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  • Ukraine evacuates 3 border posts with Russia

    Date: 2014-06-06 13:49:19 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:64 - ID:764515

    KIEV, June 6 (MENA) – The Ukrainian authorities abandoned on Friday three eastern Ukraine border posts with Russia, reported the BBC news reported. It also evacuated scores of Border guard forces from those regions after a series of attacks ....

  • Mobile broadband subscribers reach 7 bln worldwide in 2014

    Date: 2014-06-06 13:03:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:58 - ID:764463

    SEOUL, June 6 (MENA) - The number of mobile-cellular broadband subscribers is expected to reach 7 billion worldwide by the end of this year on the back of a brisk increase in developing countries, a report showed Friday. According to the annual ....

  • Merkel, Putin meet in Deauville

    Date: 2014-06-06 12:52:15 GMT - France - World - SN:52 - ID:764326

    PARIS, June 6 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Deauville on Friday on the sidelines of ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-day. The talks focused on the Ukrainian crisis. ....

  • Pilot ejects as navy jet crashes into sea off Southern California coast

    Date: 2014-06-05 19:34:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:763608

    WASHINGTON, June 5 (MENA) - A US Navy jet crashed into the sea as it prepared to make a late-night landing on an aircraft carrier, but the pilot ejected and was listed in stable condition, ABC News cited officials as saying. The F/A-18E Super ....

  • Hagel defends US-Taliban deal

    Date: 2014-06-05 18:50:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:140 - ID:763501

    Kabul, June 5 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday the decision to strike a deal with the Taliban for the release of a US soldier was unanimous in the White House. Hagel told the BBC the agreement was made because it was ....

  • Iran, G5+1 start second day of new round of expert talks

    Date: 2014-06-05 18:30:26 GMT - Iran - World - SN:139 - ID:763500

    TEHRAN, June 5 (MENA) - Iran and the G5+1 started their second day of new rounds of negotiations in Vienna, Austria, at the expert level, IRNA reported Thursday. Foreign Ministry Director General for Political and International Security Hamid ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry begin talks in Paris

    Date: 2014-06-05 17:45:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:763454

    PARIS, June 05 (MENA) - Talks between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry have begun in the French capital, the Itar-Tass reported Thursday. The agenda includes the situation around Ukraine and developments ....

  • Tokyo against immediate enhancement of Russia sanctions, sets hopes on Moscow-Kiev dialogue

    Date: 2014-06-05 17:45:09 GMT - Japan - World - SN:131 - ID:763453

    TOKYO, June 5 (MENA) - Japan's government sets hopes on a dialogue between Russia and the new authorities of Ukraine and speaks against an immediate enhancement of sanctions against Moscow, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihido Suga was quoted by the ....

  • British Queen in France for three-day state visit

    Date: 2014-06-05 14:22:54 GMT - France - World - SN:100 - ID:763069

    PARIS, June 5 (MENA) - Queen Elizabeth is to mark the D-Day anniversary as part of a three-day state visit to France. Together with the Duke of Edinburgh she will travel to Paris on Thursday before going on to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of ....

  • 34,000 people evacuated during floods in southern Siberia

    Date: 2014-06-05 10:31:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:762442

    BARNAUL, June 5 (MENA) - A total of 34,000 people have been evacuated over the period of floods in the Siberian Federal District, Eduard Chizhov, Deputy Minister of Russia's Emergencies Ministry told ITAR-TASS on Thursday. He said 18,000 houses ....

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