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  • Sanctions against Russia boost Iran's standing before nuclear talks restart

    Date: 2014-05-12 09:32:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:41 - ID:716453

    LONDON, May 12 (MENA) - The Ukraine crisis has strengthened Iran's hand in its nuclear talks and other dealings with the west by reminding European countries and the Obama administration of its potential as a major alternative energy supplier if ....

  • Official: Attacks on police checkpoints in eastern Afghanistan kill 3

    Date: 2014-05-12 07:04:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:13 - ID:716211

    KABUL, May 12 (MENA) - An Afghan official said militants have attacked police checkpoints in the country's east, leaving three people dead and eight wounded, Fox news reported. The deputy provincial governor of Ghazni province says groups of ....

  • EU says will not recognize result of east Ukraine self-rule vote

    Date: 2014-05-12 06:55:33 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:12 - ID:716195

    BRUSSELS, May 12 (MENA) - The European Union said it would not recognize the result of a referendum on self-rule held by pro-Moscow rebels in east Ukraine on Sunday, calling it illegal, Sky news reprted. "The so-called referenda in ... parts of ....

  • Iran, Pakistan sign nine MoUs

    Date: 2014-05-11 20:46:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:151 - ID:715905

    TEHRAN, May 11 (MENA) - Iran and Pakistan signed Sunday nine documents and MoUs for bilateral cooperation in various fields. Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and Pakistan's Prime Minister of Nawaz Sharif stressed in a meeting, the need ....

  • Putin looking for diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis - Kissinger

    Date: 2014-05-11 18:52:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:141 - ID:715836

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "seemed to be looking for a diplomatic solution to the Ukraine crisis," CNN reported on Sunday. Kissinger added that Russians ....

  • We are not at war with Russia - Hagel

    Date: 2014-05-11 18:20:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:138 - ID:715783

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday he saw no evidence Russia had withdrawn troops massed on its border with Ukraine. In an interview broadcast Sunday on ABC, Hagel added "Russia continues to isolate itself ....

  • Arizona plane crash kills French tourist

    Date: 2014-05-11 18:17:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:137 - ID:715834

    WASHINGTON, May 11 (MENA) - A small plane crashed in Arizona on Saturday, killing a French tourist, CNN reported. The Cessna carrying a pilot and six passengers crashed while trying to land at Page Airport, Police Capt. Ray Varner said. The ....

  • 2 Afghan soldiers, 90 militants killed in latest spate of violence

    Date: 2014-05-11 10:55:07 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:58 - ID:714844

    KABUL, May 11 (MENA) - At least two Afghan national army soldiers and 90 anti-government armed militants were killed in latest wave of violence across the country, Khaama Press reported Sunday. Defense ministry spokesman Gen. Zahir Azimi said the ....

  • S. Korean, U.S., Japanese defense ministers to meet in Singapore

    Date: 2014-05-11 10:54:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:57 - ID:714865

    SEOUL, May 11 (MENA) - Defense ministers of South Korea, the United States and Japan are expected to meet on the sidelines of the Asia Security Summit in Singapore late this month, a Seoul official said Sunday, with expected discussions on ....

  • France awaits strong, fair president in Egypt - French senator

    Date: 2014-05-11 10:54:36 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:56 - ID:714841

    CAIRO, May 11 (MENA) - France is waiting for a strong and fair president in Egypt, who will be able to achieve development in this great country, said French Senator Christiane Kammermann. In statements following her meeting with Egypt's Foreign ....

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