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  • S.Korea welcomes UN move to adopt resolution on N.Korea human rights

    Date: 2015-03-27 19:28:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:102 - ID:2257949

    SEOUL, March 27 (MENA) – South Korea on Friday welcomed a UN decision to adopt a resolution that calls for improvement in the human rights situations in North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported. Earlier, the UN Human Rights Council adopted the ....

  • Ukraine rebels hand over bodies of 22 govt soldiers

    Date: 2015-03-27 17:12:00 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:89 - ID:2257385

    KIEV, March 27 (MENA) - Separatists in eastern Ukraine have handed over the bodies of 22 government soldiers killed during the fierce, months-long battle over the airport near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, Fox News reported Friday. The bodies ....

  • S. Korean, US military chiefs hold talks on security issues

    Date: 2015-03-27 13:43:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:63 - ID:2256169

    SEOUL, March 27 (MENA) - Top military officers of South Korea and the United States held talks on bilateral security issues on Friday amid swirling speculation they could discuss the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile-defense system here, Yonhap ....

  • N. Korea claims arrest of two S. Korean spies

    Date: 2015-03-27 13:39:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:62 - ID:2256061

    SEOUL, March 27 (MENA) - North Korea has arrested two South Korean men on the charge of espionage for the South's state spy agency, according to Pyongyang's media. The North held a press conference of the two, which it identified as Kim Kuk-gi ....

  • Ed Miliband punched by protesters

    Date: 2015-03-27 13:16:42 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:58 - ID:2255825

    LONDON, March 27 (MENA) - Ed Miliband was punched and shoved by protesters in a "disgusting" attack, the Mirror reported Friday. Thugs ambushed the Labour leader Thursday as he attempted to get in his waiting car after an election campaign ....

  • Flights cancelled at Schiphol airport as power outage hits Amsterdam

    Date: 2015-03-27 13:15:49 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:57 - ID:2255821

    AMSTERDAM, March 27 (MENA) - All flights to and from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport were cancelled after a major power outage hit large parts of the city and the surrounding province of north Holland on Friday, The Guardian reported. An hour and ....

  • Two policemen dead in Karachi bomb explosion

    Date: 2015-03-27 08:41:50 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:23 - ID:2253817

    ISLAMABAD, March 27 (MENA) - At least two police officers have been killed after a bomb blast ripped through a police van in the Pakistani city of Karachi, Sputnik International reported. A powerful bomb explosion has rocked a police van in the ....

  • Putin: Russia has proper response to internal, external threats to national security

    Date: 2015-03-26 19:22:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:202 - ID:2252397

    MOSCOW, March 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Moscow had and will have a proper response to all international and external threats to national security. Speaking to senior officers of the Federal Security ....

  • Putin orders security service to block entry to Russia for Daesh militants

    Date: 2015-03-26 19:09:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:199 - ID:2252329

    MOSCOW, March 26 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday has instructed the Federal Security Service (FSB) to suppress the attempts of militants, trained by the Daesh group, to get into Russia and especially in Crimea, the TASS news ....

  • IMF suspends Yemen program indefinitely

    Date: 2015-03-26 19:01:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:195 - ID:2251901

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (MENA) - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Thursday it had suspended its review of reform program in Yemen until the situation clarifies, citing a host of uncertainties surrounding the country at the ....

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