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  • Britain warns nationals against travelling to Syria

    Date: 2014-03-16 21:58:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:173 - ID:613412

    LONDON, March 16 (MENA) - Britain on Sunday warned its nationals against travelling to Syria. "The United Kingdom advises its nationals not to travel to Syria due to considerable risks they may face there," said British Foreign and Commonwealth ....

  • White House will not recognise result of Crimea referendum

    Date: 2014-03-16 20:32:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:156 - ID:613360

    WASHINGTON, March 16 (MENA) - The White House said on Sunday the US would not recognize the results of a referendum in Crimea that appeared to have overwhelmingly endorsed leaving Ukraine to join Russia, The Guardian reported. President Barack ....

  • Ukip leader vows to stand down if party fails to win seats in elections

    Date: 2014-03-16 19:39:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:150 - ID:613211

    LONDON, March 16 (MENA) - Leader of the UK Independence Party Nigel Farage has reaffirmed his pledge to stand down as Ukip leader if his party fails to win any seats in the 2015 general election, the BBC has reported. He told the BBC's Sunday ....

  • Hague: Crimea referendum has no legitimacy

    Date: 2014-03-16 19:21:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:147 - ID:613223

    LONDON, March 16 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday that the referendum held today in Crimea on joining Russia has no legitimacy. "A referendum is due in Crimea ... this in our view ... is a referendum that would carry no ....

  • 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 ....

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