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  • Cambodian court convicts 13 of plotting against government

    Date: 2014-04-11 20:19:09 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:113 - ID:663005

    PHNOM PENH, April 11 (MENA) - A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced 13 men to prison terms ranging from five to nine years for plotting to overthrow the government in a case that was criticized by a human rights group as a political setup, the ABC ....

  • UN chief welcomes dialogue between gov't, opposition in Venezuela

    Date: 2014-04-11 20:18:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:112 - ID:663053

    NEW YORK, April 11 (MENA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon welcomed Friday the launch of dialogue in Venezuela that brought together the government and members of the political opposition. "The Secretary-General welcomes that a dialogue has ....

  • Twitter officials to visit Turkey -- local media

    Date: 2014-04-11 19:19:57 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:108 - ID:662914

    ANKARA, April 11 (MENA) – Twitter officials will arrive on Monday in Turkey for talks to open an office for the company in the country, according to local media. The officials will have talks with the telecommunication body (TİB). Ankara has ....

  • Syria is now biggest threat to Britain's security -- paper

    Date: 2014-04-11 19:11:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:662957

    LONDON, April 11 (MENA) - The threat to the UK from returning fighters from the Syrian civil war is now the same as that from al-Qaeda terrorists in the borderlands of Afghanistan and Pakistan, Telegraph of Friday said. The increased risk will ....

  • Lavrov urges Washington to prevent Kiev from using force in Eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-11 18:47:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:662954

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called on the United States to use its influence on the Kiev authorities to make them refrain from the use of force and push towards a dialogue with representatives from Ukrainian ....

  • Putin’s letter to 18 European leaders on situation in Ukraine delivered --Lavrov

    Date: 2014-04-11 17:42:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:662886

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that a letter written by President Vladimir Putin to the leaders of 18 European countries has been delivered, ITAR-TASS news agency reported Friday. "Your instruction to ....

  • Putin says Russia to honor gas deals with Europe

    Date: 2014-04-11 17:13:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:662869

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Moscow would fulfill its obligations to European gas customers and had no plans to halt deliveries to Ukraine, the Voice of America reported. "We guarantee fulfillment ....

  • Putin says situation with Ukraine’s non-payments for gas absolutely unacceptable

    Date: 2014-04-11 16:20:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:85 - ID:662787

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has dismissed the situation around Ukraine’s non-payments for the Russian natural gas it has already consumed, Itar-Tass reported. “The drama of the situation lies in the fact the lowest ....

  • Czech president proposes to NATO to "intimidate" Russia

    Date: 2014-04-11 14:26:29 GMT - Czech - World - SN:74 - ID:662643

    PRAGUE, April 11 (MENA) - The European Union and NATO should send a strong message to Russia by extending military operations into further areas of Ukraine and possibly Moldavia, Czech President Milos Zeman quoted as saying by Radio Prague on ....

  • Palestinian Authority joins Geneva Conventions: Swiss Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-04-11 13:02:18 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:62 - ID:662464

    GENEVA, April 11 (MENA) - The Palestinian Authority has joined the Geneva Conventions, which set down the rules of warfare and humanitarian operations in conflict zones, the treaties' guardian, the Swiss Foreign Ministry said Friday. Spokesman ....

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