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  • Deployment extension of US Warships in Black Sea exceeds international terms - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-04-03 14:42:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:97 - ID:647673

    MOSCOW, April 3 (MENA) - Moscow has taken note that the extension of US warships deployed in the Black Sea has exceeded the set terms laid out in the international convention, RIA Novosti quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying ....

  • Japan, Iran agree to cooperate on environmental challenges

    Date: 2014-04-03 14:04:21 GMT - Japan - World - SN:93 - ID:647523

    TOKYO, April 3 (MENA) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Iranian Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar agreed Thursday to expand cooperation in tackling environmental challenges such as energy-saving and air pollution, Kyodo news agency reported. "The ....

  • British Queen in Rome, ahead of visit with Pope

    Date: 2014-04-03 13:36:23 GMT - Italy - World - SN:85 - ID:647568

    ROME, April 3 (MENA) - Queen Elizabeth II has come to Rome for lunch with Italy's president ahead of the British monarch's first meeting with Pope Francis. Arriving Thursday afternoon at the Quirinal presidential palace atop of one of Rome's ....

  • Russia condemns Cairo University blasts

    Date: 2014-04-03 12:06:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:647186

    MOSCOW, April 3 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry denounced the series of explosions which took place outside Cairo University on Wednesday and left a police brigadier killed and several policemen injured. In a statement Thursday, the ....

  • NASA suspends cooperation with Russia

    Date: 2014-04-03 10:27:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:42 - ID:646939

    MOSCOW, April 3 (MENA) - The US has suspended space cooperation with Russia. Ongoing activity on the International Space Station (ISS) is not affected by this decision. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Wednesday ....

  • 29 killled in Washington landslide

    Date: 2014-04-03 10:05:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:646925

    WASHINGTON, April 3 (MENA) - The death toll in last month’s massive landslide in rural Washington state has risen to 29, Snohomish County medical examiner’s office representative Kelly Stowe told CNN. That count is up one from the previous day. A ....

  • Russia expects NATO to respect bilateral agreements - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-04-03 09:46:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:34 - ID:646908

    MOSCOW, April 03 (MENA) - Russia expects explanations from NATO of its decision to deploy additional troops in East European states, ITAR-TASS quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. “Russia-NATO relations are based ....

  • Japan, U.S., S. Korea eye talks in Washington on N. Korea

    Date: 2014-04-03 07:52:12 GMT - Japan - World - SN:18 - ID:646693

    TOKYO, April 3 (MENA) - Senior officials of Japan, the United States and South Korea plan to hold a meeting on the North Korean nuclear and missile issues in the first half of this month in Washington, Kyodo News quoted Japanese government sources ....

  • 'We will not give up on missing plane' says Malaysia PM

    Date: 2014-04-03 07:51:33 GMT - Australia - World - SN:17 - ID:646667

    CANBERRA, April 3 (MENA) - Malaysia will not give up on the search for missing flight MH370, its prime minister said as he visited the search hub in Perth, BBC reported. Prime Minister Najib Razak's comments came at a joint news conference with ....

  • Chile leader evacuates as second big quake strikes

    Date: 2014-04-03 07:34:47 GMT - Chile - World - SN:15 - ID:646557

    SANTIAGO, April 3 (MENA) - A powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake has rocked northern Chile, just over 24 hours after an 8.2 tremor killed six people, destroyed 2,600 houses and led to mass evacuations, BBC reported A tsunami alert in Chile and Peru ....

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