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  • Obama arrives at Italy's presidential palace

    Date: 2014-03-27 13:15:10 GMT - Italy - World - SN:97 - ID:634149

    ROME, March 27 (MENA) - United States President Barack Obama arrived at the presidential palace in Rome on Thursday ahead of holding a meeting with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano. The meeting will be followed by lunch at the Quirinale ....

  • President Obama meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

    Date: 2014-03-27 13:11:25 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:94 - ID:634150

    VATICAN CITY, ROME, March 27 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday, ABC News reported. In his first official visit, which began earlier in the day in Rome, the president and the pope met for about 50 ....

  • Philippines, Muslim rebel group sign peace deal

    Date: 2014-03-27 12:05:49 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:78 - ID:633689

    MANILA, March 27 (MENA) - The Philippine government signed a peace accord with the country's largest Muslim rebel group on Thursday, the culmination of years of negotiations and a significant political achievement for President Benigno Aquino ....

  • 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 ....

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