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  • Crimea will nationalize natural resources and military facilities on its territory

    Date: 2014-03-12 11:29:55 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:59 - ID:604700

    KIEV, March 12 (MENA) - Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov said on Tuesday that the Republic of Crimea would nationalize all natural resources and Ukraine’s military facilities located on the peninsula’s territory, Itar-Tass reported. “As ....

  • Egypt permanent delegate to UN chairs meeting on Africa, right to development

    Date: 2014-03-12 11:29:36 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:58 - ID:604887

    GENEVA, March 12 (MENA) - Egypt's Permanent Delegate to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Walid Mahmoud Abdel-Nasser chaired the 25th session of the Human Rights Council, which mainly deals with the situation in Africa and the right to development. ....

  • Saudi Arabia viewed MB not less dangerous than Al-Qaeda

    Date: 2014-03-12 10:40:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:604586

    MOSCOW, March 12 (MENA) - The Saudi decision to designate the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization meant that the kingdom viewed the organization not less dangerous than the Al-Qaeda organization, the Russian Nezavisimaja Gazeta newspaper ....

  • Iran, Russia reach primary agreement on building 2 more nuclear power plants

    Date: 2014-03-12 10:13:03 GMT - Iran - World - SN:35 - ID:604493

    TEHRAN, March 12 (MENA) - Iran and Russia have reached a primary agreement for building two more nuclear power plants in Iran, spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi said on Wednesday as quoted by ....

  • Barack Obama team debates how to punish Russia

    Date: 2014-03-12 10:04:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:33 - ID:604529

    NEW YORK, March 12 (MENA) - As US President Barack Obama searches for a way to contain and ultimately reverse Russia's invasion of southern Ukraine without using force, his team finds itself torn over just how far to go using the economic weapons in ....

  • 3 suicide bombers killed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-03-12 09:37:08 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:27 - ID:604530

    KABUL, March 12 (MENA) - Afghan police officials said three insurgents tried to storm the former intelligence service headquarters in the southern city of Kandahar, prompting a fierce gun battle with security forces that left the attackers dead, ....

  • Egypt cultural adviser to Austria happy over success of art competition

    Date: 2014-03-12 09:35:08 GMT - Austria - World - SN:26 - ID:604528

    VIENNA, March 12 (MENA) - Egypt's Cultural Adviser to Austria Ahmed Shahin voiced happiness over the great success achieved by the art competition organized by the cultural bureau under the auspices of Egypt's Ambassador to Vienna Khaled ....

  • Malaysian PM: we work relentlessly to find missing plane

    Date: 2014-03-12 09:11:45 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:19 - ID:604514

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (MENA) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has called for another briefing Wednesday with the search and rescue (SAR) team mounted to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) aircraft, Bernama reported. "I have ....

  • S. Korea open to closer security ties with Japan to counter N. Korea: JCS chief

    Date: 2014-03-12 08:31:40 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:604308

    SEOUL, March 12 (MENA) - South Korea's top military officer on Tuesday reaffirmed Seoul's commitment to security cooperation with Tokyo, despite their drawn-out history of stand-offs, as he headed to the Pentagon for a meeting with his American ....

  • EU has no problem in dealing with any elected Egyptian president, says amb.

    Date: 2014-03-12 08:07:14 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:15 - ID:604217

    BRUSSELS, March 12 (MENA) - Egypt's Ambassador in Brussels Ehab Fawzy asserted that the European Union is attaching much attention to developments in Egypt in view of its distinguished position in the Arab region, noting that the union fully ....

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