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  • US amb. to S.Korea gets over 80 stitches on face

    Date: 2015-03-05 07:19:37 GMT - USA - World - SN:21 - ID:2093553

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) – US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert had more than 80 stitches to treat a gush on his right cheek, 11 centimeters long and 3 centimeters deep, caused by a knife attack by a radical activist on Thursday, the Korea ....

  • North Korea to reopen Pyongyang marathon to foreign runners

    Date: 2015-03-05 07:13:07 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:19 - ID:2093597

    PYONGYANG, March 5 (MENA) - North Korea is set to reopen an international marathon to overseas runners after ending a ban on most foreigners entering the country because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus, ABC news reported quoting tour ....

  • US says Iran nuclear talks not indication of warming ties

    Date: 2015-03-05 05:26:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:2093161

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - Washington says talks between Iran and the US on Tehran’s nuclear energy program is not an indication that a broader rapprochement between the two countries on other issues is underway. "Even as we negotiate, this in ....

  • US condemns attack on its ambassador in Seoul

    Date: 2015-03-05 04:51:43 GMT - USA - World - SN:1 - ID:2093089

    WASHINGTON, March 5 (MENA) - The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed on his face and arm in Seoul on Thursday by a blade-wielding assailant opposed to ongoing US-Korean military drills, ABC news reported. The United States ....

  • Russian jets penetrate NATO ships' air defenses in Black Sea

    Date: 2015-03-04 23:10:44 GMT - Russia - World - SN:163 - ID:2092893

    MOSCOW, March 4 (MENA) - Russia's newest Su-30 fighter jets and Su-24 attack bombers are using two NATO ships in the Black Sea to practice penetrating anti-air systems, a source at the Sevastopol naval base told Sputnik. "These ships' crews are ....

  • Hollande praises aircraft deal with Egypt

    Date: 2015-03-04 22:12:20 GMT - France - World - SN:158 - ID:2092777

    PARIS, March 4 (MENA) - French President Francois Hollande has praised an agreement reached with Egypt to sell 24 Rafale fighters to Egypt. The deal is a bright success for the aviation industry in France and an example and hope for its economy, ....

  • New US sanctions won't change Russia's foreign policy: Putin's spokesman

    Date: 2015-03-04 19:25:27 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:2092109

    MOSCOW, March 4 (MENA) - A Russian official said that new US sanctions not only harm the global economy, but also won't force Russia to change its stance on foreign policy issues, Sputnik news agency reported Wednesday. Dmitriy Peskov, Russian ....

  • 121 insurgents killed in Afghan fresh clashes

    Date: 2015-03-04 18:12:48 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:127 - ID:2091901

    KABUL, March 4 (MENA) - As many as 121 insurgents have been killed in fresh raids across Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported Wednesday. A statement by the Ministry of Interior, the raids were conducted in past 24 hours. Twenty-three foreign ....

  • Lavrov assures Bassil of Russia's support for Lebanon

    Date: 2015-03-04 12:53:59 GMT - Lebanon - World - SN:61 - ID:2088781

    BEIRUT, March 4 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has assured Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil of Moscow’s support for Lebanon’s stability, unity and territorial integrity amid a troubled Middle East swept by conflicts and jihadi ....

  • China urges comprehensive deal on Iran nuclear issue

    Date: 2015-03-04 12:39:25 GMT - China - World - SN:55 - ID:2088297

    BEJING, March 4 (MENA) - China on Wednesday urged parties to seek an opportunity to reach a fair, balanced and mutually beneficial deal on the Iran nuclear issue, Xinhua News Agency reported. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying ....

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