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  • EU looks to downgrade summit with Japan as trade talks stall

    Date: 2016-03-05 17:49:52 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:65 - ID:4449573

    BRUSSELS, March 5 (MENA) - The annual summit between Japan and the European Union could be downgraded to an informal dialogue, as the bloc is frustrated at the slow progress of free-trade talks between the two sides, sources close to the matter were ....

  • S. Korea launches probe into alleged IS hacking

    Date: 2016-03-05 17:42:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:4448713

    SEOUL, March 5 (MENA) - Police in South Korea launched an investigation Saturday into allegations that the Islamic State (IS) militant group hacked a South Korean firm's computer network to retrieve data on 20 South Koreans, officials were quoted by ....

  • Taliban rejects peace talks with Afghan government

    Date: 2016-03-05 16:09:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:56 - ID:4448561

    KABUL, March 5 (MENA) - The Taliban on Saturday refused to resume long-stalled peace talks with the Afghan government, reiterating their preconditions for holding dialogue, the Daily Mail reported. "We want to repeat our stance once again that ....

  • Poland’s president unhurt when his limousine blows a tire

    Date: 2016-03-05 14:16:02 GMT - Poland - World - SN:51 - ID:4448073

    WARSAW, March 5 (MENA) - Poland’s President Andrzej Duda said he was not hurt when a rear tire blew in the limousine he was riding in Friday, The Washington Post reported. Officers of the Government Protection Office were driving Duda on the A4 ....

  • Trump throws the GOP into an identity crisis

    Date: 2016-03-05 13:21:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:47 - ID:4447657

    ًWASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - Only a year ago, Republicans were congratulating themselves on having the strongest field of presidential candidates in a generation — diverse, highly credentialed conservatives who might be the salvation of a party ....

  • Park again urges N. Korea to abandon nuclear programs

    Date: 2016-03-05 12:57:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:46 - ID:4447637

    SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Park Geun-hye called on North Korea Friday to abandon its nuclear programs, again urging the isolationist country to embrace change, Yonhap reported. "I once again strongly urge North Korea to throw ....

  • Brazil's Silva denounces detention in corruption probe

    Date: 2016-03-05 12:09:03 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:41 - ID:4447341

    BRASILIA, March 5 (MENA) - Brazilian police questioned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for about four hours in an investigation into a sprawling corruption case involving state-run oil company Petrobras that has ensnared some of the ....

  • EU-Turkey summit aims at solutions to immigration crisis - French min.

    Date: 2016-03-05 11:32:23 GMT - France - World - SN:38 - ID:4446613

    PARIS, March 5 (MENA) – French State Minister for European Affairs Harlem Désir said the EU-Turkey summit due to be held on Monday in Brussels is meant to reach an agreement on the EU stand on the immigration crisis. In statements to Europe 1 ....

  • Russia to send aircraft carrier to Mediterranean in summer

    Date: 2016-03-05 09:36:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:4446273

    MOSCOW, March 5 (MENA) - Russia intends to send a heavy aircraft carrier (Admiral Kuznetsov) to the Mediterranean in the coming summer, according to a Russian military source. The aircraft is decided to join the other Russian warships, constantly ....

  • US urges Turkey respecting freedom of press, democratic values

    Date: 2016-03-05 09:25:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:22 - ID:4446045

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) – US Department of State's spokesperson John Kirby described a verdict by an Istanbul court placing a trusteeship on Zaman newspaper as the latest in a series of troubling judicial and law enforcement actions taken by the ....

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