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  • 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 ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, August 15

    Date: 2014-08-15 05:38:46 GMT - all over the world - World - SN:1 - ID:874765

    BERLIN, The Egyptian embassy here receives samples stolen from the Great Pyramid of Giza last year by two German researchers. CAIRO, EgyptAir, the national flag carrier, operates five flights to Tunisia’s Qabis airport to bring back nationals who ....

  • Egypt content with Russia talks – ambassador

    Date: 2014-08-14 19:22:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:178 - ID:874540

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Egypt is content with the way the country's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was greeted on his first official visit to Russia and with the results of Russia-Egypt talks, the Egyptian Ambassador to Russia Mohamed Elbadri told ....

  • Putin: Accusations of 'Crimea annexation' ungrounded, silly

    Date: 2014-08-14 17:13:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:163 - ID:874484

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied grounds to call Crimea’s reunification with Russia an “annexation”, according to RIA Novosti. “There wasn’t and there isn’t an annexation of Crimea, this was the will of ....

  • Disputes over Gaza conflict reportedly mark new low in US influence over Israel

    Date: 2014-08-14 16:46:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:159 - ID:874380

    WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (MENA) - Disputes over the conduct of Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip have left the US President Barack Obama administration with little influence over Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu's government and kept the ....

  • Rafsanjani: Extremist groups seek to defame Muslims

    Date: 2014-08-14 16:45:55 GMT - Iran - World - SN:158 - ID:874422

    TEHRAN, Aug 14, (MENA) - Chairman of the Iranian Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Thursday that extremist terrorist groups seek to defame world Muslims, IRNA news agency reported. Rafsanjani made the remarks in a ....

  • Afghanistan should have new president in 15 days, Karzai says

    Date: 2014-08-14 16:36:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:152 - ID:874394

    KABUL, Aug 14 (MENA) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that Afghanistan should have new government and president in the next two weeks. President Karzai has said that the election results should be released as per the schedule which ....

  • Ukraine's parl't adopts law allowing sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2014-08-14 15:44:52 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:138 - ID:874277

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Ukraine’s parliament adopted Thursday legislation allowing more than 20 sanctions to be applied against Russia, including a halt to energy transit through the country, Russia Today TV reported. The new law on international ....

  • Ukraine crisis: Russia aid convoy heads for border

    Date: 2014-08-14 11:36:07 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:85 - ID:873737

    GENEVA, Aug 14 (MENA) - More than 100 lorries carrying Russian aid are heading towards the border with Ukraine, amid continuing confusion over their final destination, the BBC reported. The lorries have turned off on to a road towards a ....

  • Russia to prepare US import substitution program in Autumn — official

    Date: 2014-08-14 11:23:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:79 - ID:873739

    MOSCOW, Aug 14 (MENA) - Russia will prepare a program in Autumn to ensure the country’s independence from US and European imports, Russian Governmental Military and Industrial Commission Deputy Chairman Oleg Bochkaryov said on Thursday. "We are ....

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