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  • All measures taken to save Russian kidnapped in Syria - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-08-22 09:23:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:885745

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - Moscow has taken all measures to save the life of Russian tourist Konstantin Zhuravlev, kidnapped in Syria last year, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday. “Given the delicacy of the issue, and since any ....

  • More British Muslims fight for Islamic State than Britain

    Date: 2014-08-22 08:57:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:24 - ID:885700

    LONDON, Aug 22 (MENA) - It is likely that there are now more British Muslims fighting for the Islamic State than for Britain's military. Britain's Ministry of Defense confirmed to USA Today that there are approximately 600 British Muslim ....

  • MH17: Plane with Malaysian bodies arrives in Kuala Lumpur

    Date: 2014-08-22 07:24:34 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:21 - ID:885637

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 (MENA) - The bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur, as the nation holds a day of mourning, the BBC reported. A specially chartered plane took off from ....

  • Russian border guards detain Japanese whaling ship

    Date: 2014-08-22 06:42:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:18 - ID:885596

    MOSCOW, Aug 22 (MENA) - Russian border guards have detained a Japanese whaling ship in the Sea of Okhotsk, a source of Sakhalin regional security authorities told ITAR-TASS on Friday. The ship, which was detained by Kamchatka border guards, was ....

  • MENA agenda for Friday, August 22

    Date: 2014-08-22 05:45:17 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:8 - ID:885533

    CAIRO, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrives here Friday on a two-day visit leading a Palestinian delegation to confer with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on the latest developments in Gaza. SUEZ, Egypt, Beni Suef Governor Magdy el-Batity ....

  • Ukraine: 19 troops killed fighting rebels

    Date: 2014-08-21 21:56:22 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:152 - ID:885463

    KIEV, Aug 21 (MENA) - Nineteen Ukrainian troops have died battling rebels in a strategic town east of Donetsk, UK Wired News reported Thursday. Ukraine's National Guard has sent extra mortars and anti-tank weapons to the volunteers fighting the ....

  • Chuck Hagel touts long-term strategy against ISIS

    Date: 2014-08-21 21:36:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:149 - ID:885449

    WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (MENA) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said U.S. military intervention in Iraq will continue for some time because the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria will not be defeated quickly, the Washington Examiner reported Thursday. “We ....

  • Two Ukrainian choppers down in fight with militia in Donetsk

    Date: 2014-08-21 21:12:32 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:146 - ID:885405

    KIEV, Aug 21 (MENA) - The militia of the People's Republic of Luhansk, which announced independence from Ukraine, destroyed two helicopters of the Ukrainian army in fierce fighting near the village of Georgievka, representatives of the headquarters ....

  • Russian experts to develop Ebola treatment in guinea – official

    Date: 2014-08-21 20:35:29 GMT - Russia - World - SN:145 - ID:885384

    MOSCOW, August 21 (MENA) – The Russian medical specialists departing for the Republic of Guinea will take part in the development of a new Ebola virus treatment, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets was quoted by RIA Novosti as ....

  • Moscow urges UNSC to pass Ukrainian ceasefire statement

    Date: 2014-08-21 19:36:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:885354

    MOSCOW, Aug 21 (MENA) - Moscow calls on the UN Security Council to make a statement about the need of a ceasefire in Ukraine during the delivery of Russian humanitarian aid, RIA Novosti quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on ....

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