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  • Professional actions by Russian military saved Crimea from bloodshed - Putin

    Date: 2014-03-28 13:10:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:61 - ID:635691

    MOSCOW, March 28 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the events in Crimea have demonstrated a high level of readiness of the Russian Armed Forces and he thanked the military service members stationed in the peninsula for their ....

  • Russia begins denunciation of some bilateral agreements with Ukraine on Black Sea Fleet

    Date: 2014-03-28 13:07:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:60 - ID:635738

    MOSCOW, March 28 (MENA) - Russia has started the preparations for terminating bilateral agreements with Ukraine related to the status and operation of the Black Sea Fleet, a Kremlin spokesman said Friday. The decision was made at a meeting of ....

  • S. Korea exports 12 FA-50 fighters to Philippines

    Date: 2014-03-28 12:58:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:57 - ID:635680

    SEOUL, March 28 (MENA) - South Korea signed a USD 420 million contract Friday to export 12 FA-50 fighter jets built by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to the Philippines under a government-to-government deal, Yonhap quoted the state arms ....

  • May presidential election in Ukraine illegitimate: Russian official

    Date: 2014-03-28 12:26:35 GMT - Russia - World - SN:50 - ID:635675

    MOSCOW, March 28 (MENA) - Russia currently believes that the Ukrainian presidential election due this May is illegitimate because it does not comply with the conditions set out in the February 21 agreement between this country's authorities and ....

  • William Hague and Angelina Jolie on joint visit to Bosnia

    Date: 2014-03-27 19:10:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:145 - ID:634883

    LONDON, March 27 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary William Hague and the Special Envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Angelina Jolie are visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina one year after their field visit to meet survivors of rape in the ....

  • Woman arrested after firing shots at KTRK-TV studios in Texas

    Date: 2014-03-27 17:34:34 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:634464

    WASHINGTON, March 27 (MENA) - A person opened fire outside the Channel 13 studios Houston in Texas this morning, and was quickly taken into police custody. It happened just after 9am on Bissonnet near Buffalo Speedway, according to ABC 13 News on ....

  • Putin: Russia will create national payment system

    Date: 2014-03-27 14:01:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:105 - ID:634249

    MOSCOW, March 27 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday that a national payment system similar to those of Japan and China would be created. "These systems work in country's like Japan and China, and they work very well. ....

  • Russian Emergencies Ministry sends humanitarian aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan

    Date: 2014-03-27 13:46:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:101 - ID:633796

    MOSCOW, March 27 (MENA) - Humanitarian aid has been sent to Syrian refugees staying in Jordan, Russia’s Ministry for Emergency Situations says. “In pursuance of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s instructions the Il-76 aircraft has left for ....

  • Obama arrives at Italy's presidential palace

    Date: 2014-03-27 13:15:10 GMT - Italy - World - SN:97 - ID:634149

    ROME, March 27 (MENA) - United States President Barack Obama arrived at the presidential palace in Rome on Thursday ahead of holding a meeting with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano. The meeting will be followed by lunch at the Quirinale ....

  • President Obama meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

    Date: 2014-03-27 13:11:25 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:94 - ID:634150

    VATICAN CITY, ROME, March 27 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday, ABC News reported. In his first official visit, which began earlier in the day in Rome, the president and the pope met for about 50 ....

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