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  • Obama apologises to Japan over US spying claims released by WikiLeaks

    Date: 2015-08-26 09:54:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:3227453

    WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has apologized to Tokyo after WikiLeaks claimed Washington had spied on Japanese politicians, ABC News quoted a government spokesman as saying. "President Obama said he was very sorry ... as ....

  • Yun, Kerry to hold talks on N. Korea, alliance

    Date: 2015-08-26 09:08:42 GMT - south korea - World - SN:27 - ID:3227301

    SEOUL, Aug 26 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will hold talks with his US counterpart, John Kerry, in Alaska at the end of this month to discuss security conditions on the Korean Peninsula following a landmark inter-Korean deal, an official ....

  • US State Department places Haqqani on global terrorist list

    Date: 2015-08-26 09:08:28 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:3227305

    KABUL, Aug 26 (MENA) - The US Department of State added Abdul Aziz Haqqani (Aziz Haqqani) to its global terrorist list. In a press release on Wednesday, the US State Department said it has designated Aziz Haqqani as a Specially Designated Global ....

  • S. Korea open to talks with N. Korea on sanctions

    Date: 2015-08-26 09:07:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:25 - ID:3227217

    SEOUL, Aug 26 (MENA) - South Korea Wednesday left open the possibility of holding further talks with North Korea to discuss the lifting of sanctions on Pyongyang amid easing tensions between the two sides, Yonhap reported. Following weeks of ....

  • Fire suspends operations at Dublin airport

    Date: 2015-08-26 08:07:40 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:19 - ID:3226957

    LONDON, Aug 26 (MENA) - Dublin Airport says that flight operations have been suspended because of serious fire in a hangar, abc news reported. The airport's online arrivals and departure boards indicated that operations were suspended at around ....

  • 2 NATO soldiers killed in attack in southern Afghanistan

    Date: 2015-08-26 06:55:20 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:5 - ID:3226485

    KABUL, Aug 26 (MENA) - Two NATO service members were killed Wednesday in southern Afghanistan after coming under fire from men wearing the uniforms of Afghan security forces, ABC news network reported. NATO service members fired back, killing the ....

  • Iran says 'will not accept' leaks of secret data by IAEA

    Date: 2015-08-25 22:01:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:141 - ID:3225965

    TEHRAN, Aug 25 (MENA) - Iran has called on the UN nuclear monitoring body to guarantee the confidentiality of information it will collect for verifying the peaceful nature of Tehran’s nuclear program, PressTV reported. Iran’s ambassador to the ....

  • Russia, Iran to discuss supply of Russian Sukhoi superjet

    Date: 2015-08-25 22:01:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:3225961

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (MENA) - Head of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Second Asia Department Zamir Kabulov said on Tuesday that the intergovernmental commission will consider the possibility of the delivery of Russian Sukhoi Superjet-100 (SSJ) passenger ....

  • Heavy flooding kills 8 in northeast Turkey, 2 missing

    Date: 2015-08-25 21:57:41 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:138 - ID:3225977

    ANKARA, Aug 25 (MENA) – Two buildings collapsed during heavy flooding on Monday in northeastern Turkey, killing eight people, the Euronews cited a local governor as saying. Two people were still missing and heavy rain was continuing into Monday ....

  • S. Korean opposition leader to visit China in October

    Date: 2015-08-25 19:52:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:124 - ID:3225521

    SEOUL, Aug 25 (MENA) - The head of South Korea's main opposition party will travel to China in October to attend a regional meeting of parliamentarians and meet senior Chinese officials, the Yonhap News Agency cited his aides as saying on ....

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