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  • EU-Iran talks kick off in Vienna: Ashton Spokesperson

    Date: 2014-06-19 09:29:09 GMT - Austria - World - SN:27 - ID:786318

    VIENNA, June 19 (MENA) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union foreign policy Chief Catherine Ashton started their meeting in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday morning, said Michael Mann, Ashton’s ....

  • Bodies found after Malaysia capsize

    Date: 2014-06-19 07:31:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:15 - ID:786027

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (MENA) - At least nine people have died and 27 are missing after a boat overloaded with Indonesians capsized off Malaysia, BBC reported Thursday. Officials said the passengers, believed to be illegal migrant workers, were ....

  • Benghazi suspect was planning more attacks: US ambassador to Libya

    Date: 2014-06-19 06:50:28 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:13 - ID:785950

    NEW YORK, June 19 (MENA) - The United States told the UN Security Council that a suspected ringleader of the deadly 2012 attack on its diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya had been planning to target more Americans and that justified his ....

  • Australia imposes sanctions against 50 Russians, 11 companies over Ukraine

    Date: 2014-06-19 06:37:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:12 - ID:786007

    MOSCOW, June 19 (MENA) - Australia has imposed sanctions against 50 Russian officials and 11 companies over the situation in Ukraine, ITAR TASS quoted the Australian Foreign Ministry as saying. Among the citizens on the list are Deputy Prime ....

  • S. Korea, Russia discuss Pyongyang's nuclear program

    Date: 2014-06-19 06:27:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:785985

    SEOUL, June 19 (MENA) - South Korea's top nuclear envoy Hwang Joon-kook sat down with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Wednesday and agreed that a political and diplomatic solution would be the best and only option in dealing with Pyongyang's ....

  • US Senate proposes bill to cut aid to Egypt

    Date: 2014-06-18 22:16:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:160 - ID:785881

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) - The American Senate Appropriations Committee proposed a 28% cut in funding to Egypt which would bring total military aid down from 1.3 billion dollars to 1 billion dollars. “I think Egypt needs to be put on notice ....

  • Netanyahu blames Hamas on kidnapping Israeli teens, warns paying high price

    Date: 2014-06-18 20:12:05 GMT - palestine - World - SN:146 - ID:785781

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel launches a wide operation "sends an important message" and "will continue in order to bring the abducted youths home and strike at Hamas in Judea and ....

  • Martial law in eastern Ukraine may lead to further violence – Lavrov

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:55:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:785763

    MOSCOW, June 18 (MENA) - The introduction of martial law in eastern Ukraine may give free hand to the Kiev authorities to crack down on independence supporters in the troubled region, RIA Novosti cited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as ....

  • US airstrikes in Iraq unlikely, for now

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:30:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:142 - ID:785753

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) –US President Barack Obama is not expected to approve imminent airstrikes in Iraq, in part because there are few clear targets that could blunt the Sunni insurgency, US officials said. Obama had made no final decisions ....

  • global PRNewswire

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:21:50 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:141 - ID:785771

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ties for the #1 Ranking on "U.S. News & World Report's" Best Children's Hospital List PHILADELPHIA, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has tied for the number one ....

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