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  • Greece PM in new bailout 'concessions'

    Date: 2015-07-01 15:27:29 GMT - Greece - World - SN:87 - ID:2902917

    ATHENS, July 1 (MENA) - Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has offered new concessions to the country's creditors, the BBC News reported. A letter to creditors sent by Tsipras says he was prepared to accept most conditions that were on the ....

  • China invites North Korea’s leader to Beijing in September

    Date: 2015-07-01 15:25:27 GMT - USA - World - SN:85 - ID:2902909

    NEW YORK, July 1 (MENA) - China has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to attend events in Beijing in September to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, according to a person familiar with the matter, according to the ....

  • US, European nations call for speedy Libya deal

    Date: 2015-07-01 13:42:31 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:72 - ID:2901629

    LONDON, July 1 (MENA) - The US and five European nations on Tuesday called on rival Libyan groups to endorse a deal at UN-led negotiations to resolve the country's ongoing crisis. Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the US urged the ....

  • OECD – FAO expect stronger production, lower prices over coming decade

    Date: 2015-07-01 13:15:35 GMT - Italy - World - SN:69 - ID:2902049

    ROME, July 1 (MENA) - Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over the coming decade, but nonetheless, prices will likely remain at ....

  • Drought-hit North Korea seeks aid from ally Iran

    Date: 2015-07-01 12:03:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:51 - ID:2900977

    TEHRAN, July 1 (MENA) - Drought-hit North Korea Tuesday asked for humanitarian aid from its historic ally Iran, Iranian state media reported. North Korean Ambassador Kang Sam-hyon delivered a request to the Iranian Red Crescent for urgent ....

  • Park warns of harsher sanctions on N. Korea over its nuclear program

    Date: 2015-07-01 12:02:20 GMT - south korea - World - SN:49 - ID:2900897

    SEOUL, July 1 (MENA) - President Park Geun-hye warned on Wednesday that North Korea would face harsher sanctions unless it abandons its nuclear weapons programs, Yonhap reported. North Korea has long been under an array of U.S. and international ....

  • Malaysia to hold meeting on security of Asean waters

    Date: 2015-07-01 11:26:03 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:46 - ID:2900893

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 (MENA) - Malaysia will call for a special meeting of Asean defence ministers in mid-August to discuss cooperation and issues related to security of the region’s waters, according to media reports. Defence Minister ....

  • Constitutional Court allows early parliamentary elections in 2016

    Date: 2015-07-01 11:24:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:43 - ID:2900889

    MOSCOW, July 1 (MENA) - Russia’s Constitutional Court has decided that it is possible to slightly reduce the term of the current State Duma to move the 2016 poll to a single elections day in September. The court noted, however, that this would be an ....

  • 12 people arrested in Italy for joining terrorist group

    Date: 2015-07-01 11:22:54 GMT - Italy - World - SN:42 - ID:2900917

    ROME, July 1 (MENA) - Twelve people were arrested Wednesday in Italy on charges of joining a terrorist group. Italian security sources said the arrested are from Morocco, Albania, Italy and Canada. Ten of them were planning to head for Syria ....

  • Deash in Libya 'threatens neighbors'

    Date: 2015-06-30 20:57:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:125 - ID:2898093

    LONDON, June 30 (MENA) - The spread of the Daesh group into the "ungoverned territory" of Libya helped sow the seeds for the atrocity which left up to 30 Britons dead at a Tunisian beach resort, The Telegraph cited UK Foreign Secretary Philip ....

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