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  • UN General Assembly to vote on draft resolution on Ukraine's unity, sovereignty

    Date: 2014-03-24 13:57:20 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:81 - ID:627627

    CAIRO, March 24 (MENA) - A draft resolution on the unity and sovereignty of the Ukrainian territory will be put to vote in the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, said Ukraine's Ambassador to Egypt Yevhen Kyrylenko. The referendum which ....

  • Obama: Russia must suffer cost for action on Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-24 12:21:59 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:65 - ID:627575

    AMSTERDAM, March 24 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama arrived in Europe Monday for a week-long trip during which he will try to shape the crisis in Ukraine by strengthening international support for measures to isolate Russia, The Wall Street ....

  • Japan, Netherlands agree to reject Russia's annexation of Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-24 07:56:45 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:19 - ID:626822

    THE HAGUE, March 24 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte agreed Sunday to reject Russia's annexation of Ukraine's southern Crimea region, Kyodo reported quoting a Japanese official. Abe told Rutte that ....

  • Russian aerospace defence troops put under control satellite Glonass-M

    Date: 2014-03-24 07:27:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:16 - ID:626720

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - Aerospace Defence Troops put under control Russian navigation satellite Glonass-M which was launched from Russian northern spaceport Plesetsk on Monday, Itar-Tass news agency reported quoting press officer of the Russian ....

  • Deadly Ebola virus reaches Guinea capital Conakry - UN

    Date: 2014-03-24 07:25:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:626701

    NEW YORK, March 24 (MENA) - An outbreak of the Ebola virus - which has already killed 59 people in Guinea - has reached the capital Conakry, the UN's children agency has warned. Unicef said the haemorrhagic fever had spread quickly from southern ....

  • Putin, Merkel express satisfaction over coordination of OSCE mission mandate

    Date: 2014-03-24 06:51:15 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:626699

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - Russia’s president Vladimir Putin and Germany’s Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel have voiced satisfaction over the arrangement on a mandate of the monitoring mission, which the Organization for Security and Cooperation in ....

  • Malaysia flight MH370: China spots 'suspicious' objects

    Date: 2014-03-24 06:48:28 GMT - China - World - SN:10 - ID:626680

    BEIJING, March 24 (MENA) - A Chinese plane hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has spotted "suspicious" objects, the BBC reported quoting state media say. Searchers saw two "relatively big" objects with "many white smaller ones ....

  • Syria's war foes hinder aid access: Ban

    Date: 2014-03-24 06:09:38 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:8 - ID:626648

    NEW YORK, March 24 (MENA) - The United Nations accused Syria's government and rebels of hindering aid access, suggesting both sides could be violating U.N. Security Council demands that emergency relief reach civilians caught in the crossfire of the ....

  • Malaysia Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Hong Kong

    Date: 2014-03-24 06:02:48 GMT - Hong Kong - World - SN:7 - ID:626644

    HONG KONG, March 24 (MENA) - A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon Airport in Seoul was forced to make an emergency landing in Hong Kong last night after an electricity generator failed, ABC news reported. Flight MH066 took off ....

  • Britain condoles Spain on Adolfo Suarez death

    Date: 2014-03-23 22:32:30 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:176 - ID:626554

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary William Hague offered condolences to Spain over the death of former Prime Minister Adolfo Suarez. He was "a great democrat and leader," said Hague. He recalled that Suarez worked with King ....

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