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  • Moscow asserts right to respond to US sanctions

    Date: 2014-04-29 15:25:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:109 - ID:694682

    MOSCOW, April 29 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Moscow retains the right to respond to sanctions imposed by Washington, but cooperation between the two countries is still possible, RIA Novosti reported. “Russia retains ....

  • Fund to be created to support Al-Quds: Fatah official

    Date: 2014-04-29 15:24:51 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:108 - ID:694491

    AMMAN, April 29 (MENA) – A fund will be created by a group of Palestinian businessmen with a capital hitting one billion dollars to support Al-Quds (the occupied East Jerusalem), senior Fatah official Azzam Al-Ahmad has said. The fund is meant to ....

  • Moscow says response to Western sanctions ready

    Date: 2014-04-29 15:14:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:106 - ID:694487

    MOSCOW, April 29 (MENA) – Moscow has drafted its response to Western sanctions imposed this week, with a range of measures expected to be introduced soon, RIA Novosti quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying Tuesday. “We do ....

  • US taped Moscow's calls to its Ukraine spies - Kerry

    Date: 2014-04-29 14:43:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:94 - ID:694498

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - US secretary of state John Kerry claimed in a private meeting that the US intelligence community has recordings of pro-Russian forces being managed by government handlers in Moscow, the Daily Beast reported on ....

  • Kerry apologizes for remark that Israel risks apartheid

    Date: 2014-04-29 14:20:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:89 - ID:694378

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry issued an unusual statement Monday evening expressing his support for Israel after a controversy erupted over a politically charged phrase he used in a private appearance. In the ....

  • 57 militants killed, 84 others injured in Afghan operations

    Date: 2014-04-29 14:15:13 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:85 - ID:694379

    KABUL, April 29 (MENA) – At least 57 militants were killed and 84 others injured during military operations by Afghan national army (ANA) soldiers, the Khaama Press News Agency reported. According to a statement released by defense ministry of ....

  • Italy pleads to EU, UN over migrant crisis

    Date: 2014-04-29 12:27:26 GMT - Libya - World - SN:66 - ID:694145

    TRIPOLI, April 29 (MENA) – Italy has urged for a European and UN role to face the flow of migrants to its south coasts. Well-informed sources said that an international delegation could be sent to Libya, the main pathway for migrants, to study ....

  • Envoy denies diplomatic rift between Nigeria, Russia over Crimea

    Date: 2014-04-29 11:12:07 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:47 - ID:693746

    ABUJA, April 29 (MENA) - NIGERIA’S vote at the United Nations (UN) against Russia’s position on the referendum and sub-sequent secession of Crimea does not mean there exists any rift between both countries, the Russian Ambassador to Nigeria, Nikolay ....

  • Poll: Americans support sanctions, not arms for Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-29 10:36:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:41 - ID:693913

    WASHINGTON, April 29 (MENA) - Americans support tighter economic sanctions on Moscow, a USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll finds, but they oppose by more than 2-1 the idea of sending arms or military supplies to the Ukrainian government to bolster ....

  • Russian defense minister reassures US colleague on Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-29 09:05:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:693637

    MOSCOW, April 29 (MENA) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his US counterpart Chuck Hagel held a telephone conversation on Monday discussing the tense situation in Ukraine, ITAR TASS reported on Tuesday. Following the talks between ....

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