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  • China, US establish dialogue between armies -- report

    Date: 2014-02-21 17:52:33 GMT - China - World - SN:105 - ID:568918

    BEIJING, Feb 21 (MENA) - China and the United States moved Friday to establish regular dialogue between their armies as part of efforts to build trust and understanding amid rising regional tensions, the ABC news reported. Relations between the ....

  • Hollande reiterates to Abbas France's support for US peace efforts

    Date: 2014-02-21 17:51:02 GMT - France - World - SN:104 - ID:568789

    PARIS, Feb 21 (MENA) – French President Francois Hollande met on Friday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who is currently visiting Paris to meet with US Secretary of State john Kerry over peace talks with Israel. Hollande reiterated his ....

  • Putin dismisses top anti-corruption official

    Date: 2014-02-21 17:09:51 GMT - Russia - World - SN:100 - ID:568840

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday dismissed the country’s top anti-corruption official, RIA Novosti said, quoting a statement by the Kremlin. “Putin signed a decree to relieve police Maj. Gen. Denis Sugrobov of ....

  • Venezuela sends troops to border region as violence escalates

    Date: 2014-02-21 17:05:21 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:98 - ID:568877

    LONDON, Feb 21 (MENA) - The Venezuelan military plans to send additional troops to a border region where unrest has been particularly fierce, officials said, as the government faced growing criticism for its heavy-handed attempt to subdue a protest ....

  • Suicide bombers attack Sorobi district police headquarters

    Date: 2014-02-21 16:15:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:90 - ID:568781

    KABUL, Feb 21 (MENA) - A group of suicide bombers attacked the Sorobi district police headquarters on Friday morning, leaving one policeman dead and three others injured, Khaama newspaper quoted a security official as saying. Kabul security ....

  • Pakistan releases senior Afghan Taliban leader Mansoor Dadullah

    Date: 2014-02-21 16:14:50 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:89 - ID:568780

    KABUL, Feb 21 (MENA) - Pakistan has allowed a senior Afghan Taliban commander, Mansoor Dadullah to reunite with his family, months after he was released from jail, Khaama Press reported on Friday. Mansoor Dadullah is the brother of Taliban leader ....

  • Ukraine opposition signs deal with president

    Date: 2014-02-21 16:09:31 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:87 - ID:568763

    KIEV, Feb 21 (MENA) - A deal to end the crisis in Ukraine has taken a major step forward after protesters agreed to a compromise by the president to form a coalition government, Sky News reported Friday. Opposition leader Oleh Tyahnybok said a ....

  • Two-billion dollar aid to Ukraine undecided - Russian minister

    Date: 2014-02-21 15:53:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:84 - ID:568760

    MOSCOW, Feb 21 (MENA) - Two billion dollars of aid for Ukraine remains undecided as Russia awaits clarity on a new Ukrainian government, Itar Tass quoted Russian Minister of Economic Development Alexei Ulyukaev as saying in a news conference on ....

  • Venezuela threatens to expel CNN over protest coverage

    Date: 2014-02-21 15:12:46 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:78 - ID:568655

    CARACAS, Feb 21 (MENA) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has threatened to expel the US news network CNN from the country over its reporting of recent protests here, the BBC reported. Maduro said he would take action if CNN did not "rectify ....

  • At least 80 people killed during clashes in downtown Kiev

    Date: 2014-02-21 15:06:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:77 - ID:568675

    KIEV, Feb 21 (MENA) - Eighty Ukrainian citizens have died during clashes and shootings in downtown Kiev in recent days, Voice of Russia said Friday, quoting acting Interior Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko. In particular, according to Ukraine's ....

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