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  • Int'l organization of MB group fails to convince Egyptians to stage protests in Austrian Graz city - official

    Date: 2014-08-17 14:16:58 GMT - Austria - World - SN:81 - ID:878231

    VIENNA, Aug 17 (MENA) - Members of the international organization of the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group failed to moblize the Egyptian community here to stage protests in Graz over the past three days to mark the first anniversary of the ....

  • Ukraine plays down significance of destruction of Russian military convoy

    Date: 2014-08-17 11:48:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:877912

    WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (MENA) - Ukraine and Russia on Saturday appeared to be seeking to avoid a broader confrontation in the wake of Kiev's claim it destroyed most of a Russian military convoy that entered its territory, as the European Union ....

  • UNSMIL condemns escalation , urges parties to respond to ceasefire efforts

    Date: 2014-08-17 11:43:49 GMT - Libya - World - SN:52 - ID:877892

    TRIPOLI, Aug 17 (MENA) - The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) condemns the grave escalation in the military confrontations in Tripoli and its suburbs. The Mission strongly denounces the shelling of residential neighbourhoods, ....

  • N. Korea threatens 'merciless attacks' to counter South Korea-U.S. joint military drill

    Date: 2014-08-17 10:31:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:45 - ID:877699

    SEOUL, Aug 17 (MENA) - North Korea threatened Sunday to launch "merciless pre-emptive" attacks on the South ahead of Seoul's joint military exercise with Washington slated for this week, Yonhap news agency reported. "We again declare that we will ....

  • 3 people killed, 4 injured in China explosion

    Date: 2014-08-17 08:57:56 GMT - China - World - SN:34 - ID:877484

    BEIJING, Aug 17 (MENA) - At least three people were killed and four injured Sunday in an explosion at a residential apartment in China. The incident took place in Changzhi city of north China's Shanxi province, reported Xinhua. Two people died ....

  • S. Korea completes evacuation of citizens from Libya

    Date: 2014-08-17 08:48:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:33 - ID:877545

    SEOUL, Aug 17 (MENA) - With a South Korean Navy destroyer carrying its last batch of South Korean citizens out of Libya on Sunday, the country completed its evacuation mission in the war-ravaged African country, a foreign ministry official said. ....

  • Iran hails democratic transition of power in Iraq

    Date: 2014-08-17 07:37:33 GMT - Iran - World - SN:18 - ID:877374

    TEHRAN, Aug 17 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham voiced Tehran's full support for the peaceful and democratic transition of political power in Iraq, and called on the country's political parties and figures to grow more ....

  • Dozens defy Missouri curfew in riot-hit Ferguson

    Date: 2014-08-17 06:34:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:877316

    WASHINGTON, Aug 17 (MENA) - About 150 people have defied an overnight curfew in Ferguson, the St Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot dead by police last week, the BBC reported. The protesters refused to disperse before a midnight (05:00 ....

  • 5 Red Cross workers abducted in Afghanistan, spokesman says

    Date: 2014-08-17 06:33:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:877280

    KABUL, Aug 17 (MENA) - A spokesman for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan said five members of their Afghan staff members have been abducted. Marek Resich said that the employees were traveling by road in the western ....

  • Pakistan fires 23 rockets in Afghanistan's Kunar

    Date: 2014-08-16 19:18:34 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:99 - ID:877124

    KABUL, Aug 16 (MENA) - At least 23 rockets were fired from Pakistan in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan in the latest spate of cross-border shelling from the other side of Durand Line, khaama Press reported. Provincial police chief Abdul ....

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