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  • Russia’s actions in Crimea in line with Black Sea Fleet agreement - Diplomat

    Date: 2014-03-01 08:42:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:19 - ID:582955

    MOSCOW, March 1 (MENA) - Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said the Russian actions in the Crimea are within the framework of the agreement with Ukraine on the Black Sea Fleet base, Itar-Tass reported on Saturday. "We have an agreement with ....

  • Indian PM calls for expansion of relations with Iran

    Date: 2014-03-01 08:36:17 GMT - Iran - World - SN:14 - ID:582943

    TEHRAN, March 1 (MENA) - Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for the expansion of relations with Iran in all spheres during a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New Delhi, according to FARS News Agency. Singh ....

  • Myanmar orders Doctors without Borders to cease activities

    Date: 2014-03-01 07:59:17 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:12 - ID:582885

    NAYPYIDAW, March 1 (MENA) - Myanmar's government has ordered Doctors without Borders to halt all of its work in the country. The order came after the humanitarian group treated Rohingya Muslims injured in communal violence, DW reported on ....

  • S. Korea urges Japan to stop denying history

    Date: 2014-03-01 07:58:04 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:582886

    SEOUL, March 1 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye urged Japan to muster up the courage to face up to history in order to mend frayed relations between the two countries, saying Tokyo will find itself more isolated if it keeps denying the ....

  • Nigeria, Israel sign MoU on agric cooperation

    Date: 2014-03-01 06:43:21 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:10 - ID:582844

    ABUJA, March 1 (MENA) - The Federal Government of Nigeria signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Israel on agricultural cooperation. Speaking at the signing ceremony in Abuja, Nigerian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development ....

  • Kiev asks UN to review situation in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-01 06:34:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:6 - ID:582840

    KIEV, March 1 (MENA) - Ukraine has filed a request with the UN to review the highly explosive situation that has taken shape in the country, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrei Deschitsa said Friday at a meeting with a group of foreign ....

  • Ukraine tells United Nations of Russian incursion

    Date: 2014-02-28 22:06:59 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:135 - ID:582761

    NEW YORK, Feb 28 (MENA) - Ukraine's UN ambassador says he has told the UN Security Council that Russian military helicopters and transport planes are entering his country and Russian armed forces seized Ukraine's main airport, ABC News reported on ....

  • US ambassador to Syria Robert Ford retires

    Date: 2014-02-28 21:06:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:133 - ID:582746

    WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (MENA) - The United States’ top representative to the Syrian opposition, Robert S. Ford, is planning to retire from the State Department and is expected to leave his post soon, New York Times quoted US state department officials ....

  • 3 European states move to block Yanukovych assets

    Date: 2014-02-28 21:06:04 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:132 - ID:582742

    BERN, Feb 28 (MENA) - Three Alpine nations moved Friday to block assets that Ukraine's fugitive president Viktor Yanukovych and some of his associates might have stashed away there, and Swiss authorities opened a money-laundering investigation into ....

  • 'No takeover' at Crimean capital airport

    Date: 2014-02-28 20:28:44 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:130 - ID:582704

    MOSCOW, Feb 28 (MENA) – Crimeans capital's airport announced closed airspace Friday after self-defense squads raided the airport at night, Russia Today reported. The self-defense squads that raided Simferopol International Airport during the ....

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