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  • China opposes US remarks on South China Sea

    Date: 2015-05-30 19:51:29 GMT - China - World - SN:97 - ID:2696773

    BEIJING, May 30 (MENA) - China firmly opposes "the US side inappropriate remarks on China's long-standing sovereignty as well as rights and interests in the South China Sea to foment dissension and criticized China's normal and justified ....

  • Differences on how to implement additional protocol -- Iranian official

    Date: 2015-05-30 18:47:56 GMT - Iran - World - SN:95 - ID:2696593

    TEHRAN, May 30 (MENA) – Senior Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said Saturday that how to implement the additional protocol is among the differences between Iran and the six world powers – known as the P5+1, IRNA News Agency reported. ....

  • Spain king to start France visit Tuesday

    Date: 2015-05-30 18:25:15 GMT - France - World - SN:94 - ID:2696473

    PARIS, May 30 (MENA) - Felipe VI of Spain will start a visit to France on Tuesday, said the French presidency on Saturday. The monarch is due to have talks with President Francois Hollande an the French parliament leaders. The king cut short on ....

  • Georgian ex-President Saakashvili named Ukraine regional governor

    Date: 2015-05-30 17:32:51 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:88 - ID:2696249

    KIEV, May 30 (MENA) – Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region, the BBC reported on Saturday. Announcing the surprise move in the Black Sea port of Odessa, President Petro ....

  • Iran, US start reviewing procedure of drafting final agreement

    Date: 2015-05-30 17:07:23 GMT - Iran - World - SN:83 - ID:2696229

    TEHRAN, May 30 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his American counterpart John Kerry started reviewing the procedure of drafting the final nuclear agreement in Geneva on Saturday, IRNA news agency reported. Zarif deputies ....

  • S. Korea reports additional MERS case, total rises to 13

    Date: 2015-05-30 15:35:34 GMT - south korea - World - SN:70 - ID:2695657

    SEOUL, May 30 (MENA) - South Korea reported one more confirmed case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Saturday, raising the total number of people infected with the disease to 13. The latest infected person is the husband of the 12th ....

  • Anti-Islam rally targets Arizona mosque

    Date: 2015-05-30 15:26:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:69 - ID:2695249

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) - Demonstrators, some of them armed, have denounced Islam outside a mosque in the US state of Arizona, the Euronews reported Saturday. The provocative protest comes weeks after another anti-Muslim event in Texas came ....

  • Houthi rebels in Yemen are holding multiple Americans prisoner

    Date: 2015-05-30 14:06:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:53 - ID:2694717

    WASHINGTON, May 30 (MENA) - The rebel group that has seized power in Yemen has taken at least four US citizens prisoner, according to US officials who said that efforts to secure the Americans’ release have faltered. One of the prisoners had been ....

  • Kyiv obstructing settlement process in Donbas - Lavrov

    Date: 2015-05-30 12:32:04 GMT - Russia - World - SN:47 - ID:2694425

    MOSCOW, May 30 (MENA) - Western countries monitoring the developments in Ukraine understand that it is precisely Kyiv that is obstructing the implementation of the Minsk agreements, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. "All principal ....

  • Strong 7.8 quake strikes off Japan’s remote Bonin Islands

    Date: 2015-05-30 12:31:31 GMT - Japan - World - SN:46 - ID:2694433

    TOKYO, May 30 (MENA) - A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck in the ocean off Japan's remote Bonin Islands at 11:23 GMT on Saturday, USGS reports. There have been no immediate reports of casualties or damage, nor any tsunami alert, Russia Today ....

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