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  • US calls on Europe to wean itself from Russian gas

    Date: 2014-04-02 20:27:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:197 - ID:646365

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - The United States on Wednesday called on Europe to wean itself from a dangerous dependency on Russian gas, saying it was time to stand together and bring an end to the Kremlin's use of energy supplies as political ....

  • UK submarine joins search for missing plane

    Date: 2014-04-02 19:32:34 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:188 - ID:646241

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - British submarine HMS Tireless joined the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the BBC news reported Wednesday. The Ministry of Defence said the Trafalgar class submarine arrived in the southern Indian Ocean ....

  • Russia disappointed by 'Europe’s silence over violence' against non-Ukrainians

    Date: 2014-04-02 19:31:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:187 - ID:646266

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - Moscow is disappointed by the "destructive silence" of the European Commission against racism and intolerance over acts of violence by the Kiev authorities against non-Ukrainians, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on ....

  • Moscow says NATO's freeze of cooperation reminiscent of cold war

    Date: 2014-04-02 19:25:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:184 - ID:646205

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - NATO's decision to suspend cooperation with Russia resembles Cold War-style sword swinging, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman was quoted by RIA Novosti news agency as saying on Wednesday. The 28-nation NATO bloc ....

  • Ongoing Syria conditions are detrimental to regional states - Iranian official

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:50:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:177 - ID:646049

    TEHRAN, April 2 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said Wednesday that ongoing conditions in Syria are detrimental for regional states. "One cannot be optimistic about settlement of Syria ....

  • I called Russia to protect Ukranian people- Yanukovych says

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:44:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:173 - ID:646159

    MOSCOW, April 2 (MENA) - Ukraine’s ousted president, Viktor Yanukovych, said Wednesday that he was “wrong” to invite Russian troops into Crimea and called it to protect Ukrainian people, Ria Novosti news agency reported. In his first interview ....

  • UK ratifies the Arms Trade Treaty

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:43:59 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:172 - ID:646160

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - UK ratified Wednesday the Arms Trade Treaty, after more than 10 years of campaigning and more than 7 years of negotiations. Foreign Secretary William Hague said:" I am delighted to have overseen the successful conclusion ....

  • N. Korean leader: Situation in Korea is "grave"

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:40:25 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:170 - ID:646052

    PYONGYANG, April 2 (MENA) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un described the situation in the Korean peninsula as very dangerous warning that Pyongyang will conduct a new nuclear test, Yonhap new agency reported Wednesday. Kim described the current ....

  • London supports Iraqi parliamentary elections - Minister

    Date: 2014-04-02 18:08:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:164 - ID:645997

    LONDON, April 2 (MENA) - Foreign Office Minister of State for the Middle East Hugh Robertson said Sunday that the UK government supports the people of Iraq as they participate in the parliamentary elections. "We also recognize the vital role of ....

  • Congress sends Ukraine aid bill to Obama's desk

    Date: 2014-04-02 17:23:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:145 - ID:646046

    WASHINGTON, April 2 (MENA) - The Congress voted Tuesday night to send legislation for President Barack Obama's signature to provide a $1 billion loan guarantee to Ukraine and put in place new sanctions on Russia, UPI reported. Voting 378-34, the ....

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