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  • White House: Boehner invitation to Netanyahu breach of protocol

    Date: 2015-01-21 20:08:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:161 - ID:1794073

    WASHINGTION, Jan 21 (MENA) - The White House says House Speaker John Boehner's invitation for Israel's prime minister to come to Washington is a breach of normal diplomatic protocol, New York Times reported. President Barack Obama's press ....

  • Lavrov calls anti-Islam cartoons unacceptable, tasteless

    Date: 2015-01-21 20:04:47 GMT - Russia - World - SN:158 - ID:1793941

    MOSCOW, Jan 21 (MENA) - Russia’s Foreign Minister said that terrorism as well as incitement to national, racial or religious hatred are unacceptable and called the caricatures of Prophet Muhammad tasteless, Sputnik news agency reported. ....

  • N. Korea appeals for S. Korea to strive for inter-Korean ties

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:57:00 GMT - south korea - World - SN:146 - ID:1793549

    SEOUL, Jan. 21 (MENA) - North Korea pressed South Korea Wednesday to resume inter-Korean dialogue after suspending joint military exercises with the United States, Yonhap news agency cited Seoul's Unification Ministry as saying. On Tuesday, the ....

  • Australia in diplomatic bind over Malaysian fugitive who faces death penalty

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:55:24 GMT - Australia - World - SN:144 - ID:1793449

    CANBERRA, Jan 21 (MENA) - A fugitive detained in Australia has created a diplomatic problem for the Australian government, which cannot by law extradite someone who could face capital punishment, The Wall Street Journal reported. Sirul Azhar ....

  • Russia-Japan contacts sacrificed to Tokyo’s forced sanctions on Russia -- Lavrov

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:43:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:142 - ID:1793493

    MOSCOW, Jan 21 (MENA) - Russian-Japanese contacts at various levels have been discontinued because Tokyo was forced to follow the West’s anti-Russian sanctions, Tass news agency quoted the Russian Foreign Minister as saying on Wednesday. “We ....

  • No signs of sabotage in AirAsia crash- Indonesia investigator

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:41:41 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:141 - ID:1793445

    JAKARTA, Jan 25 (MENA) - Indonesia's top accident investigator said that there were no indications of foul play in last month's crash of an AirAsia jetliner with 162 people on board, Fox News reported. National Transportation Safety Committee ....

  • Doctors Without Borders resumes medical work in Myanmar

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:37:41 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:138 - ID:1793453

    YANGON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Doctors Without Borders has said it resumed providing medical aid in December in troubled Rakhine state in western Myanmar after being excluded for more than nine months. The government suspended the aid group's activities ....

  • Netanyahu invited to address US Congress on Iran

    Date: 2015-01-21 18:36:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:136 - ID:1793193

    WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (MENA) - US House Speaker John Boehner announced Wednesday he is inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress next month about the threat from Iran, in a sharp rebuke to President Obama, Fox News ....

  • Iran's Parl't speaker calls for collective efforts of Muslim states

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:38:06 GMT - Iran - World - SN:126 - ID:1792989

    TEHRAN, Jan 21 (MENA) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with Moroccan Vice-Speaker Mohamed Yatim called for full-scale cooperation among Muslim countries, according to Fars News Agency. "The level of cooperation among the ....

  • German hostage released by Boko Haram

    Date: 2015-01-21 17:34:52 GMT - Germany - World - SN:125 - ID:1793005

    BERLIN, Jan 21 (MENA) - Germany said on Wednesday one of its nationals has been released by Boko Haram group in Cameroon. The man is currently in a safe place in the capital Yaounde, said the German foreign ministry. It gave no further ....

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