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  • Moscow expresses bewilderment over US denies visa to Iranian UN envoy

    Date: 2014-04-16 22:06:37 GMT - Russia - World - SN:164 - ID:672450

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - Russia expressed "bewilderment" Wednesday at the United States' denial of an entry visa to the new Iranian permanent representative to the United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi, Interfax news agency reported. "This move, ....

  • US State Department downplays new Qaeda video

    Date: 2014-04-16 19:48:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:152 - ID:672305

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) - US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harff downplayed Wednesday al- Qaeda's recent video that shows a large meeting of al Qaeda figures in Yemen discussing attacks against the United States. Harff said that it is ....

  • Kerry heads Geneva for Ukraine talks

    Date: 2014-04-16 19:38:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:148 - ID:672300

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry left here on Wednesday for Geneva to attend four-party talks on Ukraine. Deputy U.S. State Department Marie Harff said that such talks on Thursday will be the first opportunity for ....

  • Russia readies for Ukrainian talks in Geneva without any preconditions - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-04-16 19:37:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:672328

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - A Russian delegation is ready to take part in the upcoming multilateral talks on the Ukrainian crisis without any preconditions, Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said Wednesday. "We are getting ready for this ....

  • Russia's plans for four-party talks on Ukraine still on agenda – Lavrov

    Date: 2014-04-16 19:15:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:672236

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - Russia’s participation in the four-party talks on the Ukrainian crisis in Geneva remains on the agenda, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday. "The meeting remains on the agenda. We are extremely hopeful ....

  • Russia to host int'l security conference on May 23

    Date: 2014-04-16 18:32:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:672193

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - Russia’s Defense Ministry has confirmed that it will hold an International Security Conference in Moscow on May 23-24, ITAR-TASS news agency reported. "I’m glad to say that Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has ....

  • Germany to dispatch 6 fighter jets for patrolling airspace over Baltic countries

    Date: 2014-04-16 18:31:40 GMT - Germany - World - SN:143 - ID:672229

    BERLIN, April 16, (MENA) - Germany will send up to 6 Eurofighter jets to patrol airspace over Baltic countries, as part of a campaign to set up security of NATO's easternmost member-states in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine, a spokesman for the ....

  • Malaysia PM visits Turkey

    Date: 2014-04-16 18:28:40 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:141 - ID:672191

    ANKARA, April 16 (MENA) – Malaysia's Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's three-day official visit to Turkey from Wednesday will further boost bilateral relations between Malaysia and Turkey, said Malaysia's Ambassador to Turkey Amran Mohamed ....

  • Russian stance on Ukraine reasonable - Kremlin spokesman

    Date: 2014-04-16 17:43:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:136 - ID:672187

    MOSCOW, April 16 (MENA) - Russia's stance on Ukraine is very consistent and well-founded, but it comes across a rude stone wall of Western censorship, Russian presidential press-secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. He said that that people ....

  • Iran's missile capabilities no subject for nuclear talks - Minister

    Date: 2014-04-16 15:22:21 GMT - Iran - World - SN:107 - ID:671972

    TEHRAN, April 16 (MENA) - Iranian Defense Minister General Hossein Dehqan underlined that the country's defense capabilities, including its ballistic missiles, will never be included in the nuclear negotiations with the world powers, FARS News ....

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