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  • Ukraine files complaint against Russia with ECHR

    Date: 2014-03-14 12:42:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:608811

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has accepted Ukraine's compliant against Russia and has called on the sides to refrain from measures that may entail violations of the rights of Ukraine's civilian population, ....

  • N. Korea calls for apology from S. Korea for 'slander'

    Date: 2014-03-14 12:17:12 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:44 - ID:608772

    PYONGYANG, March 14 (MENA) - North Korea demanded Friday that Seoul apologize for what it claimed were slanderous remarks about its leader Kim Jong-un by a South Korean official, calling it an unpardonable provocation, Yonhap news agency reported ....

  • Malaysia plane: Indian Ocean search for missing jet

    Date: 2014-03-14 12:12:15 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:40 - ID:608762

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (MENA) - The US has sent surveillance teams to the Indian Ocean to help search for the missing Malaysian plane, after claims emerged that it may have flown for longer than investigators had thought, BBC reported ....

  • U.S. balks at Ukraine military-aid request

    Date: 2014-03-14 09:52:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:26 - ID:608451

    NEW YORK, March 14 (MENA) - Ukraine's interim government has appealed for U.S. military aid, including arms, ammunition and intelligence support, according to senior U.S. officials. But the Obama administration has agreed to send only military ....

  • Putin speaks to Iranian president about Ukraine, nukes

    Date: 2014-03-14 06:59:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:608207

    MOSCOW, March 14 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani about Ukraine and expressed his appreciation of Tehran's "constructive approach" in talks with six world powers on its nuclear program, ....

  • Russian Foreign Ministry voices readiness to partake in CIS meeting on Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-13 18:52:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:132 - ID:607898

    MOSCOW, March 13 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has affirmed it is ready to take part in a meeting of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) at the level of Deputy Foreign Ministers on the situation in Ukraine that is due to take place in ....

  • Brazilian appointed as Force Commander for UN Stavlization Mission in Haiti

    Date: 2014-03-13 18:31:51 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:127 - ID:607897

    NEW YORK, March 13 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed Lieutenant General Jose Luiz Jaborandy of Brazil as Force Commander of the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). Lieutenant General Jaborandy will replace Lieutenant ....

  • Japan ruling parties debate arms export rules

    Date: 2014-03-13 18:14:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:125 - ID:607522

    TOKYO, March 13 (MENA) - Japan's ruling parties have begun debating a government draft of new arms export guidelines. According to Japan Broadcasting Corporation(NHK) a working group of lawmakers from the main ruling Liberal Democratic Party and ....

  • Moscow won't exclude sanctions to counter US and EU - ministry

    Date: 2014-03-13 17:45:59 GMT - Russia - World - SN:118 - ID:607799

    MOSCOW, March 13 (MENA) - The Russian Economic Ministry said Thursday that Moscow is ready to retaliate with counter sanctions against the EU and US if they go ahead with economic measures against Russia over tension in Crimea, the English-Language ....

  • Russia did not initiate crisis over Ukraine - Putin

    Date: 2014-03-13 16:19:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:108 - ID:607633

    MOSCOW, March 13 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia was not to blame for the crisis over Ukraine's Crimea region. At a meeting with paralympic delegations in the Black Sea city of Sochi, Putin thanked officials ....

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