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  • EU widens Russia sanctions to target economy

    Date: 2014-07-29 19:36:25 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:68 - ID:850199

    BRUSSELS, July 29 (MENA) - The EU has adopted new economic sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, targeting the oil sector, defense equipment and sensitive technologies, EU sources said. Russian state banks' access to capital is ....

  • Kiev authorities warn oncoming winter will be hard over gas shortages for heating

    Date: 2014-07-29 19:10:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:67 - ID:850208

    KIEV, July 29 (MENA) - Ukraine’s capital city Kiev should get prepared for a “very hard winter” over gas shortages, a top-ranking official of the Kiev city administration’s public utilities department said on Tuesday, according to ....

  • Strong quake shakes Mexico's gulf coast

    Date: 2014-07-29 19:00:21 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:66 - ID:850198

    MEXICO CITY, July 29 (MENA) - A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injury, the ABC News reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.3 quake was centered in the Gulf ....

  • New trade missions to help Russian business enter new markets -- official

    Date: 2014-07-29 18:55:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:850197

    MOSCOW, July 29 (MENA) - New trade missions in Latin America, Asia and Africa will help Russian entrepreneurs enter new markets, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Sergei Katyrin was quoted by ITAR-TASS as saying Tuesday. “The ....

  • MK Shamir: US harmed its Middle East allies

    Date: 2014-07-29 10:52:53 GMT - Israel - World - SN:24 - ID:849580

    GAZA CITY, July 29 (MENA) - Knesset members from across the political spectrum competed with each other Monday over who could insult US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to pressure Israel into a Gaza Strip ....

  • S. Korea weighs travel ban on violence-ravaged Libya

    Date: 2014-07-29 10:28:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:849581

    SEOUL, July 29 (MENA) - South Korea is considering imposing a travel ban on Libya again as spiraling violence in the African country has raised security concerns, the foreign ministry said Tuesday. Seoul's foreign ministry said it plans to hold a ....

  • U.S. military base relocation to go ahead as planned: S. Korea

    Date: 2014-07-29 10:22:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:849615

    SEOUL, July 29 (MENA) -- South Korea and the United States will relocate the U.S. military headquarters in Seoul to south of the capital as planned because it is "a pledge to the people," Yonhap quoted Seoul's defense chief as saying Tuesday. In ....

  • Afghanistan bomber kills president's cousin Hashmat Karzai

    Date: 2014-07-29 10:05:29 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:849582

    KABUL, July 29 (MENA) - A suicide bomber has killed a cousin of President Hamid Karzai in the southern city of Kandahar, officials say. Hashmat Karzai was greeting a well-wisher to his house when the man blew himself up. One report said ....

  • Burundi: Fears mount amid escalating political violence ,government crackdown

    Date: 2014-07-29 10:04:19 GMT - Burundi - World - SN:17 - ID:849541

    BUJUMBURA, April 29 (MENA) - Burundi’s ruling party is perpetrating a relentless campaign of intimidation against government critics and its youth wing is carrying out crimes with impunity ahead of next year’s election, warns Amnesty International ....

  • Iran’s FM urges Muslims to unite against Israel

    Date: 2014-07-29 09:36:07 GMT - Iran - World - SN:16 - ID:849542

    TEHRAN, July 29 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Islamic nations to close ranks to defend people of Gaza against Israel’s offensive. Zarif also expressed the hope that the Islamic countries, particularly ....

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