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  • N. Korea denies negotiations over nuclear disbarment: official

    Date: 2015-04-01 20:42:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:2294317

    WASHINGTON, April 1 (MENA) - North Korea will not take part in any talks about nuclear disbarment, said the country's UN mission. North Korea will not give up its nuclear arms, a well-placed source at the North Korean mission told the Voice of ....

  • US faces calls to 'walk away' from Iran talks

    Date: 2015-04-01 20:41:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:135 - ID:2294209

    WASHINGTON, April 1 (MENA) - A leading Republican critic of the Iranian nuclear talks is calling on the US to "walk away" from the table after negotiators missed a key deadline, the Fox News reported. Amid the confusion, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., ....

  • S. Korea bans access to 139 Daesh-related online postings

    Date: 2015-04-01 20:21:14 GMT - south korea - World - SN:133 - ID:2294409

    SEOUL, April 1 (MENA) - South Korea’s communications watchdog said Wednesday it has banned local access to 139 online postings related to Daesh terrorist group over the past two months, following rising concerns after a South Korean teenager ....

  • China responds to Japan's draft diplomatic bluebook

    Date: 2015-04-01 20:19:51 GMT - China - World - SN:131 - ID:2294393

    BEIJING, April 1 (MENA) - A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Wednesday urged Japan to adopt a correct view of history, reality and make constructive efforts for a settlement of islands issue, Xinhua reported. Spokeswoman Hua Chunying ....

  • London electrical fire causes mass evacuation

    Date: 2015-04-01 19:08:46 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:127 - ID:2294309

    LONDON, April 1 (MENA) - An electrical fire under the pavement in central London has led to some 2,000 people being evacuated from nearby buildings and the cancellation of a number of West End shows. Fire crews were called after smoke was seen ....

  • Seoul vows stern response to Japan's claim to Dokdo Islands

    Date: 2015-04-01 18:48:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:125 - ID:2294189

    SEOUL, April 1 (MENA) - South Korea vowed a stern response Wednesday to Japan's claim to Seoul's easternmost islets of Dokdo, as Japan will reportedly publish a diplomatic white paper containing the claim, Yonhap news agency reported. Japan has ....

  • China to advance ties with Uzbekistan

    Date: 2015-04-01 18:35:30 GMT - China - World - SN:121 - ID:2294201

    BEIJING, April 1 (MENA) - China expressed willingness to advance strategic relationship with Uzbekistan on Wednesday following President Islam Karimov's reelection as the head of state of the Central Asian nation, China's state run news agency ....

  • Boko Haram killed 15,000 people in Nigeria: UN

    Date: 2015-04-01 14:51:18 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:70 - ID:2292497

    GENEVA, April 1 (MENA) - Boko Haram killed about 15,000 since 2009, including women and girls, and dumped the bodies of many of them in mass graves, the UN’s human rights chief said. Zeid Raad al Hussein said that evidence of slaughters and ....

  • World's oldest person Misao Okawa dies at 117

    Date: 2015-04-01 11:53:11 GMT - Japan - World - SN:41 - ID:2291025

    TOKYO, April 1 (MENA) - The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died Wednesday, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday, Los Angeles Times reported. Misao Okawa died of heart failure as relatives and nursing home workers stood by ....

  • Police detain armed man in office of Turkey's ruling party

    Date: 2015-04-01 11:22:27 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:33 - ID:2290477

    ANKARA, April 1 (MENA) – The Turkish police arrested on Wednesday an armed man who broke into an office of Turkey's ruling party in the Kartal district in Istanbul, breaking windows and unfurling a flag from an upper floor. The unidentified man ....

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