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  • Obama phones Cameron over Ukraine crisis

    Date: 2014-04-18 09:07:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:674664

    WASHINGTON, April 18 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama spoke via phone to British Prime Minister David Cameron late Thursday about Moscow's growing presence in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. Both leaders said they "are prepared to take ....

  • Kerry condemns call for Jews to register in Ukrainian city

    Date: 2014-04-18 08:49:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:20 - ID:674665

    WASHINGTON, April 18 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that Jews in a city in eastern Ukraine had been ordered to register with the authorities, calling the idea intolerable, The Washington Post reported. "Just in the ....

  • Japan parliament OKs civil nuclear pacts with Turkey, UAE

    Date: 2014-04-18 07:40:15 GMT - Japan - World - SN:11 - ID:674561

    TOKYO, April 18 (MENA) - The Japanese parliament on Friday approved civil nuclear agreements with Turkey and the United Arab Emirates that will help Japan export atomic power reactors to the rapidly developing economies, in line with Prime Minister ....

  • Radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on trial in New York

    Date: 2014-04-17 20:47:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:164 - ID:674271

    WASHINGTON, April 17 (MENA) - The trial of Abu Hamza al-Masri, a radical Islamic cleric accused of conspiring to kidnap Americans in Yemen and planning to establish a jihad training camp in rural Oregon, began on Thursday in federal court in ....

  • All parties should refrain from violence in Ukraine- Kerry

    Date: 2014-04-17 20:33:39 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:161 - ID:674205

    GENEVA, April 17 (MENA) – US Secretary of State John Kerry urged all sides in Ukraine to refrain from violence or provocative behavior and rejects all forms of intolerance, including anti-Semitism, which Kerry said had emerged as a worry in eastern ....

  • Aeroflot says Ukraine bans entry to Russian male citizens aged between 16 to 60

    Date: 2014-04-17 20:25:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:157 - ID:674207

    MOSCOW, April 17 (MENA) - Ukraine has introduced entry restrictions regarding Russian grown men, Interfax cited Aeroflot Russian Airlines company as saying on Thursday. According to the company, a relevant notification has been submitted by the ....

  • UN Security Council to hold urgent meeting today

    Date: 2014-04-17 17:49:19 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:141 - ID:674098

    NEW YORK, April 17 (MENA) - President of the Security Council Ambassador U. Joy Ogwu said that an urgent meeting will be held on Syria today. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday according to New York's local time. (MENA) AR/RE ....

  • Iran, Belarus stress expansion of cooperation

    Date: 2014-04-17 13:04:11 GMT - Belarus - World - SN:84 - ID:673486

    April 17 (MENA) - Iran and Belarus have stressed closer cooperation to help promote stability and security in the region, Press TV reported. “Coordination between Iran and Belarus in resolving regional issues should be expanded,” Iranian Majlis ....

  • Ukraine: low expectations that Geneva talks will calm the crisis

    Date: 2014-04-17 12:41:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:73 - ID:673438

    LONDON, April 17 (MENA) - Ukraine is hoping to placate Russia and calm hostilities with its neighbor even as the US prepares a new round of sanctions to punish Moscow for what it regards as fomenting unrest, The Guardian reported. The strategy ....

  • NATO bolsters defenses against Russia with air, sea patrols

    Date: 2014-04-17 08:25:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:28 - ID:672805

    WASHINGTON, April 17 (MENA) - NATO bolstered the defense of frontline member states in eastern Europe, recommitting to its original mission of fending off Russia in the wake of President Vladimir Putin’s menace to Ukraine, Bloomberg news ....

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