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  • Egypt summons Turkish charge d'affaires over Erdogan's remarks

    Date: 2014-07-20 15:20:10 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:100 - ID:837107

    CAIRO, July 20 (MENA) – Egypt's Foreign Ministry on Sunday summoned the Turkish charge d’affaires here over remarks made by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Badr Abdel Atty, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, said that the decision was ....

  • Hammond calls for halting fire in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-20 12:02:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:61 - ID:836563

    LONDON, July 20 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond called on Sunday for an immediate ceasefire between Hamas and Israel. In statements to Sky News, the foreign secretary blamed Hamas for refusing calls to stop firing rockets on ....

  • Russia bans 12 Americans including congressman from entering country

    Date: 2014-07-19 15:53:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:103 - ID:835434

    MOSCOW, July 19 (MENA) - Russia has placed a congressman and 12 other Americans connected with the Guantánamo Bay detention camp and the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq on its list of those banned from entering the country, The Guardian reported. In a ....

  • Abe: Japan ready to help find what caused downing of Malaysian plane

    Date: 2014-07-19 15:52:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:102 - ID:835429

    TOKYO, July 19 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan will cooperate in efforts to determine the details behind the shooting-down of the Malaysia Airways passenger plane. In a speech in Simonoseki City, western Japan on Saturday, the Prime ....

  • BBC: 'World's eyes on Russia' says UK

    Date: 2014-07-19 15:23:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:96 - ID:835431

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) – The "world's eyes" are now on Russia to make sure it delivers for the victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, the UK has warned, the BBC reported. UK's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has summoned Russia's ....

  • 33 militants killed, 28 others injured in Afghan army operations

    Date: 2014-07-19 15:03:59 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:90 - ID:835352

    KABUL, July 19 (MENA) - At least 33 Taliban militants were killed following military operations conducted by Afghan national army (ANA) soldiers, Khaama newspaper reported Saturday. The ministry of defense of Afghanistan (MoD) following a statement ....

  • President Pranab Mukherjee conveys sympathy to king of Malaysia

    Date: 2014-07-19 14:33:55 GMT - India - World - SN:85 - ID:835326

    NEW DELHI, July 19 (MENA) - President Pranab Mukherjee has deeply condoled the crash of the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine and expressed grief and sympathy over the tragedy which has claimed 298 lives. In a message to the ....

  • Tragic loss of life must be impartially investigated

    Date: 2014-07-19 14:30:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:82 - ID:835215

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - The death of nearly 300 people on board a Malaysian Airlines civilian passenger jet, which came down on Thursday in an area of intense conflict in eastern Ukraine, must be immediately, impartially and effectively ....

  • Ukrainian officials accuse rebel militias of moving bodies, tampering with evidence

    Date: 2014-07-19 13:44:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:835120

    WASHINGTON, July 19 (MENA) - Ukrainian officials on Saturday accused the rebel militias that they blame for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet of moving bodies and tampering with evidence, steps that could make determining the exact ....

  • Malaysia will ensure no irrelevant quarters take control Of MH17 black boxes

    Date: 2014-07-19 13:33:01 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:73 - ID:835199

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 (MENA) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today said that Malaysia, as the owner of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, will ensure that the plane's black boxes will not be under the control of any irrelevant ....

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