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  • Russian diplomat urges UN to probe into oil exports by terrorists in Syria, Iraq

    Date: 2014-06-24 07:02:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:794529

    MOSCOW, June 24 (MENA) - Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin said illegal exports of crude oil frim Iraq and Syria help finance terrorist organizations in the region, Itar-Tass news agency reported. Russia believes that the UN Security ....

  • Bangladesh ups security for war crimes verdict

    Date: 2014-06-24 06:35:46 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:11 - ID:794447

    Dhaka, June 24 (MENA) - Thousands of extra security officials were deployed across Bangladesh Tuesday ahead of a verdict against the top leader of an Islamist party charged with war crimes that prosecutors says led to the deaths of thousands during ....

  • Major quake hits off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

    Date: 2014-06-24 06:35:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:794448

    WASHINGTON, June 24 (MENA) - A magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor near Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, triggering shaking that could be felt for vast distances and briefly prompting a tsunami warning, the National Tsunami Warning ....

  • S. Korea's reconstruction team in Afghanistan ends 4-year mission

    Date: 2014-06-24 06:11:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:794396

    SEOUL, June 24 (MENA) - A South Korean reconstruction team in Afghanistan has successfully completed its four-year-long mission, helping rebuild the war-torn nation, Yonhap reported. South Korea's provincial reconstruction team (PRT), comprising ....

  • Putin phones Obama to discuss Ukraine

    Date: 2014-06-23 20:48:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:165 - ID:794232

    MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the United States Barack Obama in accordance with a previously-reached agreement, the Russian Kremlin reported on Monday. The leaders had a ....

  • South Ossetian parliament to put issue of accessing Russia to referendum

    Date: 2014-06-23 19:35:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:153 - ID:794144

    MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - The new parliament of South Ossetia will put the question of accession to Russia to a referendum, Anatoly Bibilov, the newly elected parliament speaker, told Itar-Tass Monday. The election campaign of Bibilov’s United ....

  • UN chief to name new Syria envoy: Official

    Date: 2014-06-23 19:32:50 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:152 - ID:794106

    New York, June 23 (MENA) - Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman has said that the UN Secretary-General would soon name a new envoy for Syria. Feltman added that the new envoy "must be afforded full ....

  • Poroshenko offered Russia monitor ceasefire in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-06-23 18:55:36 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:146 - ID:794056

    KIEV, June 23 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petr Poroshenko formally proposed to the Russian side to send its inspectors as part of the OSCE observation mission to the east of Ukraine where they can verify Kiev honoring ceasefire, the Voice of Russia ....

  • Putin signs law on citizenship for foreign investors

    Date: 2014-06-23 18:09:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:793976

    MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law on granting citizenship to foreigners who invest more than 10 million rubles ($290,537) in Russia, or who have a Russian diploma and have worked in the country for at least ....

  • Putin signs laws on developing judicial system in Crimea, Sevastopol

    Date: 2014-06-23 18:04:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:137 - ID:793960

    MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a set of federal laws aimed at developing the judicial system in the Republic of Crimea and the Federal City of Sevastopol, Russian media reported. In particular, Federal Law On ....

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