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  • 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) ....

  • Iranian diplomat abducted in Yemen in 'good health'

    Date: 2014-08-29 09:13:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:21 - ID:896502

    TEHRAN, Aug 29 (MENA) - The Iranian diplomat abducted in Yemen last year is in good health, Press TV quoted the Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs as saying. Reports received from Yemeni officials confirm that Nour Ahmad ....

  • Russia will continue to render humanitarian aid to population of Donbass

    Date: 2014-08-29 07:32:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:896354

    MOSCOW, August 29 (MENA) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin has called on the Donbass militias to open a humanitarian corridor for Ukrainian servicemen, who found themselves encircled, ITAR-TASS reported. The call is contained in the Head of ....

  • 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 ....

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