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  • Missing Malaysia Airlines plane: Search expands to Andaman Sea

    Date: 2014-03-12 07:43:52 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:12 - ID:604205

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (MENA) - The international search for a missing Malaysian airliner has been expanded into the Andaman Sea, hundreds of kilometers to the northwest of the original search radius, an official said on Wednesday as quoted by ....

  • NATO to reconsider relations with Russia in April

    Date: 2014-03-11 22:04:31 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:178 - ID:604069

    BRUSSELS, March 11 (MENA) - The planned meeting of the foreign ministers of the 28-nation North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is due to take place in Brussels on April 1-2, The Voice of Russia reported. "Work is currently being done to ....

  • UN envoy cancels trip to Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-11 21:39:35 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:174 - ID:604026

    KIEV, March 11 (MENA) - Ivan Simonovic, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, has canceled his trip to Crimea because an airport in the Crimean capital Simferopol is closed for flights coming from other parts of Ukraine, ITAR TASS ....

  • US should consider fallout of supporting radical elements in Ukraine: Russia

    Date: 2014-03-11 20:06:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:163 - ID:603976

    MOSCOW, March 11 (MENA) - The United States should think about the consequences of "financially pumping" radical elements in Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement reported by The Voice of Russia. "Apparently, the US ....

  • CIA chief not ruling out terrorism in missing Malaysian Airlines plane

    Date: 2014-03-11 19:20:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:157 - ID:603926

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - The head of the CIA said Tuesday that his agency has "not at all" ruled out the idea that terrorism may have played a role in the "very disturbing" disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, ABC News reported. ....

  • British non-resident charge d' affaires visits Tehran for 4th time

    Date: 2014-03-11 19:18:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:156 - ID:603929

    LONDON, March 11 (MENA) - British non-resident Charge d' Affaires Ajay Sharma will head for Tehran Tuesday on his forth official visit since he took office last November. It is only a routine visit that Sharma pays regularly within the framework ....

  • Russian economy not at risk - deputy PM

    Date: 2014-03-11 16:29:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:128 - ID:603691

    MOSCOW, March 11 (MENA) - Russia will shape its economic policy in such a way as to minimize its dependence on possible political risks, ITAR TASS quoted Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich as sayinh on Tuesday. Asked whether the ....

  • Interpol 'inclined to conclude' Malaysia Airlines disappearance not terror

    Date: 2014-03-11 15:32:56 GMT - France - World - SN:112 - ID:603366

    LYON, March 11 (MENA) - The head of the international police organization Interpol said that the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 does not appear to be related to terrorism, CNN reported Tuesday. "The more information we get, the ....

  • Obama cuts $200 million from Israeli missile defense partnership

    Date: 2014-03-11 15:27:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:107 - ID:603522

    WASHINGTON, March 11 (MENA) - President Barack Obama has slashed U.S. contributions to Israel’s ballistic missile defense programs, World Tribune reported Tuesday. The Obama administration has proposed a reduction of nearly $200 million in joint ....

  • Crimea parliament declares independence from Ukraine ahead of referendum

    Date: 2014-03-11 13:52:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:89 - ID:603276

    MOSCOW, March 11 (MENA) - The parliament of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea has adopted an independence declaration from Ukraine which is necessary for holding a March 16 referendum, Russia Today reported Tuesday. “We, the members of the ....

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