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  • Park vows to make efforts for strong sanctions on N. Korea

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:49:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:4104121

    SEOUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye vowed Wednesday to make all diplomatic efforts to ensure that the UN Security Council can adopt a resolution to slap the most powerful sanctions on North Korea, Yonhap reported. The ....

  • No concrete clues of ‘attack targets’ in Germany after Istanbul bomb – minister

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:20:27 GMT - Germany - World - SN:16 - ID:4103929

    BERLIN, Jan 13 (MENA) - German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday that the security situation in Germany had not changed after a suicide bomber killed at least 10 people, mainly German tourists, in Istanbul on Tuesday, euronews ....

  • Iran holds 10 US sailors

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:20:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:15 - ID:4103933

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - The Iranian military took control of two US Navy vessels and their crew Tuesday after the boats apparently strayed into Iran’s territorial waters, The Washington Post said Wednesday quoting US officials. The ....

  • 10 Yemeni prisoners to be freed by U.S. from Guantanamo

    Date: 2016-01-13 08:19:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:4103805

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - Ten Yemenis held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will be transferred to Middle East countries willing to take them, CBS news reported. With that, the population at the US detention camp for terror suspects will fall below 100 ....

  • Obama: Protecting Americans, pursuing terrorists top priority

    Date: 2016-01-13 07:14:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:10 - ID:4103477

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (MENA) - President Barack Obama said protecting Americans and pursuing terror organizations posing a threat to them are top priority. Addressing the State of the Union early Wednesday, Obama said "Priority number one is ....

  • 2 killed in suicide blast in eastern Afghanistan near Iranian, Indian & Pakistani consulates

    Date: 2016-01-13 07:09:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:9 - ID:4103621

    KABUL, Jan 13 (MENA) - At least two people have been killed and two injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up next to a number of foreign consulates in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, ABC news reported quoting authorities. The ....

  • White House: Bill would prevent US implementation of Iran deal

    Date: 2016-01-12 22:39:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:4102793

    WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (MENA) - The White House said Tuesday a bill that seeks to bar the US from lifting certain sanctions against Iran would violate commitments necessary to implement the international agreement to limit the Iranian nuclear program, ....

  • David Cameron admits 'there aren’t enough' moderate fighters in Syria

    Date: 2016-01-12 22:25:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:129 - ID:4102789

    LONDON, Jan 12 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted that "there are not enough" moderate Syrian fighters to defeat Daesh yet and conceded some of the rebels belong to "relatively hardline Islamist groups", the Independent ....

  • UN chief condemns Istanbul bombing

    Date: 2016-01-12 21:14:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:123 - ID:4102533

    NEW YORK, Jan 12 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned the bombing that hit Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet Square, calling it a "despicable crime". "The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist bombing today in ....

  • 244 million international migrants living abroad worldwide, new UN statistics reveal

    Date: 2016-01-12 20:36:01 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:120 - ID:4102489

    CAIRO, Jan 12 (MENA) - The number of international migrants- persons living in a country other than where they were born- reached 244 million in 2015 for the world as a whole, a 41 per cent increase compared to 2000, according to new data presented ....

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