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  • Japan urges Russian prime minister not to visit disputed isles

    Date: 2015-07-24 13:15:21 GMT - Japan - World - SN:41 - ID:3034725

    TOKYO, July 24 (MENA) - Japan has urged Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev not to visit Japan-claimed islands off Hokkaido, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said, calling the planned trip to the isles at the center of a long-standing bilateral ....

  • Tajikistan prevented Daesh attacks during Ramadan - Tajik interior ministry

    Date: 2015-07-24 12:57:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:38 - ID:3034565

    MOSCOW, July 24 (MENA) - A Tajik citizen, recruited by Daesh through social media, planned to aid the militant group in carrying out several terrorist attacks across Tajikistan during the holy month of Ramadan, Sputnik reported. The suspect, ....

  • Next round of Afghan-Taliban talks set for end of July: officials

    Date: 2015-07-24 12:51:15 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:37 - ID:3034433

    KABUL, July 24 (MENA) - The next round of peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents is scheduled for the end of July, officials said Friday, with the venue of the meeting still unconfirmed, Dawn news reported. "The second ....

  • M4.7 quake jolts Japan's southwestern Ehime Prefecture

    Date: 2015-07-24 12:24:09 GMT - Japan - World - SN:35 - ID:3034357

    TOKYO, July 24 (MENA) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook Ehime Prefecture in southwestern Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The quake occurred at 5:53 p.m. and originated in southern parts of Ehime at a depth of ....

  • Man arrested for threatening to kill top US envoy

    Date: 2015-07-24 11:19:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:3033913

    SEOUL, July 24 (MENA) - Police said Friday they arrested a man for allegedly posting a letter on the White House homepage threatening to kill the top US envoy in Seoul, according to Yonhap News Agency. The 33-year-old, identified only by his ....

  • Paper: US senators voice skepticism on Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2015-07-24 09:27:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:23 - ID:3033445

    WASHINGTON, July 24 (MENA) - US lawmakers sharply clashed with Obama administration officials Thursday over the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran in a hearing that marked the start of and set the tone for two months of heated political debate, ....

  • 2 arrested in Italy on terror charges

    Date: 2015-07-24 08:43:29 GMT - Italy - World - SN:19 - ID:3033045

    ROME, July 24 (MENA) - Italian prosecutors say two suspects have been arrested who claimed allegiance to the so-called Islamic State group had among their targets an Italian military base near the northern city of Brescia that has a U.S. military ....

  • Italy's PM to visit Japan from Aug.2 to 4

    Date: 2015-07-24 08:16:51 GMT - Japan - World - SN:17 - ID:3033049

    TOKYO, July 24 (MENA) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will pay an official working visit to Japan from, August 2 to 4, 2015, according to a statement of the Japanese Foreign Affairs' Ministry. During his stay, Renzi will meet with the ....

  • Turkish jets strike Daesh targets in Syria

    Date: 2015-07-24 08:06:50 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:15 - ID:3033081

    ANKARA, July 24 (MENA) - Turkish warplanes have struck Daesh militants' targets across the border in Syria, the Guardian reported on Friday. A government official confirmed three F-16 jets took off from Diyarbakir airbase in southeast Turkey ....

  • Alitalia pilots announce strike Friday

    Date: 2015-07-24 07:48:47 GMT - Italy - World - SN:12 - ID:3032917

    ROME, July 24 (MENA) - Alitalia pilots and flight attendants announced 24 hours strike on Friday, July 24 starting from midnight on Thursday. The Italian Civil Aviation Association (ANPAC) announced the reason behind the strike is that Alitalia has ....

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