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  • Turkish court orders lifting of PM Erdogan's Twitter ban

    Date: 2014-03-26 20:11:01 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:188 - ID:632889

    ANKARA, March 26 (MENA) - A court in Turkey has ordered the lifting of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Twitter ban last week, The Telegraph reported Wednesday. The move comes six days after the Ankara's telecommunication authority blocked ....

  • Obama terms latest developments worldwide as 'moment of testing'

    Date: 2014-03-26 19:14:42 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:184 - ID:632866

    BRUSSELS, March 26 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama said has termed the latest developments worldwide as a global "moment of testing," ABC news reported. In a press conference held Wednesday in Brussels, Obama said "If the Russian leadership ....

  • Russia dismisses seeking military base in Argentina

    Date: 2014-03-26 18:50:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:180 - ID:632826

    MOSCOW, March 26 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday dismissed as a "provocative lie" rumors of Moscow's plans to build a military base in Argentina, RIA Novosti news agency reported. "We were surprised to see reports circulated on ....

  • Kerry to visit Europe, North Africa next week

    Date: 2014-03-26 17:57:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:169 - ID:632671

    Washington, March (MENA) - The US State Department said Thursday that Secretary of State John Kerry will travel next week to Europe and then make a brief tour of North Africa, the ABC News reported. The department said Wednesday that Kerry will ....

  • EU is drafting powerful sanctions against Russia, says Cameron

    Date: 2014-03-26 17:49:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:167 - ID:632727

    LONDON, March 26 (MENA) – UK Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday that a "strong, robust and powerful" package of trade, financial and economic sanctions is being drawn up by the European Union for use if Russia intervenes in eastern Ukraine, ....

  • Pakistan expected to secure Iranian guards’ release: Iran FM

    Date: 2014-03-26 16:52:43 GMT - Iran - World - SN:157 - ID:632552

    TEHRAN, March 26 (MENA) - Iran’s foreign minister says the Iranian nation expects the Pakistani government to secure the release of Iranian border guards held hostage by a terrorist group in Pakistan, Press TV said. The Pakistani government knows ....

  • Obama more worried about possibility of ‘nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan’ than Russian threat

    Date: 2014-03-26 16:51:21 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:156 - ID:632547

    BRUSSELS, March 26 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has warned of a possible nuclear explosion in New York. During a news conference in The Hague, Netherlands, Obama said he’s far more worried about the possibility of a nuclear weapon exploding ....

  • Iran FM calls for commitment by Iran, West to their obligations

    Date: 2014-03-26 16:49:31 GMT - Iran - World - SN:154 - ID:632556

    TEHRAN, March 26 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that both Iran and the West need to meet their commitments in order to reach a comprehensive and final agreement. According to IRNA news agency, Zarif made ....

  • Bin Laden’s adviser convicted in terror trial

    Date: 2014-03-26 16:39:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:147 - ID:632562

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (MENA) - Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the most senior adviser to Osama bin Laden to be tried in a civilian United States court since the Sept. 11 attacks, was convicted on Wednesday of conspiring to kill Americans and providing material ....

  • Obama to highlight Putin threat to EU during keynote speech in Brussels

    Date: 2014-03-26 15:22:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:122 - ID:632405

    LONDON, March 26 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama is to charge Russian President Vladimir Putin with being a menace to an international system built up over decades following the Russian leader's sudden appropriation of part of Ukraine, The ....

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