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  • Putin to visit Crimea, address local parliament

    Date: 2014-08-11 20:00:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:148 - ID:869433

    MOSCOW, Aug 11 (MENA) - Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Crimea and address the local parliament on August 14, Itar-Tass reported. He said members of all factions of the State ....

  • Humanitarian aid to be dispatched to Ukraine soon under Red Cross aegis — Lavrov

    Date: 2014-08-11 19:59:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:869417

    MOSCOW, Aug 11 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday Russia and the Kiev authorities have agreed on details of a relief operation in southeast Ukraine, Itar-Tass reported. It will be carried out under the aegis of the ....

  • Russian sanctions in line with WTO rules - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-08-11 19:58:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:869415

    MOSCOW, Aug 11 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that Russia’s ban on Western food imports was in line with the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and prompted by national security interests, Itar-TassS reported. “We ....

  • Medics battling Ebola pleading for world’s help

    Date: 2014-08-11 17:58:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:132 - ID:869318

    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (MENA) - Front line medics are begging the international community to help fight an Ebola outbreak in West Africa now termed a “global emergency” by the WHO, the Time magazine reported. “Countries possessing necessary ....

  • Kiev seeks to ‘Raze Southeast to the ground,’ expel Russian speakers – Lavrov

    Date: 2014-08-11 17:45:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:131 - ID:869315

    MOSCOW, Aug 11 (MENA) - The Kiev government’s military operation in eastern Ukraine seems to be aimed at “razing the southeast to the ground” and forcing the Russian-speaking population to flee, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday, ....

  • Liberia puts third province under Ebola quarantine

    Date: 2014-08-11 16:18:40 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:120 - ID:869207

    ABUJA, Aug 11 (MENA) - The Liberian army has put a third province under quarantine to check the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf announced Monday, according to Al Arabiya News on Monday. “Lofa county in the north ....

  • US says fully supports Iraqi president

    Date: 2014-08-11 14:17:46 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:868904

    WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (MENA) - The US State Department said that the US fully supports President Fuad Masum in his role as guarantor of the Iraqi Constitution, according to Fox News. The US is closely monitoring the situation in Iraq and is in touch ....

  • Goals achieved in Gaza war show Hamas is winner: Israeli writer

    Date: 2014-08-11 10:45:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:64 - ID:868333

    NEW YORK, Aug 11 (MENA) - If body-counts and destroyed weaponry are the main criteria for victory, Israel is the clear winner in the latest confrontation with Hamas, Israeli writer and military analyst Ronen Bergman has said. In an Op-ED ....

  • Ukrainian forces prepare to recapture Donetsk

    Date: 2014-08-11 10:40:48 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:63 - ID:868248

    KIEV, Aug 11 (MENA) - Ukrainian government forces are preparing for the final stage of recapturing the city of Donetsk from pro-Russia separatist rebels after making significant gains that have divided rebel forces, CNN quoted a military spokesman ....

  • US not investigating Afghan civilian deaths - Amnesty International

    Date: 2014-08-11 10:31:05 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:868285

    KABUL, Aug 11 (MENA) - US forces have killed dozens of Afghan civilians in air strikes and night-time raids that have not been properly investigated, Amnesty International rights group said in a new study published on Monday. “Thousands of ....

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