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  • Ki-moon appoints Indonesia as UN Force Commander in Western Sahara

    Date: 2013-08-27 19:40:36 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:93 - ID:261119

    UN/ Secretary-General Ki-moon appoints Indonesia as UN Force Commander in Western Sahara NEW YORK, Aug 27 (MENA) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Tuesday the appointment of Major General Imam Edy Mulyono of ....

  • US using ‘unproven excuses’ for armed action in Syria - Moscow

    Date: 2013-08-27 19:39:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:261116

    Russia/US US using ‘unproven excuses’ for armed action in Syria - Moscow MOSCOW, Aug 27 (MENA) - Russia slammed the United States on Tuesday for allegedly using “unproven excuses” to justify military action in Syria and said Moscow is ....

  • Qatar, South Korea hold official talks

    Date: 2013-08-27 13:31:37 GMT - Qatar - World - SN:60 - ID:260382

    Qatar/S.Korea Qatar, South Korea hold official talks DOHA, Aug 27(MENA) - Qatar and South Korea held here Tuesday an official session of talks under the chairmanship of Qatari Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser ....

  • British government: London outlines plans for potential military action in Syria

    Date: 2013-08-27 13:25:29 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:260240

    Britain/Syria British government: London outlines plans for potential military action in Syria LONDON, Aug 27 (MENA) - The British government announced Tuesday that London is currently devising plans for a possible military operation in ....

  • Egypt, Mexico discuss environmental cooperation

    Date: 2013-08-27 12:41:22 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:45 - ID:260267

    Egypt/Mexico Egypt, Mexico discuss environmental cooperation CAIRO, Aug 27 (MENA) - State Minister for Environmental Affairs Laila Iskandar discussed Tuesday with Mexican Ambassador to Egypt George Fraser ways of boosting cooperation in ....

  • Putin, Obama to meet at G-20 despite Snowden flap

    Date: 2013-08-27 12:22:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:260002

    US / Russia Putin, Obama to meet at G-20 despite Snowden flap WASHINGTON, Aug 27 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin next week in some fashion during the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, ABC News ....

  • Italian FM warns against military action in Syria

    Date: 2013-08-27 11:48:55 GMT - Italy - World - SN:32 - ID:260128

    Italy/Syria Italian FM warns against military action in Syria ROME, Aug 27 (MENA) - Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino warned against military intervention in Syria, urging its international partners to "think about it a thousand times" ....

  • Iran warns UN official Syria attack to imperil region

    Date: 2013-08-27 11:46:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:30 - ID:260194

    Iran/US/Politics Iran warns UN official Syria attack to imperil region TEHRAN, Aug 27 (MENA) - Iran has warned a visiting top UN official of "serious consequences" for the region in case of international military action in Syria, foreign ....

  • Tony Blair backs intervention against Assad regime in Syria

    Date: 2013-08-27 11:37:26 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:27 - ID:260193

    Britain/Syria Tony Blair backs intervention against Assad regime in Syria LONDON, Aug 27 (MENA) - Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has backed a military strike on the Syrian regime, saying international action is required to prevent the ....

  • Russia regrets US postponement of Hague meeting on Syria

    Date: 2013-08-27 10:54:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:260013

    Russia/US Russia regrets US postponement of Hague meeting on Syria MOSCOW, Aug 27 (MENA) - A senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday Moscow regrets Washington’s decision to "cancel" a bilateral meeting to discuss the crisis in Syria, RIA ....

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