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  • Hollande orders moving remains of four French to Pantheon

    Date: 2014-02-21 14:03:08 GMT - France - World - SN:63 - ID:568493

    PARIS, Feb 21 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande announced Friday the transfer to the Pantheon of the remains of four victims of the Nazi occupation in World War II, RFI reported. Two of them are women, which would bring the total number ....

  • Russian Air Force receives first FGFA T-50 fighter for tests

    Date: 2014-02-21 13:37:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:568490

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - The Russian Air Force received its first fifth generation T-50 (PAK-FA) fighter on Friday. The flight model of the prospective fifth generation fighter aircraft (PAK-FA, T-50) arrived at the 929th Chkalov State Flight Test ....

  • Obama, Merkel discuss Ukrainian situation over phone

    Date: 2014-02-21 13:22:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:56 - ID:568389

    WASHINGTON, Feb 21 (MENA) - President Barack Obama spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone to consult on the situation in Ukraine, the White House said. During the contact, Obama and Merkel agreed that it is critical that the United ....

  • Ukrainian parliament chairman signs resolution banning antiterrorist operation

    Date: 2014-02-21 13:12:01 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:53 - ID:568386

    KIEV, Feb 21 (MENA) - Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Rybak has said he signed a Ukrainian parliamentary resolution condemning violence in the country and banning an anti-terrorist operation, Voice of Russia reported Friday. "The ....

  • Putin, Russia's Security Council members discuss Ukraine crisis

    Date: 2014-02-21 12:35:57 GMT - Russia - World - SN:44 - ID:568345

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with the permanent members of the Russian Security Council to address the situation in Ukraine on Friday, The Voice of Russia ....

  • Ukraine president agrees to hold early presidential elections, make constitutional changes

    Date: 2014-02-21 12:10:11 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:36 - ID:568277

    KIEV, Feb 21 (MENA) - The Ukrainian president has revealed details of a temporary deal with opposition leaders to end the crisis which has seen dozens killed and hundreds injured, the British Sky News channel reported Friday. In a statement on ....

  • Russia will continue to increase potentials of its Armed Forces and security forces -- Putin

    Date: 2014-02-21 08:06:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:567816

    MOSCOW, Feb (MENA) - Russia will continue to increase the potentials of its Armed Forces and all security forces, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting marking Defender of the Fatherland Day, which is traditionally celebrated in Russia on ....

  • Bundestag extends German military mission in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-02-20 22:05:48 GMT - Germany - World - SN:202 - ID:567614

    BERLIN, Feb 20 (MENA) - The Bundestag on Thursday extend Germany's participation in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission in Afghanistan, Deutsche Welle reported. So far, Germany's troop presence in the country has ....

  • Egypt stepping confidently toward roadmap – agriculture min.

    Date: 2014-02-20 15:09:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:127 - ID:566763

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) – Egypt started taking confident steps in achieving the transitional roadmap after ratifying the constitution and setting the presidential elections before the parliamentary ones, said Agriculture Minister Ayman Farid ....

  • Venezuela keen to promote ties with Egypt – amb.

    Date: 2014-02-20 14:30:18 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:115 - ID:566690

    CAIRO, Feb 20 (MENA) – Venezuela is keen to further its cooperation with Egypt out of its understanding of Egypt’s important standing, said Venezuelan Ambassador to Egypt Juan Antonio Hernández. In an interview with MENA, the ambassador expressed ....

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