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  • 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 ....

  • UN chief deeply concerned about continuing tensions in Eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-13 16:39:24 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:101 - ID:666139

    NEW YORK, April 13 (MEN) - The spokesperson for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has issued a statement voicing deep concern over the continuing deterioration of tensions in the eastern regions of Ukraine where thousands of protesters demanding ....

  • India leads in asking Facebook to censor content

    Date: 2014-04-13 15:55:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:93 - ID:665980

    CALIFORNIA, April 13 (MENA) - Facebook has released its second transparency report, detailing the government requests it has received for censoring content and information on users from July 2013 to December 2013. According to the report, India ....

  • Austria paper condemns MB for moving headquarters from London to Graz

    Date: 2014-04-13 14:46:43 GMT - Austria - World - SN:79 - ID:665512

    VIENNA, April 13 (MNENA) - Austria's widely circulated newspaper "Kronen Zeitung" has condemned the Muslim Brotherhood's decision to move its headquarters from London to Graz, Austria's second largest city after Vienna. The paper said several MB ....

  • Solomon Islands hit by another strong earthquake

    Date: 2014-04-13 14:34:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:76 - ID:665860

    WASHINGTON, April 13 (MENA) - Another powerful earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, the second strong temblor of the day to hit the South Pacific country, reported Fox News. The magnitude-7.7 quake struck at 11:36 p.m. local time Sunday, ....

  • Ukrainian riot police units eliminating block post in rebellious eastern city

    Date: 2014-04-13 13:36:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:665329

    MOSCOW, April 13 (MENA) - As a result of the use of force in Slavyansk, a much-troubled city in the East-Ukrainian Donetsk area where the people demanding federalization of the country, anti-riot police units have eliminated a block post on a road ....

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