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  • Chaos in Iraq endangers US interests: Obama

    Date: 2014-06-13 16:50:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:776416

    WSHINGTON, June 13 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama said Friday that Iraq needs "more help" as it battles insurgents threatening to attack Baghdad, and he is considering various options. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Obama said the ....

  • Over 9,000 Ukrainian refugees enter Russia's Rostov region on Friday

    Date: 2014-06-13 16:12:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:776358

    MOSCOW, June 13 (MENA) - More than 9,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived to Russia’s southern Rostov region on Friday as people try to leave besieged towns in south-eastern Ukraine, Presidential Commissioner for Children's Rights Pavel Astakhov was ....

  • Iran, Malaysia discuss military cooperation

    Date: 2014-06-13 16:10:29 GMT - Iran - World - SN:84 - ID:776272

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 (MENA) - Iranian ambassador in Malaysia and head of the Malaysian Joint Chief of Staff met Friday to discuss military cooperation, IRNA news agency reported. The meeting between Ambassador Mohammad-Jalal Firouznia and ....

  • Indian army fires at border with Pakistam -- TV channel

    Date: 2014-06-13 14:31:28 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:74 - ID:776178

    ISLAMABAD, June 13 (MENA) – The Indian Army carried out indiscriminate firing and shelling in Nakyal sector of Azad Kashmir at the Line of Control (LoC) on the border with Pakistan, Geo News reported on Friday. In response, the Pakistan Army ....

  • Onodera urges Japan-China security hotline launch

    Date: 2014-06-13 13:38:46 GMT - Japan - World - SN:65 - ID:776064

    Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera has called for the immediate launch of a maritime security hotline between Japan and China. The minister told reporters that the governments of Japan and China are close to agreement on the details of such ....

  • S. Korea, Russia nuclear envoys to hold talks in Moscow next week

    Date: 2014-06-13 12:43:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:56 - ID:775932

    SEOUL, June 13 (MENA) -- South Korea's top nuclear envoy will leave for Moscow next week for talks with his Russian counterpart on ways to resume the six-party talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Yonhap new agency quoted ....

  • Kerry calls for ending sexual violence

    Date: 2014-06-13 12:42:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:775906

    LONDON, June 13 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday told an international summit on ending sexual violence in conflict that it was time for the world to banish the crime "to the history books where it belongs," CNN reported ....

  • Hague hails sending additional military aid to Nigeria

    Date: 2014-06-13 09:20:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:28 - ID:775603

    LONDON, June 13 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary William Hague hailed his country's decision to increase its military and educational aid to help Nigeria tackle Boko Haram. He said Nigeria's army would receive extra training, especially in ....

  • Three suicide bombers arrested in Kabul

    Date: 2014-06-13 07:24:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:14 - ID:775396

    KABUL, June 13 (MENA) - Afghan security forces thwarted coordinated suicide bombing plot in capital Kabul, Khaama Press quoted security officials as saying. Deputy interior minister for security, Gen. Ayub Salangi, said the suicide bombers were ....

  • US citizens being evacuated from Iraqi air base as militants advance - report

    Date: 2014-06-12 21:09:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:775226

    WASHINGTON, June 12 (MENA) – The US citizens were being evacuated Thursday from a major Iraqi air base as Al Qaeda-aligned militants toppled cities in the country's north and threatened to advance toward Baghdad, the Fox News reported. A senior ....

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