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China says it monitored 2 US B-52 bombers in its airspace

...control over the relevant airspace."Asked repeatedly about the incident at a regularly scheduled briefing, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said it had been handled according to procedures laid out in the Saturday statement but offered no specifics...
Hezbollah: Syria to supply weapons to militia

...captured Syria's Golan Heights in the 1967 Mideast War and later annexed the strategic plateau.Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor, asked to comment on Nasrallah, said: "We don't respond to words. We respond to action." The...
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Number of US drone strikes in Afghanistan rose sharply's troubled south and east.An Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman pledged to do everything possible to stop the insurgents...civilians as a shield in the villages," Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqi said. "The important thing is that...
Hezbollah commander killed outside home

...repercussions for this heinous crime and its repeated targeting of leaders and cadres of the resistance."Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor denied any involvement."Israel has nothing to do with this incident," Palmor said. "These automatic...
Iraqis battle militant uprising in 2 Sunni cities

...Sunnis have long accused the government of targeting only Sunni militant groups while blessing Shiite ones.Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan Ibrahim told The Associated Press that the cleric, Wathiq al-Batat, was arrested in Baghdad on Wednesday...
Video purportedly shows killing of U.S. hostage

...release of Osthoff, the first German taken hostage in Iraq. It is not clear who kidnapped her. In Berlin, Foreign Ministry spokesman Martin Jaeger refused to comment on the circumstances of her release or on who, other than German authorities...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Few Cubans have heard about the plan, which was mentioned only briefly on the state-run news media. Foreign Ministry spokesman Alejandro Gonzalez said he would comment only after the proposal is analyzed. Still, the possibility of a visit...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the Libyan news agency Jana. Swiss Transportation Ministry spokesman Hugo Schiltenhelm said the plane had taken off from...manufactured in Northern Ireland. Swiss Foreign Ministry spokesman Livio Zanolari said he understood there were no...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...explanation from China, both public and private, apparently have been greeted with silence; a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday that the ministry knew nothing about the work. Some experts do question whether the Chinese government...
Legacy of deaths due to landmines address the menace. Afghanistan's landmine legacy dates from the arrival of Soviet forces in 1979. Defense ministry spokesman Gen. Zaher Azimi said the mines were planted in many areas, particularly around military camps and checkpoints...


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