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  • US missile defense could hurt S. Korea-China ties: scholar

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:25:50 GMT - south korea - World - SN:175 - ID:1930557

    SEOUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - The deployment of an advanced US missile-defense system in South Korea could seriously undermine Sino-Korean ties, a Chinese scholar warned Monday, echoing a chorus of concerns from Beijing officials. In an op-ed published ....

  • Royal Air Force raids Daesh checkpoint in western Iraq

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:25:25 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:174 - ID:1930569

    LONDON, Feb 9 (MENA) – British forces have continued to conduct air operations to assist the Iraqi government in its fight against Daesh, the British Ministry of Defense said on Monday. Royal Air Force (RAF) aircraft operating in support of the ....

  • Sanctions on Russia to remain in force until it complies: Obama 2 Washington

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:10:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:173 - ID:1930413

    Obama said that Germany and the US have ‘emphasized that the prospect for a military solution to this problem has always been low. Russia obviously has an extraordinarily powerful military.” “The possibility of lethal defensive weapons is one of ....

  • Sanctions on Russia to remain in force until it complies: Obama

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:09:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:172 - ID:1930417

    WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met to discuss the Ukraine crisis Monday in Washington. “It’s clear that they’ve violated just about every commitment they made in the Misnk agreement,” ....

  • Iraq official appeals for more aid to fight Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:07:07 GMT - Iraq - World - SN:170 - ID:1930341

    BAGHDAD, Feb 9 (MENA) - The U.S.-led coalition helping Iraq push back Daesh group militants is not doing enough to match the scale of the threat, a senior Iraqi official said Monday as he called for increased firepower to defeat the extremists, ABC ....

  • FIFA's Blatter saddened by Egyptian tragedy

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:05:44 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:169 - ID:1929577

    ZURICH, Feb 9 (MENA) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter has sent a letter of condolence to Gamal Allam, the President of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), following the tragic events at the match between Zamalek and Enppi, in which a number of ....

  • Talk on THAAD deployment in S. Korea 'premature': US official

    Date: 2015-02-09 18:04:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:167 - ID:1930325

    SEOUL, Feb 9 (MENA) - The United States believes it is "premature" to talk about a possible deployment of its advanced missile defense system on South Korean soil as no decisions have been made, Washington's No. 2 diplomat said Monday. The US is ....

  • Vladimir Putin's Egypt visit sends message to US: paper

    Date: 2015-02-09 17:44:24 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:163 - ID:1929581

    LONDON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Russian president Vladimir Putin flies to Cairo for a two-day visit on Monday, in a move nominally aimed at bolstering bilateral ties with Egypt that also allows both countries to send pointed messages to the US, said The ....

  • Daesh experiencing shortage of suicide bombers

    Date: 2015-02-09 16:31:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:143 - ID:1929705

    LONDON, Feb 9 (MENA) - Daesh militant group is experiencing a shortage of suicide bombers after dozens of fighters deserted the terror group or defected to rival militias. Reports from inside the Daesh-stronghold of Raqqa claim that a rebellion ....

  • Don't issue ultimatums to Putin, Kremlin warns world

    Date: 2015-02-09 16:30:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:141 - ID:1929733

    MOSCOW, Feb 9 (MENA) - The Russian Kremlin on Monday said President Vladimir Putin would not be spoken to in the language of ultimatums at talks on the Ukraine crisis, the Moscow Times reported. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed media ....

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