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  • Russia FM: situation in Yemen should not escalate into conflict between Arabs and Iran

    Date: 2015-03-31 10:49:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:2282965

    MOSCOW, March 31 (MENA) - Moscow cannot allow for the situation in Yemen to turn into an open conflict between the Arabs and Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday. "It should not be allowed to deteriorate into a Sunni-Shia ....

  • Erdogan says to visit Iran as schedule

    Date: 2015-03-31 09:16:27 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:17 - ID:2281605

    ANKARA, March 31 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted he was still planning to visit Iran next week, despite a dispute with Tehran over the Yemeni crisis. Turkey's NTV said the visit is so important for Turkey and ....

  • Pakistan committed to full support to Arabia in its operations against rebels in Yemen

    Date: 2015-03-31 08:28:13 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:13 - ID:2280893

    ISLAMABAD, March 31 (MENA) - Pakistan will send troops to Saudi Arabia to give military support to a coalition of mainly Gulf states fighting Yemeni Houthi rebels, Gio News reported quoting a senior government official said. Pakistan would join a ....

  • Ministerial meeting of Iran, six powers begins in Lausanne

    Date: 2015-03-31 08:27:56 GMT - Iran - World - SN:12 - ID:2280881

    LAUSANNE, March 31, (MENA) - The Ministerial meeting between Iran and the Group 5+1 and EU started in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Tuesday, IRNA news agency reported. It said the sides insist on reaching a result during the negotiations, albeit ....

  • 21 Killed when bus goes off cliff in Peruvian Andes

    Date: 2015-03-31 07:33:14 GMT - Peru - World - SN:10 - ID:2280901

    LIMA, March 31 (MENA) - Authorities say 21 people were killed and 38 seriously injured when a bus veered off the road and plunged into a ravine in Peru's southeastern Andes Mountains, ABC News reported. It is the second deadly road accident in ....

  • Death toll in Kashmir flood rises to 15

    Date: 2015-03-31 07:33:05 GMT - India - World - SN:9 - ID:2280885

    NEW DELHI, March 31 (MENA) - Police say at least 15 people have died in flood waters that submerged several areas in the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir just six months, ABC News reported. Police superintendent Fayaz Ahmed said Tuesday that ....

  • Japan to extend sanctions on North Korea by two years

    Date: 2015-03-31 07:32:49 GMT - Japan - World - SN:8 - ID:2280889

    TOKYO, March 31 (MENA) - Japan has decided to extend sanctions on North Korea in response to Pyongyang's delay in reporting on its investigation into the abductions of Japanese citizens decades ago, ABC News quoted the top government spokesman as ....

  • China slams accusations of cybersquatting against its citizens

    Date: 2015-03-30 22:45:02 GMT - China - World - SN:183 - ID:2280305

    BEIJING, March 30 (MENA) - The Chinese Foreign Ministry has slammed media reports accusing Chinese nationals of cyber attacks on a US internet website. "It is quite odd that every time a website in the US or any other country is under attack, ....

  • Export bar on ancient Egyptian treasure sold by Northampton council

    Date: 2015-03-30 21:26:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:174 - ID:2280153

    LONDON, March 30 (MENA) - A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue, controversially sold by a local council for £15.76m, has been blocked from export by the government in the hope it can be kept in the UK, The Guardian reported on Monday. The statue of ....

  • Iranian, Russian FMs meet in Lausanne

    Date: 2015-03-30 20:54:03 GMT - Iran - World - SN:171 - ID:2280009

    TEHRAN, March 30 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a bilateral meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Lausanne, where Tehran and P5+1 group of international negotiators are holding their current round of ....

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