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  • Spain welcomes Ukraine ceasefire deal

    Date: 2014-09-05 20:47:43 GMT - Spain - World - SN:109 - ID:908209

    MADRID, Sept 5 (MENA) - Spain welcomed Friday an initial ceasefire agreement between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists, which was signed in Minks, Belarus, and considered it a first step in the direction of a just and sustainable ....

  • UK Foreign Office: It is necessary to prepare inclusive response to Daesh danger

    Date: 2014-09-05 20:01:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:908161

    LONDON, Sept 5 (MENA) - Spokeswoman for the British Foreign Office Farah Dakhlallah said on Friday it is necessary to prepare an inclusive response to Daesh challenge. We did not decide yet to launch air strikes but we did not rule it out also, ....

  • Britain to send 1,000 troops to lead new Nato 'spearhead' force in Poland

    Date: 2014-09-05 19:54:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:908195

    LONDON, Sept 5 (MENA) - The UK confirmed Friday it will send 1,000 troops to lead a new 4,000-strong Nato 'spearhead' force headquartered in eastern Europe, the Daily Mail reported. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said the new multinational ....

  • UK defense min.: Struggle against Daesh will take years

    Date: 2014-09-05 19:28:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:908159

    LONDON, Sept 5 (MENA) - British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said the struggle against the Islamic State (Daesh) would take "months and possibly years" and could not be resolved simply by swift air strikes, The Independent reported on ....

  • Dozens of British Daesh Jihadists plead to return to UK -- report

    Date: 2014-09-05 18:59:00 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:908140

    LONDON, Sept 5 (MENA) - Dozens of British Muslims who went to Syria to join Daesh plead to return to UK after becoming disillusioned with the conflict, the Daily Mail said on Friday. In the last three years, more than 500 radicalized Britons are ....

  • EU pledges 140 million euros to fight Ebola in West Africa

    Date: 2014-09-05 17:43:23 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:91 - ID:908097

    BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (MENA) - The European Union has pledged 140 million euros in funds to help fight the Ebola virus ravaging West Africa, Deutsche Welle reported on Friday. The EU Commission said the package of 140 million euros ($181 million) was ....

  • Obama: Russian aggression in Ukraine threatens a free Europe

    Date: 2014-09-05 17:42:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:908077

    NEWPORT, Sept 5 (MENA) - Russia's aggression against Ukraine threatens our vision of Europe that is whole, free and at peace, CBS News quoted US President Barack Obama as saying on Friday at the end of a two-day NATO summit in Wales, where NATO ....

  • Australia is 'prepared to participate' in future air strikes in Iraq-- report

    Date: 2014-09-05 16:09:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:908019

    LONDON, Sept 5 (MENA) - Australia has announced it is prepared to participate in future air strikes against Daesh jihadists in Iraq as part of a coalition of like-minded countries, The Guardian reported on Friday. Foreign minister Julie Bishop ....

  • Five coal miners die in Bosnia

    Date: 2014-09-05 15:51:29 GMT - Bosnia and Herzegovina - World - SN:79 - ID:907959

    SARAJEVO, Sept 5 (MENA) - Rescuers at a coal mine in Bosnia have freed 29 trapped miners but five others were confirmed dead after a gas blast caused by a small earthquake. The survivors were pulled one by one out of the Raspotocje mine in ....

  • Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels sign ceasefire deal

    Date: 2014-09-05 15:39:23 GMT - Belarus - World - SN:77 - ID:907989

    MINSK, Sept 5 (MENA) - The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels have signed a truce deal to end almost five months of fighting, the BBC reported Friday. The two sides, meeting in Belarusian capital Minsk, agreed to stop firing by 15:00 ....

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