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  • Two suspected terrorists arrested over Shikarpur attack in Pakistan

    Date: 2015-02-27 22:18:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:117 - ID:2056697

    KARACHI, Feb 27 (MENA) - Two suspected terrorists connected to Shikarpur imambargah attack were arrested from interior Sindh on Friday, Pakistani Geo News cited a police official as saying. SSP Saqib Ismael Memon told media representatives that ....

  • US rescinds rule requiring judges to move to Guantanamo

    Date: 2015-02-27 21:33:12 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:2056693

    WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (MENA) - A new rule that required military judges presiding over the war crimes tribunals at the US Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to relocate to the remote installation has been rescinded, ABC News quoted the Pentagon as ....

  • China staunch defender of peace, stability in cyberspace - Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2015-02-27 21:02:12 GMT - China - World - SN:114 - ID:2056617

    BEIJING, Feb 27 (MENA) - Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei on Friday said that China's position on opposing hacking attack and other cyber threats is consistent, clear and serious. "Recent years have seen the disclosure of large-scale ....

  • Russian diplomat says US, UK try to rewrite Minsk agreement

    Date: 2015-02-27 21:01:10 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:113 - ID:2056621

    NEW YORK, Feb 27 (MENA) - Russia's permanent representative to the UN Vitaly Churkin has accused some members of UN the Security Council including US and UK over the attempt to rewrite the rules of the Minsk agreements with the OSCE mission in ....

  • Assad decries ‘isolation’ in face of extremism: French lawmaker

    Date: 2015-02-27 20:58:43 GMT - France - World - SN:112 - ID:2056625

    PARIS, Feb 27 (MENA) - Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad no longer wants to “remain isolated in the face of the terrorist threat”, Al Arabiya News cited one of the French lawmakers who met him in Damascus as saying on Friday. Senator Francois ....

  • China rejects US charges on South China Sea

    Date: 2015-02-27 20:24:44 GMT - China - World - SN:106 - ID:2056397

    BEIJING, Feb 27 (MENA) -The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday said its activities in the South China Sea are legitimate and justified. The ministry Spokesman Hong Lei said that China's stance on the South China Sea issue is clear and ....

  • ICC prosecutor: Evidence against Ugandan rebel incomplete

    Date: 2015-02-27 18:51:41 GMT - Uganda - World - SN:96 - ID:2056269

    KAMPALA, Feb 27 (MENA) - The International Criminal Court's prosecutor said on Friday that more time is needed to gather evidence against a Ugandan rebel commander who faces trial at The Hague court, ABC News reported. Fatou Bensouda told reporters ....

  • 30 arrested as opposition supporters rally to demand president's resignation in Maldives

    Date: 2015-02-27 18:30:00 GMT - Maldives - World - SN:92 - ID:2056185

    MALE, Feb 27 (MENA) – Police in the Maldives have arrested 30 people as thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the capital calling on President Yameen Abdul Gayoom to resign and demanding the release of a former president in police ....

  • Putin cuts salaries of presidential administration by 10 percent

    Date: 2015-02-27 13:08:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:66 - ID:2054761

    MOSCOW, Feb 27 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to cut the salaries of members of the presidential administration by 10 percent, Kyiv Post said Friday quoting Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. The expenditures of all ....

  • Kerry to meet Lavrov in Geneva March 2

    Date: 2015-02-27 11:54:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:55 - ID:2054089

    MOSCOW, Feb 27 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Monday, Sputnik said Friday quoting the US Department of State. "While in Geneva, the Secretary will also meet with Russian ....

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