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  • Obama's income fell in 2013: Paper

    Date: 2014-04-12 18:11:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:664572

    WASHINGTON, April 12 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama's income declined in 2013 as sales of his books slowed, but he paid a higher tax rate, his tax documents show, the BBC reported. In 2013 the president made $481,098 (£287,000), down from ....

  • Moscow: We have no troops or spies in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-12 17:33:21 GMT - Russia - World - SN:91 - ID:664555

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied on Friday that Moscow had dispatched any soldiers or spies to Ukraine's eastern regions as a movement calls independence from Kiev. "We are accused of having security ....

  • 12 nations urge nuclear disarmament

    Date: 2014-04-12 17:26:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:88 - ID:664552

    TOKYO, April 12 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of 12 non-nuclear weapons states have called on nations possessing the weapons to do more to disarm, NKH WORLD reported. The foreign ministers of a coalition known as the Nonproliferation and ....

  • Ukraine Interior Ministry warns about "tough response to destabilization"

    Date: 2014-04-12 13:03:05 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:55 - ID:663857

    KIEV, April 12 (MENA) – The Ukrainian Interior Ministry would respond toughly to attempts to destabilize the situation, especially in the southeast of the country, ITAR-TASS news agency reported. "The Interior Ministry will toughly respond to ....

  • Crimean Constitution comes into force

    Date: 2014-04-12 09:22:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:22 - ID:663421

    MOSCOW, April 12 (MENA) - The Constitution of the Republic of Crimea, unanimously adopted by the State Council on April 11, came into force on Saturday, April 12. "The Constitution is published in the newspaper Crimean News, and it has come into ....

  • Russian FM urges Ukraine to "stop human rights violations of Russian-speaking population"

    Date: 2014-04-11 21:32:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:130 - ID:663092

    MOSCOW, April 11 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has urged Ukraine to immediately stop gross and massive human rights violations of the Russian-speaking population, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told ITAR-TASS news agency on ....

  • Kerry to travel to Geneva for quartet meeting on Ukraine

    Date: 2014-04-11 21:32:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:663073

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to travel to Geneva on April 17 to take part in a quartet meeting with the EU, Russia and Ukraine to discuss the crisis in Ukraine on April 17. in a statement on Friday, ....

  • US blasts Russia for blocking Voice of America

    Date: 2014-04-11 21:31:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:128 - ID:663088

    WASHINGTON, April 11 (MENA) – The US State Department assailed the Russian government for shutting down Voice of America's radio broadcasts in Moscow, Fox News reported Friday. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki condemned the decision and ....

  • Finland to participate in getting rid of Syrian chemical weapons

    Date: 2014-04-11 20:57:05 GMT - Norway - World - SN:124 - ID:663019

    HELSINKI, April 11 (MENA) - Finland decided Friday to participate in the multinational mission to get rid of the Syrian chemical weapons. In a statement after the Finnish President meeting with the Cabinet Committee on Foreign and Security ....

  • UN panel to pursue Kim Jong-un on human rights abuses

    Date: 2014-04-11 20:21:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:663007

    LONDON, April 11 (MENA) - The United Nations commission that in February condemned North Korea for human rights abuses is to push for Kim Jong-un's regime to be summoned before the International Criminal Court, Telegraph reported on ....

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