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Russia`s deputy foreign minister on Mideast and Northern Africa

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Comments off

Laaska news  Jan 18, 2011

Denisova Olga

The situation in the Middle East and in Northern Africa remain among major challenges for the UN in 2012, Russia’s deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov, who is responsible for the country’s ties with the organization, told Interfax. Read more…

AFRICA:Over 1000 African illegal immigrants died off Mediterranean Coasts in ten months

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 29,2011

The European Council, belonging to the European Parliament, revealed on alarming figures about the illegal immigration from African countries, especially North Africa and Maghreb regions. Read more…

Russia warns against N Africa, Mid-East interference – VOR

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

Mikhail Bogdanov © Photo: “The Voice of Russia”  

Russia believes all problems in the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf must be resolved through dialogue, and outside interference in these sensitive areas can only make matters worse. Read more…

Russia’s presidential envoy on events in Africa and Middle East

Thursday, September 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 8,2011

Mikhail Margelov at 3rd Global Policy Forum in Yaroslavl. Photo: RIA Novosti Read more…

EU to review open border treaty

Saturday, June 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 25,2011
European Union leaders have agreed to review the EU’s passport-free zone to allow countries to impose checks at their borders in emergency cases.

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SCO backs peaceful solutions for MidEast, N Africa

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 15,2011

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization insists that the anti-Gaddafi coalition must meticulously respect the Security Council resolution on Libya and seek ways other than war to bring an end to the crisis in that North African Read more…

G8 summit: from Libya to nuclear safety

Saturday, May 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 28,2011
Denisova Olga
The heads of state of the world’s most developed countries gathered for a G8 summit at the 19th century French resort of Deauville this week. One of the outcomes of the summit is the unanimous Read more…

Situation in North Africa causes concern – Medvedev

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 25,2011

The situation in some North African countries is a cause for misgiving, says the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in a message to the leaders of African nations on the occasion of Africa Day. Read more…

Libya:UN special envoy visits Libya in diplomatic efforts to end Libyan crisis

Monday, May 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 16,2011

UNITED NATIONS, May 15 (Xinhua) — The UN special envoy on Sunday paid a one-day visit to Libya for meetings with senior government officials as part of the UN diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis in the North African country. Read more…

Italy:Boat stranded near Italian port, 300 migrants saved

Sunday, May 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 8,2011

ROME, May 8 (Xinhua) — A boat carrying about 300 migrants was stranded in waters off the southern Italian port of Lampedusa on Sunday and many of them were thrown overboard, but eventually all the migrants were safe, Italian media reported.

The boat seemed at first to be heading for Malta but was escorted by a Maltese patrol ship toward the Read more…