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  • S. Korea, Japan at odds over wartime slave labor

    Date: 2015-04-21 07:30:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:2423293

    SEOUL, April 21 (MENA) - South Korea fights another war of history with Japan as Tokyo tries to register wartime coal mines and shipyards served by Korean slave laborers as UNESCO heritage sites, according to Yonhap News Agency. The two Northeast ....

  • Officials say explosion in southern Afghanistan kills 3

    Date: 2015-04-21 06:58:49 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:7 - ID:2423149

    KABUL, April 21 (MENA) - Afghan officials said an explosion near a southern police station has killed three people and wounded 17, ABC News reported. Samim Khpalwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the explosion Tuesday morning struck ....

  • Libya’s chaos allows migrant numbers to surge – Paper 2 last London

    Date: 2015-04-20 22:56:58 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:164 - ID:2422753

    Those living near Libya’s smuggling routes say the migrants come in groups during the early spring months, when seas are the calmest. The migrants arrive from Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan and impoverished, war-ravaged African countries to the ....

  • Libya’s chaos allows migrant numbers to surge -- Paper

    Date: 2015-04-20 22:56:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:163 - ID:2422701

    LONDON, April 20 (MENA) – Politicians, international officials and civil society leaders in southern Libya say armed groups describing themselves as militias have transformed a remote desert route from the border with Sudan into a lucrative passage ....

  • Chinese security chief 'spied on Xi Jinping'

    Date: 2015-04-20 22:47:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:162 - ID:2422697

    LONDON, April 20 (MENA) - China's feared former security chief took advantage of his position to spy on top Communist Party rivals including Xi Jinping, the current president, The Telegraph reported on Monday. Zhou Yongkang, a Party veteran who ....

  • US concerned about Iran's 'continued support' for Houthis

    Date: 2015-04-20 22:46:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:161 - ID:2422693

    WASHINGTON, April 20 (MENA) - The US White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that the US has concerns about Iran's "continued support" for the Houthis. "We have seen evidence that the Iranians are supplying weapons and other armed support to ....

  • Holborn building collapse: Hundreds cleared from central London and man injured

    Date: 2015-04-20 19:27:40 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:136 - ID:2421813

    LONDON, April 20 (MENA) - Hundreds of people were evacuated from central London after part of a building collapsed in dramatic scenes, leaving one man injured and taken to hospital, The Telegraph reported. Fire crews were called to a construction ....

  • Hungary to deploy 150 security troops to Iraq's Kurdistan region

    Date: 2015-04-20 18:53:10 GMT - Hungary - World - SN:133 - ID:2421789

    BUDAPEST, April 20 (MENA) – Hungary’s Parliament has passed a decree approving Hungary’s contribution of 150 soldiers to the international mission against Daesh terrorist organization, Hungary Today reported on Monday. Foreign Minister Péter ....

  • Putin, Saudi King agree to deepen regional, international coordination

    Date: 2015-04-20 18:50:40 GMT - Russia - World - SN:129 - ID:2421669

    MOSCOW, April 20 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud confirmed readiness to enhance coordination between the two states on regional and international issues, Sputnik quoted the Kremlin press service ....

  • N. Korea likely to launch missiles, drills: S. Korea

    Date: 2015-04-20 18:26:06 GMT - south korea - World - SN:127 - ID:2421673

    SEOUL, April 20 (MENA) – North Korea will likely launch missiles and large-scale military drills for its military foundation day later this month, Yonhap quoted South Korea's defense ministry as saying on Monday. The North is also capable of ....

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