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  • Iran's Zarif, EU's Ashton meet on ties

    Date: 2014-03-09 11:07:41 GMT - Iran - World - SN:61 - ID:598709

    TEHRAN, March 9 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton, in a meeting in Tehran this morning, conferred on the latest developments in regional and international arenas, and ....

  • Russia has miscalculated over Crimea incursion, says Hague

    Date: 2014-03-09 10:46:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:54 - ID:598699

    LONDON, March 9 (MENA) - Russia has made a "big miscalculation" in entering Crimea, UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned. Hague told the BBC's One Andrew Marr Show that Western countries could impose "far-reaching" economic sanctions if ....

  • New York Times: tensions remain high in Crimea amid renewed effort to mediate

    Date: 2014-03-09 10:33:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:598528

    NEW YORK, March 9 (MENA) – Even as Russia and Ukraine signaled a modest willingness to seek a diplomatic resolution to the widening crisis over Crimea on Saturday, there were new reports of Russian reinforcements there, and Russia raised the ....

  • Turkish FM leaves for New York for talks with UN chief

    Date: 2014-03-09 09:21:02 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:37 - ID:598380

    ANKARA, March 9 (MENA) - Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoglu left here on Sunday for New York for talks with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon regarding the non-permanent membership of Turkey at the UN Security Council. A statement ....

  • Canadian prime minister to visit S. Korea this week

    Date: 2014-03-09 08:48:08 GMT - south korea - World - SN:31 - ID:598358

    SEOUL, March 9 (MENA) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will visit South Korea this week for a summit with President Park Geun-hye on boosting bilateral cooperation in trade and other areas, Yonhap reported quoting presidential office ....

  • Mexico seizes 6 planes in Sinaloa cartel’s base

    Date: 2014-03-09 08:04:12 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:22 - ID:598217

    MEXICO CITY, March 9 (MENA) - Mexican marines have seized six small planes and detained three suspects with guns and drugs on a ranch in a western state where the government recently nabbed Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the ....

  • Ashton visit can positively impact Iran nuclear talks: MP

    Date: 2014-03-09 07:49:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:21 - ID:598218

    TEHRAN, March 9 (MENA) - The ongoing visit by the European Union’s (EU) foreign policy chief, Catherine Ashton, to Iran can positively impact the Iran’s nuclear negotiations with the world powers, Press TV quoted an Iranian lawmaker as ....

  • Zarif, Ashton have talks in Tehran

    Date: 2014-03-09 07:44:02 GMT - Iran - World - SN:17 - ID:598163

    TEHRAN, March 9 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and visiting European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton are attending a joint press conference here on Sunday, IRNA news agency reported. The briefing session is held after ....

  • No sign of Malaysia Airline wreckage; questions over stolen passports

    Date: 2014-03-09 07:25:15 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:15 - ID:598116

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 (MENA) - There were few answers Sunday about the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a day after contact was lost with the commercial jetliner en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, CNN reported. An aerial search resumed ....

  • Russian Defence Ministry to stop receiving US inspectors under New START Treaty

    Date: 2014-03-08 20:43:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:597886

    MOSCOW, March 8 (MENA) - The Russian Defence Ministry will stop receiving foreign inspectors under the New START Treaty and the Vienna Document of 2011, a highly-placed source in the ministry told ITAR-TASS on Saturday. "We are ready to take this ....

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