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  • Putin condemns Ukraine protests

    Date: 2013-12-02 17:47:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:124 - ID:419027

    MOSCOW, Dec 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that events unfolding in Ukraine should not be described as a revolution, but were rather more reminiscent of a "pogrom.” The Russian leader said ongoing mass demonstrations were ....

  • Sargsyan, Putin visit Russian military base in Armenia

    Date: 2013-12-02 17:21:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:418964

    MOSCOW, Dec 2 (MENA) - Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin visited the 102nd Russian military base in Gyumri, Armenia’s Panorama News quoted the presidential press service as saying on Monday. The two ....

  • Russia expects one million visitors to 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Date: 2013-12-02 17:01:25 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:418934

    MOSCOW, Dec 2 (MENA) - Soccer World Cup 2018 organizing committee expects up to million foreign tourists to visit the contest in Russia, the director-general of the organizing committee Russia-2018, Aleksey Sorokin, told Itar-Tass. “We expect up ....

  • Syria crimes evidence ‘indicates’ Assad role: UN

    Date: 2013-12-02 14:24:28 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:100 - ID:418625

    GENEVA, Dec 2 (MENA) - The United Nations human rights chief said there is mounting evidence that Syrian government officials including President Bashar Assad are responsible for crimes against humanity and war crimes, ABC News reported. Navi ....

  • Darul-Iftaa deplores anti-Islam statements by Dutch MP

    Date: 2013-12-02 12:39:12 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:67 - ID:418251

    CAIRO, Dec 2 (MENA) – Egypt's Darul-Iftaa condemned Monday statements by Dutch MP Geert Wilders, the head of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, affronting Islam and Prophet Muhammad. The anti-Islam article of Wilders - who is known of ....

  • Fahmi receives EU official

    Date: 2013-12-02 11:51:57 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:59 - ID:418258

    CAIRO, Dec 2 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmi received here on Monday Spanish MP, European People's Party Spokesman and member of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly José María Beneyto for talks on relations between Egypt and the ....

  • Indonesian diplomat honors MENA

    Date: 2013-12-02 11:42:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:56 - ID:418034

    CAIRO, Dec 2 (MENA) - Indonesian Ambassador to Egypt Nurfaizi Suwandi honored the Middle East News Agency (MENA) and a number of key Egyptian press associations in appreciation of their key role in narrowing the gap between the two countries. The ....

  • Hondurans protest election results

    Date: 2013-12-02 08:22:42 GMT - Honduras - World - SN:24 - ID:417797

    TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 2 (MENA) - Supporters of the defeated presidential candidate in Honduras have taken to the streets of the capital, Tegucigalpa, to protest the results of the presidential election, the BBC reported. On Sunday, more than 5,000 ....

  • Russian world traveler prepares for solo Pacific Ocean crossing on rowboat

    Date: 2013-12-02 08:12:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:417665

    MOSCOW, Dec 2 (MENA) - Russian world traveler Fyodor Konyukhov prepares for a solo crossing of the Pacific Ocean on his rowboat. On December 12, his 62nd birthday, Konyukhov plans to set off for an unprecedented 200-day journey in a rowing boat ....

  • Four Afghan policemen killed in suicide bombing

    Date: 2013-12-02 07:20:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:417664

    KABUL, Dec 2 (MENA) - At least four Afghan policemen were killed when a suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into a police base, the BBC reported quoting officials as having said Monday. The incident took place in Wardak province, ....

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