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  • France makes independent decisions without orders from outside - PM

    Date: 2014-11-14 22:35:51 GMT - France - World - SN:122 - ID:1334565

    PARIS, Nov 14 (MENA) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said his country makes independent decisions and considers any outside instructions to be inappropriate, commenting a situation linked to the delivery of a Mistral-class helicopter carrier to ....

  • UK welcomes UN report on ISIL atrocities in Syria

    Date: 2014-11-14 21:49:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:1334545

    LONDON, Nov 14 (MENA) - UK Foreign Office Minister, Tobias Ellwood, welcomed on Friday a UN report detailing ISIL’s brutality in Syria and underlined the need for those responsible to be held to account. "The latest report by the UN Commission of ....

  • Czech PM Sobotka to meet US Vice President Biden in Washington

    Date: 2014-11-14 21:36:44 GMT - Czech - World - SN:116 - ID:1334489

    PRAGUE, Nov 14 (MENA) - Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka will meet US Vice President Joe Biden during his four-day visit to the United States in the White House on November 18, Ceske Noviny quoted the Czech Government Office as saying on ....

  • Prominent Serbian tycoon shot, wounded in Belgrade

    Date: 2014-11-14 20:51:06 GMT - Serbia - World - SN:112 - ID:1334409

    BELGRADE, Nov 14 (MENA) - One of Serbia's most prominent business tycoons was shot and wounded outside his home in an upscale Belgrade neighbourhood, World Bulletin quoted officials as saying on Friday. Authorities said Milan Beko, 53, was shot ....

  • 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 ....

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