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  • UK PM: Daesh poses greater threat to Britain than we have known before

    Date: 2014-08-29 20:13:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:95 - ID:897312

    LONDON, Aug 29 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday that Daesh poses a greater threat to Britain. The Prime Minister's remarks came after the official threat level was raised from substantial to severe - the second highest ....

  • Czech PM says developments in Ukraine cause for deep concern

    Date: 2014-08-29 20:12:02 GMT - Czech - World - SN:94 - ID:897343

    PRAGUE, Aug 29 (MENA) - Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has expressed serious concern with regard to the deepening crisis in Ukraine, Radio Prague reported. In a written statement published by the Office of the Government, Sobotka said if ....

  • Ukrainian troops responsible for civilian casualties in eastern regions – UN report

    Date: 2014-08-29 20:11:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:897313

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Ukrainian armed forces are partially responsible for the civilian casualties caused by the ongoing military operation in the east of the country, RIA Novosti quoted a United Nations (UN) report on human rights in Ukraine ....

  • Jihadists face losing Dutch nationality

    Date: 2014-08-29 19:37:19 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:90 - ID:897307

    AMESTERDAM, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Netherlands government plans to introduce a tough new law under which dual-nationals who recruit, train or travel to fight there can be stripped of their Dutch citizenship, Sky News reported on Friday. Dutch ....

  • Putin: Russia is 'ready to repel any aggression'

    Date: 2014-08-29 17:34:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:897184

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) - Vladimir Putin has said Russia is ready to repel any aggression, the Voice of Russia reported. Speaking to a youth camp outside Moscow on Friday, he said: "Russia is far from being involved in any large-scale ....

  • Ukraine to seek Nato membership, says PM Yatsenyuk

    Date: 2014-08-29 17:27:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:897183

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) - Ukraine's prime minister has said he will ask parliament to put the country on a path towards Nato membership, the BBC News reported. Arseny Yatsenyuk said the government was sending a bill to MPs urging that Ukraine's ....

  • Iceland reopens airspace after volcanic eruption

    Date: 2014-08-29 17:06:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:68 - ID:897177

    NEW YORK, Aug 29 (MENA) - Iceland reopened airspace and lowered its aviation warning to orange, the second highest level, after the amount of airborne ash material from a volcanic eruption in the center of the country appeared to be minimal, the ....

  • UN chief slams Daesh brutal killings in northern Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-29 15:42:32 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:62 - ID:897058

    JAKARTA, Aug 29 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday slammed "brutal killings of civilians" by Daesh in northern Iraq, saying the Sunni radical group was tearing apart whole communities. Ban added his voice to the growing concerns, ....

  • Indonesian president meets OIC secretary-general

    Date: 2014-08-29 15:30:50 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:61 - ID:897104

    JEDDAH, Aug 29 (MENA) - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono met on Friday with Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Eyad Amin Madani, now on a visit to Indonesia. They discussed prospects of cooperation ....

  • Iran, Russia discuss boosting nuclear cooperation

    Date: 2014-08-29 14:22:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:896967

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) – Russia and Iran have asserted the importance of boosting bilateral cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear power. The remarks made during a meeting held between Spokesman for the Iranian Atomic Energy Agency of Iran (AEOI) ....

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