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  • Ukrainian president to visit China early December as planned

    Date: 2013-12-02 19:27:37 GMT - China - World - SN:143 - ID:419121

    MOSCOW, Nov 2 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich will make an official visit to China on December 3 as planned, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry told Itar-Tass on Monday. "We will inform you in the event that there are any ....

  • Sextet-Iran accord is useful for all- Putin

    Date: 2013-12-02 18:34:21 GMT - Armenia - World - SN:133 - ID:419152

    YEREVAN. Dec 2 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed agreements between P5+1 and Iran, Interfax reported. This agreements are "definitely useful for everyone," Putin told journalists during his official visit to Yerevan on ....

  • New Afghanistan cooperation plan set for approval

    Date: 2013-12-02 18:22:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:419104

    MOSCOW, Dec 2 (MENA) – The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is this week expected to approve an international plan of action on providing support to Afghanistan after the scheduled departure of US-led forces in 2014, Ria Novosti ....

  • Amazon's founder announces plans for delivery by airborne drones

    Date: 2013-12-02 18:01:52 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:129 - ID:419053

    LONDON, Dec 2 (MENA) - Amazon, the online retailer, has announced plans to deliver packages to customers' doorsteps using aerial drones, The Telegraph reported Monday. The company said it hopes to deploy an armada of flying "octocopters" which ....

  • UN chief appeals all parties in Ukraine to act with restraint

    Date: 2013-12-02 18:00:30 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:127 - ID:419042

    NEW YORK, Dec 2 (MENA) - The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been closely following events in Ukraine. He appealed to all parties to act with restraint, avoid any further violence and to uphold the democratic principles of freedom ....

  • 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 ....

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