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  • Moscow calls on Ukraine to show sincere aspiration for reconciliation in country

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:24:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:687652

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - Russia calls on Kiev government to demonstrate in practice its sincere aspiration for national reconciliation in the country, the Russian Foreign Ministry says in its statement, Itar Tass news agency reported. “In recent ....

  • Western leaders consider imposing new sanctions on Russia

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:08:57 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:687596

    PARIS, April 25 (MENA) – The leaders of the US, UK, Germany, Italy and France spoke in favor of the adoption of new sanctions against Russia, ITAR-TASS quoted a statement by Elysee Palace. The statement says that the French president Francois ....

  • Russia urges to immediately stop combat operations in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:06:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:687649

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - Russia urges to immediately stop any combat operations and violence in Ukraine, to pull troops back and to begin the implementation of the Geneva agreements, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on ....

  • Ukraine FM: Kiev wants diplomatic solution, but ready to fight

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:06:11 GMT - Czech - World - SN:91 - ID:687639

    PRAGUE, April 25 (MENA) - Ukraine’s acting foreign minister Andrii Deshchytsia has said Ukraine wants a diplomatic solution to the crisis but is ready for military action against Russia should the need arise, Radio Prague reported. Deshchytsia, ....

  • Flash floods leave over 100 people dead in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-04-25 17:37:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:87 - ID:687590

    KABUL, April 25 (MENA) - Flash floods have left over 100 people dead in northern and western Afghanistan, the Kabul-based Khama cited government officials as saying Friday. Dozens of people were missing and hundreds of homes were also damaged as ....

  • Ban marks Chernobyl anniversary with call for greater support for recovery efforts

    Date: 2014-04-25 17:02:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:84 - ID:687595

    NEW YORK, April 5 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday paid tribute to the emergency workers on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. “This is an opportunity to pay tribute to the emergency workers ....

  • Bombing at southern Thai beach kills 3 policemen

    Date: 2014-04-25 17:00:36 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:81 - ID:687599

    BANGKOK, April 25 (MENA) - An explosion at a fishing competition Friday in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south has killed three policemen and wounded 17 other people, police said, ABC News reported. Police Col. Panya Karawanun said Muslim ....

  • David Cameron condemns 'unjustified' strikes which could cost London £150m

    Date: 2014-04-25 16:21:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:74 - ID:687503

    LONDON, April 25 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday condemned the London Underground strikes set to start on Monday amid claims they will cost the capital £150 million, the London Evening Standard reported. With the capital ....

  • Explosion in Karachi kills 4, injures 30

    Date: 2014-04-25 15:16:34 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:70 - ID:687450

    ISLAMABAD, April 25 (MENA) - An explosion near a provincial government motorcade rocked a residential area of Pakistan's most populous city on Friday, killing at least four people and injuring 30 others, CNN quoted a provincial spokesman as ....

  • Explosion at checkpoint near Ukraine's Odessa, 7 wounded

    Date: 2014-04-25 15:15:36 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:69 - ID:687438

    KIEV, April 25 (MENA) – Seven people, including a policeman, have been injured in an explosion at a checkpoint in the Odessa region in southern Ukraine, RIA Novosti quoted local police as saying in a statement Friday. "As a result of the incident, ....

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