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  • NATO suspends civilian and military cooperation with Russia

    Date: 2014-04-01 18:39:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:152 - ID:643974

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - NATO has announced that it is suspending all military and civilian cooperation with Russia over the Ukrainian crisis, the bloc was citied as saying by Russia Today on Tuesday. "We have decided to suspend all practical ....

  • David Cameron orders inquiry into activities of Muslim Brotherhood

    Date: 2014-04-01 17:43:47 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:140 - ID:643711

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - David Cameron has ordered Whitehall officials to launch an investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood – drawing on assessments by MI5 and MI6, The Guardian reported Tuesday. Speaking at a No 10 news conference, the prime ....

  • NATO Air Force manoeuvres begin in Lithuania

    Date: 2014-04-01 16:37:07 GMT - Lithuania - World - SN:123 - ID:643853

    VILNIUS, April 1 (MENA) - Two-day manoeuvres of the NATO Air Force with the participation of warplanes of Lithuania, the United States, Germany, as well as NATO partner - Sweden, have begun in Lithuania on Tuesday, ITAR-TASS reported. The ....

  • Middle East, North Africa live through deep crisis - Russia defense minister

    Date: 2014-04-01 15:15:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:643543

    MOSCOW, April 1 (MENA) - The situation in the Middle East and North Africa requires close attention, as these regions are living through a deep crisis, ITAR-TASS quoted Russian Defense Minister General Sergey Shoigu as saying at a meeting of the ....

  • 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 ....

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