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  • Geneva talks on Ukraine is positive, productivity yet to be analyzed – official

    Date: 2014-04-18 22:34:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:675782

    MOSCOW, April 18 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the Geneva talks on Ukraine on April 17 is positive, but productivity of this dialogue has yet to be analyzed carefully, Interfax reported. "We are facing a very ....

  • Mexico City hit by magnitude 7.2 earthquake

    Date: 2014-04-18 18:58:33 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:106 - ID:675686

    MEXICO CITY, April 18 (MENA) - powerful earthquake has been felt in Mexico's capital, shaking buildings and sending people running into the street, Sky News reported. The magnitude 7.2 quake was centered in the western state of Guerrero, north ....

  • 7 die in shooting at China-Vietnam border

    Date: 2014-04-18 18:57:42 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:105 - ID:675612

    HANOI, April 18 (MENA) - Vietnam's government said Friday that a Chinese man who was being repatriated from Vietnam along with 15 other migrants seized a gun from a border guard on Friday, triggering a gunfight and standoff in which five Chinese and ....

  • Protesters in Ukraine’s Donetsk refuse to recognize Geneva agreements

    Date: 2014-04-18 17:42:14 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:94 - ID:675588

    KIEV, April 18 (MENA) - The self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic in Ukraine’s east refuses to recognize the agreements on the Ukrainian settlement reached in Geneva on April 17, one of the republic’s leaders, Denis Pushilin, was quoted by Itar ....

  • Iran army strong enough to defend country: Commander

    Date: 2014-04-18 17:32:15 GMT - Iran - World - SN:93 - ID:675573

    TEHRAN, April 18 (MENA) - Iranian Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi said that his country’s response to any possible aggression "by enemies" would be strong and crushing, IRNA news agency reported on Friday. "In recent years Iran has ....

  • Protesters take control of Seversk in Donetsk region

    Date: 2014-04-18 15:55:08 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:84 - ID:675402

    KIEV, April 18 (MENA) - Activists of the proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic took control of the town of Seversk in the Donetsk Oblast, eastern Ukraine, ITAR-TASS reported on Friday. Flags were changed on the administration and police ....

  • Two NATO warships in Black Sea

    Date: 2014-04-18 13:30:07 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:675255

    MOSCOW, April 18 (MENA) - Two NATO warships, the US "Donald Cook" with the Aegis missile defense system on board and the large French reconnaissance ship "Dupuy de Lome", are in the Black Sea for the present, ITAR-TASS reported on Friday. The ....

  • Iran will firmly stand up to any aggression- Rouhani

    Date: 2014-04-18 13:28:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:65 - ID:675110

    Tehran, April 18 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that Iran's Armed Forces will not allow any act of aggression against the country, the Press TV reported. During a speech at a ceremony marking the National Army Day, Rouhani ....

  • Ukraine’s security service puts Yanukovych’s son on wanted list

    Date: 2014-04-18 10:28:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:32 - ID:674865

    MOSCOW, April 18 (MENA) - The Security Service of Ukraine has put the son of president Viktor Yanukovych, Oleksandr, on wanted list, Itar-Tass reported quoting the official website of the country’s Ministry of Interior Affairs in the search ....

  • Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche' kills 12

    Date: 2014-04-18 09:54:45 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:28 - ID:674774

    KATHMANDU, April 18 (MENA) - At least 12 Sherpa guides have been killed after an avalanche swept down the slopes of Mount Everest, Sky News reported. The avalanche hit the area just below Camp 2 at 6,400 metres (21,000ft). Helicopters and ....

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