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  • Iran condemns US ruling on freezing assets

    Date: 2016-04-26 14:35:56 GMT - Iran - World - SN:62 - ID:4795525

    TEHRAN, April 26 (MENA) - Iran summoned on Tuesday the Swiss ambassador, who handles American interests in Tehran, in denunciation of the US Supreme Court ruling to freeze its assets. The ambassador was handed two strongly-worded memos conveying ....

  • Pakistan denies sheltering Taliban, says not solely responsible for talks

    Date: 2016-04-26 11:41:14 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:39 - ID:4793441

    ISLAMABAD, April 26 (MENA) - Pakistan on Tuesday said it was making efforts to promote peace in Afghanistan and denied providing shelter to Taliban members as claimed by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. "Pakistan has made sincere efforts to promote ....

  • Renzi: Libyan gov't request prerequisite for Italy intervention in Libya

    Date: 2016-04-26 10:38:50 GMT - Libya - World - SN:31 - ID:4793457

    TRIPOLI, April 26 (MENA) - Italy will not send troops to Libya unless the newly-formed national unity government asks Rome to intervene, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Monday. "We will only intervene if the Sarraj Government appeals to ....

  • Pakistan, India foreign secretaries meet in New Delhi

    Date: 2016-04-26 09:57:53 GMT - India - World - SN:27 - ID:4792609

    NEW DELHI, APRIL 26 (MENA) - Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry expressed his reservation over the presence of RAW agents on Pakistan soil, as he met his Indian counterpart Dr S Jaishankar in New Delhi today on the sidelines of the ....

  • Japan fails to win Australian submarine contract: government source

    Date: 2016-04-26 09:55:22 GMT - Australia - World - SN:22 - ID:4792613

    SYDNEY, April 26 (MENA) - Japan has failed to win a multibillion dollar deal to build submarines for the Australian navy, a Japanese government source said Tuesday, according to Kyodo News. An Australian Cabinet member conveyed the country's ....

  • S. Korea seeks to double imports of Iranian oil

    Date: 2016-04-26 09:55:00 GMT - south korea - World - SN:21 - ID:4792617

    SEOUL, April 26 (MENA) - South Korea is pushing to more than double its imports of crude and condensates from Iran as part of efforts to boost its oil trade with the Middle Eastern country, industry sources said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News. ....

  • French rail workers strike causes severe disruptions

    Date: 2016-04-26 09:54:46 GMT - France - World - SN:20 - ID:4792621

    PARIS, April 26 (MENA) - Train passengers in France face severe disruption to their journeys on Tuesday as rail workers carry out an all-day strike over pay and working conditions. The latest walkout by employees of French state-owned rail ....

  • Myanmar military helicopter crashes, 2 pilots rescued

    Date: 2016-04-26 08:24:02 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:14 - ID:4792289

    NAYPYIDAW, April 26 (MENA) - Myanmar's military newspaper says a military helicopter has crashed during a training exercise and both pilots were rescued by fishermen. The army's Myawaddy newspaper reported on its Facebook page that the Bell ....

  • N. Korea readying another mid-range ballistic missile launch: sources

    Date: 2016-04-26 08:23:53 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:4792301

    SEOUL, April 26 (MENA) - North Korea appears to be readying to test-launch another intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) after the country botched its first attempt earlier in the month, government sources said Tuesday, according to Yonhap ....

  • S. Korea, US to discuss space program this week

    Date: 2016-04-26 08:23:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:4792293

    SEOUL, April 26 (MENA) - South Korea and the United States will have talks this week on boosting their cooperation in space exploration, a government ministry said Tuesday, as South Korea is pushing for a lunar exploration project. The two sides ....

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