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  • 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 ....

  • German FM denounces assassination of Egypt's chief prosecutor

    Date: 2015-06-30 20:20:13 GMT - Germany - World - SN:122 - ID:2898081

    BERLIN, June 30 (MENA) - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier condemned on Tuesday the assassination of Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat in a terrorist attack Monday. The minister made the remarks in a cable of condolences sent to ....

  • 22 Britons confirmed dead in Tunisia attack

    Date: 2015-06-30 19:23:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:116 - ID:2897749

    LONDON, June 30 (MENA) – Twenty-two Britons were confirmed dead in the terrorist attack that targeted the Tunisian city of Sousse. The number could grow as there are other eight bodies not yet identified, a spokeswoman for the British government ....

  • Obama says US could 'walk away' from Iran nuclear talks, as deadline extended

    Date: 2015-06-30 18:13:08 GMT - USA - World - SN:108 - ID:2897433

    WASHINGTON, June 30 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama threatened to "walk away" from a nuclear deal with Iran if it fails to keep tabs on the country's compliance, as the negotiations were extended past their original Tuesday deadline amid sharp ....

  • U.S. State Department announces extension of Iran nuclear deal until July 7

    Date: 2015-06-30 16:36:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:104 - ID:2897125

    WASHINGTON, June 30 (MENA) - The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday that Iran and the major countries negotiating a nuclear deal have extended the deadline from today to July 7 to "allow more time for negotiations to reach a long-term ....

  • Five killed, 51 injured in Afghan suicide attack

    Date: 2015-06-30 13:57:19 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:80 - ID:2894513

    KABUL, June 30 (MENA) - At least five people were killed and 51 injured in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Tuesday, an official here said. The attack took place near a police station in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the ....

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