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  • UK concerned by reports of escalation in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-02 17:59:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:699997

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - The Britain government expressed Friday concern over reports of provocative actions by pro-Russian groups in the east of Ukraine. Speaking ahead of his visit to Ukraine, UK foreign secretary william hague said "I am ....

  • Ukraine reintroduces conscription to counter security situation

    Date: 2014-05-02 17:55:51 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:102 - ID:699778

    KIEV, May 2 (MENA) - Ukraine's embattled government has announced that it is bringing back military conscription to help counter a growing pro-Russia insurgency in the east of the country, The Guardian reported. The announcement came after ....

  • One person killed in Ukraine clashes

    Date: 2014-05-02 17:55:24 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:101 - ID:699929

    KIEV, May 2 (MENA) - One person died from a gunshot injury sustained during mass clashes between supporters of federalization and pro-Kiev unitarists in Grecheskaya Street in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa, The Voice of Russia reported on ....

  • Russia calls extraordinary meeting of UN Security Council over operation in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-02 16:29:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:699773

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) - Russia is calling an extraordinary meeting of the United Nations Security Council over the punitive operation staged by the Kiev authorities in Ukraine's southeastern regions, a spokesman for Russia's permanent mission at the ....

  • Kiev authorities violate rudely Geneva statement- Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-05-02 14:09:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:62 - ID:699411

    MOSCOW, May 2 (MENA) - Current Kiev authorities have violated blatantly their commitments assumed in the Geneva statement on April 17, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated on Friday. "Current Kiev rulers who had already broken the February 21 ....

  • Two subway trains collide in Seoul, injuring about 170

    Date: 2014-05-02 14:05:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:61 - ID:699385

    SEOUL, May 2 (MENA) - Two trains collided on one of Seoul's major subway lines on Friday, injuring some 170 passengers, Yonhap news agency cited police and firefighters as saying. No fatalities were immediately reported. The accident happened ....

  • Global deaths from terrorism 'rise by 60 per cent' : Report

    Date: 2014-05-02 10:51:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:36 - ID:699165

    LONDON, May 2 (MENA) - Deaths from terrorism worldwide rose by more than 60 per cent last year amid surging violence in Iraq and Syria, according to the US State Department. A total of 17,891 people were killed by terrorists in 2013, compared to ....

  • UN chief reiterates importance of Cairo's role in region

    Date: 2014-05-01 22:40:02 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:148 - ID:698665

    NEW YORK, May 1 (MENA) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon highlighted Thursday the leading role of Egypt in the Middle East. Ban made the remarks during a meeting with Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy who is on visit now to the United ....

  • Ban urges both Israelis, Palestinians to exercise prudence, avoid unilateral steps

    Date: 2014-05-01 22:09:41 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:144 - ID:698660

    NEW YORK, May 1 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon noted that, as reflected in the Security Council debate on 29 April, now was the time for the international community and the parties alike to reflect on how to preserve the ....

  • Kerry warns of genocide risk in S. Sudan

    Date: 2014-05-01 21:05:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:698627

    WASHINGTON, May 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry warned of the risk of genocide in South Sudan if four months of deadly fighting there was not stopped, the Voice of America reported on Thursday. Kerry discussed the violence with ....

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