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  • Russia to respond in kind to US sanctions - deputy foreign minister

    Date: 2014-03-19 22:10:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:188 - ID:619641

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russia will respond in kind to the announcement of US sanctions and is considering other measures if Washington escalates confrontation, The Voice of Russian cited Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on ....

  • Putin's spokesman denies military interference in Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-19 21:29:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:183 - ID:619691

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman dismissed Wednesday the speculation about military interference in Ukraine hinting strongly that Russia intended to play a big future role in Ukraine's domestic affairs, the BBC ....

  • Ukraine to hold military exercises with US, UK

    Date: 2014-03-19 21:18:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:182 - ID:619688

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) – Ukraine's Secretary of National Security and Defense Council Andriy Parubiy announced Wednesday that his country will hold joint military exercises with the United States and Britain, ABC News reported Wednesday. He also ....

  • World War One weapon explodes, killing two in Belgium

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:45:40 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:179 - ID:619684

    Brussels, March 19 (MENA) - A shell or grenade buried in western Belgium since World War One, has exploded, killing two people, the BBC News reported. At least two more were injured, one of whom is in critical condition. The device was set off ....

  • Pro-Russian forces break into Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:41:23 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:178 - ID:619686

    KIEV, March 19 (MENA) - Russian-backed forces began what appeared to be a steady occupation of Ukrainian military facilities in the breakaway Crimean Peninsula on Wednesday, The Washington Post reported. Ukraine’s security chief said his ....

  • No sign of missing Malaysian plan in China: Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:34:11 GMT - China - World - SN:174 - ID:619609

    BEIJING, March 19 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry spokesman said that no trace of missing flight MH370 entering Chinese territory or airspace has been found, Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday. "With a vast area of territory, search work is ....

  • Ukraine 'preparing withdrawal of troops from Crimea'

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:07:41 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:170 - ID:619597

    KIEV, March 19 (MENA) - Ukraine is drawing up plans to withdraw its soldiers and their families from Crimea, the BBC News cited Kiev's security chief as saying on Wednesday. Andriy Parubiy said they wanted to move them "quickly and efficiently" ....

  • China's president orders spicing-up of anti-graft campaign

    Date: 2014-03-19 19:49:48 GMT - China - World - SN:164 - ID:619604

    BEIJING, March 19 (MENA) - Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for "adding chili pepper" to the country's anti-decadence campaign, while an intensified hunt for corrupt officials certainly shows the heat being turned up, Xinhua news agency ....

  • 26 countries agree to assist Malaysia in MH370 SAR operation

    Date: 2014-03-19 19:18:07 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:161 - ID:619479

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 (MENA) - About 26 countries involved in the search and rescue operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH370 aircraft have verbally agreed to assist Malaysia, which has also sent formal written requests for their ....

  • New Tunisian prime minister to visit White House

    Date: 2014-03-19 19:11:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:159 - ID:619561

    Washington, March 19 (MENA) - The White House said Wednesday that Tunisia's new prime minister will visit US President Barack Obama next month to discuss the North African nation's transition to democracy, the ABC News reported. Tunisian Prime ....

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