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  • European Commission gives green light to more sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2014-09-03 18:04:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:905049

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - The European Commission approved Wednesday a proposal to significantly expand sanctions against Russia, but the final decision is yet to be made by the European Union members, according to RIA Novosti News Agency “Following ....

  • Medvedev mourns Russian journalist killed in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-09-03 17:46:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:137 - ID:905148

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev has expressed condolences to family and friends of Andrei Stenin, photojournalist of Russian state-run Rossiya Segodnya news agency (formerly RIA Novosti), killed while working in Ukraine, ....

  • Iran welcomes formation of interim government in Thailand

    Date: 2014-09-03 17:40:21 GMT - Iran - World - SN:134 - ID:905146

    Tehran, Sept 3 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Wednesday welcomed settlement of political crisis in Thailand by formation of an interim government. Afkham described the decision as a step taken to help the ....

  • Ukraine should withdraw subdivisions from settlements to stop bloodshed - Putin

    Date: 2014-09-03 17:34:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:905059

    MOSCOW, Sept 3 (MENA) - Both conflict parties should agree and carry out a set of actions in order to stop the bloodshed and stabilize the situation in south-eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. "The first thing is to stop active ....

  • Murdering Sotloff brutal, coward act- Kerry

    Date: 2014-09-03 16:26:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:120 - ID:904939

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry described Wednesday the killing of US reporter Steven Sotloff as a brutal act, perpetrated by a 'coward hiding behind a mask'. He stressed the US Administration had exerted considerable ....

  • NK's diplomatic moves show its urgency to escape isolation: Seoul FM

    Date: 2014-09-03 16:25:26 GMT - south korea - World - SN:119 - ID:904966

    SEOUL, Sept. 3 (MENA) - North Korea's aggressive diplomatic moves signal that Pyongyang faces a "desperate" situation in trying to break from its international isolation and overcome economic woes, South Korea's foreign minister said ....

  • China to hold economic dialogues with Britain, France

    Date: 2014-09-03 15:53:12 GMT - China - World - SN:112 - ID:904951

    BEIJING, Sept 3 (MENA) - China will hold bilateral economic talks with Britain and France respectively from Sept. 10 to 16, China's Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday, Xinhua reported. Chinese vice Premier Ma Kai will chair the sixth ....

  • Seoul to host global forum on nuclear safety in Nov.

    Date: 2014-09-03 15:46:00 GMT - south korea - World - SN:107 - ID:904927

    SEOUL, Sept 3 (MENA) - South Korea plans to host an international forum on nuclear safety in November to discuss ways to promote safety in Northeast Asia, a region packed with nuclear power plants, Seoul's foreign ministry said Wednesday, Yonhap ....

  • David Cameron: Britain will not pay ransom after Stephen Sotloff murder

    Date: 2014-09-03 15:44:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:904961

    LONDON, Sept 3 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that Britain will not pay a ransom for a hostage whose life is in the hands of the so-called Islamic State extremists and accused other countries that are willing to do so of ....

  • Daesh distributes booklets on Pakistan-Afghan border areas

    Date: 2014-09-03 14:38:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:102 - ID:904536

    KABUL, Sept 3 (MENA) - Daesh militants started distribution of pamphlets in bordering regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan in a bid to increase it’s influence in south Asian region. Local media reported that the booklets titled Fatah (victory) ....

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