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  • 10 Russian regions host refugees from Ukraine’s south-east - Stepanov

    Date: 2014-06-23 16:40:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:793786

    MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - Ten Russian regions are now hosting refugees who fled the turmoil in Ukraine’s south-east, Itar-Tass news agency quoted Russian Deputy Emergencies Minister Vladimir Stepanov as saying on Monday. "Citizens from the Donetsk ....

  • Military plane, civilian jet collide over Germany

    Date: 2014-06-23 16:04:41 GMT - Germany - World - SN:111 - ID:793874

    BERLIN, June 23 (MENA) - Police in Germany say a military-chartered jet has crashed after colliding with a fighter plane, ABC News reported. A spokeswoman for police in the Sauerland region east of Cologne says the Learjet with two people on ....

  • EU, US foreign ministers to discuss Iraq developments in Brussels Tuesday

    Date: 2014-06-23 12:50:04 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:84 - ID:793432

    BRUSSELS, June 23 (MENA) - European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said that the EU and US foreign ministers will discuss here Tuesday the latest developments in Iraq. The situation in Iraq and Libya will be on the top of issues ....

  • NATO does not see reason for Russia-NATO council meeting now

    Date: 2014-06-23 12:17:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:793290

    MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - NATO sources in Brussels said that the General Command of the alliance "does not see a political rationale for holding a Russia - NATO council meeting at the foreign ministers level in the near future, Itar-Tass ....

  • Haig: Iraq problem needs political, security solution

    Date: 2014-06-23 11:51:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:68 - ID:793157

    LONDON, June 23 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Monday the UK backed US Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to secure an inclusive government in Iraq as he admitted concerns that the ISIL is gaining ground in ....

  • National dialogue priority in Ukraine — Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-06-23 10:41:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:793164

    YEREVAN/MOSCOW, June 23 (MENA) - Russia upholds efforts aimed at launching a national dialogue in Ukraine, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. “Then it is necessary to get into direct talks,” Lavrov said according to Itar Tass on ....

  • S.Korea summons Japan's ambassador after review on wartime sex slavery

    Date: 2014-06-23 08:39:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:30 - ID:792847

    SEOUL, June 23 (MENA) - South Korea on Monday summoned Japan 's ambassador in Seoul to protest against Tokyo's review on the past apology for its wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women, Yonhap reported. Vice Foreign Minister Cho Tae-yong ....

  • 26 killed in heavy rains in China

    Date: 2014-06-23 06:55:46 GMT - China - World - SN:15 - ID:792551

    BEIJING, June 23 (MENA) - Twenty six people were killed and three others listed missing in downpour which battered nine provincial-level regions in China, Fox news reported. The Ministry of Civil Affairs said in a statement that 4.9 million ....

  • Malaysia's top court: 'Allah' for Muslims Only

    Date: 2014-06-23 06:55:32 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:16 - ID:792541

    KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 (MENA) - Malaysia's top court on Monday upheld a government ban forbidding non-Muslims from using "Allah" to refer to God, rejecting an appeal by the Roman Catholic Church that argued that the ban failed to consider the rights ....

  • Afghan Official: Taliban Free 33 Professors

    Date: 2014-06-23 06:41:46 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:12 - ID:792539

    KABUL, June 23 (MENA) - An Afghan official says the Taliban have released 33 university professors and students abducted nearly two weeks ago in the country's east, ABC News reported Monday. Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Ghazni ....

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