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  • Putin, Erdogan discuss joint energy projects

    Date: 2014-08-22 19:00:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:886531

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday discussed the implementation of joint energy projects with Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ITAR-TASS reported. In a telephone conversation Putin and Erdogan agreed ....

  • North Korea may soon have more powerful rocket

    Date: 2014-08-22 18:47:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:95 - ID:886503

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - Satellite images indicate that North Korea is likely to have the ability to launch a longer-range rocket that can carry a heavier payload by the end of this year, according to an American research organization that ....

  • Putin to Merkel: Russia not to allow further delay in aid delivery to east Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-22 16:52:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:886406

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday that Russia had to act decisively in the situation with the aid convoy in order to prevent further delays in the delivery of ....

  • Ukraine Cabinet proposes sanctions against Russia as a state – Justice Minister

    Date: 2014-08-22 15:33:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:886333

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has prepared a list of documents introducing sanctions against Russia as a state, about 65 legal entities and 176 individuals, most of whom are Russian citizens, Ukrainian Justice Minister Pavlo ....

  • Ukraine President: Russian aid convoy movement blatant violation of international law

    Date: 2014-08-22 15:27:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:886328

    KIEV, Aug 22 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday said the movement of over 100 Russian aid trucks into Ukrainian territory was a blatant violation of international law, ITAR-TASS reported. “The movement of the Russian ....

  • Austria reverses asylum decision for 96 Chechens

    Date: 2014-08-22 14:32:43 GMT - Austria - World - SN:64 - ID:886196

    VIENNA, Aug 22 (MENA) - Austrian Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said on Friday that about 130 Austrians are involved in fighting outside the country, asserting that 40 of them hold the Austrian citizenship. She pointed to an increasing ....

  • No concessions to hostage takers: White House

    Date: 2014-08-22 14:07:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:62 - ID:886201

    WASHINGTON, Aug 22 (MENA) - US National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said that US policy on ransom for hostage takers is clear. She said Thursday that it "does not grant concessions to hostage takers,” CNN reported ....

  • PTI submits National Assembly resignations

    Date: 2014-08-22 13:28:10 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:55 - ID:886134

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (MENA) - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders have submitted the resignations of its parliamentarians to the National Assembly Secretary. The resignations could not be submitted to NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq as he had to travel to ....

  • All measures taken to save Russian kidnapped in Syria - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-08-22 09:23:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:885745

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - Moscow has taken all measures to save the life of Russian tourist Konstantin Zhuravlev, kidnapped in Syria last year, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday. “Given the delicacy of the issue, and since any ....

  • More British Muslims fight for Islamic State than Britain

    Date: 2014-08-22 08:57:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:885700

    LONDON, Aug 22 (MENA) - It is likely that there are now more British Muslims fighting for the Islamic State than for Britain's military. Britain's Ministry of Defense confirmed to USA Today that there are approximately 600 British Muslim ....

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