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  • UN human rights council holds its 25th regular session

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:14:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:56 - ID:587133

    GENEVA, March 3 (MENA) - The month-long UN Human Rights Council held on Monday its 25th session. The 47-nation Geneva-based body serves as the UN's foremost inter-governmental institution. While UN Secretary General Baan Ki Moon and UN Human ....

  • Washington demands OSCE mission to be sent immediately to Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:13:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:587135

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - Washington has demanded a mission from the 57-nation organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to be sent immediately to Ukraine, Sky News reported. The 57-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in ....

  • US nuclear submarine arrives in S. Korea for joint drill

    Date: 2014-03-03 09:24:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:36 - ID:586823

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - A nuclear-powered US submarine arrived in a southeastern South Korean port on Monday to participate in an annual joint military drill, a senior military official said, amid a series of provocations by North Korea. The USS ....

  • Putin defends Russian action in Ukraine to Merkel

    Date: 2014-03-03 06:38:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:586568

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended Russia's action against "ultranationalist forces" in Ukraine during a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ABC News reported Monday. A Kremlin statement ....

  • Deadly attack on court in Pakistani capital Islamabad

    Date: 2014-03-03 06:29:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:586564

    ISLAMABAD, March 3 (MENA) - At least 11 people have died in an attack on a district court complex in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, the BBC reported quoting officials. Gunmen burst into the complex and opened fire before at least two suicide ....

  • Park: N. Korea's abandonment of nuclear program key to unification

    Date: 2014-03-03 06:26:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:586561

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the sooner North Korea gives up its nuclear program, the earlier unification with the communist nation will come, Yonhap reported. In an address at an international ....

  • N. Korea fires two short-range missiles

    Date: 2014-03-03 05:41:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:3 - ID:586520

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast Monday, Seoul's defense ministry said, in its latest provocation seen as a reaction to the ongoing joint military drills between South Korea and the ....

  • Brotherhood may stage demos during Egypt vs Bosnia Herzegovina game

    Date: 2014-03-02 23:06:25 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:176 - ID:586432

    CAIRO, March 2 (MENA) - The terrorist Muslim Brotherhood prepares for holding a protest in a stadium in Austria where a match between Egypt and Bosnia Herzegovina will be played on Wednesday, warned the general coordinator of Egyptian communities ....

  • Kerry to visit Kiev to show support Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-02 22:58:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:174 - ID:586468

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - Secretary of State John Kerry plans to visit Kiev on Tuesday in a gesture of support for the new Ukrainian government, a senior United States official said on Sunday as quoted by The New York Times. The announcement ....

  • Kerry: All options on the table to respond to Russian invasion of Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-02 22:36:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:171 - ID:586426

    WASHINGTON, March 2 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday all options, including economic sanctions and military force, are on the table to halt the Russian invasion of the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine. “The president is currently ....

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