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  • Over 65,000 attend pro-Crimea rally outside Kremlin

    Date: 2014-03-07 17:08:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:103 - ID:595879

    MOSCOW, March 7 (MENA) - Participants of the meeting-concert "We Are Together!" in support of Crimea, which is under way in Moscow at the moment, have adopted a resolution demanding to urgently start the procedure of Crimea’s annexation to the ....

  • French court jails three defendants for planning Syria jihad

    Date: 2014-03-07 16:05:24 GMT - France - World - SN:92 - ID:595785

    PARIS, March 7 (MENA) - A French court has jailed three defendants who planned to travel to Syria and fight alongside Islamist groups there. The defendants were convicted of plotting terrorist acts. The three were nabbed at a French airport in ....

  • HRW says Libyan institutions at risk of collapse

    Date: 2014-03-07 15:01:50 GMT - Libya - World - SN:81 - ID:595692

    TRIPOLI, March 7 (MENA) - The international community should agree to provide assistance to Libya’s flailing judicial system, Human Rights Watch said on Friday following the international ministerial conference on Libya. The assistance should ....

  • Ukraine's Right Sector leader Yarosh to run for presidency

    Date: 2014-03-07 14:28:52 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:76 - ID:595617

    KIEV, March 7 (MENA) - Right Sector leader Dmytro Yarosh, who is on an international wanted list, will run for the Ukrainian presidency, Itar Tass reported on Friday. Speaking to reporters, Ondrei Tarasenko, chairman of the Right Sector office in ....

  • US navy destroyer Truxtun crosses Dardanelles en route to Black Sea

    Date: 2014-03-07 14:09:17 GMT - Russia - World - SN:73 - ID:595521

    MOSCOW, March 7 (MENA) - The US Navy earlier announced the guided missile destroyer’s “routine” deployment to conduct training with the Romanian and Bulgarian navy, saying it had been decided long before the crisis in Ukraine, Russia Today ....

  • OCSE observers turned away from Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-07 14:08:12 GMT - Austria - World - SN:72 - ID:595553

    VIENNA, March 7 (MENA) - Gunmen prevented a group of 40 European observers on a fact-finding mission from entering Crimea on Thursday, Euro News reported on Friday. They were traveling by road from Odessa, a port on Ukraine’s Black Sea coast, ....

  • Canada decides to expel 9 Russian soldiers

    Date: 2014-03-07 12:33:09 GMT - Canada - World - SN:52 - ID:595308

    OTTAWA, March 7 (MENA) - Nine Russian soldiers participating in military exercises in Canada have been expelled from the country. Six of the soldiers were in Saint-Jean, Que., where they were learning English and French. Another two soldiers were ....

  • India navy ship blast kills officer

    Date: 2014-03-07 12:31:53 GMT - India - World - SN:51 - ID:595330

    NEW DELHI, March 7 (MENA) - An Indian navy officer has been killed in an accident on board a ship being built at a dockyard in Mumbai, naval officials told the BBC Friday. The destroyer had been undergoing mechanical trials when a blast on board ....

  • Russia allegedly decided to break off diplomatic relations with Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-07 12:16:04 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:47 - ID:595309

    KIEV, March 7 (MENA) - Russia has allegedly decided to break off diplomatic relations with Ukraine, UN sources were quoted by the Ukrainian news agency as saying Friday. The agency reported that the Permanent Representative of the Russian ....

  • Ukraine crisis: US sends fighter jets to Baltic and increases pressure on Vladimir Putin

    Date: 2014-03-07 08:49:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:18 - ID:594826

    LONDON, March 7 (MENA) - America will deploy 12 F-16 fighters to Poland next week as part of a military training exercise expanded in response to the Russian incursion in Ukraine, according to Daily Telegraph. The US bolstered its military forces ....

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