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  • Ukraine ex-minister Lutsenko 'out of intensive care'

    Date: 2014-01-12 07:05:27 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:4 - ID:492888

    KIEV, Jan 12 (MENA) - Ukraine's ex-Interior Minister Yuriy Lutsenko has been moved from intensive care after getting hurt in clashes in the capital Kiev, the BBC, quoting an MP, said Sunday. He was "in a stable condition" with concussion, Yuriy ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. reach deal on sharing defense cost

    Date: 2014-01-12 06:59:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:3 - ID:492881

    SEOUL, Jan 12 (MENA) - After months of tough negotiations, South Korea has agreed to pay 920 billion won (US$866 million) to the United States this year in their latest deal on sharing the cost of keeping American troops here, the foreign ministry ....

  • 2 men dead after explosion in car in Austria

    Date: 2014-01-11 20:21:59 GMT - Austria - World - SN:117 - ID:492687

    VIENNA, Jan 11 (MENA) - Police say two men have died after a hand grenade apparently exploded in their car in the Austrian capital. Officers found the men in a Bulgarian-registered car in Vienna's Ottakring district early Saturday after a ....

  • Spain's Princess Cristina faces court over tax fraud claims

    Date: 2014-01-11 16:52:55 GMT - Spain - World - SN:86 - ID:492423

    MADRID, Jan 11 (MENA) - Spain's Princess Cristina, daughter of King Juan Carlos, will appear before a Palma de Mallorca court to testify over tax fraud and money-laundering charges. Her Royal Highness has decided to renounce her right to appeal ....

  • 2 dead after explosion in car in Vienna

    Date: 2014-01-11 15:03:12 GMT - Austria - World - SN:72 - ID:492239

    VIENNA, Jan 11 (MENA) – Police say two men have died after a hand grenade apparently exploded in their car in the Austrian capital, ABC News reported. Officers found the men in a Bulgarian-registered car in Vienna's Ottakring district early ....

  • S. Korea urges North to accept family reunion offer

    Date: 2014-01-11 12:18:44 GMT - south korea - World - SN:41 - ID:491832

    SEOUL, Jan 11 (MENA) – South Korea pressed North Korea Friday to accept its offer of holding reunions of families separated after the Korean War, calling it a first step toward improving inter-Korean relations, Yonhap News Agency reported. "We ....

  • US discusses cutting military aid to Israel - paper

    Date: 2014-01-10 22:28:13 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:491110

    WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (MENA) - Israel and the United States have been quietly discussing the prospect of ending military assistance to the Jewish state, The World Tribune reported Friday. Israel and the United States have broached options of ....

  • Vimeo blocked in Turkey

    Date: 2014-01-10 21:58:54 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:121 - ID:491111

    ANKARA, Jan 10 (MENA) - The US-based video-sharing website Vimeo has been blocked in Turkey by a Turkish court, further increasing concerns that an amendment to the law on cyber-crimes recently submitted by a deputy from the ruling Justice and ....

  • Two workers killed as dam wall collapses in western Turkey

    Date: 2014-01-10 21:56:43 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:120 - ID:491106

    ANKARA, Jan 10 (MENA) - Two Turkish workers were killed Friday when a dam wall collapsed in the western province of Denizli late on Friday, the Ankara-based Zaman newspaper reported. Volunteers joined dozens of rescue workers scouring through the ....

  • Moscow urges ceasefire, political dialogue in South Sudan

    Date: 2014-01-10 21:17:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:112 - ID:491083

    MOSCOW, Jan 10 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry called for an immediate ceasefire in South Sudan and for political dialogue to be launched without delay. "We are deeply concerned over the ongoing conflict. We are calling for an immediate ....

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