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  • Yemen crisis causes growing international concern — Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2015-04-02 19:51:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:126 - ID:2301601

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - The Yemen crisis is a source of growing concern, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Alexander Lukashevich said on Thursday. "A Saudi-led military operation against Yemen that was joined by a coalition of Arab states ....

  • Russia slams NATO military buildup in Europe as 'unprecedentedly dangerous'

    Date: 2015-04-02 19:49:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:125 - ID:2301381

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - NATO military buildup in Eastern Europe is an unprecedentedly dangerous move, which violates all existing agreements, the Sputnik cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying Thursday. "NATO buildup on the Eastern flank, ....

  • Baby steps remain on iran nuclear talks to reach agreement-Lavrov

    Date: 2015-04-02 18:56:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:120 - ID:2301377

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) – Small steps remain in just a few areas in order to reach an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. "The issues that are now being decided are close to being agreed upon, ....

  • Iran reaches framework deal with world powers on nuclear program

    Date: 2015-04-02 18:30:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:116 - ID:2301413

    BERN, April 2 (MENA) - The basis for an agreement for a peaceful Iranian nuclear program and a lifting of sanctions against that nation has been reached, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini announced Thursday in Switzerland, the CNN reported. ....

  • Russian envoy hands over Putin message to Iraqi government

    Date: 2015-04-02 18:28:29 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:115 - ID:2301397

    BAGHDAD, April 2 (MENA) - The Russian president's envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov on Thursday handed over a message from President Vladimir Putin to Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi. Bogdanov, currently on a visit to Baghdad, met ....

  • Myanmar apologizes to China over warplane bombing

    Date: 2015-04-02 18:24:56 GMT - China - World - SN:113 - ID:2301521

    BEIJING, April 2 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar apologized to China on Thursday over a Myanmar warplane bombing that killed five Chinese in Lincang of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Xinhua news agency reported Thrusday. "On behalf of the Myanmar ....

  • Russian embassy in Sana'a expects to evacuate 300 nationals from Yemen

    Date: 2015-04-02 13:10:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:69 - ID:2298781

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - The Russian Embassy in Yemen expects to evacuate nearly 300 people from the battle-hit Yemeni capital of Sana'a, Russian Ambassador to Yemen Vladimir Dedushkin said Thursday. "We expect to evacuate approximately 300 ....

  • Iran condoles with Russia on sinking of fishing trawler

    Date: 2015-04-02 12:51:41 GMT - Iran - World - SN:62 - ID:2298925

    TEHRAN, April 2 (MENA) - Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Thursday expressed condolences to the Russian government and nation on the death of at least 54 people in the sinking of a fishing trawler. Afkham sympathized with the ....

  • Prince Harry to start stint with Australian army

    Date: 2015-04-02 12:23:56 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:55 - ID:2298385

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) – (MENA) – Prince Harry is to begin a four-week placement with the Australian Defence Force on Monday, the BBC quoted the Kensington Palace as saying on Thursday. The attachment will see him go on patrol with Aboriginal ....

  • 15 people killed as al Shabab gunmen attack college campus in Kenya

    Date: 2015-04-02 11:41:02 GMT - Kenya - World - SN:52 - ID:2297925

    NAIROBI, April 2 (MENA) - Gunmen stormed dormitories at Garissa University in northeastern Kenya on Thursday, shooting indiscriminately and killing and wounding scores of people, the Washington Post reported. A mortuary attendant said at least 15 ....

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