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  • Kerry to meet with Palestinian negotiators Wed.

    Date: 2014-09-02 20:07:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:151 - ID:903488

    WASHINGTON, Sept 2 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Wednesday with Palestinian negotiators in Washington, according to SkyNews channel. The channel did not give further details. (MENA) MHK/AI ....

  • Russia responsible for bringing 'great war' on Europe: Ukraine Defense min.

    Date: 2014-09-02 15:46:18 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:117 - ID:903162

    KIEV, Sept 2 (MENA) - Russia is responsible for bringing a “great war” on Europe and will be responsible for “tens of thousands” of deaths if the crisis escalates, the Ukrainian Defense Minister was quoted by The Independent as saying. “A great ....

  • 25 Taliban militants killed during clearing operations, MoI says

    Date: 2014-09-02 15:00:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:108 - ID:903133

    KABUL, Sept 2 (MENA) - At least 25 Taliban militants were killed and five others were injured following clearing operations conducted by Afghan national security forces, Khaama newspaper reported. The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said, “Afghan ....

  • Bures to be Austria's speaker of parliament

    Date: 2014-09-02 14:29:13 GMT - Austria - World - SN:103 - ID:902981

    VIENNA, Sept 2 (MENA) - Infrastructure Minister Doris Bures was elected on Tuesday as the new speaker of the Austrian parliament. Buris got 78 percent of the votes. Bures is due to follow deceased Barbara Prammer as First Speaker of the ....

  • Russian government to make Crimea fully independent from Ukraine energy

    Date: 2014-09-02 14:22:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:902996

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday charged the government with the task to make Crimea fully independent from Ukraine’s energy supplies, Itar-Tass reported. "We continue co-operation with our partners in ....

  • EU to decide on new sanctions against Russia: Italy FM

    Date: 2014-09-02 12:53:09 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:87 - ID:902827

    BRUSSELS, Sept 2 (MENA) - The European Union is expected to approve new sanctions against Russia by Friday, ITAR-TASS quoted Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as saying Tuesday. Mogherini, who will be the EU next foreign policy chief, ....

  • UN says more than 1 million flee Ukrainian crisis

    Date: 2014-09-02 12:32:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:902805

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) on Tuesday said that more than 1 million people have been displaced by the the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Itar Tass reported. "It's safe to say you have over a million people now displaced ....

  • Tunisian FM says country ready to supply commodities to Russia

    Date: 2014-09-02 12:20:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:902747

    MOSCOW, Sept 2 (MENA) - Tunisia is ready to supply a range of goods, including olive oil, to Russia, the country’s Foreign Minister Monji Hamdi said Tuesday during talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, RIA Novosti reported. “We are ....

  • Majority of Britons opposed to bombing Daesh in Iraq, Syria

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:52:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:50 - ID:902596

    LONDON, Sept 2 (MENA) - Only one in three people supports Britain launching air strikes against Daesh in Iraq and Syria, according to a survey for The Independent. David Cameron yesterday left the door open to Britain joining the United States, ....

  • Tropical storm Dolly forms off Mexico's coast

    Date: 2014-09-02 10:39:02 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:45 - ID:902248

    MEXICO CITY, Sept 2 (MENA) – Tropical Storm Dolly has formed off Mexico's coast over the Bay of Campeche. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Tuesday are near 45 mph (75 kph) with additional strengthening forecast until it makes landfall. ....

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