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  • Obama opens long-awaited visit to Malaysia

    Date: 2014-04-26 12:07:10 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:39 - ID:688555

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (MENA) - Opening the first visit to Malaysia by a U.S. president in nearly half a century, Barack Obama looked ahead Saturday to economic and security talks with Prime Minister Najib Razak, who leads a southeast Asian nation ....

  • Pentago: Russian Defense Minister does not answer Hagel's phone contacts

    Date: 2014-04-26 10:07:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:688374

    WASHINGTON, April 26 (MENA) - US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is now getting the cold shoulder from his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu, US Daily Beast reported on Saturday. Pentagon officials have reached out to Russia on Hagel’s behalf ....

  • G-7 nations agree to more sanctions on Russia

    Date: 2014-04-26 10:04:10 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:688200

    LONDON, April 26 (MENA) - The Group of Seven major economies has agreed to "move swiftly" on new sanctions against Russia because of Russia's actions in Ukraine. In a joint statement released by the British cabinet, a copy of which was obtained ....

  • Ukraine official says he fears Russian invasion

    Date: 2014-04-25 19:57:08 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:112 - ID:687781

    NEW YORK, April 25 (MENA) - Ukraine's deputy foreign minister has said he fears an imminent Russian invasion. Danylo Lubkivsky told reporters at the United Nations on Friday "We have the information we are in danger." He spoke as an official ....

  • Fears over North Korea nuclear test as Barack Obama arrives in Seoul

    Date: 2014-04-25 19:13:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:103 - ID:687645

    LONDON, April 25 (MENA) – Satellite photos taken two days ago showed on Friday that additional activity at North Korea's Punggye-ri test site stirring fears about preparations for a nuclear test, The Guardian reported. According to the US-Korea ....

  • Obama: Economic sanctions if Russia enters Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-25 19:13:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:102 - ID:687745

    WASHINGTON, April 25 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama said Friday that Washington is ready to impose more sanctions on Russia if Moscow invades eastern Ukraine, the ABC reported. Obama made the remarks Friday in South Korea acknowledging that ....

  • Moscow calls on Ukraine to show sincere aspiration for reconciliation in country

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:24:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:687652

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - Russia calls on Kiev government to demonstrate in practice its sincere aspiration for national reconciliation in the country, the Russian Foreign Ministry says in its statement, Itar Tass news agency reported. “In recent ....

  • Western leaders consider imposing new sanctions on Russia

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:08:57 GMT - France - World - SN:93 - ID:687596

    PARIS, April 25 (MENA) – The leaders of the US, UK, Germany, Italy and France spoke in favor of the adoption of new sanctions against Russia, ITAR-TASS quoted a statement by Elysee Palace. The statement says that the French president Francois ....

  • Russia urges to immediately stop combat operations in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:06:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:687649

    MOSCOW, April 25 (MENA) - Russia urges to immediately stop any combat operations and violence in Ukraine, to pull troops back and to begin the implementation of the Geneva agreements, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on ....

  • Ukraine FM: Kiev wants diplomatic solution, but ready to fight

    Date: 2014-04-25 18:06:11 GMT - Czech - World - SN:91 - ID:687639

    PRAGUE, April 25 (MENA) - Ukraine’s acting foreign minister Andrii Deshchytsia has said Ukraine wants a diplomatic solution to the crisis but is ready for military action against Russia should the need arise, Radio Prague reported. Deshchytsia, ....

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