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  • Russia seeks to increase energy supplies despite possible sanctions

    Date: 2014-04-09 18:37:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:161 - ID:659365

    MOSCOW, April 9 (MENA) – Russia will not redirect its oil and gas flows due to possible economic sanctions, Russia’s senior government official has said, ITAR-TASS News Agency reported. “We are ready to fulfill obligations for carrying out ....

  • China urges US to work on strengthening military ties

    Date: 2014-04-09 18:06:16 GMT - China - World - SN:157 - ID:659313

    BEIJING, April 9 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping met with visiting U.S. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel in Beijing on Wednesday, calling on the two countries to build a new model of military relationship, Xinhua news agency ....

  • Lawmaker welcomes US decision to designate Bayt al-Maqdis as terrorist group

    Date: 2014-04-09 17:54:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:154 - ID:659263

    WASHINGTON, April 9 (MENA) - Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce welcomed a decision of the State Department to designate Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis as a foreign terrorist organization on Wednesday. In a statement, Royce considered ....

  • 35 Taliban militants killed in Afghan counter-terrorism operations

    Date: 2014-04-09 17:52:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:153 - ID:659262

    KABUL, April 9 (MENA) – At least 35 Taliban militants were killed during coordinated military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours, Khaama Press reported The operations were conducted by Afghan national police (ANP) ....

  • Crisis in Ukraine result of 'wrong EU policy' - Russian envoy

    Date: 2014-04-09 17:27:44 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:145 - ID:659217

    BRUSSELS, April 9 (MENA) - Russian Permanent Representative to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said on Wednesday that the current crisis in Ukraine is largely "a result of the erroneous EU policy," ITAR-TASS News Agency reported. “The crisis ....

  • Experts confirm pulse signals from missing Malaysian plane

    Date: 2014-04-09 16:36:18 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:135 - ID:659115

    PERTH, April 9 (MENA) - Experts in Australia and the United States confirmed that the signals picked up by vessels searching for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean are from a man-made device and are not natural sounds from the ....

  • Iran inaugurates oxygen 18 production unit at Arak site

    Date: 2014-04-09 16:28:22 GMT - Iran - World - SN:132 - ID:658932

    TEHRAN, April 9 (MENA) - Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi inaugurated Wednesday an oxygen 18 production unit at Arak site and a new control panel of Tehran research reactor, IRNA News reported. Salehi ordered the ....

  • Ukraine-NATO dialogue will help implement bilateral programs - Ukrainian minister

    Date: 2014-04-09 16:18:13 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:130 - ID:659075

    KIEV, April 9 (MENA) - Ukraine-NATO talks are indispensable to establishing relations and carrying out bilateral programs, ITAR-TASS quoted Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov as saying. “Of course, the talks should be held at a high level,” ....

  • Iran not to halt nuclear research programs - AEOI chief

    Date: 2014-04-09 16:07:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:124 - ID:659067

    TEHRAN, April 9 (MENA) - Iran will not halt its nuclear research and development programs, said Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi, according to FARS News Agency. The AEOI's main task is to provide energy to ....

  • US grossly violates human rights - Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-04-09 16:07:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:123 - ID:659066

    MOSCOW, April 9 (MENA) - The United States claims to be a perfect democracy but grossly violates its own human rights obligations, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, according to Itar-Tass news agency. It is very regrettable when a ....

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