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  • Russia to counter attempts to unleash civil war in Ukraine -- Lavrov

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:28:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:680175

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - Russia will not allow a bloody conflict in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying by the Voice of Russia. "There has been a surge in appeals to Russia for saving them from this outrage. We ....

  • Russia, Belarus to conduct joint aircraft, air defense exercises

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:23:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:72 - ID:680230

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - More than 150 representatives of the Russian Air Force and their colleagues from Belarus will meet this week to discuss joint exercises and test the integration of the countries’ air forces and air defense systems, RIA ....

  • Jordan king urges int'l community to support ME peace process

    Date: 2014-04-21 13:19:13 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:71 - ID:680147

    AMMAN, April 21 (MENA) - Jordan's King Abdullah underlined the importance of the international community continuing to support peace talks between the Palestinian and the Israelis, Petra news agency reported on Monday. The king made the remarks ....

  • UN confirms massacre in South Sudan

    Date: 2014-04-21 12:59:48 GMT - South Sudan - World - SN:66 - ID:680179

    JUBA, April 21 (MENA) - Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnic group after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN has said, according to The BBC. They were targeted at a mosque, a church and a hospital, ....

  • 40 Taliban militants killed, injured during Afghan operations

    Date: 2014-04-21 11:54:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:51 - ID:679896

    KABUL, April 21 (MENA) - At least 40 Taliban militants were killed and injured following military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours, Sky News reported quoting interior ministry officials. According to a statement ....

  • 4 more crew detained over S. Korea ferry disaster

    Date: 2014-04-21 09:01:38 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:679581

    SEOUL, April 21 (MENA) - South Korean prosecutors Monday detained four more crew members in a widening investigation into a ferry disaster that left hundreds missing, presumed dead, Yonhap reported. Prosecutors said three officers and one ....

  • Putin appoints ex-Ukrainian navy commander Berezovsky as Russian Black Sea Fleet deputy commander

    Date: 2014-04-21 07:44:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:679437

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to appoint Rear Admiral Denis Berezovsky as a Deputy Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet and Rear Admiral Igor Smolyak as the Head of the Nakhimov Higher Naval ....

  • Japan PM gifts tree to controversial war shrine

    Date: 2014-04-21 07:29:01 GMT - Japan - World - SN:12 - ID:679389

    TOKYO, April 21 (MENA) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has donated a tree to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine, but did not visit the memorial which is seen by China and South Korea as a symbol of Japan's militarist past, Sky News ....

  • South Korea president condemns crew actions for ferry disaster

    Date: 2014-04-21 06:37:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:679325

    SEOUL, April 21 (MENA) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye has condemned the conduct of some of the crew of the ferry that sank last week, calling it "akin to murder," the BBC reported Monday. Ms Park said that those to blame would have to take ....

  • Kremlin: Claims of US Putin sanctions 'absurd'

    Date: 2014-04-21 06:12:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:7 - ID:679293

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - Russia said claims that the US might impose sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s personal fortune are “absurd”, Moscow's Echo radio station reported. British daily The Times of London, quoting unnamed ....

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