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  • 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 ....

  • Syrian chemical weapons stevedoring begins in Italy

    Date: 2014-07-02 11:38:13 GMT - Italy - World - SN:47 - ID:807861

    ROME, July 2 (MENA) - The operation for stevedoring Syrian chemical weapons from a Danish ship to a US military ship ahead of their destruction at sea, began on Wednesday in the Italian port of Gioia Tauro. Italian security sources said that ....

  • Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul explosion

    Date: 2014-07-02 11:35:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:46 - ID:807843

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - The Taliban group has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack which killed eight military officers Wednesday in an air force bus. The blast came the day after presidential election results were delayed in a worsening ....

  • Man charged with preparing terrorist acts in UK

    Date: 2014-07-02 11:33:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:807849

    LONDON, July 2 (MENA) - A 36-year-old man has been charged with preparing terrorist acts following a police raid on his home in the UK. Mark Colborne, of Butts Road, Sholing, Southampton, Hampshire, was charged last night with engaging in conduct ....

  • Myanmar police fire rubber bullets to disperse clashes between Buddhists, Muslims

    Date: 2014-07-02 10:38:55 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:32 - ID:807715

    YANGON, July 2 (MENA) – Myanmar police fired rubber bullets on Wednesday to disperse crowds of Buddhists and Muslims facing off in the streets of Mandalay, the country’s second-largest city, euronews, quoting police, reported. Myanmar has been ....

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