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  • Violence in Bangui triggers fresh displacement in Central African Republic

    Date: 2014-04-01 14:50:26 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:100 - ID:643364

    GENEVA, April 1 (MENA) - Anti-Balaka forces control major routes to and from Bangui as well as many towns and villages in the south-west of the Central African Republic, the UNHCR reported on Tuesday. They pose a particular threat to Muslims in ....

  • Japan adopts new arms export principles for first time in 50 years

    Date: 2014-04-01 13:35:44 GMT - Japan - World - SN:83 - ID:643359

    TOKYO, April 1 (MENA) - Japan adopted new principles and guidelines on arms exports on Tuesday, the first major overhaul in nearly half a century of its arms embargo policy, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe set the stage for his country to play a more ....

  • Deep political, economic crisis threatens Ukraine: Russia’s defense minister

    Date: 2014-04-01 11:25:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:643012

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - Russia does not threaten Ukraine’s statehood, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has said as quoted by Itar-Tass. “The deep political and economic crisis is the only danger for Ukraine,” he said. Shoigu was speaking ....

  • Kuwait Emir receives message from Iran president to enhance ties

    Date: 2014-04-01 10:43:58 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:43 - ID:642884

    KUWAIT CITY, April 1 (MENA) - Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Tuesday the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Amir Abdollahian carrying a message from President Hassan Rohani. The message ....

  • Russia's Gazprom raises gas prices by $100 for Ukraine – CEO

    Date: 2014-04-01 10:29:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:642757

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - Russian energy giant Gazprom said Tuesday it would increase gas prices for Ukraine by $100 per 1,000 cubic meters from April 1 as the crisis-hit country has failed to pay for last year's deliveries, RIA Novosti ....

  • EU Calls on the Sudanese to Step up Efforts for an Inclusive National Dialogue

    Date: 2014-04-01 10:25:47 GMT - Sudan - World - SN:35 - ID:642733

    KHARTOUM, April 1 (MENA) - Members of the European Parliament's Development Committee called on all the relevant parties and forces in Sudan to step up efforts for an inclusive national dialogue in an enabling environment to achieve a peaceful and ....

  • S. Korea probing unknown drone found on western border island

    Date: 2014-04-01 10:11:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:33 - ID:642761

    SEOUL, April 1 (MENA) - South Korea is conducting a probe into an unidentified drone that fell on one of its border islands during the latest cross-border exchange of artillery fire with North Korea in the western sea, Yonhap news agency quoting ....

  • On World Mine Awareness Day, UN chief highlights global de-mining efforts

    Date: 2014-04-01 10:10:57 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:32 - ID:642698

    CAIRO, April 1 (MENA) - World countries will celebrate on Friday the World Mine Awareness Day as UN missions around the world will sponsor activities in this day. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted the work of United Nations mine ....

  • British sniper in Afghanistan kills six Taliban with one bullet

    Date: 2014-04-01 08:50:28 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:642519

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - A British sniper in Afghanistan killed six insurgents with a single bullet after hitting the trigger switch of a suicide bomber whose device then exploded, The Telegraph has learnt. The 20-year-old marksman, a Lance ....

  • UK government probes MB activities in London: BBC

    Date: 2014-04-01 06:49:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:6 - ID:642368

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - The British government has ordered a probe into the Muslim Brotherhood activities in London, the BBC radio reported. Inspections on MB philosophy and activities would be held to define how the UK government would deal ....

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