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  • 9 killed in Kiev clashes

    Date: 2014-02-18 22:43:11 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:221 - ID:563399

    KIEV, Feb 18 (MENA) - Nine people died Tuesday as police and protesters fought near the parliament building in Kiev, the Voice of Russia reported. Police officials were quoted as saying that seven civilians had died in the violence, some from ....

  • Iranian hacking to test NSA nominee Michael Rogers… 3 last New York

    Date: 2014-02-18 19:08:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:181 - ID:563193

    The issue isn't expected to derail Adm. Rogers' nomination, but it coincides with scrutiny of the NSA over complaints world-wide about the way it conducts electronic surveillance. The intrusion into the Navy's system was the most recent in a ....

  • Iranian hacking to test NSA nominee Michael Rogers… 2 New York

    Date: 2014-02-18 18:21:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:166 - ID:563190

    The Wall Street Journal in September first reported the discovery of the Iranian cyberattack. Officials at the time said the intruders had been removed. However, officials now acknowledge that the attack was more invasive, getting into what one ....

  • Iranian hacking to test NSA nominee Michael Rogers

    Date: 2014-02-18 18:20:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:165 - ID:563038

    NEW YORK, Feb 18 (MENA) – Vice Adm. Michael Rogers will likely face questions about Iranian hacking on Navy computer from senators weighing his nomination as the next head of the embattled National Security Agency, as the Iran's infiltration of a ....

  • French, German ministers to meet in Paris

    Date: 2014-02-18 16:57:37 GMT - France - World - SN:142 - ID:562713

    PARIS, Feb 18 (MENA) – The French and German foreign affairs and defense ministers will hold a meeting Wednesday in Paris within the framework of the Franco-German Defense and Security Council. The planned meeting will discuss a raft of issues of ....

  • UNCHR worried about amendments to Libya Penal Code

    Date: 2014-02-18 16:56:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:140 - ID:562914

    GENEVA, Feb 18 (MENA) - The UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) has voiced concern about amendments to Libya's Penal Code. The amended code criminalizes insulting the General National Congress (GNC), the government or judicial ....

  • 3 killed, scores injured in clashes between Thai police, protesters

    Date: 2014-02-18 13:36:19 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:94 - ID:562445

    BANGKOK, Feb 18 (MENA) - Three people have been killed and dozens injured in violence that erupted as Thai police began clearing protest sites in the capital, Bangkok, the BBC reported Tuesday. Police are trying to retake official sites that have ....

  • Military issues have no place in nuclear talks - Iran Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-02-18 12:17:40 GMT - Iran - World - SN:77 - ID:562129

    TEHRAN, Feb 18 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Tuesday stressed that military issues have no place in the nuclear talks between Iran and the Group 5+1, IRNA News Agency reported Tuesday. She reiterated Teheran's ....

  • Lavrov, Kerry discuss issue of critical condition of Russian pilot jailed in US

    Date: 2014-02-18 12:14:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:562205

    MOSCOW, Feb 18, (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the critical of Russian pilot jailed in US, Itar-Tass reported Tuesday. “Lavrov raised again acute ....

  • Strong Earthquake Strikes Northeast of Barbados

    Date: 2014-02-18 12:14:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:73 - ID:562210

    WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (MENA) - A magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck northeast of Barbados early Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage and casualties, ABC News said. The US Geological Survey said the temblor was centered some 172 kilometers (107 ....

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