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  • John McCain: ISIS' rise direct result of Obama policy "failure"

    Date: 2014-07-07 20:44:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:163 - ID:816640

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) - The rise of an al Qaeda-inspired insurgency movement currently seizing control of Syria and northern parts of Iraq, Senator John McCain, argued was preventable at the hands of the United States, the CBS news ....

  • 1 dead as small planes collide in US state of Idaho

    Date: 2014-07-07 20:36:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:161 - ID:816586

    WASHINGTON, July 7 (MENA) - US Forest Service officials say one person is dead after two small private planes collided in midair near a central Idaho airstrip, ABC News reported. David Olson with Boise National Forest said the person was killed ....

  • UN chief urges Ukraine to practice self-restraint

    Date: 2014-07-07 19:59:38 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:155 - ID:816585

    KIEV, July 7 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on the Ukrainian authorities to display maximum restraint and take all possible steps to protect civilians in Ukraine's eastern regions, reported The Voice of ....

  • Spanish MPs to visit Iran mid July

    Date: 2014-07-07 19:40:41 GMT - Iran - World - SN:150 - ID:816513

    TEHRAN July 7 (MENA) - A high-ranking delegation from the Spanish parliament plans to pay an official visit to Iran in mid-July to explore ways of promoting relations, reported Fars news agency. The visit will take place on July 18 upon official ....

  • Russia Wants Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia to join Syria reconciliation talks

    Date: 2014-07-07 19:21:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:816499

    MOSCOW, July 7 (MENA) -Moscow has reiterated its proposal to engage Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and other states in the Syrian reconciliation effort, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said in an interview with RIA Novosti news ....

  • Ukraine pledges to use deadly force against violators of state border in Azov Sea

    Date: 2014-07-07 19:20:14 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:143 - ID:816477

    KIEV, July 7 (MENA) - Ukraine pledged on Monday to use weapons with intent to kill against any intruders who violate its state border in the Sea of Azov, which is divided between Ukraine and Russia. Ukraine's National Security Council said on July 4 ....

  • Ban praises late Georgian leader Eduard Shevardnadze

    Date: 2014-07-07 18:46:58 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:140 - ID:816390

    NEW YORK, July 7 (MENA) - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday praised former Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze for contributing to efforts to overcome the divisions of the Cold War. In a statement from his spokesperson, a saddened Ban ....

  • US missile cruiser enters Black Sea - Russian Navy

    Date: 2014-07-07 18:42:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:138 - ID:816492

    MOSCOW, July 7 (MENA) -The US missile cruiser Vella Gulf has entered the Black Sea, a source in the Russian Navy’s Main Staff told Russia's ITAR-TASS news agency. “At about 06.20pm (local time), USS Vella Gulf passed through the strait and ....

  • Vietnam military helicopter crash kills 16

    Date: 2014-07-07 16:22:57 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:114 - ID:816306

    HANOI, July 7 (MENA) - A military helicopter has crashed close to the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, killing 16 people and injuring five others, officials say. The MI-171 aircraft, which was on a training mission, came down at a village in the ....

  • Kidnapped Macedonian, Bosnian found in Libya

    Date: 2014-07-07 15:28:37 GMT - Macedonia - World - SN:102 - ID:816118

    SKOPJE, July 7 (MENA) - Macedonia's Foreign Ministry says two of the three construction workers kidnapped early Saturday in a town near the Libyan capital have been found alive by Libyan authorities, ABC News reported. It says a Macedonian ....

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