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  • Iraqi FM arrives in Tehran

    Date: 2014-02-26 07:25:56 GMT - Iran - World - SN:18 - ID:577188

    TEHRAN, Feb 26 (MENA) - Iraqˈs Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari arrived in Tehran on Tuesday evening for a 2-day visit and meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, IRNA news agency reported. The visit was supposed to be done in ....

  • Dempsey visits Afghanistan as contingency withdrawal plans begin

    Date: 2014-02-26 05:34:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:577128

    WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (MENA) - Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Afghanistan Tuesday night hours after US President Barack Obama has directed the Pentagon to ensure that it has adequate plans in place to ....

  • US, UK support Ukrainian people

    Date: 2014-02-25 22:28:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:171 - ID:577046

    WASHINGTON, Feb 25 (MENA) – US Secretary of the State John Kerry and his British counterpart William Hague stressed Tuesday their countries' commitments to support the Ukrainian people during their transition period. Kerry and Hague discussed a ....

  • France denies remarks attributed to amb. on Morocco

    Date: 2014-02-25 21:17:07 GMT - France - World - SN:162 - ID:577017

    PARIS, Feb 25 (MENA) – France has anew denied recent remarks attributed to French Ambassador to the United States François Delattre which were deemed offending to Morocco. In a press conference on Tuesday, French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain ....

  • Death toll from Nigeria school massacre rises to 43: hospital source

    Date: 2014-02-25 18:04:28 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:130 - ID:576710

    ABUJA, Feb 25 (MENA) - The death toll from a school massacre in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram Islamists on Tuesday has risen to 43, a hospital source in the troubled northeastern Yobe state said, according to the Daily Star. "Ambulances have ....

  • 600,000 migrants banned from entering Russia

    Date: 2014-02-25 17:40:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:576699

    NOVO-OGAREVO/MOSCOW, Feb 25 (MENA) - Russia’s Federal Migration Service banned entry for 600,000 foreigners in Russia, migration service’s chief Konstantin Romodanovsky told Russian President Vladimir Putin at the presidential countryside residence ....

  • South Korea urges Japan to stop nationalistic moves

    Date: 2014-02-25 11:00:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:47 - ID:575701

    SEOUL, Feb. 25 (MENA) - The frayed ties between South Korea and Japan may not improve until Japan stops its nationalistic remarks and actions over the islets of Dokdo in the East Sea and other bilateral historical issues, Yonhap quoted the South ....

  • Ukraine leader warns of separatism

    Date: 2014-02-25 10:58:15 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:45 - ID:575694

    KIEV, Feb 25 (MENA) - Ukraine's interim President Olexander Turchynov has warned of the dangers of separatism following the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych, the BBC reported Addressing parliament, Turchynov said he would meet law ....

  • Indian police fire gas bombs to disperse protestors in Kashmir

    Date: 2014-02-25 10:17:54 GMT - India - World - SN:38 - ID:575284

    DELHI, Feb 25 (MENA) - The Indian police fired tear gas bombs to disperse hundreds of angry villagers who tried to break into a police station in Indian Kashmir. The demonstrators demanded revealing the identity of seven persons authorities ....

  • Baltic states ambassadors celebrate their national day

    Date: 2014-02-25 07:32:26 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:15 - ID:575168

    CAIRO, Feb 25 (MENA) - Estonian Ambassador in Cairo Paul Teesalu hailed the holding of the constitution referendum in a peaceful and organized manner in Egypt. These remarks were made during a ceremony held late Monday by Baltic countries ....

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