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  • US, Saudis narrow split over Syria

    Date: 2014-03-29 12:19:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:637317

    WASHINGTON, March 29 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, meeting at a time of heightened tensions in relations between their countries, appeared to narrow their disagreement on assisting Syrian rebels, but ....

  • No intention of new Russia army moves: Ban Ki Moon

    Date: 2014-03-28 22:42:25 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:142 - ID:636540

    NEW YORK, March 28 (MENA) - The UN secretary general says Russian President Vladimir Putin has assured him he had no intention of orchestrating further incursions into Ukrainian territory. Ban Ki-moon told reporters that Putin told him "he had no ....

  • Britain urges immediate humanitarian action in Syria

    Date: 2014-03-28 19:31:23 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:126 - ID:636409

    LONDON, March 28 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary William Hague called on the Assad regime to provide immediate humanitarian access to people in need in Syria. Speaking as the UN makes its monthly report on progress of the UN Security Council ....

  • Afghan intelligence agency foils suicide car bombing plot

    Date: 2014-03-28 18:42:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:119 - ID:636346

    KABUL, March 28 (MENA) - The Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) announced Friday that a deadly suicide car bombing plot was foiled by NDS operatives in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, said local media. The NDS said in a ....

  • Hollande hails appointing new NATO Secretary-General

    Date: 2014-03-28 18:37:50 GMT - France - World - SN:118 - ID:636336

    PARIS, March 28 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande praised on Friday the appointment of Jens Stoltenberg as North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) Secretary-General. Having assumed the position of Norway Prime Minister, Stoltenberg ....

  • Condoleezza Rice blames Obama for ‘vacuum’ that’s led to Putin

    Date: 2014-03-28 17:15:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:636228

    WASHINGTON, March 28 (MENA) - Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice issued a spirited defense of a broader role for the US in the world, saying President Obama’s leadership has left a vacuum that’s been filled by “dictator Vladimir Putin in ....

  • N. Korea threatens to make S. Korea pay dear price

    Date: 2014-03-28 16:52:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:97 - ID:636207

    SEOUL, March 28 (MENA) - North Korea threatened on Friday to settle scores with South Korea over what it claims were atrocities against North Korean fishermen by the South Korean Navy, Yonhap news agency reported. South Korea's Navy expressed ....

  • Moscow astonished by Obama’s claims that decision on Kosovo was taken at referendum

    Date: 2014-03-28 16:39:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:95 - ID:636209

    MOSCOW, March 28 (MENA) - Moscow is astonished by US President Barack Obama’s claims that a decision on independence of Kosovo and Metohija district from Serbia was taken upon a referendum and after reaching consent with the UN and neighboring ....

  • Obama: Russia needs to "move back those troops"

    Date: 2014-03-28 16:23:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:91 - ID:636094

    NEW YORK, March 28 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has repeated calls for Moscow to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine, warning of the dangers of returning to a Cold War mentality, CBS news reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been ....

  • UNSC to hold emergency meeting on Ukrainian crisis

    Date: 2014-03-28 16:01:45 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:87 - ID:636116

    NEW YORK, March 28 (MENA) - The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting later Friday on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will inform the council's members about the outcome of his visit to Moscow and ....

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