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  • Ebola road map promotes efforts to combat virus - official

    Date: 2014-08-30 07:57:32 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:13 - ID:897576

    RIYADH, Aug 30 (MENA)- Director-General of the Executive Board of the GCC Health Ministers Council Tawfiq bin Ahmed Khoja said that the road map drawn up by the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to scale up international response to the Ebola ....

  • Czech Republic calls on Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-29 21:40:46 GMT - Czech - World - SN:111 - ID:897386

    PRAGUE, Aug 29 (MENA) - Czech Republic called Friday on Russia to immediately withdraw its troops from Ukraine and suspend all arms supplies to rebels. "The incursion of the Russian Armed Forces into eastern and southeastern Ukraine poses a ....

  • UN human rights report on Ukraine distorts situation on Russia-Ukraine border - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-08-29 21:38:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:897381

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday the latest report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights distorts the situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border. "The authors of the document continue to follow ....

  • Putin, Hollande discuss ways to assist political settlement in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-29 21:35:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:897368

    MOSCOW, Aug 29 (MENA) – Russia's and France's presidents Vladimir Putin and Francois Hollande discussed Friday ways to assist peaceful settlement in Ukraine in a phone conversation in the run-up to the European Council meeting due Saturday, RIA ....

  • Putin raises spectre of nuclear war with West -- Commentary

    Date: 2014-08-29 20:25:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:97 - ID:897336

    LONDON, Aug 29 (MENA) - Vladimir Putin raised the spectre of nuclear war with the West on Friday as he defied international condemnation over his decision to send thousands of Russian troops and heavy armour into Ukraine, Colin Freeman said in a ....

  • 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 ....

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