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  • Ukraine calls Malaysia flight disaster 'act of terrorism'

    Date: 2014-07-19 13:06:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:834995

    MOSCOW, July 19 (MENA) - Ukraine's government has called Thursday's Malaysian flight disaster an "act of terrorism" and released what they say are intercepted phone conversations that proved the plane was shot down by separatists. Ukrainian ....

  • Taliban predicts victory for Ghani in Afghan election

    Date: 2014-07-19 12:36:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:61 - ID:835076

    KABUL, July 19 (MENA) – The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan predicts that Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai will be declared winner in presidential election, the Khaama Press reported. Taliban group following a statement claimed that Washington has made ....

  • Daily Beast: Putin poised to retaliate against Obama by trashing Iran deal

    Date: 2014-07-19 11:35:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:834958

    WASHINGTON, July 19 (MENA) - Now that the US-Russia relationship has broken down, Moscow could throw a wrench into the teetering nuclear negotiations with Iran, the Daily Beast website reported. The escalating tensions between Washington and ....

  • British investigators to join probe into Malaysian plane crash

    Date: 2014-07-19 11:32:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:834915

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - Experts from the UK will arrive in Kiev on Saturday to assist a Ukrainian-led investigation into how Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down, said the spokeswoman of the British cabinet. In statements to MENA ....

  • MH17 disaster creates dilemma for Putin over backing Ukraine's rebels

    Date: 2014-07-19 11:25:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:834906

    LONDON, July 19 (MENA) - The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 has confronted Vladimir Putin with a dilemma he had sought to avoid: to continue to support the separatist insurgency in Ukraine in the face of a storm of international ....

  • Philippines typhoon death toll soars to 77 as new storm threatens

    Date: 2014-07-19 10:52:09 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:37 - ID:834884

    MANILA, July 19 (MENA) - Disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, The Straits Times reported quoting officials. While Tropical Storm Matmo was not ....

  • EU 'very concerned' over escalation of violence in Gaza, urges ceasefire

    Date: 2014-07-18 22:03:50 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:123 - ID:834334

    BRUSSELS, July 18 (MENA) - The European Union said on Friday it was "very concerned" over the escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip and reiterated a call for an immediate ceasefire, The Guardian reported. "We are very concerned about the ....

  • Paris court bans pro-Palestinian rally

    Date: 2014-07-18 21:42:23 GMT - France - World - SN:120 - ID:834317

    PARIS, July 18 (MENA) – A Paris court banned Friday a demonstration which was scheduled to take place on Saturday in solidarity with the Palestinian people after Israel launched a ground invasion on Gaza. The judgment came after clashes broke ....

  • Putin, Rouhani discuss Gaza situation

    Date: 2014-07-18 20:54:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:115 - ID:834212

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) – Russian president Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. The conversation took place at Iran’s initiative. The two presidents discussed the escalation in ....

  • Obama calls for international investigation into Malaysian airlines crash

    Date: 2014-07-18 19:09:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:99 - ID:834206

    WASHINGTON, July 18 (MENA) - At least one American was on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 carrying 298 people when it was shot down by a missile over Ukraine, US President Obama said Friday. The State Department identified the victim as Quinn ....

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