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  • Tremor jolts southern Iran

    Date: 2014-03-25 19:49:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:167 - ID:630365

    TEHRAN, March 25 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 4.1 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook surrounding areas of Kang in southern province of Hormuzgan, IRNA news agency reported Tuesday. According to a report, released by the ....

  • 'Reporters Without Borders' condemns killing of Iraqi journalist in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-03-25 17:28:57 GMT - France - World - SN:152 - ID:630134

    PARIS, March 25 (MENA) - "Reporters Without Borders" said Tuesday it is dismayed to learn that Mohamed Baidawi, Radio Free Iraq’s Baghdad bureau chief, was shot dead in Baghdad on 22 March, while Radio Babel journalist Raji Hamadallah was badly ....

  • Obama warns Moscow annexation of Crimea is 'not a done deal'

    Date: 2014-03-25 17:17:47 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:149 - ID:630384

    THE HAGUE, March 25 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has warned the Russian annexation of Crimea is "not a done deal" and expressed concern about the Kremlin's territorial ambitions in the region, The Independent reported Tuesday. Speaking at ....

  • Russia to strengthen peace-promoting partnership with Arab League – Putin

    Date: 2014-03-25 16:49:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:630095

    MOSCOW, March 25 (MENA) - Russia intends to bolster partnership with the Arab League to promote peace in the Middle East and North Africa, President Vladimir Putin said in a message of greetings to an Arab summit which began in Kuwait on ....

  • Russian ruble announced Crimea’s official currency

    Date: 2014-03-25 15:53:56 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:132 - ID:630013

    SIMFEROPOL, March 25 (MENA) - Two official currencies, Russian ruble and Ukrainian hryvnia, will be accepted in Crimea until January 1, 2016, /ITAR-TASS quoted a resolution adopted by the Crimean parliament as saying. “The official currency unit ....

  • Ukraine's parliament accepts resignation of defense minister

    Date: 2014-03-25 13:48:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:97 - ID:629737

    KIEV, March 25 (MENA) - Ukraine's parliament has accepted the resignation of Acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh as troops withdraw from Crimea, ABC news reported Tuesday. No further details have been provided. (MENA) AB/DA ....

  • Obama meets with Putin ally to isolate Russia

    Date: 2014-03-25 11:57:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:629440

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - American President Barack Obama met on Tuesday with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin as he continued his efforts to isolate Moscow over its incursion into ....

  • Antiquity Minister: US backs Egypt in its demand to protect, prohibit trading in Egypt's antiquities

    Date: 2014-03-25 11:30:59 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:62 - ID:629292

    CAIRO, March 25 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Mohammad Ibrahim asserted that the US public opinion and senior administration officials fully back Egypt in its demand to ban smuggling and trading of the Egyptian cultural property and ....

  • Egypt's delegate to UN reiterates its stand which rejects Israeli violations

    Date: 2014-03-25 11:30:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:61 - ID:629336

    GENEVA, March 25 (MENA) - Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Walid Mahmoud Abdel-Nasser has reiterated Egypt's stand which rejects never-ceasing outrageous violations committed by the Israeli authorities in the Palestinian ....

  • Senior Iraqi officer escapes attempt on life

    Date: 2014-03-25 08:48:34 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:22 - ID:629001

    BAGHDAD, March 25 (MENA) – A police chief of the Iraqi province of Salahuddin escaped an attempt on his life in Tikrit, about 170 kms north of Baghdad. Gunmen attacked the house of Major General Jomaah Saadoun and opened fire at his ....

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