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  • Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council ready to start anti-terror operation

    Date: 2014-04-13 22:18:51 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:143 - ID:666508

    KIEV, April 13 (MENA) - Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council decided to start a large-scale anti-terror operation, Ukraine’s acting interim President and parliament Speaker Alexander Turchinov said Sunday. “This is not a war between ....

  • Attacks on police stations in eastern Ukraine 'bore signs on Moscow involvement'

    Date: 2014-04-13 22:17:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:142 - ID:666511

    NEW YORK, April 13 (MENA) - The US ambassador to the UN said attacks on police stations in eastern Ukraine bore the "tell-tale signs of Moscow's involvement." But the Kremlin denies involvement in events in eastern Ukraine. Eastern Ukraine has a ....

  • Security Council to meet Sunday on ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-13 22:01:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:139 - ID:666501

    NEW YORK, April 13 (MENA) – The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting tonight about the latest developments in Ukraine. The President of the Security Council confirmed in an email that members have been invited to attend "informal ....

  • Bus hits truck on Mexico Highway;36 reported dead

    Date: 2014-04-13 21:06:30 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:133 - ID:666388

    MEXICO, April 13 (MENA) - A passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck and burst into flames, killing at least 36 people Sunday in southern Mexico, ABC News reported. Authorities said that four people survived the crash, which occurred ....

  • Ukrainian president: We will not allow Russia to repeat Crimean scenario

    Date: 2014-04-13 20:22:36 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:129 - ID:666423

    KIEV, April 13 (MENA) - Ukraine's president said a full-scale operation involving the army will be launched in the east after pro-Russian militants seized government buildings. Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said he would not allow a ....

  • Moscow strongly condemns Ukraine's decision to use force against protesters

    Date: 2014-04-13 20:06:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:666257

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - Moscow strongly condemned Sunday the decision of the Ukraine's president Oleksandr Turchynov to use force against protesters in eastern areas. In a statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry denounced every attempt to use ....

  • CIA director held 'secret consultations' in Kiev

    Date: 2014-04-13 19:09:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:666304

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - U.S. CIA director John Brennan had a secret meeting with Ukrainian officials in Kiev before they began operations against separatist forces that had taken over buildings in the country's east, Ria Novosti reported ....

  • Egypt delegation visits Netherlands for agricultural cooperation talks

    Date: 2014-04-13 18:22:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:112 - ID:666237

    CAIRO, April 13 (MENA) - An Egyptian delegation has headed for Netherlands to promote cooperation in the agriculture. The team, comprising senior officials and experts from the Egyptian agriculture ministry, will discuss how to apply scientific ....

  • Japanese govt. works to contain spread of bird flu

    Date: 2014-04-13 17:52:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:110 - ID:666236

    TOKYO, April 13 (MENA) - Japanese cabinet ministers met Sunday in an emergency session to respond to the detection of the H5 strain of the bird flu virus in dead chickens, NHK World reported. The meeting was held at the prime minister's office, ....

  • UK urged to admit that CIA used island as secret 'black site' prison

    Date: 2014-04-13 17:02:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:104 - ID:666138

    LONDON, April 13 (MENA) - The UK government is under mounting pressure to "come clean" about the role of an overseas UK territory leased to the US and allegedly used as a secret "black site" detention centre. An opponent of Colonel Gaddafi who ....

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