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  • Russia may respond to shooting from Ukraine- Lavrov

    Date: 2014-07-18 13:41:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:68 - ID:833664

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Friday that his country may destroy Ukrainian missile platform along its borders which fire towards Russian territories. "We already warned that if this continues then we ....

  • Malaysia vows to find out truth behind MH17 tragedy

    Date: 2014-07-18 13:12:53 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:63 - ID:833657

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 (MENA) -- Malaysia vowed to find out precisely what caused Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 to crash in Ukraine although the Ukrainian authorities believed the commercial airplane was shot down, Bernama News Agency reported ....

  • Ukraine closed airspace in east

    Date: 2014-07-18 12:54:58 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:59 - ID:833586

    KIEV, July 18 (MENA) - Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council has decided to close the airspace over the area of the so-called anti-terror operation to commercial flights, a source in the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) ....

  • WFP distributes food in Gaza during humanitarian truce

    Date: 2014-07-17 20:26:36 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:114 - ID:832577

    CAIRO, July 17 (MENA) - The UN World Food Program (WFP) made use of Thursday's five-hour humanitarian truce to provide emergency food assistance to thousands of people affected by the escalation in violence and to move food stocks into position ....

  • UN chief appoints Algerian diplomat Said Djinnit as envoy for Great Lakes region

    Date: 2014-07-17 20:19:19 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:112 - ID:832621

    NEW YORK, July 17 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that he has appointed Said Djinnit of Algeria as his special envoy for the Great Lakes region of Africa tasked with bringing international awareness to the area’s ....

  • Ukraine's accusations of missile attack on Su-25 plane absurd- Russian defense ministry

    Date: 2014-07-17 20:05:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:832511

    MOSCOW, July 17 (MENA) - The Russian Defense Ministry described Thursday as absurd the Ukrainian side's accusations of a missile attack against Ukraine's Su-25 assault plane on July 16, the ITAR-TASS reported. "This is absurd, as all the previous ....

  • Putin, Obama discuss Ukrainian crisis

    Date: 2014-07-17 19:39:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:832491

    MOSCOW, July 17 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with US President Barack Obama on the Ukrainian crisis and ways of getting out of such quagmire, the Kremlin said Thursday. "Putin reiterated the need for an ....

  • Ukraine accuses Russia of shooting down jet

    Date: 2014-07-17 18:14:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:87 - ID:832492

    MOSCOW, July 17 (MENA) - An Ukrainian security spokesman has accused Russia's air force of shooting down one of its jets while it was on a mission over Ukrainian territory, the BBC News reported Thursday. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for the ....

  • UN chief welcomes temporarily truce in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-17 16:55:08 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:86 - ID:832456

    NEW YORK, July 17 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon welcomed Thursday the humanitarian pause in Gaza and appreciates that it has mostly been respected by all parties, the UN said in its website. This temporary ceasefire, brokered by his ....

  • Malaysia Airlines plane crashes in Ukraine in 60 km from Russian border- source

    Date: 2014-07-17 16:47:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:832469

    MOSCOW, July 17 (MENA) - Boeing 777 passenger airplane of Malaysia Airlines crashed on the territory of Ukraine in 60 km from the Russian border, ITAR-TASS News Agency reported Thursday. According to Ukrainian State Air Traffic Services ....

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