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  • EU freezes assets of 18 Ukrainians in misuse of state funds

    Date: 2014-03-05 16:26:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:138 - ID:592257

    LODON, March 5 (MENA) - The European Union said it is freezing the financial assets in Europe of 18 Ukrainians it said has misused the Kyiv government's state funds, The Voice of America reported on Wednesday. The EU's foreign ministers approved ....

  • Three policemen killed, four wounded in Ramadi blast

    Date: 2014-03-05 16:10:12 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:134 - ID:592167

    BAGHDAD, March 5 (MENA) - Three policemen were injured and four wounded in a car bombing blast central Ramadi, the local capital of the western Iraqi province of Anbar. The car bombing was targeted a joint police and military ....

  • Egyptian diplomat says youth to help country to safety

    Date: 2014-03-05 14:25:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:102 - ID:592011

    GENEVA, March 5 (MENA) - Truly, Egypt is facing many challenges but the government seems not at all worried about the future; not with a new generation of youth who will help the country to safety, according to assistant foreign minister Hisham ....

  • Indonesia navy ammunition blast kills one

    Date: 2014-03-05 13:54:54 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:96 - ID:591561

    JAKARTA, March 5 (MENA) - A naval officer was killed and dozens injured when an explosion ripped through a navy ammunitions warehouse in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, World Bulletin reported. Military spokesman Iskandar Sitompul told ....

  • Upper house seeks Europe/US assets freeze if sanctions hit Russia

    Date: 2014-03-05 13:40:49 GMT - Russia - World - SN:92 - ID:591919

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Russia's Federation Council upper house of parliament wants legislation drawn up to freeze assets of European and American companies operating in Russia if international sanctions are imposed, Itar Tass quoted constitutional ....

  • UK officials positively reconsidering stance regarding situation in Egypt -- Minister

    Date: 2014-03-05 13:36:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:89 - ID:591934

    LONDON, March 5 (MENA) - Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour has said that UK officials are positively reconsidering their stance toward the situation in Egypt. "My impressions about the visit are very positive," Abdel-Nour told ....

  • Russia will ask IAEA to ensure security at nuclear power plants in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-05 12:50:52 GMT - Russia - World - SN:75 - ID:591780

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Russia will ask the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ensure security at nuclear power plants in Ukraine, Itar Tass said Wednesday, quoting Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin. (MENA) MA/RE ....

  • UNGA should play leading role in int'l relations -- Egypt envoy to UN

    Date: 2014-03-05 12:13:37 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:64 - ID:591562

    NEW YORK, March 5 (MENA) - Egypt has stressed the need for the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to play a leading role in international relations at the political, economic and social levels. The UN Security Council (UNSC) continues to encroach on UNGA ....

  • Zaazou meets German foreign ministry official on travel ban on Egypt

    Date: 2014-03-05 11:01:28 GMT - Germany - World - SN:45 - ID:591164

    BERLIN, March 5 (MENA) - Egypt's Tourism Minister Hisham Zaazou met here on Wednesday with Ambassador, Director General for Africa, Asia, Latin America, Near and Middle East at the German Federal Foreign Office Clemens von Goetze for talks on the ....

  • Russia will not wage war against Ukraine, Russia's amb. to Libya tells MENA

    Date: 2014-03-05 10:46:59 GMT - Libya - World - SN:42 - ID:591203

    TRIPOLI, March 5 (MENA) - Russia's Ambassador to Libya Ivan Mulotkov asserted that his country would not launch a war against Ukraine, describing the Ukrainian-Russian relations as brotherly and eternal, and based on conventions, adding that an ....

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