 'immediately'

    Date: 2014-11-14 17:51:40 GMT - France - World - SN:89 - ID:1333773

    PARIS, Nov 14 (MENA) - France called on Israel to “immediately” reverse a decision to approve the building of 200 new settlements in East Jerusalem, a move it said directly threatened a two-state peace solution, France 24 reported. “The decision ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry say Contact Group on Ukraine should resume work

    Date: 2014-11-14 17:38:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:1333737

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry agreed in a phone conversation held on Friday that the Contact Group on Ukraine should resume its work as soon as possible, ITAR-TASS ....

  • Three dead after tremor hits mine in Czech

    Date: 2014-11-14 15:40:11 GMT - Czech - World - SN:74 - ID:1333289

    PRAGUE, Nov 14 (MENA) - Three people were killed when a mine in the Czech Republic was hit by a tremor on Friday, Radio Prague reported Friday. Twelve miners were working at a depth of around half a kilometer when the tremor, which measured 3.5 ....

  • 14 killed in clashes between Philippine army, militants

    Date: 2014-11-14 15:22:37 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:72 - ID:1333101

    MANILA, Nov 14 (MENA) - Fourteen people were killed during clashes that erupted between Philippine troops and militants of the Abu Sayyaf group, Russia Today reported, citing a military source. Rowena Muyuela, spokesman for the Philippine army, ....

  • NATO chief says alliance already increased presence near Russian border

    Date: 2014-11-14 15:09:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:1333121

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) – NATO has already increased its presence near the Russian border, the alliance's chief Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview with Germany's Bild newspaper, published Friday. Stoltenberg said NATO is currently moving more ....

  • Russia denies violation of Estonia, Lithuania airspace

    Date: 2014-11-14 13:09:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:1332433

    MOSCOW, Nov 14 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry denied violation of Estonian and Lithuanian airspace, Itar-Tass reported on Friday. “On November 12 a Russian military transport plane Ilyushin-76 was making a routine flight from Pskov to the ....

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