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  • WFP says Syria conflict enters 4th year as some food reaches previously inaccessible areas

    Date: 2014-03-10 19:49:03 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:200 - ID:601904

    CAIRO, March 10 (MENA) - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the last few weeks succeeded in reaching many areas of Syria that were inaccessible for months, WFP said in a report issued on Monday. But as the conflict enters its fourth ....

  • Over 46,000 people rally across Russia in support of Russians in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-10 19:35:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:197 - ID:601919

    MOSCOW, March 10 (MENA) - Over 46,000 people rallied across Russia on Monday in support of Russian-speaking citizens of Ukraine, Itar-Tass news agency reported. The biggest rallies took place in Chelyabinsk and Perm (Urals region), each having ....

  • Abe, Obama may meet in Netherlands this month

    Date: 2014-03-10 19:16:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:194 - ID:601895

    WASHINGTON, March 10 (MENA) - Japan and the United States are considering holding a summit later this month when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama attend an international conference in the Netherlands, a Japanese government source ....

  • Russian forces seize military hospital in Simferopol

    Date: 2014-03-10 18:57:10 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:191 - ID:601899

    SIMFEROPOL, March 10 (MENA) - Russian forces have taken over Ukraine's main military hospital in Simferopol today and a military transport base in Bakhchysari as the Kremlin's military operation stayed on the offensive at strategic locations in the ....

  • Cyprus Central Bank Chief resigns

    Date: 2014-03-10 18:30:49 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:185 - ID:601888

    NICOSIA, March 10 (MENA) - Nearly a year on from an acute financial crisis, Cyprus' central bank governor Panicos Demetriades resigned on Monday, ABC News reported He will officially leave his post at the Central Bank of Cyprus on April 10. In ....

  • David Cameron: Russia may face EU sanctions within days

    Date: 2014-03-10 18:16:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:179 - ID:601817

    LONDON, March 10 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has said Russia could face targeted sanctions "within days" if it does not respond to concerns over its incursion into Crimea, BBC reprted. He announced that EU representatives would ....

  • UN chief says increasingly alarmed by developments in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-10 17:40:52 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:169 - ID:601810

    NEW YORK, March 10 (MENA) – The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he is increasingly alarmed by the developments in Ukraine, UN News Center reported on Monday. “Since the beginning of this crisis, I have appealed to all parties to ....

  • Syria conflict enters fourth year as some food reaches previously inaccessible areas

    Date: 2014-03-10 17:28:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:165 - ID:601721

    GENEVA, March 10 (MENA) - The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) succeeded during the last few weeks in reaching many areas of Syria that were inaccessible for months, said a statement on Monday. But as the conflict enters its fourth year, ....

  • Niger’s president to visit Turkey

    Date: 2014-03-10 17:16:12 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:152 - ID:601684

    ANKARA, March 10 (MENA) - The President of Niger Issoufou Mahamadou will pay a four-day official visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Abdullah Gül. The Nigerien president, who will be accompanied by a delegation including many ....

  • Putin, Lavrov discuss proposals on crisis settlement in Ukraine to be sent to US

    Date: 2014-03-10 16:23:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:601638

    MOSCOW, March 10, (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are discussing Russian proposals on the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis, which will be sent to the United States, Itar-Tass reported. "We prepared, ....

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