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  • Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah 'would accept' defeat

    Date: 2014-07-02 20:48:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:138 - ID:808882

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said he would respect his rival winning, but only if it is proved the election was fair, the BBC reported Wednesday. He said he would do everything he could to ensure a ....

  • T-Shirts with ISIL's emblem seen in Turkish clothes market

    Date: 2014-07-02 20:46:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:137 - ID:808876

    ANKARA, July 2 (MENA) – The Turkish clothes market have seen new fad of male t-shirts that hold emblems belonging to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). In the Istanbul's Bagcılar district, a store that sells t-shirts with al-Qaeda ....

  • NATO to set up strategic communications center in Latvian capital

    Date: 2014-07-02 20:17:57 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:135 - ID:808859

    BRUSSELS, July 2 (MENA) - Officials of Latvia, Estonia, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Britain, and Germany have signed a memorandum on setting up NATO's center for strategic communications in Riga, the capital of Latvia, Itar-Tass news agency ....

  • Suicide bomber kills 11 in attack in Kabul

    Date: 2014-07-02 18:53:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:127 - ID:808804

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide bomber struck a bus carrying Afghan military personnel in Kabul Wednesday, killing at least 11 people, ABC news reported quoted officials as saying. Army Gen. Kadamshah Shahim said the bomber was stopped ....

  • Cameron warns Israel to avoid escalation after killing of three teenagers

    Date: 2014-07-02 15:24:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:92 - ID:808345

    LONDON, July 2 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has cautioned Israel to be careful in its response to the murder of three teenagers and to avoid further escalation in the Middle East, the BBC reported. Addressing the MPs of the House ....

  • Afghanistan to block Facebook pages inflaming ethnic divisions

    Date: 2014-07-02 13:30:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:808246

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - According to reports, the government of Afghanistan has requested for the removal of pages from Facebook website, fearing that such pages are used to inflame ethnic and sectarian divisions. This comes as Afghanistan is ....

  • Russia voices concern over North Korea’s missile launches

    Date: 2014-07-02 13:12:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:808169

    MOSCOW, July 2 (MENA) – Russia calls for showing restraint and preventing any actions that could escalate the situation on the Korean Peninsula, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said, according to a report by ITAR-TASS. “We voice serious concern over ....

  • EU spokesperson:" significant differences between Europe, Iran views"

    Date: 2014-07-02 13:09:16 GMT - Austria - World - SN:62 - ID:808001

    VIENNA, July 2 (MENA) - Spokesperson for the EU foreign policy chief Michael Mann told MENA on Wednesday that a bilateral meeting would be held between EU foreign policy Chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the ....

  • Iran fully prepared for agreement -- FM

    Date: 2014-07-02 12:42:42 GMT - Austria - World - SN:59 - ID:808064

    VIENNA, July 2 (MENA) - Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday he is in the Austrian capital fully prepared to make a deal if the other side is politically determined to do so. "This round of talks is the last round until ....

  • Russia follows Crimea annexation with sub boost for Black Sea Fleet

    Date: 2014-07-02 11:53:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:54 - ID:807844

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - The second of the 6 state-of-the-art Varshavyanka-class submarines designed and built specifically for buttressing Russia’s Black Sea Fleet was launched on June 26, according to the World Tribune. The event marks ....

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