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  • Ukraine's parliament accepts resignation of defense minister

    Date: 2014-03-25 13:48:54 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:97 - ID:629737

    KIEV, March 25 (MENA) - Ukraine's parliament has accepted the resignation of Acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh as troops withdraw from Crimea, ABC news reported Tuesday. No further details have been provided. (MENA) AB/DA ....

  • Obama meets with Putin ally to isolate Russia

    Date: 2014-03-25 11:57:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:629440

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - American President Barack Obama met on Tuesday with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin as he continued his efforts to isolate Moscow over its incursion into ....

  • Antiquity Minister: US backs Egypt in its demand to protect, prohibit trading in Egypt's antiquities

    Date: 2014-03-25 11:30:59 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:62 - ID:629292

    CAIRO, March 25 (MENA) - Minister of Antiquities Mohammad Ibrahim asserted that the US public opinion and senior administration officials fully back Egypt in its demand to ban smuggling and trading of the Egyptian cultural property and ....

  • Egypt's delegate to UN reiterates its stand which rejects Israeli violations

    Date: 2014-03-25 11:30:41 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:61 - ID:629336

    GENEVA, March 25 (MENA) - Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Walid Mahmoud Abdel-Nasser has reiterated Egypt's stand which rejects never-ceasing outrageous violations committed by the Israeli authorities in the Palestinian ....

  • Senior Iraqi officer escapes attempt on life

    Date: 2014-03-25 08:48:34 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:22 - ID:629001

    BAGHDAD, March 25 (MENA) – A police chief of the Iraqi province of Salahuddin escaped an attempt on his life in Tikrit, about 170 kms north of Baghdad. Gunmen attacked the house of Major General Jomaah Saadoun and opened fire at his ....

  • Putin’s spokesman: G8 refusal to continue dialogue with Russia counterproductive

    Date: 2014-03-25 08:45:14 GMT - Russia - World - SN:21 - ID:628988

    MOSCOW, March 25 (MENA) - The Kremlin believes that the unwillingness of the Group of Eight (G8) member countries to continue cooperation with Russia on the G8 agenda is counterproductive, Russian president’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told ....

  • Search for Flight MH370 black box, debris continue

    Date: 2014-03-25 08:09:55 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:14 - ID:628845

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 (MENA) – Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Tuesday the government's focus now is to search for objects and debris from a Malaysian airliner MH370 that went down in the Indian Ocean. "this was to confirm ....

  • S. Korea, New Zealand to seek breakthrough in FTA talks

    Date: 2014-03-25 07:36:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:628816

    SEOUL, March 25 (MENA) - South Korea and New Zealand will hold a new round of negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) this week where they will seek to make progress on all remaining issues, Yonhap quoted the South Korean government ....

  • Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 14

    Date: 2014-03-25 06:44:33 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:628760

    WASHINGTON, March 25 (MENA) - An additional six bodies have been located, bringing the total number of deceased to 14 in Saturday's massive landslide while dozens are still missing. Local emergency management officials expressed doubt anyone ....

  • Moscow asks Ukraine to ensure safety of Russian diplomats

    Date: 2014-03-24 20:23:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:165 - ID:628545

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry demanded on Monday that Kiev’s Western-backed interim government must ensure the security of Russian officials in the country following threats to their safety, RIA Novosti reported ....

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