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  • Polish defense minister says US open to increasing military presence

    Date: 2014-03-22 18:37:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:624528

    LONDON, March 22 (MENA) - Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Saturday that the US should increase its military presence in Poland and in other Nato members in central and eastern Europe in light of the Ukraine crisis, The Guardian ....

  • Migrant workers in World Cup host Qatar "enslaved", living in squalor: Report

    Date: 2014-03-22 17:21:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:85 - ID:624454

    LONDON, March 22 (MENA) - After visiting labor camps near Doha, an international federation of trade unions has issued a blistering report chronicling the labor and human rights abuses unfolding in the host country of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, ....

  • Malaysia greatly appreciate Japan's support for SAR Ops - Najib

    Date: 2014-03-22 14:07:07 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:56 - ID:624119

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 (MُُُُENA) - Malaysia greatly appreciate Japan's support for the search and rescue (SAR) operations and encouraging words pertaining to the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, Bernama news agency reported quoting ....

  • 2,000 out of 18,000 Ukrainian Troops to Leave Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-22 13:36:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:51 - ID:624057

    MOSCOW, March 22 (MENA) - Less than 2,000 of Ukrainian troops serving in Crimea decided to leave the peninsula for Ukraine, Ria Novosti news agency reported quoting the Russian Defense Ministry as having said on Saturday. "As of March 21, less ....

  • Deputy FM: Tehran attaches special importance to ties with Riyadh

    Date: 2014-03-22 11:44:56 GMT - Iran - World - SN:46 - ID:623799

    TEHRAN, March 22 (MENA) - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian reiterated the country's enthusiasm for the further expansion of relations with the neighboring states, and said Tehran attaches special ....

  • Washington Post: Libya’s guns free-for-all fuels region’s turmoil

    Date: 2014-03-22 10:55:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:623692

    WASHINGTON, March 22 (MENA) - At the heart of the Libyan capital, the open-air Fish Market was once a place where residents went to buy everything from meat and seafood to clothes and pets. Now it’s Tripoli’s biggest arms market, with tables ....

  • Iran’s Rouhani to attend Intl. Nowruz festivities

    Date: 2014-03-22 08:53:31 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:623397

    TEHRAN, March 22 (MENA) - Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will travel to Afghanistan to attend the fourth international Nowruz celebrations, Press TV reported Saturday. President Rouhani will pay a day-long visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to ....

  • US condemns Turkey's Twitter ban

    Date: 2014-03-21 22:13:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:162 - ID:623080

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - The US Department of State condemned Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decision Thursday to block Twitter access in Turkey. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said Friday "We urge the Turkish ....

  • UN chief condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-03-21 22:01:20 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:160 - ID:623045

    NEW YORK, March 21 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned on Friday the attacks that killed scores of civilians including women and children in Afghanistan this week. "The deliberate targeting of civilians is a flagrant breach of ....

  • US Army spends $2.5M so far in Malaysia missing plane search - Pentagon

    Date: 2014-03-21 21:53:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:157 - ID:623044

    WASHINGTON, March 21 (MENA) - The Pentagon on Friday said it has spent $ 2.5 million to help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. The Defense Department has been flying high-tech surveillance planes to assist in the effort. The ....

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