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  • Russia gunman kills two inside Sakhalin cathedral

    Date: 2014-02-09 10:08:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:36 - ID:545128

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - A gunman has opened fire inside a cathedral on the eastern Russian island of Sakhalin, killing a nun and a churchgoer, the BBC reported. Six other people were wounded in the incident - most were said to have been shot in ....

  • S. Korean corporate officials to visit N. Korea as part of Pyongyang-Moscow venture

    Date: 2014-02-09 09:06:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:544917

    SEOUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - Officials from South Korean companies set to participate in an economic project between Pyongyang and Moscow will visit North Korea this week for an on-site inspection, Yonhap reported quoting the government as having said ....

  • Wild elephants injure two in southwest China

    Date: 2014-02-09 06:40:12 GMT - China - World - SN:7 - ID:544743

    BEIJING, Feb 9 (MENA) - A group of wild elephants trying to cross a river in China's far southwest left two tourists injured, ABC news reported Sunday. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon in Yunnan province when the river-crossing pachyderms ....

  • 7 dead, 1000 wounded as blizzard hits Japan

    Date: 2014-02-09 05:55:45 GMT - Japan - World - SN:5 - ID:544723

    TOKYO, Feb 9 (MENA) - The heaviest snow in two decades has struck Tokyo and other areas across Japan, leaving seven dead and over 1,000 others injured, Russia Today Channel reported. More than 740 flights were grounded as the weather agency ....

  • Pakistan’s stability, important to Iran – president

    Date: 2014-02-08 22:33:06 GMT - Iran - World - SN:150 - ID:544613

    TEHRAN, Feb 8 (MENA) – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday described Pakistan as Iran’s friend and neighbor, stressing Tehran attaches importance to stability and security of that country, IRNA news agency reported. Rouhani made the ....

  • Ukrainian interior minister: Information wars will continue

    Date: 2014-02-08 22:17:25 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:146 - ID:544595

    KIEV, Feb 8 (MENA) - Ukrainian Interior Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko said Saturday that information wars, which the opposition use in Ukraine, cannot be compared with the similar methods in Egypt and Libya, ITAR-TASS reported. Ukraine is using ....

  • No Russian aid to ukraine if gas bill unpaid – Minister

    Date: 2014-02-08 21:25:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:134 - ID:544610

    MOSCOW, Feb 8 (MENA) – Ukraine will receive the second tranche of Russia’s $15 billion in financial aid only after it pays its gas arrears, the Russian finance minister said Saturday. "We are waiting for the Ukrainian side to pay its gas bill, ....

  • Chinese president returns from Russia

    Date: 2014-02-08 21:02:27 GMT - China - World - SN:126 - ID:544526

    BEJING, Feb 8 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping returned to Beijing Saturday evening after attending the opening ceremony of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games in the Russian resort city of Sochi, Xinhua reported. It was the first time a Chinese ....

  • Spain's Princess Cristina in court over corruption case

    Date: 2014-02-08 20:49:56 GMT - Spain - World - SN:124 - ID:544525

    MADRID, Feb 8 (MENA) - Spain's Princess Cristina has been questioned in court in connection with a corruption scandal involving her husband's business dealings, the BBC reported on Saturday. It was the first time in history that a member of ....

  • Iran sending warships close to US borders

    Date: 2014-02-08 19:52:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:119 - ID:544523

    TEHRAN, Feb 8 (MENA) - A senior Iranian naval commander said Saturday his country has sent several warships to the Atlantic Ocean, close to US maritime borders for the first time. The commander of Iran's Northern Navy Fleet Admiral Afshin Rezayee ....

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