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  • Ukraine moves to restrict entry on eastern border with Russia - paper

    Date: 2014-03-16 17:37:53 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:121 - ID:613081

    KIEV, March 16 (MENA) - Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Sunday that Ukraine's eastern border has been almost completely shut down with Russia, Kiev Post reported. Many Russians have been refused entry to Ukraine if they are ....

  • Turnout at referendum in Sevastopol reaches about 60%

    Date: 2014-03-16 17:21:41 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:120 - ID:613004

    SEVASTOPOL/CRIMEA, March 16 (MENA) - Turnout at the referendum in Sevastopol reaches at least 60%, ITAR-TASS quoted chairman of the city election commission Valery Medvedev as saying on Sunday. “According to data, which is being specified ....

  • Moderate quake hits northern Sumatra

    Date: 2014-03-16 16:41:52 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:116 - ID:612925

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 (MENA) - A magnitude 5.4 earthquake hit northern Sumatra on Saturday, Bernama news agency reported. The Malaysian Meteorological Department in a statement said the epicenter was 25 km northwest of Permatang Siantar, ....

  • Dozens of Egyptians protest outside premises of MB's international organization

    Date: 2014-03-16 16:41:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:612994

    LONDON, March 16 (MENA) - Dozens of Egyptians staged Sunday protests outside the premises of the Muslim Brotherhood's international organization in London to condemn MB members' terrorist acts and demand their expulsion from Britain. Raising the ....

  • Ukraine should curb ultra-nationalists terrorizing Russian-speaking population - Lavrov

    Date: 2014-03-16 16:37:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:113 - ID:612855

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry have discussed the situation in Ukraine and Crimea, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Facebook. The report also states that Lavrov has ....

  • Russia’s Muslims to support Crimean people’s choice: Supreme Mufti

    Date: 2014-03-16 16:19:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:107 - ID:612962

    MOSCOW, March 16 (MENA) – The head of the Central Muslim Board of Russia Talgat Tadjuddin said on Sunday Russia’s Muslims will support the people of Crimea in their decision to be made in today’s referendum, Itar Tass reported. “What we are ....

  • Ukrainian interim foreign minister calls Russian military movements a 'provocation'

    Date: 2014-03-16 15:51:44 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:101 - ID:612860

    KIEV, March 16 (MENA) - Ukrainian Interim Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsa accused Russian forces of entering the Ukrainian mainland, calling their actions a “provocation” and warning that his country is prepared to defend itself. Deshchytsa ....

  • 4th Egyptian-Dutch advisory council on water management kicks off in Aswan

    Date: 2014-03-16 13:08:37 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:74 - ID:612459

    CAIRO, March 16 (MENA) - The fourth Egyptian-Dutch advisory council kicked off in Aswan, under Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Moteleb, to discuss ways of making use of the Dutch experiences in waste water treatment recycling ....

  • Search for Malaysia Airline plane widens, becomes more difficult

    Date: 2014-03-16 12:16:53 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:62 - ID:612267

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 (MENA) - Nine days in, things have gotten a whole lot more difficult in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, CNN quoted Malaysia's acting Transportation Minister Hishammuddin Hussein as saying on Sunday. "This is a ....

  • Group formed of British MPs to explain Egypt situation - BEBA chief

    Date: 2014-03-16 11:54:24 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:53 - ID:612226

    CAIRO, March 16 (MENA) - A delegation of the British Egyptian Businessmen Association (BEBA), who visited London recently, managed to set up a group of 32 MPs from the various British parties at the House of Lords and House of Commons, who will be ....

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