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  • Germany's Merkel to visit ukraine on Saturday

    Date: 2014-08-19 11:30:17 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:58 - ID:881062

    KIEV, Aug 19 (MENA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Ukraine on Saturday amid international tensions over fighting in the east of the country, Ukraine's foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin said, according to The Economic Times. It is ....

  • Suspected suicide bomber arrested at Lagos Airport

    Date: 2014-08-19 08:33:10 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:32 - ID:880723

    ABUJA, Aug 19 (MENA) - A disabled man, who police say was planning to bomb the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos, was arrested late on Monday. The incident threw the airport into mass chaos as travelers scampered for cover upon ....

  • Lavrov to meet Erekat in Moscow today

    Date: 2014-08-19 08:03:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:5 - ID:880513

    MOSCOW, Aug 19 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov will meet later Tuesday with Palestinian Chief Negotiator and Member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization Executive Committee Saeb Erekat for talks on the situation in the Gaza ....

  • Indian PM to visit Japan on Aug. 31

    Date: 2014-08-19 08:00:12 GMT - Japan - World - SN:26 - ID:880708

    TOKYO, Aug 19 (MENA) - Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will here on August 31 on a four-day visit. Modi will meet with Japanese Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, MENA quoted a statement by the Japanese Foreign Ministry Tuesday ....

  • UN high-rank official heading for Kiev for talks on assistance to peace

    Date: 2014-08-19 07:54:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:25 - ID:880677

    MOSCOW, Aug 19 (MENA) - UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman is leaving for Kiev to hold talks with the Ukrainian leadership in a hope to assist peaceful settlement of the aggravating conflict in the southeastern regions ....

  • Guardian sees Cameron's statement on Daash as " election propaganda"

    Date: 2014-08-19 07:28:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:19 - ID:880539

    LONDON, Aug 19 (MENA) – The Guardian linked on Tuesday the holding of the general election in Britain to David Cameron's statements in which he warned about the dangers the Islamic State (ISIL) poses to Britain. The paper said Cameron was ....

  • Israel’s attacks on Gaza need serious UN reaction: Iran official

    Date: 2014-08-19 07:20:48 GMT - Iran - World - SN:18 - ID:880617

    TEHRAN, Aug 19 (MENA) - A senior Iranian official has condemned Israeli raids on the UN sites in the blockaded Gaza Strip, saying the world body must give a “more serious” response to the assaults, Press TV reported. In a Monday meeting with UN ....

  • Iran says terrorism threatens Mideast, entire world

    Date: 2014-08-19 06:31:28 GMT - Iran - World - SN:14 - ID:880598

    TEHRAN, Aug 19 (MENA) - Iran has warned against spread of terrorism and extremism in the Middle East, saying it will have dangerous consequences for the whole world, Press TV reported. In a meeting with Romanian Deputy Foreign Minister Carmen ....

  • Rescuers try to reach 29 workers trapped in Chinese coal mine after gas explosion

    Date: 2014-08-19 06:06:26 GMT - China - World - SN:12 - ID:880562

    BEIJING, Aug 19 (MENA) - Chinese state media say rescuers are trying to reach 29 miners trapped in a coal mine after a gas explosion. China Central Television said the blast happened early Tuesday at a private mine in Huainan city in Anhui ....

  • Roadside bomb strikes school van in Pakistan's northwest, killing 5 people

    Date: 2014-08-19 05:56:43 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:10 - ID:880549

    ISLAMABAD, Aug 19 (MENA) - A Pakistani government official said a roadside bomb has struck in a school van with children and teachers in the country's northwestern tribal region, killing five people, Fox News reported. A local government ....

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