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  • Norway concerned about escalation in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-07-11 20:46:23 GMT - Norway - World - SN:85 - ID:822916

    OSLO, July 11 (MENA) - Norway's Foreign Minister Borge Brende expressed his deep concern about the last developments in eastern Ukraine, pointing out that increasing usage of heavy weapons by pro-Russian separatists is not acceptable. Usage of ....

  • Turkish president urges Israel to stop raids on Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-11 19:46:23 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:81 - ID:822890

    ANKARA, July 11 (MENA) – Turkish President Abdullah Gül shared with a written statement his concern over escalating acts of violence in the Middle East and different places in the world, TRT reported. “Israel must put an end to its airstrikes ....

  • Russia urges UN to demand ceasefire in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-07-11 19:34:13 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:80 - ID:822876

    NEW YORK, July 11 (MENA) - Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Russia called Friday on the UN Security Council to demand a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, the Daily Star reported. Churkin warned that the situation will have dramatic, tragic ....

  • Russia submits elements of future resolution on Ukraine to UNSC

    Date: 2014-07-11 19:21:59 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:78 - ID:822875

    NEW YORK, July 11 (MENA) - Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said Friday that Russia has submitted the elements of a future resolution on Ukraine to the United Nations Security Council, ITAR-TASS reported. Churkin said the ....

  • Terror arrest made at Luton Airport of London

    Date: 2014-07-11 17:47:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:69 - ID:822783

    LONDON, July 11 (MENA) - A 22-year-old man planning to travel to Turkey has been arrested at Luton Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences, the BBC quoted the Scotland Yard as saying on Friday. The man was stopped by Bedfordshire Police ....

  • Kerry says no one should declare Afghan election winner

    Date: 2014-07-11 16:17:24 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:65 - ID:822713

    KABUL, July 11 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed Afghanistan's political crisis Friday with both contestants in the country's disputed presidential race, but emphasized that it was too early for any candidate to declare ....

  • Karzai agrees to UN proposal for the audit of 3.5 million votes

    Date: 2014-07-11 14:47:37 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:53 - ID:822647

    KABUL, July 11 (MENA) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai has agreed to the UN mission proposal to resolve the election crisis in Afghanistan, Khaama reported on Friday. The Presidential Palace said the proposal was presented during a meeting on ....

  • US carrier arrives in S. Korea

    Date: 2014-07-11 14:29:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:51 - ID:822630

    SEOUL, July 11 (MENA) - A US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier arrived at a South Korean port on Friday, Yonhap News Agency reported Friday. The 97,000-ton super-carrier USS George Washington, powered by two nuclear reactors, arrived at the port ....

  • Heavy fighting kills at least 23 in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-07-11 14:24:05 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:50 - ID:822626

    KIEV, July 11 (MENA) – Pro-Russia rebels fired missiles Friday at government troops near the Russian border, killing at least 19 servicemen, Fox News quoted Ukraine's Defense Ministry as saying It added that four other troops died elsewhere in ....

  • Putin arrives in Havana on official visit

    Date: 2014-07-11 12:37:39 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:34 - ID:822380

    HAVANA, July 11 (MENA) - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Cuba on an official visit, ITAR-TASS reported Friday. Putin will have talks with leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro and Cuban President Raul Castro. A package ....

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