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  • 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 ....

  • Greek anti-fascists clash with riot police after right-wing rally

    Date: 2014-02-02 14:07:17 GMT - Greece - World - SN:72 - ID:533484

    ATHENS, Feb 2 (MENA) - At least two people have been injured in Greece in clashes between police forces and supporters of a far-right party, reported the Voice of Russia. In November 2013, the Greek government implemented a crackdown on Golden ....

  • League for Egyptian communities in Austria decides to launch campaign to support Sisi

    Date: 2014-02-02 11:03:16 GMT - Austria - World - SN:30 - ID:533024

    VIENNA, Feb 2 (MENA) – The board of the league for Egyptian communities in Austria has decided to launch a campaign to support Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and Military Production Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi to join the next ....

  • My European tour aims to talk directly to policymakers - FM

    Date: 2014-02-02 10:39:06 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:22 - ID:532928

    CAIRO, Feb 2 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy left Cairo Sunday morning for a European tour that includes Italy, Germany and the Netherlands to meet their senior officials to discuss ways to promote bilateral relations and regional and ....

  • Thailand tense as disputed election gets under way

    Date: 2014-02-02 07:27:48 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:5 - ID:532633

    BANGKOK, Feb 2 (MENA) - Millions of Thais are voting in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests, the BBC reported. Anti-government activists have forced some polling stations in Bangkok and the south to close but a ....

  • Ukrainian acting foreign minister: Ukraine cannot be non-European

    Date: 2014-02-01 21:13:37 GMT - Germany - World - SN:127 - ID:532496

    MUNICH, Feb 1 (MENA) - Ukraine cannot be a non-European country, but it maintains close cooperation with Russia, Ukrainian acting Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara said at a panel discussion devoted to the situation in Ukraine within the Munich ....

  • Relations with Russia are NATO’s priority - Rasmussen

    Date: 2014-02-01 20:36:23 GMT - Germany - World - SN:125 - ID:532456

    MUNICH, Feb 1 (MENA) - The development of relations with Russia is a key priority for NATO as the parties do not make full use of these relations’ potential, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said at the Munich Security Conference on ....

  • Man arrested for allegedly threatening George W. Bush

    Date: 2014-02-01 19:54:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:532407

    WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (MENA) - A New York man was accused Saturday with threatening to kill George W. Bush after professing a romantic interest in the former president's oldest daughter, the NBCNews reported. Benjamin Smith, 44, of upstate New York ....

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