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  • Russia to submit evidence on 'crimes' in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-07 18:02:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:114 - ID:595954

    MOSCOW, March 7 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Ministry plans to submit documented evidence on the crimes committed during the so-called ‘peaceful protests’ on the Maidan (Kiev’s notorious Independence Square) and in other parts of Ukraine in general to ....

  • Iran's deputy FM: Ashton to focus on Iran-EU ties in upcoming visit

    Date: 2014-03-07 17:54:16 GMT - Iran - World - SN:112 - ID:595952

    TEHRAN, March 7 (MENA) - EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton will concentrate on the relations between Iran and the European Union during her tomorrow visit to Tehran, a senior diplomat was quoted by Fars news agency as saying on ....

  • Moscow hopes EU will refrain from discrediting Ukraine moves – Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-03-07 17:10:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:595903

    MOSCOW, March 7 (MENA) - Russia has expressed Friday the hope that the European Union will refrain from any moves over the Ukraine crisis that might risk damaging trust in the EU as a strategic partner, the Voice of Russia reported. "We hope that ....

  • 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 ....

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