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  • White House confirms CIA director visited Ukraine over weekend

    Date: 2014-04-14 20:04:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:157 - ID:668358

    WASHINGTON, April 14 (MENA) - The White House confirmed that the CIA chief John Brennan visited Kiev last weekend, where he held a series of secret meetings with the current leaders of Ukraine, The Voice of Russia reported. White House spokesman ....

  • Hollande, Obama share concern over Ukraine violence

    Date: 2014-04-14 19:32:50 GMT - France - World - SN:152 - ID:668250

    PARIS, April 14 (MENA) - Presidents Francois Hollande of France and Barack Obama of the US share the same "concern" over the violence witnessed in east Ukraine over the past few days, The Daily Star reported, citing the French presidency's ....

  • Russia not to leave PACE

    Date: 2014-04-14 18:21:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:668223

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) – Russia has no intention to leave the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Russian State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Monday. Russia regards the Council of Europe and the PACE as “important ....

  • Iran approcahes UN against US over envoy ban

    Date: 2014-04-14 16:51:10 GMT - Iran - World - SN:122 - ID:667998

    TEHRAN, April 14 (MENA) - Iran has complained to the United Nations about the United States refusing to grant a visa to its newly appointed UN ambassador over his role in the 1979 hostage crisis, state news agency Irna said on Monday. Hamed ....

  • Lavrov begins talks with OPCW director-general

    Date: 2014-04-14 14:47:39 GMT - Russia - World - SN:102 - ID:667744

    MOSCOW, April 14 (MENA) - A meeting between Director-General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Ahmet Uzumcu and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is taking place in Moscow on Monday, Interfax reported. Lavrov ....

  • Iran slams Israel’s attack on Palestinians in al-Aqsa

    Date: 2014-04-14 14:34:17 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:667749

    TEHRAN, April 14 (MENA) - Iran has strongly condemned the Israeli regime’s despicable attack on Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in al-Quds (occupied East Jerusalem), Press TV reported Monday. “Al-Aqsa mosque is in the hearts of ....

  • 14 Taliban militants killed, 20 others detained in Afghan operations

    Date: 2014-04-14 13:36:33 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:74 - ID:667386

    KABUL, April 14 (MENA) - At least 14 Taliban militants were killed and six others injured during military operations by Afghan security forces in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported on Sunday. The ministry of interior affairs of Afghanistan ....

  • Israel to US: Opposing Russia would endanger our security

    Date: 2014-04-14 12:36:13 GMT - Israel - World - SN:65 - ID:667293

    GAZA, April 14 (MENA) - Israel has told the United States over the past two weeks of its concerns that taking a public stance against Russia over the invasion of Ukraine could cause real damage to its security interests, an Israeli official involved ....

  • Afghanistan confirms disappearance of ex-Taliban leader in UAE

    Date: 2014-04-14 12:22:22 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:60 - ID:667388

    KABUL, April 14 (MENA) - The ministry of foreign affairs of Afghanistan confirmed that former senior Taliban leader Agha Jan Mutasim has gone missing in the United Arab Emirates, said a local newspaper. Foreign ministry spokesman Shekib Mostaghni ....

  • Iran mounts cruise missiles on Navy vessels, coastal defense

    Date: 2014-04-14 11:43:34 GMT - Iran - World - SN:49 - ID:667248

    TEHRAN, April 14 (MENA) - Iran equipped its vessels and coastal defense units with Ghadir cruise missiles to reinforce defense measures in its territories and waters, FARS news agency reported. "Ghadir cruise missiles have been mounted on both ....

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