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  • Poland: Comprehensive reforms led to join EU

    Date: 2014-04-30 19:49:33 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:125 - ID:697154

    CAIRO, April 30 (MENA) - Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski said Wednesday that his country Poland and nine others joined the European Union decade ago after conducting comprehensive reforms the meet the membership criteria. In a statement ....

  • No updates available on reopening British embassy in Tehran - UK foreign ministry

    Date: 2014-04-30 18:32:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:120 - ID:697102

    LONDON, April 30 (MENA) – The British foreign ministry on Wednesday said that no updates are available concerning the reopening of the UK embassy in Tehran. On Monday, British Foreign Office Political Director Simon Gass held meetings with ....

  • Merkel threatens with imposing more sanctions on Russia

    Date: 2014-04-30 18:23:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:117 - ID:697038

    MOSCOW, April 30 (MENA) – Germany's Angela Merkel said Wednesday that the leading industrial powers would not waver on further sanctions on Russia. "We have always managed to agree on G7 declarations so far and I see no reason why further steps ....

  • Russia starts combat helicopter training flights on Baltic border

    Date: 2014-04-30 18:09:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:116 - ID:697072

    MOSCOW, April 30 (MENA) - A newly formed Russian army helicopter brigade begun training flights in the northwest of the country near the borders with the Baltic states of Estonia and Latvia, a spokesman for the Western Military District Col. Oleg ....

  • Russia says Western countries planning UN SC resolution on Syria

    Date: 2014-04-30 17:28:22 GMT - Russia - World - SN:110 - ID:697037

    MOSCOW, April 30 (MENA) - Western countries are planning to draft a U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria in accordance with Section 7 of the U.N. Charter, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said on ....

  • UN chief strongly condemns latest attacks on civilians in Syria

    Date: 2014-04-30 16:05:24 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:96 - ID:696766

    NEW YORK, April 30 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned ‘in the strongest terms’ the latest attacks in Syria – which left dozens of civilians dead or wounded from mortar fire and shelling in neighborhoods in Homs and ....

  • Investor fears hurt Russian economy more than sanctions – IMF

    Date: 2014-04-30 15:40:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:88 - ID:696726

    MOSCOW, April 30 (MENA) – Fears of sanctions have a greater impact on the Russian economy than sanctions themselves, RIA Novosti quoted the International Monetary Fund’s mission chief to Russia as saying on Wednesday. “We have noticed that fears ....

  • 83 Taliban militants killed, injured in Afghan operations

    Date: 2014-04-30 15:21:35 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:82 - ID:696636

    KABUL, April 30 (MENA) - At least 83 Taliban militants were killed and injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours, Afghan's Khaama Press reported. The interior ministry said in a statement ....

  • Antibiotic resistance imposes serious threats to public health - WHO report

    Date: 2014-04-30 14:48:22 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:76 - ID:696645

    GENEVA, April 30 (MENA) - Antibiotic resistance taking place in every region of the world has imposed serious threats to public health, according to a new global report launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday. The report ....

  • Kiev regime is pushing Ukraine to catastrophe — Russia's ambassador to UN

    Date: 2014-04-30 07:02:16 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:695451

    MOSCOW, April 30 (MENA) - The current Kiev regime, encouraged by the “Western friends” is pushing Ukraine towards a catastrophe, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said on Tuesday at a meeting of the UN Security ....

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