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  • 67% opposed to relaxing Japan's arms export controls: poll

    Date: 2014-02-23 20:27:59 GMT - Japan - World - SN:187 - ID:572663

    TOKYO, Feb 23 (MENA) - A total of 66.8 percent of respondents said they are opposed to relaxing Japan's arms export controls, said a poll conducted by Japan's Kyodo News. In turn, 25.7 percent expressed support, in a sign that many voters are ....

  • Merkel calls for Britain to remain at heart of Europe

    Date: 2014-02-23 20:26:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:185 - ID:572701

    LONDON, Feb 23 (MENA) - German chancellor Angela Merkel will urge Britain to ignore the eurosceptics and stay at the heart of the EU in a speech to both houses of Parliament on Thursday, Financial Times reported Sunday. But during her one-day ....

  • Man dies, 27 others hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak at NY mall

    Date: 2014-02-23 20:04:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:180 - ID:572699

    NEW YORK, Feb 23 (MENA) - One man has died and 27 others have been hospitalized as the result of a carbon monoxide leak at a Long Island mall in New York City, Fox News reported Sunday. Suffolk County police identified the man who died as Steven ....

  • Barack Obama’s aide says introduction of Russian troops to Ukraine would be grave mistake

    Date: 2014-02-23 19:49:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:176 - ID:572595

    WASHINGTON, Feb 23 (MENA) - Hypothetical introduction of Russian troops in Ukraine for the alleged purpose of emplacing a government predisposed towards friendship with Russia would be “a grave mistake," U.S. national security advisor and former ....

  • 19 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

    Date: 2014-02-23 19:40:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:171 - ID:572537

    KUNAR, Feb 23 (MENA) - Dozens of Afghan national soldiers and Taliban militants were killed and injured in a Taliban attack in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, Khaama News reported on Sunday. The attack took place in Ghaziabad district ....

  • Ukraine will join EU, says ex-PM Yulia Tymoshenko

    Date: 2014-02-23 19:28:27 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:166 - ID:572527

    KIEV, Feb 23 (MENA) - The former Prime Minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko, has been freed from prison and said that she was certain that the country would now join the EU, just hours after MPs voted to oust President Viktor Yanukovych. "Our ....

  • No threat for Russian-speaking Ukrainians -- lawmaker

    Date: 2014-02-23 19:28:06 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:165 - ID:572644

    KIEV, Feb 23 (MENA) - Leader of the Batkivschina party faction in Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada, Arseny Yatsenyuk, is confident that there is nothing posing a threat for the Russian-speaking Ukrainians, Russia's Itar Tass reported Sunday. “The ....

  • Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine over phone - Kremlin

    Date: 2014-02-23 17:40:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:145 - ID:572372

    MOSCOW, Feb 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a telephone discussion about the situation in Ukraine, the press service of the Kremlin was quoted by the Voice of Russia as saying Sunday. "The ....

  • 18 international humanitarian, peace groups welcome Syria aid access resolution

    Date: 2014-02-23 16:34:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:135 - ID:572229

    NEW YORK, Feb 23 (MENA) - A coalition of 18 international humanitarian, human rights and peace groups welcomed the unanimous UN Security Council resolution demanding safe and unhindered humanitarian access – including across conflict lines and ....

  • EU's Ashton may be in Kiev Monday: reports

    Date: 2014-02-23 16:31:07 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:133 - ID:572340

    KIEV, Feb 23 (MENA) - EU High Commissioner Catherine Ashton may arrive in Kiev Monday, local media reports said. No further details were made. (MENA) MS/RE ....

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