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  • Putin Thanks Kadyrov for help freeing Russian Journalists

    Date: 2014-05-26 18:47:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:208 - ID:745041

    MOSCOW, May 26 (MENA) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin called Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to express gratitude for his efforts in securing the release of two Russian journalists who had been in detention since mid-May by Ukrainian troops in ....

  • Good turnout for June 30 exhibition in Turkey

    Date: 2014-05-26 17:10:33 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:179 - ID:744848

    ANKARA, May 26 (MENA) - Egyptian photographer Hassan Ameen said that his exhibition, currently being held in Istanbul, on the June 30 Revolution is witnessing a good turnout. In statements to MENA Monday, Ameen said that the exhibition has proved ....

  • Former army chief Sisi leads as Egyptians vote for president - newspaper

    Date: 2014-05-26 17:03:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:176 - ID:744849

    WASHINGTON, May 26 (MENA) - Egypt's presidential candidate Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is expected to win the presidency by a landslide, according to The Christian Science Monitor. Although former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is not the only ....

  • Stability in South Sudan to contribute to business contacts - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-05-26 16:12:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:744736

    MOSCOW, May 26 (MENA) - Russia and South Sudan have agreed that lasting peace and stability in South Sudan is a prerequisite for further expansion of relations in the trade, economic and other fields, according to ITAR TASS news agency. The ....

  • Hague praises Ukraine's voters

    Date: 2014-05-26 07:54:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:743093

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - Ukraine's presidential election is a "decisive signal of their support for reform", William Hague declared as he praised voters for defying disruption by pro-Russian separatists. The Foreign Secretary said, as quoted by the ....

  • Fire at South Korean bus terminal kills 7

    Date: 2014-05-26 06:44:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:742827

    SEOUL, May 26 (MENA) - A fire at a bus terminal near Seoul on Monday left seven people dead and 20 others injured, the BBC reported quoting emergency officials. The fire was suspected to have started during welding works at a construction site at ....

  • King endorses coup leader

    Date: 2014-05-26 05:37:22 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:10 - ID:742655

    BANGKOK, May 26 (MENA) - Thailand's coup leader said on Monday that the country's king had officially endorsed him to run the nation after the armed forces seized power last week, the BBC reported. The announcement came one day after the junta ....

  • Obama congratulates Ukraine on elections

    Date: 2014-05-26 04:48:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:742611

    WASHINGTON, May 6 (MENA) - President Barack Obama congratulated Ukraine on its election Sunday, particularly citizens in the east who voted despite the efforts of "Russian-backed separatist groups" that "sought to disenfranchise entire ....

  • There is still little information about motives of Jewish museum shooter -- Brussels Prosecutor

    Date: 2014-05-25 20:15:28 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:169 - ID:742435

    BRUSSELS, May 25 (MENA) - There is still little information about the motives of the Jewish museum shooter, Russia Today quoted Ine Van Wymersch, a spokeswoman for Brussels Prosecutor’s Office, as saying on Sunday. Three people were killed in an ....

  • Petro Poroshenko wins presidential elections — exit polls results

    Date: 2014-05-25 20:11:24 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:167 - ID:742428

    KIEV, May 25 (MENA) - Petro Poroshenko, a business tycoon and member of Ukraine’s parliament, is winning the presidential elections in Ukraine with 55.9% of the vote, according to exit poll data, Itar-Tass reported on Sunday. His closest rival, ....

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