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  • Iranian FM: US practical measures needed to implement nuclear deal

    Date: 2016-05-21 21:05:57 GMT - Iran - World - SN:91 - ID:4954445

    TEHRAN, May 21 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the US administration to adopt practical measures in addition to verbal commitment to the Vienna nuclear deal, Fars news agency reported . "The obstacles on the way ....

  • N.Korea proposes working-level meeting for military talks with Seoul

    Date: 2016-05-21 20:15:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:89 - ID:4954173

    SEOUL, May 21 (MENA) - North Korea on Saturday proposed holding a working-level meeting with South Korea in late May or early June in preparation for military talks that can diffuse tension on the Korean Peninsula, Yonhab news agency ....

  • MH17 victims families sue Russia, President Putin

    Date: 2016-05-21 20:04:12 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:4954273

    STRASBOURG, May 21 (MENA) – The families of victims of downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 have launched a lawsuit against Russia and its President Vladimir Putin, Euronews reported on Saturday. The legal action, filed in the European Court of ....

  • Dutch climber dies on his way down from Everest's summit

    Date: 2016-05-21 19:59:28 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:84 - ID:4954157

    KATHMANDU, May 21 (MENA) – A 35-year-old Dutch man suffering from high-altitude sickness died on his way down from Mount Everest's summit in the first death confirmed this year on the world's highest mountain, ABC News quoted an expedition organizer ....

  • 9 killed as cyclone Roanu batters Bangladesh

    Date: 2016-05-21 19:18:04 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:82 - ID:4954105

    DHAKA, May 21 (MENA) – A cyclone battered the coast of Bangladesh on Saturday killing at least nine people and injuring more than 100 after lashing India's east coast with heavy rain and wind. Authorities in low-lying Bangladesh have relocated ....

  • Japan defense minister lodges complaint in Okinawa over US arrest

    Date: 2016-05-21 19:17:25 GMT - Japan - World - SN:81 - ID:4954097

    TOKYO, May 21 (MENA) - Japan's defense minister traveled to Okinawa to lodge a formal protest with the commander of the U.S. military base there Saturday after the arrest of a base employee linked to the suspicious death of a local woman. Gen ....

  • Volcano erupts in western Indonesia, killing 3 villagers

    Date: 2016-05-21 19:04:53 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:80 - ID:4954113

    JAKARTA, May 21 (MENA) - A volcano in western Indonesian unleashed hot clouds of ash on Saturday, killing three villagers and injuring four others, an official was quoted by ABC News as saying. Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province blasted ....

  • 3 killed in Bangladesh textile factory fire

    Date: 2016-05-21 18:40:59 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:76 - ID:4953857

    DHAKA, May 21 (MENA) - A fire in a textile factory in Bangladesh has killed three workers and left seven injured, police say, in the latest incident to cast a spotlight on the country's hazardous garment industry, ABC reported on Saturday. A ....

  • 73 Dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

    Date: 2016-05-21 14:24:35 GMT - Sri Lanka - World - SN:50 - ID:4952449

    COLOMBO, May 21 (MENA) - Sri Lanka's government raised the death toll from landslides and heavy flooding around the island nation to 73, as soldiers continued searching for scores of people missing since deadly landslides struck hill country ....

  • US universities oppose state department proposal to ban foreign students from national security projects

    Date: 2016-05-21 14:24:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:49 - ID:4951629

    WASHINGTON, May 21 (MENA) - Top US universities are forcing out a proposal by the US State Department to ban foreign students from taking part in research classes and projects comprising information considered as crucial top national security, Sky ....

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