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  • Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko calls for international mediation in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-02-01 19:09:40 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:110 - ID:532379

    KIEV, Feb 1 (MENA) - Vitali Klitschko, leader of the opposition party “UDAR” (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform), said mediation of high-level international representatives was indispensable to settle the situation in Ukraine, Itar-Tass ....

  • Indonesia volcano erupts again killing at least 14

    Date: 2014-02-01 16:18:23 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:85 - ID:532175

    JAKARTA, Feb 1 (MENA) - A rumbling volcano in western Indonesia on Saturday unleashed fresh clouds of searing gas that killed at least 14 people and injured three, only a day after villagers who fled earlier eruptions returned home thinking it was ....

  • Brahimi gives briefing on Geneva talks - Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-02-01 15:12:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:532045

    MOSCOW, Feb 1 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, US Secretary of State John Kerry, and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon heard UN Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi at a tripartite meeting on the sidelines of the Munich Security ....

  • Cyberwarfare increases Israel’s ability to affect how international law evolves around game-changing issue -- report

    Date: 2014-01-31 21:10:23 GMT - Israel - World - SN:106 - ID:530899

    GAZA CITY, Jan 31 (MENA) – Israeli Col. Sharon Afek has said his new treatise on the future of cyberwarfare and law published earlier this month, greatly increases Israel’s ability to affect how international law evolves around the game-changing ....

  • French 'would-be jihadists' go on trial in Paris

    Date: 2014-01-31 20:44:53 GMT - France - World - SN:104 - ID:530862

    PARIS, Jan 31 (MENA) - Two French teenagers were to face judges on Friday over their attempt to join Islamist fighters to wage "jihad" against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, France24 reported. The two boys are 15 and 16 years ....

  • White powder discovered at multiple hotels in US

    Date: 2014-01-31 20:30:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:530877

    WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (MENA) - Suspicious powder has been found at three hotels near East Rutherford, New Jersey, the site of the Super Bowl and inside a letter addressed to Rudolph Giuliani and sent to the midtown office of the former mayor, CNN ....

  • US says Russia may have violated nuclear arms control treaty

    Date: 2014-01-31 18:50:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:93 - ID:530724

    MOSCOW, Jan 31 (MENA) - The US government is reviewing whether Russia has broken a nuclear arms control treaty, and has warned its Nato allies of Russia’s alleged testing of a new cruise missile, The Guardian said on Friday. US State department ....

  • Ex-NY mayor named UN climate envoy

    Date: 2014-01-31 18:36:47 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:89 - ID:530734

    NEW YORK, Jan 31 (MENA) - Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg was appointed Friday to be the UN special envoy for cities and climate change, a position that will give the billionaire businessman and philanthropist an international stage to press ....

  • British, French foreign ministers hold talks

    Date: 2014-01-31 18:12:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:84 - ID:530721

    LONDON, Jan, 31 (MENA) - The UK Foreign Secretary William Hague held talks with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius on the sidelines o the Friday Anglo-French summit in Oxfordshire. Among issues tackled during the meeting were boosting ....

  • Yanukovych repeals anti-protest laws, signs amnesty bill

    Date: 2014-01-31 17:17:59 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:78 - ID:530706

    KIEV, Jan 31 (MENA) - Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych on Friday signed into law bills declaring an amnesty for demonstrators and canceling unpopular anti-protest laws, Ria Novosti said. A series of anti-protest laws were pushed through ....

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