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  • China's defense min. to meet S.Korean counterpart on Wednesday

    Date: 2015-02-03 09:00:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:1883165

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - China's defense minister would visit South Korea next week for talks with his counterpart here on the situation of the Korean Peninsula and ways to boost bilateral ties, Seoul's defense ministry said Thursday, according to ....

  • S. Korea pushing to export FA-50 fighter jets to Peru

    Date: 2015-02-03 08:53:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:11 - ID:1883161

    SEOUL, Feb 3 (MENA) - The South Korean military is seeking to export US$1 billion worth of an indigenous light attack aircraft to Peru, informed sources said Tuesday, according to Yonhap News Agency. "We've been pushing to sell 24 units of the ....

  • US writer: US-Israeil ties not to be affected by Netanyahu’s remarks

    Date: 2015-02-03 08:50:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:1882597

    WASHINGTON, Feb 3 (MENA) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to address Congress without even informing the Obama administration is an act that’s just too brazen to be ignored. Such blatant intervention in American politics crosses a red ....

  • Russia bans import of foreign-made machinery for state needs

    Date: 2015-02-02 21:31:30 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:1882025

    MOSCOW, February 2 (Sputnik) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday signed a ban on importing foreign-made machinery for the needs of state and municipal entities as part of Russia's import substitution program, Sputnik News reported ....

  • Syria's chemical weapons disarmament completed -- Russian official

    Date: 2015-02-02 21:30:43 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:1882017

    MOSCOW, Feb 2 (MENA) – The disarmament of Syria’s chemical weapons has been completed and serious issues on their destruction no longer exist, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Monday. “We believe that [Syria’s] chemical ....

  • US National Press Club says release of Al Jazeera journalist in Egypt positive step

    Date: 2015-02-02 21:30:05 GMT - USA - World - SN:145 - ID:1882013

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - The US National Press Club said Egypt's release of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is encouraging and renewed its call for the release of other reporters being held. News reports on Sunday said Greste, an Australian, ....

  • US rejects Venezuela's president accusations

    Date: 2015-02-02 21:09:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:1881889

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - The United States dismissed an accusation from Venezuela's president that Vice President Joe Biden conspired to overthrow him as "patently false," Fox News reported Monday. President Nicolas Maduro was merely trying to ....

  • 'Low severity' bird flu case at Hampshire farm

    Date: 2015-02-02 20:42:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:142 - ID:1881885

    LONDON, Feb 2 (MENA) - A case of bird flu has been confirmed in chickens at a farm in Hampshire, government scientists have confirmed, according to BBC News. Tests showed the outbreak as a "low severity" H7 strain of the disease, a much less ....

  • France economy minister says received death threats over legal reform

    Date: 2015-02-02 20:41:15 GMT - France - World - SN:140 - ID:1881881

    PARIS, Feb 2 (MENA) – France's economy minister has told the the French parliament that he received death threats over his attempts to reform the legal profession, the BBC reported on Monday. Emmanuel Macron said he had been targeted by legal ....

  • Obama confirms abduction of US women by Daesh

    Date: 2015-02-02 20:10:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:137 - ID:1881749

    WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has confirmed the abduction of US women by Daesh militants. The US is doing its best in an attempt to rescue the women being held by Daesh, Obama said in an interview with NBC. (MENA) AB/WN ....

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