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  • UN chief expresses confidence in ESCWA's director

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:48:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:152 - ID:670227

    NEW YORK, April 15 (MENA) – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon re-expressed Tuesday his confidence in Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia ESCWA Rima Khalaf, spokesman ....

  • Russia says Ukraine in anticipation of civil war

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:42:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:150 - ID:670215

    MOSCOW, April 15 (MENA) – Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Tuesday that Ukraine is on the verge of a civil war, the Voice of Russia reported. Medvedev has commented on the situation in Ukraine on his Facebook page. "Blood has ....

  • Putin voices Russian concerns over Kiev military op.

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:34:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:670305

    MOSCOW, April 15 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed concern over the military operation staged by the Kiev authorities in Ukraine’s southeastern areas on Tuesday, the Kremlin press service said. Putin had a telephone ....

  • Iran condemns bombings in Nigeria

    Date: 2014-04-15 19:30:36 GMT - Iran - World - SN:144 - ID:670205

    TEHRAN, April 15 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Tuesday strongly condemned the recent bombings in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, Fars News Agency reported. On Monday, a loud blast rocked a bus station packed with ....

  • Russia, Ukraine on brink of war -- newspaper

    Date: 2014-04-15 15:15:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:669517

    LONDON, April 15 (MENA) - Russia and Ukraine spiralled towards war last night as pro-Moscow activists demanded military help and one of Vladimir Putin’s jets repeatedly buzzed close an American warship, Mirror Online reported on Tuesday. Putin ....

  • Iran to continue scientific, technological progress-- president

    Date: 2014-04-15 14:00:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:71 - ID:669526

    TEHRAN, April 15 (MENA) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said Iran will steadily pursue its scientific and technological progress, IRNA news agency reported. Addressing a gathering of local people in this southeastern provincial ....

  • Guinea Ebola outbreak under control: foreign minister

    Date: 2014-04-15 09:56:58 GMT - Guinea - World - SN:32 - ID:669004

    KONAKRY, April 15 (MENA) - Guinea's Foreign Minister Francois Fall has said that his country had brought the spread of the deadly Ebola virus under control after more than 100 people have died, "Africa 1" radio reported. "We are pleased to say ....

  • Mansour greets Copts in Austria on Easter

    Date: 2014-04-15 09:56:43 GMT - Austria - World - SN:31 - ID:668995

    VIENNA, April 15 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador to Austria Khaled Shamaa conveyed the greetings of President Adly Mansour to Egyptian Copts in Austria on the Easter. In his cable, Mansour voiced his best wishes for the Copts, asserting that Egypt is ....

  • Putin signs order appointing Aksyonov interim head of Crimea

    Date: 2014-04-15 09:55:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:30 - ID:669005

    MOSCOW, April 15 (MENA) - Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has signed an order appointing Sergey Aksyonov interim head of the Republic of Crimea, ITAR TASS news agency reported. The document dated April 14 that came into effect from the day of ....

  • US condemns Nigeria bombing

    Date: 2014-04-15 09:41:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:29 - ID:668890

    WASHINGTON, April 15 (MENA) - The US condemned the attack on the Nyanya Motor Park just south of Nigeria's capital Abuja that killed over 70 people. "We are outraged by these senseless acts of violence against innocent civilians," State ....

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