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  • North Korea's military on high alert- media

    Date: 2014-06-27 14:52:50 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:74 - ID:800867

    PYONGYANG, June 27 (MENA) - The military forces of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DRPK) has been placed on alert, official newspaper of the DRPK Central Committee Rodong Sinmun reported on Friday. In particular, the newspaper said ....

  • NAM condemns Zionist regimeˈs hostile measures

    Date: 2014-06-27 14:52:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:73 - ID:800864

    NEW YORK, June 27 (MENA) - Representatives of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in New York issued a statement denouncing Zionist regimeˈs crimes in occupied lands such as Al-Khalil and Gaza Strip, IRNA news aagncy reported Friday. During the meeting, ....

  • Peres to meet UN chief Ban in US Sunday

    Date: 2014-06-27 13:50:00 GMT - Israel - World - SN:66 - ID:800798

    GAZA CITY, June 27 (MENA) - Outgoing President Shimon Peres is scheduled to meet with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday in the United States, according to Israeli newspaper the Jerusalem Post. The newspaper reported the two are expected ....

  • Two blasts hit Railway Bridge in Ukraine's Donetsk region

    Date: 2014-06-27 13:44:35 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:64 - ID:800797

    KIEV, June 27 (MENA) - A railway bridge in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, was damaged as a result of two explosions early on Friday morning. A railway spokesman said that the blasts partially damaged a pillar, one bridge span, ten railway ....

  • Putin to visit Buenos Aires in July to strengthen cooperation with Argentina

    Date: 2014-06-27 13:16:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:800749

    MOSCOW, June 27 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he plans to visit Buenos Aires in July to lay the groundwork for joint projects between Russia and Argentina in the energy sector, including civilian nuclear technologies, ....

  • Lavrov calls for direct talks, extended ceasefire in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-06-27 06:45:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:800113

    MOSCOW, June 27 (MENA) - In a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stressed the need to extend the ceasefire in Ukraine and launch direct talks between the confronting sides, based on ....

  • Hague calls for UNSC action on Syrian humanitarian crisis

    Date: 2014-06-26 23:06:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:168 - ID:800050

    LONDON, June 26 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary William Hague called Thursday for adoption of tougher UN Security Council resolution addressing the desperate humanitarian situation in Syria. "Four months after UN Security Council resolution 2139 ....

  • French premier stresses tolerance of Islam

    Date: 2014-06-26 23:03:37 GMT - France - World - SN:167 - ID:800034

    PARIS, June 26 (MENA) – French Prime Minister Manuel Valls stressed Thursday that Islam was a religion of tolerance and respect, noting that his country stood beside Muslims against extremism. The prime minister's remarks came during his visit ....

  • Egyptian embassy in Vienna celebrates June 30, July 23 revolutions

    Date: 2014-06-26 21:42:13 GMT - Austria - World - SN:161 - ID:800000

    VIENNA, June 26 (MENA) – Egypt's embassy in Vienna held Thursday a party to celebrate the anniversaries of June 30 and July 23 revolutions. Along the anniversaries, the celebration coincided with several good events such as the proximity of the ....

  • Kerry presses Gulf nations to rally behind Iraq - US paper

    Date: 2014-06-26 20:10:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:151 - ID:799904

    WASHINGTON, June 26 (MENA) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is leading an increasingly public US effort to persuade Arab Gulf nations to help pull Iraq back from the brink of civil war, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The paper pointed ....

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