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  • Erdogan most-affected by Egypt's June 30 revolution: Fuller

    Date: 2014-08-05 18:03:14 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:176 - ID:860106

    ANKARA, Aug 5 (MENA) – Former US intelligence officer Graham Fuller has said that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyib Erdogan was the most-affected by the June 30 revolution which toppled Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. In his latest book ....

  • Situation in Luhansk and Donetsk on brink of humanitarian disaster — Russian FM

    Date: 2014-08-05 17:56:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:170 - ID:860158

    MOSCOW, Aug 5 (MENA) - The situation in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine is on the brink of humanitarian disaster, while the Ukrainian authorities refuse to admit this, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The United Nations, the ....

  • Afghan attack kills US major general, wounds 15

    Date: 2014-08-05 16:16:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:139 - ID:860017

    KABUL, Aug 5 (MENA) - A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on NATO troops at a military base, killing a US two-star general and wounding some 15 people, the ABC News reported. Among the injured are a German brigadier general ....

  • Man arrested after 'hoax bomb threat' on Qatar Airways flight

    Date: 2014-08-05 15:52:17 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:132 - ID:860000

    MANCHESTER, Aug 5 (MENA) - A suspected hoax bomber was arrested at Manchester Airport today after an RAF fighter jet was scrambled to intercept a flight from Qatar, Mail online said Tuesday. Concerns were raised about Qatar Airways flight QR23, ....

  • Britsh PM regrets Baroness Warsi resignation over Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-05 14:28:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:859711

    LONDON, Aug 5 (MENA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron has thanked resigned minister Baroness Warsi for her "excellent work", adding that he wanted an "unconditional ceasefire" in Gaza, the BBC reported. "Our policy has always been ....

  • Moderate quake hits Northern Sumatra

    Date: 2014-08-05 13:56:48 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:106 - ID:859712

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5 (MENA) - A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 on the Richter scale occurred at 6.36 pm today in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, Bernama News Agency reported. According to a statement by the Malaysian Meteorological ....

  • Baroness Warsi quits as Foreign Office minister over Gaza

    Date: 2014-08-05 13:54:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:859726

    LONDON, Aug 5 (MENA) - Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned from the government, saying its policy on the crisis in Gaza is "morally indefensible," the BBC reported Tuesday. She wrote on her Twitter feed that she was leaving with ....

  • UK military jets escort Qatar Airways plane to airport

    Date: 2014-08-05 13:42:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:859644

    LONDON, Aug. 5 (MENA) - Military jets have escorted a passenger plane to Manchester Airport after reports of a possible device on board, the BBC reported. The Qatar Airways plane was escorted in to land by the Royal Air Force (RAF) following ....

  • Russia needs to step up production of military-purpose spacecraft — Deputy PM

    Date: 2014-08-05 13:02:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:859594

    MOSCOW, Aug 5 (MENA) - Russia needs to boost domestic production of military-purpose and communication spacecraft with the main focus on the import substitution strategy, ITAR-TASS quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin as saying on ....

  • Daesh brings its war to Lebanon - Fisk

    Date: 2014-08-05 12:59:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:90 - ID:859523

    LONDON, Aug 5 (MENA) - British writer Robert Fisk said on Tuesday that after all the warnings and all the clichés about a war that would “spill” over Syria’s border, the savage fighters of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s Sunni Muslim “caliphate” have at last ....

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