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  • Doctors Without Borders: Six months to contain Ebola

    Date: 2014-08-15 21:38:51 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:121 - ID:875928

    ABUJA, Aug 15 (MENA) - Head of Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) said Friday that it will take about six months to bring under control the Ebola epidemic. Speaking to reporters in Nigeria, international president of Doctors ....

  • UK condemns abductions in Nigeria

    Date: 2014-08-15 21:36:50 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:120 - ID:875933

    ABUJA, Aug 15 (MENA) - The United Kingdom condemned Friday abduction of over 100 people in Nigeria and pledges continued UK support in fight against Boko Haram. "The UK stands firmly with Nigeria as it faces the scourge of Boko Haram", UK ....

  • Russian assures Hagel on Ukrainian relief

    Date: 2014-08-15 21:29:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:875929

    WASHINGTON, Aug 15 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu "guaranteed" US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday that no Russian troops are involved in the transport of humanitarian relief supplies to eastern Ukraine, ABC News quoted a ....

  • Security Council impose sanctions on ISIL, Nusra front

    Date: 2014-08-15 21:02:53 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:113 - ID:875907

    NEW YORK, Aug 15 (MENA) - UN Security Council imposed Friday sanctions on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and "Nusra Front" under the Chapter VII of the UN Charter. The resolution condemns the recruitment of foreign fighters and ....

  • World Health Organization says Ebola crisis ‘vastly’ underestimated

    Date: 2014-08-15 18:24:07 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:95 - ID:875721

    GENEVA, Aug 15 (MENA) - The magnitude of the Ebola crisis in West Africa is “vastly” underestimated, the World Health Organization warned this week, as the death toll steadily climbed. Ebola has infected at least 1,975 people in Nigeria, Guinea, ....

  • Russia, Finland pledge to seek ceasefire, dialogue in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-08-15 18:19:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:875691

    MOSCOW, Aug 15 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia and Finland would exert every effort to seek the earliest end of conflict in eastern Ukraine, ITAR-TASS News Agency reported. “We are going to do everything ....

  • Russia, Germany find all effort needed for aid delivery to Ukraine — Russia FM

    Date: 2014-08-15 17:20:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:875697

    MOSCOW, Aug 15 (MENA) - Russian and German Foreign Ministers Sergei Lavrov and Frank-Walter Steinmeier found all effort should be taken to ensure a safe and urgent delivery of Russian humanitarian aid to Ukrainian regions ravaged in hostilities, ....

  • S. Korea proposes inter-Korean management program for rivers, mountains

    Date: 2014-08-15 17:12:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:85 - ID:875669

    SEOUL, Aug 15 (MENA) - South Korean president Park Geun-hye proposed Friday an inter-Korean joint management program of the Korean Peninsula rivers and mountains, Yonhap News Agency reported. Park made the remarks in a speech to commemorate ....

  • S.Korea sends medical team to Nigeria for Ebola virus

    Date: 2014-08-15 14:01:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:66 - ID:875477

    SEOUL, Aug 15 (MENA) - South Korea announced it sent medical staff to Nigeria to take the necessary measures to face the fatal Ebola virus, Yonhap News Agency reported. South Korea on Friday issued a special travel advisory for Nigeria's Ebola-hit ....

  • S. Korea deplores Abe's offering to Yasukuni shrine

    Date: 2014-08-15 13:54:07 GMT - south korea - World - SN:64 - ID:875505

    SEOUL, Aug 15(MENA) - South Korea's foreign ministry deplored the Japanese Prime Minister for sending ritual offerings to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine, calling on the Japanese government and politicians to sincerely repent for the country's ....

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