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  • Estonia ready to provide assistance to Ukraine, says diplomat

    Date: 2014-03-23 18:38:45 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:141 - ID:626345

    CAIRO, March 23 (MENA) - Estonian Ambassador in Cairo Paul Teesalu said that his country is ready to offer urgent aid to Ukraine. "Signing the political part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement is an important step," the Estonian ambassador ....

  • Israeli Foreign Ministry goes on strike, all Israel's embassies and consulates abroad to close

    Date: 2014-03-23 18:21:47 GMT - Israel - World - SN:135 - ID:626290

    GAZA, March 23 (MENA) - The Israeli Foreign Ministry's worker's committee declared a full-fledge strike on Sunday, closing the ministry and all the country's embassies and consulates around the world, Jerusalem Post reported. The strike is the ....

  • Russian FM: Crimea’s reunification with Russia does not violate stability in Europe

    Date: 2014-03-23 15:21:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:98 - ID:626018

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - The Republic of Crimea’s reunification with Russia does not violate military and political stability in Europe, Director of the security and disarmament department of the Russian Foreign Ministry Mikhail Ulyanov told ....

  • S.Korean president departs for Hague for nuclear conference, meeting with Abe

    Date: 2014-03-23 09:08:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:24 - ID:625069

    SEOUL, March 23 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye left for The Hague on Sunday for a gathering of global leaders aimed at preventing nuclear terrorism, as well as for a rare meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on its ....

  • Chile's Michelle Bachelet faces first protest

    Date: 2014-03-23 08:34:43 GMT - Chile - World - SN:17 - ID:624982

    SANTIAGO, March 23 (MENA) - Tens of thousands of Chileans have marched through Santiago to urge new President Michelle Bachelet to carry out her left-leaning reform program, the BBC reported. The key demand of the activists was that the ....

  • Ebola claims 59 deaths in Guinea

    Date: 2014-03-23 08:12:41 GMT - Guinea - World - SN:15 - ID:624987

    CONAKRY, March 23 (MENA) - Ebola has killed at least 59 people in Guinea and there are fears the virus may have spread to neighbouring Sierra Leone, euronews reported quoting world health officials have said. Cases of the disease, which can kill ....

  • William Hague: Russia faces 'isolation' over Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-23 07:05:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:11 - ID:624885

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary William Hague has warned Russia that it faces long-term "isolation and stagnation" over the crisis in Ukraine, the BBC reported. The foreign secretary said it was time to consider a "new state of ....

  • Vatican Pope, Nigeria president discuss inter-faith dialogue

    Date: 2014-03-22 22:09:10 GMT - Vatican - World - SN:129 - ID:624663

    VATICAN CITY, March 22 (MENA) – Vatican Pope Francis received on Saturday the Nigerian president Jonathan Goodluck to discuss enhancing means of religious dialogue. The meeting discussed poverty alleviation and inter-faith dialogue, American ABC ....

  • About 2,000 people rally in Donetsk of Ukraine demanding referendum

    Date: 2014-03-22 18:43:58 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:96 - ID:624531

    KIEV, March 22 (MENA) - About 2,000 people rallied in the centre of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Saturday demanding a referendum on the future of the region, Itar-Tass reported. Some of the demonstrators were also demanding the return ....

  • Polish defense minister says US open to increasing military presence

    Date: 2014-03-22 18:37:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:624528

    LONDON, March 22 (MENA) - Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Saturday that the US should increase its military presence in Poland and in other Nato members in central and eastern Europe in light of the Ukraine crisis, The Guardian ....

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