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  • Pentagon suspends military engagements with Russia

    Date: 2014-03-04 06:05:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:7 - ID:588633

    WASHINGTON, March 4 (MENA) - The Pentagon said it is suspending exercises and other activities with the Russian military, in light of Moscow's military involvement in Ukraine, ABC News reported. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, ....

  • Kerry urges Israel to seize chances of talks with Palestinians, Iran

    Date: 2014-03-04 05:42:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:3 - ID:588619

    WASHINGTON, March 4 (MENA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that both Israelis and the Palestinians are faced with tough choices, noting that he believes Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is "committed" to peace, and that ....

  • Ruble dives to historic low, stocks crash on Ukraine fears … 2 last Moscow

    Date: 2014-03-03 18:36:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:169 - ID:588322

    The MICEX bourse was down more than 11 percent by Monday afternoon trading, while the dollar-denominated RTS lost almost 13 percent. Major Russian companies saw millions of dollars of value wiped out. Shares in state-owned gas giant Gazprom, ....

  • Russia denies ultimatum to attack Ukrain forces

    Date: 2014-03-03 18:32:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:168 - ID:588252

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - The Russian Black Sea fleet based in Crimea denied Monday there were plans to storm Ukrainian military positions on the peninsula, calling reports of an ultimatum "nonsense," Interfax said. "That is complete nonsense," a ....

  • Ruble dives to historic low, stocks crash on Ukraine fears

    Date: 2014-03-03 18:31:54 GMT - Russia - World - SN:167 - ID:588292

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) - Russia’s currency fell to all-time record lows Monday as stock markets in Moscow lost more than 11 percent after trading began, Ria Novosti reported Monday. Such a crash was widely predicted by experts when Russia ....

  • Russia's Foreign Ministry: Threats of US Secretary of State against Russia unacceptable

    Date: 2014-03-03 18:26:23 GMT - Russia - World - SN:164 - ID:588243

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - Moscow considers US Secretary of State John Kerry’s threats against Russia due to the latest events in Ukraine unacceptable, ITAR-TASS reported on Monday. “By ignoring any attempts to study difficult processes in the ....

  • Ukraine crisis drags Russia, West to face-off

    Date: 2014-03-03 17:33:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:149 - ID:588088

    NEW YORK, March 3 (MENA) - The Russian military intervention in Ukraine’s autonomous republic of Crimea has brought relations between the United States and Russia to their lowest level in a quarter century. It has transgressed the sovereignty of one ....

  • Developments in Ukraine to have global impact - Former PM

    Date: 2014-03-03 17:31:02 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:148 - ID:588180

    KIEV, March 3 (MENA) - Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko said that the latest developments which took place in Ukraine will change practically everywhere in the world. In an interview with CNN, Tymoshenko called on the world to ....

  • Japan, N. Korea officials hold informal talks

    Date: 2014-03-03 16:57:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:143 - ID:588090

    TOKYO, March 3 (MENA) - Government officials from Japan and North Korea held informal talks Monday in Shenyang, northeastern China, raising hope for the resumption of bilateral negotiations that have been suspended since November 2012, Kyodo ....

  • NATO chief postpones visit to Kuwait due to Ukraine crisis

    Date: 2014-03-03 15:56:45 GMT - Kuwait - World - SN:125 - ID:587998

    KUWAIT CITY, March 3 (MENA) - NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has put off a visit to Kuwait this week to follow the fast-developing situation in Ukraine, a NATO source said on Monday. Rasmussen was planning to visit Kuwait on ....

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