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  • Tax trial confirmed for Spain's Princess Cristina

    Date: 2014-11-07 12:55:34 GMT - Spain - World - SN:55 - ID:1285157

    MADRID, Nov 7 (MENA) - Spanish King Felipe VI's sister Princess Cristina could face trial after a Spanish court upheld tax fraud charges against her, the BBC reported Friday. However, the high court in Palma de Mallorca dropped money-laundering ....

  • Tanks 'cross border' to East Ukraine from Russia

    Date: 2014-11-07 12:47:55 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:52 - ID:1285009

    KIEV, Nov 7 (MENA) - An armored column including 32 tanks and 30 trucks has crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, Kiev said. The trucks were carrying ammunition and fighters, said a military spokesman, but the BBC could not confirm his ....

  • Italian capital city on high alert amid severe weather

    Date: 2014-11-07 11:09:16 GMT - Italy - World - SN:35 - ID:1283985

    ROME, Nov 7 (MENA) - Heavy rainfalls and strong winds have hit Rome since Wednesday night and hundreds of schools remained closed on Thursday after a severe weather warning was issued by local authorities. The whole capital city and surrounding ....

  • Reports about alleged Russian troops near Ukrainian border provocative -- Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2014-11-07 10:59:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:1283997

    MOSCOW, Nov 7 (MENA) - Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird’s statements that Russian troops are allegedly moving to Ukrainian border are provocative, Russian Defense Ministry’s official said Friday, according to Tass news agency. "We paid ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry to meet in Beijing on November 8

    Date: 2014-11-07 08:36:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:1283309

    MOSCOW, Nov 7 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary John Kerry plan to meet in Beijing, China, on Saturday before the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday, ....

  • Two reactors to restart in Japan after getting local go-ahead

    Date: 2014-11-07 08:16:44 GMT - Japan - World - SN:16 - ID:1283173

    TOKYO, Nov 7 (MENA) - Kagoshima Gov. Yuichiro Ito on Friday gave the green light to restarting two nuclear reactors in the southwestern Japan prefecture, setting the stage for the two to become the first of the country's 48 offline commercial ....

  • Japan to provide new aid of up to $100 mil. to Ebola-hit W. Africa

    Date: 2014-11-07 08:14:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:1283161

    TOKYO, Nov 7 (MENA) - Japan will provide up to $100 million in additional humanitarian assistance to Ebola-hit West Africa, the government said Friday, according to Kyodo. The grant aid comes on top of $40 million Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, November 7

    Date: 2014-11-07 06:02:14 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:1282705

    CAIRO, Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiadis and Greek Prime Minister Antonios Samaras arrive here on a three-way summit to be held Saturday in Cairo. CAIRO, Cairo Governor Galal Mostafa attends the opening of the third Austrian cultural festival ....

  • Putin holds security council meeting over Ukraine crisis deterioration

    Date: 2014-11-06 22:41:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:154 - ID:1282473

    MOSCOW, Nov 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday discussed with members of Russia's Security Council a sharp deterioration of the situation in eastern Ukraine caught in a standoff between Kiev-led forces and Donbas militia, RIA ....

  • U.S. renews air campaign against Khorasan group

    Date: 2014-11-06 21:28:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:150 - ID:1282413

    WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (MENA) - The U.S. targeted senior leaders of the shadowy Khorasan Group Wednesday night with airstrikes conducted in the vicinity Sarmada, a town in northwestern Syria near the city of Idlib, Foreign Policy reported. In total, ....

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