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  • Iran nuke deal positive for S. Korean firms: finance minister

    Date: 2015-04-07 11:15:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:29 - ID:2329421

    SEOUL, April 7 (MENA) - A landmark deal on limiting Iran's nuclear program is expected to help South Korean companies make inroads into the key Middle Eastern market, Seoul's economic czar said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. Chairing ....

  • Turkey's President Erdogan arrives in Iran for talks

    Date: 2015-04-07 10:57:50 GMT - Iran - World - SN:27 - ID:2328865

    TEHRAN, April 7 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on an official visit to hold talks with senior statesmen of the Islamic Republic of Iran, according to Press TV. Heading a high-ranking ....

  • Paper: Alawites pay heavy price for loyalty to Bashar al Assad

    Date: 2015-04-07 10:57:32 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:26 - ID:2328869

    LONDON, April 7 (MENA) - In the Assad regime's heartland, dead officers are sent home in ambulances, while the corpses of ordinary soldiers are returned in undecorated pick-up trucks, according to The Telegraph. Sharing their sect with President ....

  • Tech investments show Iran eager to end isolation

    Date: 2015-04-07 09:15:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:2327917

    WASHINGTON, April 7 (MENA) - As world powers have been working to curb Iran’s nuclear program, the Islamic republic has been bolstering its ambitions in cyberspace, positioning itself as a potential technological leader in a turbulent and ....

  • 3 S. Koreans move from Yemen to Oman

    Date: 2015-04-07 08:52:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:2328201

    SEOUL, April 7 (MENA) - Three South Korean nationals have temporarily sheltered in Oman, after leaving strife-torn Yemen at the request of their home country, the government said Tuesday, Yonhap News Agency reported. They recently escaped Al ....

  • General strike shuts down Nepal, as protesters clash with police

    Date: 2015-04-07 08:51:26 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:13 - ID:2328197

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – A nationwide general strike enforced by opposition political parties has crippled life in Nepal, as protesters clashed with police and set vehicles on fire in the capital, according to FOX News. The alliance of 30 opposition ....

  • Yorkshire teens slip net to reach Syria

    Date: 2015-04-07 08:30:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:11 - ID:2327929

    LONDON, April 7 (MENA) - The teenage brother of Britain’s youngest convicted terrorist is thought to have fled to Syria in an attempt to reach Daesh fighters, it emerged last night, according ot The TIMES. Hassan Munshi, 17, and a close friend ....

  • Death toll rises to 18 in gas tanker explosion

    Date: 2015-04-07 08:30:16 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:10 - ID:2327657

    MEXICO CITY, April 7 (MENA) - The death toll in a gasoline truck explosion in southern Mexico has risen to 18 with the death of a 38-year-old woman, according to ABC NEWS. The Tabasco state prosecutor's office said Monday through its Twitter ....

  • S. Korea protests Japan's Dokdo claim

    Date: 2015-04-07 08:22:33 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:2327921

    SEOUL, April 7 (MENA) - South Korea Tuesday protested Japan's foreign policy report that renewed Tokyo's claim to South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo, Yonhap News Agency reported. In the 2015 Diplomatic Bluebook, released earlier in the ....

  • Iran, Turkey to sign deals during Erdogan's visit to Tehran

    Date: 2015-04-06 22:01:54 GMT - Iran - World - SN:159 - ID:2326861

    ANKARA, April 6 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will sign cooperation deals with Iran during a one-day visit to Iran, slated to kick off on Tuesday, IRNA news agency reported Monday. Erdogan will hold talks with Iranian senior ....

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