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  • 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 ....

  • Park meets with ex-US president Bush Jr.

    Date: 2014-03-03 12:28:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:80 - ID:587412

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye met with former US President George W. Bush and exchanged views on the alliance between the two countries and other issues of mutual interest. The meeting took place as Bush was in Seoul ....

  • Japan, N. Korea to continue talks on remains of WWII Japanese

    Date: 2014-03-03 12:22:27 GMT - China - World - SN:77 - ID:587411

    SHENYANG, March 3 (MENA) - The Red Cross societies of Japan and North Korea held a meeting Monday in Shenyang, northeastern China, with government officials from the two countries participating, and agreed to continue talks under this framework, an ....

  • UNSMIL condemns storming of Libyan parliament

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:29:22 GMT - Libya - World - SN:61 - ID:587253

    TRIPOLI, March 3 (MENA) - The United Nations Special Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly condemned the storming of the Libyan General National Congress (GNC), attacking its members and sabotaging its contents yesterday by the protesters. In a ....

  • IAEA meeting starts in Vienna

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:14:22 GMT - Austria - World - SN:57 - ID:587143

    VIENNA, March 3 (MENA) - The 35-nation Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) began their meeting here on Monday. The participants will review how far countries are committed to the application of the ....

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