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  • Amid Ukraine's turmoil, women's rights must not be forgotten -- Newspaper

    Date: 2014-03-21 15:14:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:102 - ID:622605

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - "If Europe values true democracy in Ukraine it must speak up for those who risk being further marginalized," a report published in The Guardian stressed Friday. When a war is going on, the thing that is most easily ....

  • Cameron warns of escalating sanctions against Russia

    Date: 2014-03-21 14:59:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:622590

    LONDON, March 21 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said that more sanctions will be imposed against Russia if there were an escalation. European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels to discuss their response to the crisis over ....

  • Mali: Ensure Justice for Grave Abuses

    Date: 2014-03-21 14:17:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:90 - ID:622480

    NEW YORK, March 21 (MENA) – The New York-based Human Rights Watch has urged Mali's government to increase its efforts to investigate and bring those who committed crimes amid its recent armed conflict to justice. "Mali's government should step up ....

  • Britain welcomes Security Council Resolution on Libya aimed at deterring illegal oil exports from Libya

    Date: 2014-03-21 14:13:50 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:88 - ID:622476

    LOMNDON, March 21 (MENA) - Spokesperson for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Farah Dakhlallah said that Britain has welcomed Security Council Resolution 2146 on Libya aimed at deterring illegal oil exports from Libya. UN Security Council ....

  • France suspends 'most' military cooperation with Russia

    Date: 2014-03-21 14:12:13 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:622472

    PARIS, March 21 (MENA) - France has suspended most of its military cooperation with Russia, including joint exercises and personnel exchanges, the French defense minister said Friday in Tallinn, Naharnet reported. Paris has suspended "the ....

  • Seven wounded in explosion in Kandahar province

    Date: 2014-03-21 13:49:52 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:83 - ID:622348

    KABUL, March 21 (MENA) - At least seven people were injured following an explosion in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan on Friday, Khaama Press reported. The explosion reportedly took place in a shrine in Khakrez district of Kandahar ....

  • UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges respect for sovereignty of Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-21 13:30:46 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:78 - ID:622393

    KIEV, March 21 (MENA) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday the Ukrainian crisis could only be resolved through a diplomatic solution that respected the territorial integrity of the splintered ex-Soviet state, The Economic ....

  • Su-34 front-line bomber enters Russian Air Force service

    Date: 2014-03-21 13:12:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:622352

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - The Sukhoi-34 (Su-34) front-line has officially entered service with the Russian Air Force, The Voice of Russia quoted a source in the Russian defense industry as saying on Friday. "The Su-34 designed and produced by the ....

  • EU-Ukraine association agreement geopolitical game, not Kiev interests: Lavrov

    Date: 2014-03-21 12:43:42 GMT - Russia - World - SN:65 - ID:622294

    MOSCOW, March 21 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the purpose of signing the political provisions for the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement is not to take care of the interests of the Ukrainian people, The Voice of Russia ....

  • EU seals closer ties with Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-21 12:08:35 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:56 - ID:622211

    BRUSSELS, March 21 (MENA) - EU leaders have signed an agreement on closer relations with Ukraine, in a show of support following Russia's annexation of Crimea, the BBC reported Friday. The EU signed the deal hours after announcing more targeted ....

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