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  • Australia reports possible debris from Malaysian plane in Indian Ocean

    Date: 2014-03-20 05:38:58 GMT - Australia - World - SN:7 - ID:619806

    SYDNEY, March 20 (MENA) - Search aircraft are investigating two objects spotted by satellite floating in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia that could be debris from a Malaysian jetliner missing for 12 days with 239 people on board, BBC ....

  • Obama: U.S. Won’t Take Military Action in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-20 05:00:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:619792

    WASHINGTON, March 20 (MENA) - President Barack Obama said direct American military involvement in Ukraine is off the table President Barack Obama said , as quoted by the NBC news network, that the U.S. would not become involved in a military ....

  • Watchdog: 45% of Syrian chemicals removed

    Date: 2014-03-19 22:38:12 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:193 - ID:619752

    THE HAGUE, March 19 (MENA) - The world's chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday that more than 45 percent of the raw materials for Syria's poison gas and nerve agent program slated for destruction outside the country have been shipped out, ABC ....

  • Russia to respond in kind to US sanctions - deputy foreign minister

    Date: 2014-03-19 22:10:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:188 - ID:619641

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russia will respond in kind to the announcement of US sanctions and is considering other measures if Washington escalates confrontation, The Voice of Russian cited Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on ....

  • Putin's spokesman denies military interference in Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-19 21:29:00 GMT - Russia - World - SN:183 - ID:619691

    MOSCOW, March 19 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman dismissed Wednesday the speculation about military interference in Ukraine hinting strongly that Russia intended to play a big future role in Ukraine's domestic affairs, the BBC ....

  • Ukraine to hold military exercises with US, UK

    Date: 2014-03-19 21:18:21 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:182 - ID:619688

    LONDON, March 19 (MENA) – Ukraine's Secretary of National Security and Defense Council Andriy Parubiy announced Wednesday that his country will hold joint military exercises with the United States and Britain, ABC News reported Wednesday. He also ....

  • World War One weapon explodes, killing two in Belgium

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:45:40 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:179 - ID:619684

    Brussels, March 19 (MENA) - A shell or grenade buried in western Belgium since World War One, has exploded, killing two people, the BBC News reported. At least two more were injured, one of whom is in critical condition. The device was set off ....

  • Pro-Russian forces break into Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:41:23 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:178 - ID:619686

    KIEV, March 19 (MENA) - Russian-backed forces began what appeared to be a steady occupation of Ukrainian military facilities in the breakaway Crimean Peninsula on Wednesday, The Washington Post reported. Ukraine’s security chief said his ....

  • No sign of missing Malaysian plan in China: Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:34:11 GMT - China - World - SN:174 - ID:619609

    BEIJING, March 19 (MENA) - China's Foreign Ministry spokesman said that no trace of missing flight MH370 entering Chinese territory or airspace has been found, Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday. "With a vast area of territory, search work is ....

  • Ukraine 'preparing withdrawal of troops from Crimea'

    Date: 2014-03-19 20:07:41 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:170 - ID:619597

    KIEV, March 19 (MENA) - Ukraine is drawing up plans to withdraw its soldiers and their families from Crimea, the BBC News cited Kiev's security chief as saying on Wednesday. Andriy Parubiy said they wanted to move them "quickly and efficiently" ....

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