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  • Egypt partakes in UNSC reform talks

    Date: 2014-03-20 14:38:30 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:93 - ID:620931

    CAIRO, March 20 (MENA) – Egypt participated in the intergovernmental negotiations on the United Nation Security Council reform held in New York. Egypt's permanent delegate to the UN Moataz Ahmadeen Khalil delivered Egypt's address to the ....

  • Chief of Russian General Staff, SACEUR discuss situation in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-20 10:11:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:48 - ID:620151

    MOSCOW, March 20 (MENA) - Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Philip Breedlove called Chairman of the Russian Army General Staff, Colonel-General Valery Gerasimov on Thursday to discuss the situation in Ukraine, the Russian Defence ....

  • Ukraine plans to withdraw troops from Russia-occupied Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-20 09:54:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:620202

    NEW YORK, March 20 (MENA) - Bowing to the reality of the Russian military occupation of Crimea a day after Russia announced it was annexing the disputed peninsula, the Ukrainian government said on Wednesday that it had drawn up plans to evacuate all ....

  • UK looks forward to improving ties with Iran: Hague

    Date: 2014-03-20 09:34:38 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:43 - ID:620133

    LONDON, March 20 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the UK seeks to enhance its relations with the Islamic Republic, Press TV reported Thursday. “This is something our two governments have been working over the last few ....

  • Lavrov: Russia to use all methods to protect Russians abroad

    Date: 2014-03-20 09:27:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:41 - ID:620062

    MOSCOW, March 20 (MENA) - Moscow would continue to use "political, diplomatic and legal methods" to protect Russians abroad, said Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as quoted by Novosti. Lavrov said, in a meeting of Foreign Ministry representatives ....

  • Taliban suicide attack on Afghanistan police station kills 11

    Date: 2014-03-20 09:25:25 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:40 - ID:620047

    KABUL, March 20 (MENA) - Taliban fighters have killed at least 11 people and wounded 22 in a suicide bomb attack and gun battle at a police station in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city, ABC News reported Thursday. Thursday's attack in one of ....

  • UN chief heads to Russia for talks with Putin on Ukraine crisis

    Date: 2014-03-20 08:02:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:27 - ID:619976

    MOSCOW, March 20 (MENA) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon departs on Wednesday for Moscow and Kiev, where he will hold talks with Russian and Ukrainian leaders and push for a peaceful resolution of the crisis over Crimea, the United Nations ....

  • UN refugee agency: Syrians dead in Greek sinking

    Date: 2014-03-20 07:40:17 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:22 - ID:619932

    GENEVA, March 20 (MENA) - The United Nations refugee agency said the seven migrants who drowned near a Greek island Tuesday were Syrian refugees, and renewed a call on the European Union to improve coordination in dealing with people fleeing the ....

  • Kerry protests remarks by Israeli defense chief -spokeswoman

    Date: 2014-03-20 07:36:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:619926

    WASHINGTON, March 20 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday to protest remarks by Israel's defense minister that portrayed the United States as weak in its handling of nuclear talks ....

  • Afghan police station attack leaves at least four dead

    Date: 2014-03-20 07:22:55 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:19 - ID:619897

    ISLAMABAD, March 20 (MENA) - At least four people have died after a suspected suicide attack on a police station in eastern Afghanistan, BBC reported. Police officials in the city of Jalalabad say gun battles started after a "multi-pronged" ....

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