• 26 nations involved in search for Malaysian jet
    Washington, Jumada I 16, 1435, Mar 17, 2014, SPA — Twenty-six countries are involved in the massive international search for the Malaysia Airlines jetliner that disappeared on March 8 with 239 people aboard, AP reported.
    They include not just military
  • Mansour bin Zayed receives Tunisian Prime Minister
    Abu Dhabi, Jumada I 15, 1435, Mar 16, 2014, SPA — Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, met here today with the visiting Tunisian Prime Minister, Mehdi
  • Voting starts in Crimea to decide if region leaves Ukraine for Russia
    SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, Jumada I 15, 1435, Mar 16, 2014, SPA — Voting got underway in Crimea on Sunday in a referendum that will decide whether the Black Sea peninsula leaves Ukraine and becomes part of Russia, Reuters reported.

    At a

  • Slovakia to hold a presidential runoff election
    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia, Jumada I 15, 1435, Mar 16, 2014, SPA — Election results indicate that two candidates will compete in a runoff ballot to become Slovakia’s next president, AP reported.
    They are Prime Minister Robert Fico and businessman-turned philanthropist Andrej
  • Cyprus central bank chief resigns
    NICOSIA, Cyprus, Jumada I 9, 1435, Mar 10, 2014, SPA — Cyprus’ central bank governor has resigned just as the bailed-out country struggles to emerge from a deep recession.
    According to a government statement Monday, President Nicos Anastasiades thanked Panicos
  • US President Discusses Ukraine with China President
    Washington, Jumada I 9, 1435, Mar 10, 2014, SPA — US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed on the importance of upholding Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, the White House said Monday.
    The two leaders spoke