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  • Ukrainian army uses banned phosphorous bombs — Russian Defense Ministry

    Date: 2014-07-25 16:01:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:845139

    MOSCOW, July 25 (MENA) - Ukrainian army has used phosphorous bombs banned under the international law against civilian targets in the conflict zone, a senior Russian Defense Ministry official said on Friday. "The phosphorous bombs were used ....

  • Kyrgyzstan's ex-president sentenced in absentia to life for violently dispersing rally

    Date: 2014-07-25 14:40:19 GMT - Kyrgyzstan - World - SN:55 - ID:844960

    BISHKEK, July 25 (MENA) - A former president of Kyrgyzstan has been convicted and sentenced in absentia to life in prison for his role in violently breaking up an opposition rally, resulting in 77 deaths, Fox News reported on Friday. The Supreme ....

  • Canada imposes new sanctions against Russia, Donetsk, Lugansk officials

    Date: 2014-07-25 11:04:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:31 - ID:844588

    MOSCOW, July 25 (MENA) - Canada announced further sanctions against Russian companies and officials from the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, ITAR-TASS reported Friday. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the sanctions ....

  • Typhoon Rammasun kills 62 in China

    Date: 2014-07-25 10:23:04 GMT - China - World - SN:25 - ID:844571

    BEIJING, July 25 (MENA) - The death toll from super typhoon Rammasun in China has reached 62 with another 21 people missing, according to latest figures from the Ministry of Civil Affairs, China's CCTV reported. The strongest typhoon to hit ....

  • UN chief condemns attacking UNRWA refugee shelter in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-24 20:08:17 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:111 - ID:843946

    NEW YORK, July 24 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon condemned Thursday attacking the UNRWA shelter school for refugees in northern Gaza, the deputy spokesman for Ban Ki-Moon said. "He is appalled by the news of an attack on a UN Relief ....

  • Palestine envoy in Moscow hails Egypt's role in Gaza crisis

    Date: 2014-07-24 20:05:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:110 - ID:844042

    MOSCOW, July 24 (MENA) - Palestinian Ambassador in Moscow Fayed Mustafa asserted that "Palestinians appreciates Egypt's role and hope that tension between Cairo and Hamas will not affect ceasefire efforts." "Egypt's ceasefire initiative is not the ....

  • Egyptian union in Austria backs Sisi to face threats

    Date: 2014-07-24 19:06:40 GMT - Austria - World - SN:103 - ID:843967

    VIENNA, July 24 (MENA) - The General Union of Egyptians in Austria reiterated support for President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in confronting dangers facing Egypt. The union made the pledge in a statement to express attitude on Sisi's speech marking ....

  • Mali president says wreckage of Air Algerie flight spotted in north

    Date: 2014-07-24 18:37:04 GMT - Mali - World - SN:98 - ID:843996

    BAMAKO, July 24 (MENA) - An Air Algerie flight with 110 passengers on board, nearly half of them French citizens, crashed on Thursday after the jet disappeared over northern Mali en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers, Sky News reported Thursday. ....

  • Hammond: Britain supports Egypt-US efforts to reach ceasefire in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-24 15:00:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:843499

    LONDON, July 24 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond asserted on Thursday during his visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories that his country supports Egypt-US efforts aiming to reach ceasefire between Israel and Hamas ....

  • Austrian FM condemns violent assaults on Israeli footballers

    Date: 2014-07-24 14:54:35 GMT - Austria - World - SN:75 - ID:843593

    VIENNA, July 24 (MENA) – Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz strongly condemned assaults on Israeli Maccabi Haifa players during a friendly football match against France's Lille played in the Austrian town of Bischofshofen. "The assaults on ....

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