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  • Moscow school shooting: Policeman, teacher killed, hostages released

    Date: 2014-02-03 10:14:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:534656

    MOSCOW, Feb 3 (MENA) - Moscow police have confirmed that a policeman and a teacher were killed as a young man with a rifle took children hostages at a city school, RussiaToday reported Monday. The gunman, who is reportedly a high school student, ....

  • Egypt amb to Slovakia says Egypt on road toward stability

    Date: 2014-02-03 08:25:25 GMT - Austria - World - SN:27 - ID:534431

    VIENNA, Feb 3 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Slovakia Ehab Nasr said Egypt is moving on the road toward stability. Such stability will get a quick response from Slovakia and the West in general, Nasr told MENA, calling it "encouraging". Nasr ....

  • North Korea agrees to talks on family reunions

    Date: 2014-02-03 07:57:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:534444

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - North Korea agreed on Monday to hold talks with South Korea on organizing a rare reunion event for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, Seoul's Unification Ministry said as quoted by Yonhap. After days of silence ....

  • Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes off western Greece

    Date: 2014-02-03 07:25:24 GMT - Greece - World - SN:19 - ID:534336

    ATHENS, Feb 3 (MENA) - strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck off western Greece early on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said. The quake, which was initially reported as 6.4 in magnitude, struck 76 miles west of Patras at a ....

  • Ashton urges end to violence against Ukraine protesters

    Date: 2014-02-03 07:01:08 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:17 - ID:534355

    BRUSSELS, Feb 3 (MENA) - EU foreign and security affairs official Catherine Ashton condemned violence against peaceful protesters in Ukraine, the BBC reported Monday. The condemnation came after opposition activist Dmytro Bulatov, 35, appeared on ....

  • Iranian FM: US illusion of dismantling Iran’s nuclear program impeding final deal

    Date: 2014-02-02 20:43:30 GMT - Iran - World - SN:144 - ID:534207

    TEHRAN, Feb 2 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted the US officials for their unrealistic expectations from Tehran, and said their illusion about dismantling the country's nuclear program has prevented a final agreement ....

  • Karzai unlikely to sign Afghan-US security agreement: Rasmussen

    Date: 2014-02-02 19:41:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:136 - ID:534132

    KABUL, Feb 2 (MENA) - The NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen expressed doubts regarding president Hamid Karzai’s intention to sign the bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington before Afghan elections, Khaama Press ....

  • Beaten protest leader Dmytro Bulatov 'has left Ukraine'

    Date: 2014-02-02 19:37:49 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:134 - ID:534149

    KIEV, Feb 2 (MENA) - A Ukrainian protest leader who says he was abducted and tortured has left the country for medical treatment, BBC reported Sunday. Dmytro Bulatov, who is thought to be on his way to Lithuania, appeared on TV last week with a ....

  • Japan offers 10 million euros to Syria-aid fund

    Date: 2014-02-02 16:27:10 GMT - Japan - World - SN:108 - ID:533713

    MUNICH, Feb 2 (MENA) - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Sunday in a meeting with German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier that Tokyo will offer about 10 million euros for a German-led fund to help civil war-stricken Syria, Kyodo News ....

  • Hillary Clinton has commanding lead over Democrats – Poll

    Date: 2014-02-02 14:27:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:533595

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a commanding 6 to 1 lead over other Democrats heading into the 2016 presidential campaign, while the Republican field is deeply divided with no clear front-runner, according to a new Washington ....

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