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  • Greek PM meets Arab ambassadors

    Date: 2015-06-17 13:10:54 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:61 - ID:2815437

    CAIRO, June 17 (MENA) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras discussed with Arab ambassadors here the latest developments in the region, the Greek embassy in Cairo said in a statement Wednesday. They discussed ways to boost bilateral ties between ....

  • Hammond wishes Muslims in Britain, world happy Ramadan

    Date: 2015-06-17 12:56:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:57 - ID:2815385

    LONDON, June 17 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has sent warmest wishes to Muslims in the UK and across the world at the start of the holy month of Ramadan. "To Muslims in the UK and around the world I wish ‘Ramadan Mubarak’," ....

  • New round of nuclear talks with Iran to start this week

    Date: 2015-06-17 11:02:20 GMT - Iran - World - SN:40 - ID:2814305

    TEHRAN, June 17 (MENA) - The new round of talks will begin after a meeting between Iran's nuclear negotiators and a senior European Union official on Wednesday, the European Commission said on Tuesday, according to Deutsche Welle.‎ "EU Political ....

  • British PM deliveres message to Muslims on Ramadan

    Date: 2015-06-17 10:35:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:30 - ID:2813661

    LONDON, June 17 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has offered his "very best wishes to everyone observing the holy month of Ramadan" in the UK and around the globe. “I’d like to send my very best wishes to everyone observing the holy ....

  • Japan criticizes China's land-building in S. China Sea

    Date: 2015-06-17 10:33:57 GMT - Japan - World - SN:29 - ID:2813653

    TOKYO, June 17 (MENA) - Japan on Wednesday criticized China's extensive land reclamation in the South China Sea, calling for an end to "unilateral action" apparently aimed at buttressing its claims in disputed waters, Kyodo reported. "We are ....

  • N. Korea sends 2 S. Koreans back home

    Date: 2015-06-17 09:48:07 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:28 - ID:2813649

    PYONGYANG/SEOUL, June 17 (MENA) - North Korea said Wednesday it repatriated two South Koreans who allegedly sneaked into the communist nation last month during their trip to China, citing humanitarian grounds. The Korean Central News Agency said ....

  • Spread of MERS in South Korea is not global emergency - WHO

    Date: 2015-06-17 09:47:30 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:26 - ID:2813665

    GENEVA, June 17 (MENA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday South Korea's outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a "wake-up call" but does not constitute a global emergency, as the country reported eight new cases, ....

  • Seven soldiers martyred, 83 militants killed in newest military operations

    Date: 2015-06-17 08:58:10 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:21 - ID:2813153

    KABUL, June 17 (MENA) - Seven soldiers have embraced martyrdom and 83 militants killed in newest military operations across the country, the Afghan Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday, according to Khaama Press. According to the statement ....

  • South Korean FM set for fence-mending trip to Japan

    Date: 2015-06-17 08:10:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:2812669

    SEOUL, June 17 (MENA) - Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will visit Tokyo this coming weekend to meet with his Japanese counterpart on mending ties that have been frayed over shared history, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, according to Yonhap News ....

  • OIC's ministers assert support to Yemen's legitimate president, Gov't

    Date: 2015-06-16 22:39:41 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:132 - ID:2811777

    JEDDAH, June 16 (MENA) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) asserted Tuesday support to the Yemeni people calling for continued assistance to the legitimate government and President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. The OIC made the remarks ....

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