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  • Zarif: Iran, undisputable winner of nuclear talks

    Date: 2015-03-10 16:53:49 GMT - Iran - World - SN:128 - ID:2133105

    TEHRAN, March 10 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran will be the winner of nuclear talks irrespective of its results, IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday. Zarif made the ....

  • Pakistan ends death penalty suspension after seven years

    Date: 2015-03-10 16:44:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:123 - ID:2133193

    ISLAMABAD, March 10 (MENA) - Pakistan is to resume executions for all death penalty offences, months after a moratorium was partially lifted to allow executions of terror convicts, BBC reported Tuesday. All condemned prisoners who have exhausted ....

  • Turkey releases 3 S. Koreans after questioning near border with Syria

    Date: 2015-03-10 16:31:43 GMT - south korea - World - SN:122 - ID:2133113

    ┘ŹSEOUL, March 10 (MENA) -- Three South Koreans were released in Turkey after being detained by Turkish security forces in an area near the border with Syria, Yonhap quoted South Korea's officials as saying Tuesday. They were detained on charges ....

  • UN refugee agency reports 'appalling' conditions in eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2015-03-10 15:19:58 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:105 - ID:2131997

    GENEVA, March 10 (MENA) - Humanitarian conditions in war-torn east Ukraine regions controlled by Kiev government forces are of special concern, TASS News agency quoted the spokesman for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees while telling ....

  • AI urges France to receive more Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-03-10 12:27:09 GMT - France - World - SN:65 - ID:2130445

    PARIS, March 10 (MENA) - Amnesty International and the French NGO Action of Christians for the Abolition of Torture have launched a petition, urging France to receive more Syrian refugees. The petition addressed to French President Francois ....

  • Paper: Nigeria war expands as Chad, Niger send troops to fight Boko Haram

    Date: 2015-03-10 12:08:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:58 - ID:2129753

    WASHINGTON, March 10 (MENA) - The fight against Boko Haram terrorist group is escalating, with troops from Niger and Chad crossing into northeastern Nigeria to fight the insurgency in a further sign that what began as a Nigerian problem has grown ....

  • UK Foreign Secretary: No one could predict source of next threat to Britain

    Date: 2015-03-10 11:53:54 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:51 - ID:2129757

    LONDON, March 10 (MENA) – UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday that no one could predict the source of the next threat to Britain in a speech praising the intelligence services, according to ITV News. The Foreign Secretary said: ....

  • Spain arrests two suspected Islamist militants in Ceuta

    Date: 2015-03-10 10:46:39 GMT - Spain - World - SN:40 - ID:2129429

    MADRID, March 10 (MENA) - Spain said it arrested two suspected militants in Ceuta early on Tuesday, both accused of being part of an Islamist cell planning an attack in the country, ABC News reported. The interior ministry said the arrests were ....

  • Japan to extend 2 bil. yen to Jordan over Syrian refugees

    Date: 2015-03-10 09:57:05 GMT - Japan - World - SN:32 - ID:2128753

    TOKYO, March 10 (MENA) - Japan will provide 2 billion yen ($16.4 million) in grant aid to Jordan to deal with refugees from Syria, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday, according to Kyodo News Agency. Tokyo announced last month plans to ....

  • U.S. envoy to Seoul leaves hospital after attack

    Date: 2015-03-10 08:36:41 GMT - south korea - World - SN:17 - ID:2127713

    SEOUL, March 10 (MENA) - U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was released from a Seoul hospital on Tuesday, five days after he was knifed by a South Korean nationalist, saying he felt "darn good", according to Yonhap News Agency. "I feel ....

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