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  • Ukraine seeks EU membership

    Date: 2014-03-27 12:00:15 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:73 - ID:633936

    KIEV, March 27 (MENA) - The main aim for Ukraine is European Union membership, Oleksandr Turchynov, parliament-appointed Acting President of Ukraine said today during the 21st meeting of the Committee on Parliamentary Cooperation between Ukraine and ....

  • Iranian, Afghan, Tajik, Pakistani presidents hold talks in Kabul

    Date: 2014-03-27 11:00:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:59 - ID:633786

    KABUL, March 27 (MENA) – The quartet meeting of the Iranian, Afghan, Tajik and Pakistani presidents started here on Thursday on the sidelines of the Nowrouz festival currently underway in this country, IRNA news agency reported. During the ....

  • Pope Francis receives Obama

    Date: 2014-03-27 10:36:35 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:54 - ID:633616

    THE VATICAN, March 27 (MENA) - Pope Francis of the Vatican received on Thursday US President Barack Obama for the first time here, the BBC said. Obama said it was a "great honor" to meet Pope Francis for the first time during a European tour. He ....

  • OSCE probes facing internet terrorist use

    Date: 2014-03-27 09:58:11 GMT - Austria - World - SN:46 - ID:633490

    VIENNA, March 27 (MENA) - The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) announced that Thursday would be the last day of Astana workshop on confronting using internet for terrorist purposes. The workshop, attended by 60 ....

  • Russia calls for creating free trade zone with Israel

    Date: 2014-03-27 09:49:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:633431

    MOSCOW, March 27 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Minister of Economic Development Alexei Likhachev said the creation of a free trade zone between Russia and Israel was not suspended and continues, ITAR-TASS news agency reported. “There were no negative ....

  • Military cuts render NATO less formidable as deterrent to Russia

    Date: 2014-03-27 09:43:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:39 - ID:633383

    WASHINGTON — President Obama and European leaders pledged Wednesday to bolster the NATO alliance and vowed that Russia would not be allowed to run roughshod over its neighbors. But the military reality on the ground in Europe tells a different ....

  • Two firefighters killed in Boston Back Bay blaze

    Date: 2014-03-27 08:21:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:24 - ID:633370

    WASHINGTON, March 27 (MENA) - Two firefighters were killed and 13 injured in the US city of Boston in a wind-whipped blaze that destroyed a three-storey residential building, BBC reported. The fire in the city's Back Bay neighbourhood broke out ....

  • South Korean leader meets Merkel in Berlin

    Date: 2014-03-27 08:04:53 GMT - Germany - World - SN:23 - ID:633346

    BERLIN, March 27 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to work closely together to share lessons of German unification as Seoul tries to chart a course for its own unification with North Korea, ....

  • Cote d'Ivoire: Former Minister to Face ICC Judge Thursday

    Date: 2014-03-27 07:51:42 GMT - Cote d'Ivoire - World - SN:21 - ID:633351

    ABIDJAN, March 27 (MENA) - Charles Ble Goude, a youth minister in former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo's administration is scheduled to make an initial appearance before a judge at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on ....

  • S. Korea, U.S. kick off large-scale landing drill

    Date: 2014-03-27 07:30:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:633296

    SEOUL, March 27 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States began a large-scale amphibious landing drill on Thursday as part their annual joint exercise to enhance military readiness, military officials said, drawing an angry response from North ....

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