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  • 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 ....

  • Kerry, Zarif launch key nuclear talks in Geneva

    Date: 2015-05-30 10:08:34 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:30 - ID:2693349

    GENEVA, May 30 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry began key nuclear talks in Geneva on Saturday ahead of a June 30 deadline to reach a historic deal, according to Press TV. After an ....

  • Gunmen hijack buses in Pakistan, Kill 20 people

    Date: 2015-05-29 22:15:16 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:97 - ID:2691889

    ISLAMABAD, May 29 (MENA) - Armed men killed 20 people after kidnapping 35 passengers from two buses in Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province, the Pakistani Dunya News reported on Friday. The buses were headed to Karachi from Pasheen after ....

  • 4.6 mln people at risk of severe food insecurity in South Sudan

    Date: 2015-05-29 21:13:55 GMT - Italy - World - SN:94 - ID:2691785

    ROME, May 29 (MENA) – The ongoing conflict and related economic downturn in South Sudan has left 3.8 million people facing emergency and crisis levels of food insecurity, according to a new Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report, ....

  • N. Korea's nuclear arsenal 'life-or-death' issue for US - congressman

    Date: 2015-05-29 20:52:15 GMT - south korea - World - SN:93 - ID:2691725

    SEOUL, May 29 (MENA) - A ranking US congressman stressed the urgency of reining in North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile development, saying Friday it is a "life-or-death" matter for both Koreans and Americans, Yonhap reported on Friday. Rep. ....

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