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  • Japan signals readiness to offer financial aid to Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-07 07:37:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:9 - ID:594734

    TOKYO, March 7 (MENA) - The Japanese government is ready to provide financial assistance to Ukraine and will determine the concrete amount of this aid on the basis of consultations with the International Monetary Fund, ITAR-TASS quoted Japanese ....

  • Ukraine crisis: Obama urges Putin to pursue diplomacy

    Date: 2014-03-07 07:12:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:594676

    WASHINGTON, March 7 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine, in a lengthy telephone call. In their hour-long conversation, the Russian leader said ....

  • Cameron urges Russian-Ukrainian talks

    Date: 2014-03-06 23:00:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:187 - ID:594441

    LONDON, March 6 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron called Thursday for soon talks between Moscow and Kiev to end the current crisis. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Brussels, Cameron warned Russia that it would face ....

  • UK helps Kiev to recover stolen Ukrainian assets

    Date: 2014-03-06 21:51:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:173 - ID:594499

    LONDON, March 6 (MENA) - A team of British investigators left London Thursday heading to Ukraine to help recovering theft state assets, the UK Foreign Office said Thursday. "UK experts in financial intelligence, money laundering and tracing ....

  • British nuclear submarine to get new core after test reactor problem

    Date: 2014-03-06 21:29:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:168 - ID:594580

    LONDON, March 6 (MENA) - Low levels of radioactivity have been discovered in the cooling waters of a nuclear submarine test reactor at Dounreay, the BBC quoted British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond as saying on Thursday. Hammond told British ....

  • Obama: Crimea referendum violates international law

    Date: 2014-03-06 20:14:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:160 - ID:594500

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has said new sanctions will "impose a cost" on Russia for its military move into Crimea and that a planned referendum on whether the peninsula should join Russia violates international law and ....

  • OPCW-UN mission chief welcomes recent progress on chemical removal from Syria

    Date: 2014-03-06 16:38:54 GMT - Austria - World - SN:126 - ID:594027

    VIENNA, March 6 (MENA) - A recent acceleration of efforts by Syria and the submission of a revised timeline for removing toxic agents bode well for meeting the June 30 deadline for destroying the country’s chemical weapons programme, the official ....

  • OSCE military observers not allowed to enter Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-06 16:31:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:124 - ID:594166

    MOSCOW, March 6 (MENA) - Military observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were not allowed to enter Crimea (autonomy within Ukraine) on Thursday, March 6, an OSCE official told ITAR-TASS. The observers were ....

  • US Navy destroyer heads to Black Sea for pre-scheduled exercises

    Date: 2014-03-06 16:30:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:123 - ID:594194

    WASHINGTON, March 6 (MENA) - The US Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed Souda Bay en route to conduct combined training and theater security cooperation engagements in the Black Sea with Romanian and Bulgarian ....

  • Zaazou holds series of meetings with top tour operators, media outlets in Berlin

    Date: 2014-03-06 15:55:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:117 - ID:594047

    BERLIN, March 6 (MENA) - Egypt's Tourism Minister Hesham Zaazou met Thursday with a host of tour operators and representatives of the media outlets in Berlin. Zaazou is currently in Berlin as he is taking part, along with his accompanying ....

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