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  • N. Korea says no apology for 2010 warship sinking

    Date: 2015-03-24 07:38:54 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:2229841

    SEOUL, March 24 (MENA) - North Korea on Tuesday rejected South Korea's call to apologize for the deadly sinking of a South Korean naval ship five year ago, further dimming the prospects for improved ties between the two sides anytime soon, Yonhap ....

  • White House insists Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories must end

    Date: 2015-03-24 07:33:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:2229609

    WASHINGTON, March 23 (MENA) - The White House issued a call for eventual Palestinian statehood on Monday as it stepped up criticism of the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, for appearing to question a two-state solution to Middle East ....

  • Nine militants killed in drone strike near Pak-Afghan border

    Date: 2015-03-24 07:30:38 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:11 - ID:2229781

    ISLAMABAD, March 24 (MENA) - At least nine militants were killed in a drone strike on Tuesday in Nazyan area near the Pakistani-Afghan border in Khyber Agency, Geo TV reported. According to Afghan security sources, the drone strike targeted ....

  • Egypt to retrieve stolen ancient artifacts from Germany

    Date: 2015-03-24 07:05:04 GMT - Germany - World - SN:10 - ID:2229453

    BERLIN, March 24 (MENA) - Egypt is to retrieve several stolen ancient Egyptian artifacts from Germany, the Egyptian ambassador in Berlin told MENA Tuesday. The artifacts were shown in a Berlin exhibition for a selling purpose, Mohamed Hegazi ....

  • Gunmen kill 13 in Afghan road attack

    Date: 2015-03-24 06:28:06 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:3 - ID:2229389

    KABUL, March 24 (MENA) - Gunmen have opened fire on a major road in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 13 people, BBC reported quoted local officials as saying. Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor of Wardak, said the ....

  • More than 6,000 killed in E. Ukraine - UN

    Date: 2015-03-23 20:39:19 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:176 - ID:2228477

    NEW YORK, March 23 (MENA) - The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has said in a new report that more than 6,000 people have been killed in the fighting in eastern Ukraine. From the start of the conflict in mid-April 2014 to ....

  • Peru road accident claims at least 34 lives

    Date: 2015-03-23 20:04:10 GMT - Peru - World - SN:169 - ID:2228245

    LIMA, March 23 (MENA) - At least 34 people were killed when a bus swerved into oncoming traffic in Peru on Monday, leading to a multi-vehicle collision, according to Russia Today. The accident near the northern city of Huarmey also left 70 ....

  • David Cameron 'won't serve third term' if re-elected

    Date: 2015-03-23 19:29:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:163 - ID:2228193

    LONDON, March 23 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said that he will not serve a third term as prime minister if the Conservatives remain in government after the general election, the BBC reported Monday. The PM said if re-elected he ....

  • UN youth conference to kick off in Russia with Arab participation

    Date: 2015-03-23 18:59:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:160 - ID:2227197

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - More than 300 students from Russia, Egypt, Italy, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Morocco, Singapore and Turkey are scheduled to take part in the 19th youth summit to combat religious extremism. The international conference will be ....

  • Normandy group to meet in Paris Wednesday to discuss Ukraine situation

    Date: 2015-03-23 18:41:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:159 - ID:2227889

    MOSCOW, March 23 (MENA) - The political directors from Germany, Russia, France, and Ukraine will meet in Paris on March 25 to discuss the current situation in Ukraine, a French Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday. “As the [French] president ....

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