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  • N. Korean patrol ship violates sea border amid family reunions

    Date: 2014-02-25 07:30:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:575166

    SEOUL, Feb 25 (MENA) - A North Korean patrol ship violated the tensely guarded western maritime border several times Monday night, but it retreated after repeated South Korean military warnings, Yonhap news agency reported quoting Seoul's defense ....

  • Pakistan air strikes against militants in tribal areas

    Date: 2014-02-25 07:13:57 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:575102

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 25 (MENA) - Pakistan's military have launched air strikes against suspected militant hideouts in the north-west, killing at least 27 people, BBC quoted officials as saying. Fighter jets bombed targets in the North Waziristan tribal ....

  • Israel's ambassador in Oslo is recalled

    Date: 2014-02-24 19:26:41 GMT - Norway - World - SN:182 - ID:574857

    OSLO, Feb 24 (MENA) - Israel's ambassador to Norway is called home after accusations of inappropriate sexual behavior, Stavanger Aftenblad reported on Monday. The ambassador denies the charges. It was Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth who ....

  • Ukraine may sign EU association agreement after stable government is formed

    Date: 2014-02-24 18:49:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:180 - ID:574770

    MOSCOW, Feb 24 (MENA) - The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement may be signed as soon as a new stable government is formed in the country, ITAR-TASS quoted Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski as saying in Budapest on Monday. These remarks came ....

  • NATO ministers meet in Brussels to consider Afghan role beyond 2014

    Date: 2014-02-24 18:47:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:179 - ID:574762

    KABUL, Feb 24 (MENA) – The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) ministers are due to meet on Thursday to discuss the post-2014 NATO mission in Afghanistan and the impact of delaying the signature of bilateral security agreement between ....

  • Ukraine's president wanted for mass murder of civilians, acting interior minister says

    Date: 2014-02-24 18:45:13 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:177 - ID:574728

    KIEV, Feb 24 (MENA) - Ukraine's acting government issued a warrant Monday for the arrest of President Viktor Yanukovych, last seen in the pro-Russian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, accusing him of mass murder of protesters who stood up for months ....

  • Finland to send roughly 20 special troops to Central African Republic

    Date: 2014-02-24 18:13:18 GMT - Finland - World - SN:170 - ID:574673

    HELSINKI, Feb 24 (MENA) - Roughly twenty Finnish special troops will take part in the European Union's crisis management operation in the Central African Republic, Helsinki Times quoted Carl Haglund (SFP), the Minister of Defence, as saying on ....

  • Ukrainian MPs okay awarding Hero of Ukraine title to Celestial Hundred

    Date: 2014-02-24 17:57:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:169 - ID:574667

    KIEV, February 24 (MENA) – Ukrainian MPs at a meeting on Monday have decided to invite the next President of Ukraine to award the Hero of Ukraine title to the fallen Maidan activists of the Celestial Hundred, National News Agency of Ukraine ....

  • Pentagon to cut army to pre-World War II levels

    Date: 2014-02-24 17:51:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:167 - ID:574687

    WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (MENA) - The Pentagon’s proposed 2015 budget will call for a future American Army smaller than any since before World War II, although defense spending supporting the shrunken force will remain above Cold War levels, TIME ....

  • Saudi Arabia, US discuss bilateral ties

    Date: 2014-02-24 17:04:47 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:152 - ID:574597

    RIYADH, Feb 24 (MENA) - Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal met here Monday with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman. During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of boosting bilateral ties along with ....

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