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  • US Joint Chiefs chairman won't rule out more US military involvement in Iraq

    Date: 2014-07-03 21:25:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:167 - ID:810650

    WASHINGTON, July 3 (MENA) - The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, left the door open on Thursday to stepped-up US military involvement in Iraq if ISIS militants pose a threat to the United States, the CNN reported. In ....

  • US accused murderer rejects his legal name

    Date: 2014-07-03 21:22:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:166 - ID:810649

    WASHINGTON, July 3 (MEN) – A Southwest Florida man accused of killing his wife and five children is rejecting his legal name and refusing to shower. The Fox News reported on Thursday that a late June incident report indicates the smell coming from ....

  • Ukraine's new defense minister promises Crimea victory

    Date: 2014-07-03 20:43:06 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:164 - ID:810628

    KIEV, July 3 (MENA) - New Ukrainian Defense Minister Valeriy Heletey has promised that the army would retake Crimea, restoring the country's territorial integrity, the BBC reported on Thursday. Addressing parliament in Kiev, he said: "There will ....

  • Russia launches Rokot carrier rocket with three satellites

    Date: 2014-07-03 20:28:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:162 - ID:810622

    MOSCOW, July 3 (MENA) - Russia launched on Thursday a light-class Rokot carrier rocket with three telecoms satellites from its northern Plesetsk space center, the RIA Novosti cited the Defense Ministry as saying. Spokesman for Russia's Aerospace ....

  • Overpass collapses in Brazil World Cup host city

    Date: 2014-07-03 20:12:45 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:160 - ID:810599

    BRASILIA, July 3 (MENA) - An overpass in Brazil has collapsed on a bus in the World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, reportedly killing at least two people, the BBC reported. The bridge was under construction and fell Thursday onto traffic on a ....

  • More Ukrainians seeking asylum in Sweden

    Date: 2014-07-03 19:48:13 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:156 - ID:810547

    STOCKHOLM, July 3 (MENA) - Sweden has seen the number of Ukrainians seeking asylum here rise slightly following the months of unrest in the former Soviet-bloc nation, Radio Sweden reported on Thursday. So far this year 329 people from Ukraine have ....

  • Amid push for Iran nuclear deal, 2 sides maneuver to shift any blame – paper

    Date: 2014-07-03 19:36:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:154 - ID:810503

    WASHINGTON, July 3 (MENA) - Six world powers and Iran began a three-week push to complete a deal aimed at stopping Tehran from building a nuclear bomb, but they also started positioning themselves to deflect blame if negotiations collapse, the Los ....

  • Israeli police launch incitement probe into ‘vengeance’ campaign against Arabs

    Date: 2014-07-03 19:18:24 GMT - Israel - World - SN:151 - ID:810509

    GAZA, July 3 (MENA) - Israel's Police is set to launch an investigation Thursday into calls for incitement on an Israeli social media campaign that urges vengeance against Arabs over the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers on June ....

  • William Hague, Ukraine's FM discuss situation in Kiev over phone

    Date: 2014-07-03 18:57:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:149 - ID:810439

    LONDON, July 3 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin held talks Thursday over phone to discuss ways to reach a peaceful solution in the country that gripped with violence. "During the phone call, ....

  • Nigeria confirms arrest of female Boko Haram accomplice

    Date: 2014-07-03 18:45:11 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:145 - ID:810473

    ABUJA, July 3 (MENA) - Nigeria's Minister of State for Defense, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a female accomplice and informant of the dreaded Boko Haram sect, Hafsat Bako, local media reported. The National ....

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