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  • 3 killed, 3 critically injured in Washington state landslide

    Date: 2014-03-23 20:52:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:157 - ID:626506

    WASHINGTON, March 23 (MENA) - A devastating landslide killed three people, cut off a small town and a river and prompted an evacuation notice for fear of a potentially "catastrophic flood event," authorities in Washington state said Sunday. In ....

  • Putin, Merkel express satisfaction over coordination of OSCE mission mandate

    Date: 2014-03-23 20:44:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:159 - ID:626504

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - Russia’s president Vladimir Putin and Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel have voiced satisfaction over the arrangement on a mandate of the monitoring mission, which the Organization for Security and Cooperation in ....

  • Biggest stockpile of illegal ivory on earth discovered

    Date: 2014-03-23 20:04:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:153 - ID:626429

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - The world’s largest ivory stockpile has been discovered in Tanzania, Daily Mail newspaper reported. More than 34,000 tusks weighing roughly 125 tons are stored in the warehouse behind the Ministry of Natural Resources ....

  • White House Adviser defends Crimea response

    Date: 2014-03-23 18:55:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:143 - ID:626387

    Washington, March 23 (MENA) - White House Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken defended the administration’s response to Russia’s takeover of Crimea on Sunday, saying new sanctions have “had a real hit” on the Russian economy, Politico ....

  • Estonia ready to provide assistance to Ukraine, says diplomat

    Date: 2014-03-23 18:38:45 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:141 - ID:626345

    CAIRO, March 23 (MENA) - Estonian Ambassador in Cairo Paul Teesalu said that his country is ready to offer urgent aid to Ukraine. "Signing the political part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement is an important step," the Estonian ambassador ....

  • Israeli Foreign Ministry goes on strike, all Israel's embassies and consulates abroad to close

    Date: 2014-03-23 18:21:47 GMT - Israel - World - SN:135 - ID:626290

    GAZA, March 23 (MENA) - The Israeli Foreign Ministry's worker's committee declared a full-fledge strike on Sunday, closing the ministry and all the country's embassies and consulates around the world, Jerusalem Post reported. The strike is the ....

  • Russian FM: Crimea’s reunification with Russia does not violate stability in Europe

    Date: 2014-03-23 15:21:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:626018

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - The Republic of Crimea’s reunification with Russia does not violate military and political stability in Europe, Director of the security and disarmament department of the Russian Foreign Ministry Mikhail Ulyanov told ....

  • S.Korean president departs for Hague for nuclear conference, meeting with Abe

    Date: 2014-03-23 09:08:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:625069

    SEOUL, March 23 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye left for The Hague on Sunday for a gathering of global leaders aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism, as well as for a rare meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on its ....

  • Chile's Michelle Bachelet faces first protest

    Date: 2014-03-23 08:34:43 GMT - Chile - World - SN:17 - ID:624982

    SANTIAGO, March 23 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of Chileans have marched through Santiago to urge new President Michelle Bachelet to carry out her left-leaning reform program, the BBC reported. The key demand of the activists was that the ....

  • Ebola claims 59 deaths in Guinea

    Date: 2014-03-23 08:12:41 GMT - Guinea - World - SN:15 - ID:624987

    CONAKRY, March 23 (MENA) - Ebola has killed at least 59 people in Guinea and there are fears the virus may have spread to neighbouring Sierra Leone, euronews reported quoting world health officials have said. Cases of the disease, which can kill ....

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