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  • FAO rules out human-to-animal transmission of influenza A(H7N9)

    Date: 2014-02-19 15:39:54 GMT - Italy - World - SN:144 - ID:564971

    ROME, Feb 19 (MENA) - FAO said there is no evidence that human patients infected with influenza A(H7N9), a low pathogenic virus in poultry, can transmit the virus to animals, including birds, FAO official website reported. FAO referred to the ....

  • Iran won’t let go of enemies if attacked: IRGC commander

    Date: 2014-02-19 14:21:07 GMT - Iran - World - SN:123 - ID:564676

    TEHRAN, Feb 19 (MENA) - A senior Iranian military commander has warned against the repercussions of any possible strike on Iran’s nuclear sites, Iran's Press TV reported. “The enemy is afraid of a broad, ground and prolonged attack on Iran,” ....

  • UK Foreign Secretary: Ukraine government should be held accountable for violence against protesters

    Date: 2014-02-19 13:12:06 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:564588

    LONDON, Feb 19 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Wednesday the Ukrainian government must be held accountable for violence security forces had used during protests which killed at least 25 people. Hague, whose remarks were ....

  • Britain condemns violence in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:53:11 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:81 - ID:564278

    LONDON, Feb 19 (MENA) - The British Government's Europe Minister David Lidington has condemned the violence in Ukraine and urged all sides to "immediately de-escalate the situation". In a statement, Lidington said "I am appalled by today’s ....

  • EU calls meeting of foreign ministers on Ukraine

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:37:38 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:77 - ID:564283

    BRUSSELS, Feb 19 (MENA) - The European Union is calling an extraordinary meeting of foreign ministers to decide the 28-nation bloc's reaction including possible sanctions to the recent escalation of violence in Ukraine. According to the BBC, ....

  • EU moves towards Ukraine sanctions amid bloodshed -- Fabius

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:34:50 GMT - France - World - SN:75 - ID:564158

    PARIS, Feb 19 (MENA) - Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs, said that EU sanctions were likely to be imposed on individuals responsible for the violence, although he did not say who he believed was responsible, the Guardian reported ....

  • Russia blames 'extremists' for Ukraine crisis, suggests attempted coup

    Date: 2014-02-19 11:33:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:564259

    MOSCOW, Feb 19 (MENA) - Russia has apportioned all blame for the deteriorating situation in Ukraine on extremists, The Voice of Russia said Wednesday quoting President Valdimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov. “The president believes that the ....

  • Saudi Crown Prince to meet with Japanese Emperor

    Date: 2014-02-19 10:55:22 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:61 - ID:563836

    RIYADH, Feb 19 (MENA) – Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud met Wednesday with Japanese Emperor Akihito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, the Saudi news agency reported. The meeting tackled a number of issues of mutual concern, mainly ....

  • Ukraine president blames opposition for violence

    Date: 2014-02-19 10:47:15 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:55 - ID:564012

    KIEV, Feb 19 (MENA) - The Ukrainian president has blamed the country's opposition for the bloodshed in the city's most violent clashes since the former Soviet republic won its independence, Novosti reported. Anti-government protesters, many of ....

  • UN spokesperson: Ban Ki-moon concerned about Ukraine's situation

    Date: 2014-02-19 10:14:56 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:48 - ID:563789

    NEW YORK, Feb 19 (MENA) -The UN Secretary-General is shocked and gravely concerned about the escalation of violence in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, which has resulted in further fatalities and injuries. He reiterates to all sides that the use of ....

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