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  • Rouhani congratulates Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

    Date: 2014-07-28 08:29:31 GMT - Iran - World - SN:25 - ID:848559

    TEHRAN, July 28 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his felicitations to the heads of states and people of Muslim countries on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, IRNA News Agency ....

  • Japan, Trinidad and Tobago eye stronger ties

    Date: 2014-07-28 08:15:16 GMT - Japan - World - SN:22 - ID:848530

    TOKYO, July 28 (MENA) - apan and Trinidad and Tobago agreed Sunday to bolster cooperation in a range of areas including the economy and disaster prevention, as Japan's leader visited the resource-rich Caribbean country on the second leg of his trip ....

  • G-7 should make concerted effort in plane crash probe: Japan

    Date: 2014-07-28 07:17:23 GMT - Japan - World - SN:17 - ID:848451

    TOKYO, July 28 (MENA) - The Group of Seven major nations should work closely in a multinational probe into the recent shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet, Kyodo New Agency reported quoting Japan's top government spokesman as saying ....

  • Filipino extremists kill at least 16 villagers

    Date: 2014-07-28 06:57:49 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:15 - ID:848425

    MANILA, July 28 (MENA) - Abu Sayyaf gunmen killed at least 17 villagers, including women and children, in a road attack Monday as the civilians traveled in two vans to visit relatives and celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in ....

  • Roadside bomb kills 12-year-old girl, wounds others in southern Thailand

    Date: 2014-07-28 06:49:37 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:14 - ID:848416

    BANGKOK, July 28 (MENA) - A 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, Fox News reported quoting Thai police. Police Col. Panya Karawanan ....

  • UNSC urges immediate ceasefire, protection of civilians in Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-28 06:01:14 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:848364

    NEW YORK, July 28 (MENA) - The UN Security Council late Sunday expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation in Gaza in view of the rising number of deaths among civilians and the huge losses, urging an immediate and unconditional ....

  • Russia opens humanitarian corridor for injured Ukrainian troops

    Date: 2014-07-27 20:55:16 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:115 - ID:848225

    KIEV, July 27 (MENA) - Ukrainian troops have reportedly been given first aid in Russia after a humanitarian corridor was opened, Euronews reported on Sunday. They were allowed to cross the border on Saturday after fierce fighting with separatist ....

  • Boko Haram kidnaps top official's wife in Cameroon

    Date: 2014-07-27 20:22:01 GMT - Cameroon - World - SN:109 - ID:848218

    YAOUNDE, July 27 (MENA) - A government spokesman says Boko Haram fighters kidnapped the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister in an attack that also resulted in multiple deaths, ABC news reported. Communications Minister Issa Tchiroma Bakary ....

  • US indirectly admits Ukraine’s missile systems present near Donetsk when MH17 crashed

    Date: 2014-07-27 20:15:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:848156

    MOSCOW, July 27 (MENA) - The United States has indirectly admitted that Kiev’s air defense systems were present near Donetsk when the Malaysia Airlines plane crashed. This confirms the data of Russian satellites, a senior source in the Russian ....

  • Britain warns against travel to Libya

    Date: 2014-07-27 11:47:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:33 - ID:847375

    LONDON, July 27 (MENA) - Britain was on Sunday advising its citizens against traveling to strife-torn Libya and urged all those currently in the country to leave, although its embassy in Tripoli remains open, Daily Times reported. "Due to the ....

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