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  • MENA agenda for Friday, August 29

    Date: 2014-08-29 05:19:39 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:1 - ID:896281

    BRUSSELS, Ambassadors of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) hold a special meeting to discuss the situation in Ukraine. BEIRUT, The Lebanese army receive amounts of US weapons. BALI, Indonesia, The Global Forum of the United Nations ....

  • Italy FM: UNSC resolution on Libya confirms need to UN role

    Date: 2014-08-28 21:27:52 GMT - Libya - World - SN:135 - ID:896233

    TRIPOLI, Aug 28 (MENA) - Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini reiterated Thursday the importance of UN's role in Libya to settle crisis. In a statement, the foreign minister said that the approval of the UN Security Council ....

  • Malaysia, Australia sign MoU on search for missing flight MH370

    Date: 2014-08-28 20:31:27 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:127 - ID:896208

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (MENA) - Malaysia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australia to provide the framework and broad parameters for cooperation in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which vanished on March 8, Bernama ....

  • Murder charges filed against Pakistan PM

    Date: 2014-08-28 20:07:29 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:123 - ID:896184

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 28 (MENA) - Pakistani police have registered allegations of abetting murder against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother over the June killing of 14 supporters of a cleric who is currently leading thousands of anti-government ....

  • Ban alarmed by 'dangerous escalation' in Ukraine crisis

    Date: 2014-08-28 19:42:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:896183

    New York, Aug 28 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is alarmed by what seems to be a "dangerous escalation" in the crisis in Ukraine with reports that the fighting in the eastern part of the country has spread near the border with ....

  • US court denies Apple's injunction to stop sales of Samsung smart devices

    Date: 2014-08-28 18:49:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:115 - ID:896129

    SEOUL, Aug 27 (MENA) -- Samsung Electronics Co. won a small but meaningful battle after a US court dismissed Apple Inc.'s bid to ban sales of its nine older models in the United States, the Yonhap reported Thursday. Judge Lucy H. Koh, a US ....

  • Putin, Renzi call for preventing humanitarian catastrophe in south-east Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-28 18:48:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:896132

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi have called for intensifying international efforts to contribute to the ceasefire and prevent the humanitarian catastrophe in south-eastern Ukraine, ....

  • Kiev’s hopes for Western sanctions against Moscow groundless — Russia's envoy to EU

    Date: 2014-08-28 18:42:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:896133

    MOSCOW, Aug 28 (MENA) - Kiev’s hopes for Western sanctions against Russia and military assistance from NATO are ungrounded, Russia’s Ambassador to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said live on the Rossiya 24 TV channel. “What else can Kiev ....

  • NATO ambassadors to hold emergency meeting on Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-28 18:06:41 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:107 - ID:896034

    BRUSSELS, Aug 28 (MENA) – Ambassadors of NATO member states will hold an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The meeting will be held at Ukraine's request, as Kiev accused Russia that it sent troops to eastern Ukraine ....

  • Australia needs clear goals before joining military action in Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-28 16:23:19 GMT - Australia - World - SN:93 - ID:895856

    CANBERRA, Aug 28 (MENA) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has outlined preconditions for his country agreeing to contribute to a US-led military operation in Iraq, including clear and achievable goals and “an overall humanitarian objective”, ....

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