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  • Japan issues travel alert for Ukraine

    Date: 2014-02-23 07:44:25 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:571070

    TOKYO, Feb 23 (MENA) - Japan's Foreign Ministry is warning Japanese nationals in Ukraine and those planning to travel there not to go near sites of anti-government demonstrations, Japan's Radio reported. Clashes between the Ukrainian police and ....

  • S. Korea summons Japanese diplomat to protest "Takeshima Day"

    Date: 2014-02-23 07:15:47 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:571040

    SEOUL, Feb 23 (MENA) - South Korea on Sunday summoned a senior Japanese diplomat to strongly protest Japan's latest move on sending a high-level government official to attend the controversial "Takeshima Day" celebration, Yonhap reported. Lee ....

  • White House welcomes release of Ukraine's Tymoshenko

    Date: 2014-02-22 22:23:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:153 - ID:570930

    WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (MENA) - The White House welcomed the release from prison on Saturday of former Ukrainian prime minister and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko. "We wish her a speedy recovery as she seeks the appropriate medical treatment ....

  • Ukraine's freed Tymoshenko: dictatorship has ended

    Date: 2014-02-22 22:05:32 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:150 - ID:570911

    KIEV, Feb 22 (MENA) - Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko has been hailed by thousands of opposition supporters in Independence Square in the heart of Kiev after being freed from detention, the BBC reported. She has suffered from a ....

  • Rada’s newly elected speaker calls for stabilizing situation in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-02-22 21:14:02 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:144 - ID:570910

    KIEV, Feb 22 (MENA) - Newly elected speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has held a meeting “with the heads of ministries and (governmental) departments” in the frameworks of “fulfilling the instructions of the Ukrainian parliament ....

  • Ukraine's Parliament speaker: Yanukovych prevented from fleeing to Russia

    Date: 2014-02-22 20:51:05 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:141 - ID:570863

    KIEV, Feb 22 (MENA) – Ukrainian parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchynov said Saturday that the border police stopped Viktor Yanukovych in an attempt to flee to Russia, the BBC reported. Yanukovych is now somewhere in the Donetsk region, Turchynov ....

  • Police: 9 killed in Brazil cash machine shootout

    Date: 2014-02-22 20:49:30 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:139 - ID:570859

    BٌٌRASILIA, Feb 22 (MENA) - Police in Brazil say nine members of a gang that specialized in blowing up automatic teller machines have been killed during a shootout with officers, ABC News reported. Police say 80 officers confronted at least 15 ....

  • Lavrov: Situation deteriorates in Ukraine due to opposition’s inability to respect agreements

    Date: 2014-02-22 20:00:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:134 - ID:570805

    MOSCOW, Feb 22, (MENA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned Saturday that the situation in Ukraine is deteriorating due to inability of the opposition to respect agreement inked with regime, ITAR-TASS reported. After the Ukrainian ....

  • British paper warns Ukraine may become Europe’s new battlefield

    Date: 2014-02-22 19:59:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:133 - ID:570774

    LONDON, Feb 22 (MENA) - A British famous paper warned that if Ukraine descends into civil war, as many now fear, European security could be tested to the limit. "How did this country, which until recently had its sights set on membership of the ....

  • No coup d'etat in Kiev - Polish FM

    Date: 2014-02-22 18:58:51 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:126 - ID:570762

    KIEV, Feb 22 (MENA) - Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski said on Saturday there was no coup in Kiev and Ukraine's government buildings had been abandoned by the administration, the Voice of Russia reported. He said on Twitter the speaker ....

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