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  • Martial law in eastern Ukraine may lead to further violence – Lavrov

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:55:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:785763

    MOSCOW, June 18 (MENA) - The introduction of martial law in eastern Ukraine may give free hand to the Kiev authorities to crack down on independence supporters in the troubled region, RIA Novosti cited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as ....

  • US airstrikes in Iraq unlikely, for now

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:30:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:142 - ID:785753

    WASHINGTON, June 18 (MENA) –US President Barack Obama is not expected to approve imminent airstrikes in Iraq, in part because there are few clear targets that could blunt the Sunni insurgency, US officials said. Obama had made no final decisions ....

  • global PRNewswire

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:21:50 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:141 - ID:785771

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ties for the #1 Ranking on "U.S. News & World Report's" Best Children's Hospital List PHILADELPHIA, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has tied for the number one ....

  • French president, Saudi minister discuss boosting cooperation

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:20:17 GMT - France - World - SN:140 - ID:785737

    PARIS, June 18 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande held a meeting on Wednesday with Saudi Prince Meteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Minister of the National Guard to discuss ways to enhance bilateral ties, Saudi News Agency reported. The ....

  • Spain king signs his abdication

    Date: 2014-06-18 19:07:44 GMT - Spain - World - SN:139 - ID:785738

    MADRID, June 18 (MENA) - The reign of King Juan Carlos of Spain is in its final hours after he signed the bill formally abdicating in favour of his son, Prince Felipe, the BBC reported Wednesday. Juan Carlos, 76, signed the bill at a ceremony in ....

  • Liberman vows to help Africa fight terror

    Date: 2014-06-18 18:31:27 GMT - Israel - World - SN:135 - ID:785734

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman, who is in the midst of a visit to several African countries, on Wednesday urged African leaders to join the struggle against Islamist extremism and terrorism by al-Qaeda, global ....

  • EBRD president visits Tunisia

    Date: 2014-06-18 18:22:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:133 - ID:785689

    LONDON, June 18 (MENA) - President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Sir Suma Chakrabarti will visit Tunisia on 23 June to underscore the Bank’s strong support for the country’s future economic development, the Bank's news ....

  • Tony Blair: World is repulsed by kidnapping of Israeli teanagers

    Date: 2014-06-18 18:11:52 GMT - Israel - World - SN:130 - ID:785577

    GAZA CITY, June 18 (MENA) - The international community is repulsed by the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers, Middle East Quartet Envoy Tony Blair said Wednesday, according to the Jerusalem Post. “We condemn without any hesitation at all the ....

  • Talks underway to facilitate aid access into Syria - amb.

    Date: 2014-06-18 17:30:03 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:123 - ID:785578

    NEW YORK, June 18 (MENA) - Syria's Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said Wednesday that talks are underway with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and representatives of Australia, Luxembourg and Jordan to ....

  • British Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East meets Palestine PM

    Date: 2014-06-18 16:59:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:119 - ID:785392

    LONDONM, June 18 (MENA) - British Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East Hugh Robertson held on Wednesday talks with Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah about the political developments and the issue of kidnapping of three ....

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