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  • Iran denounces Pakistani school massacre

    Date: 2014-12-17 11:45:40 GMT - Iran - World - SN:57 - ID:1556069

    TEHRAN, Dec 17 (MENA) - Iran has denounced Taliban’s attack on an army-run school in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar, which left at least 141 people dead, most of them children. “This is a totally un-Islamic and inhumane act. Terrorism, ....

  • Iran condoles with Pakistan over terrorist attack

    Date: 2014-12-17 11:38:58 GMT - Iran - World - SN:55 - ID:1556021

    TEHRAN, Dec 17 (MENA) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday condoled with the Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, government and nation over the loss of lives of several citizens in a terrorist attack, IRNA news agency reported. In ....

  • UN chief to travel to Ebola-hit countries: UN sources

    Date: 2014-12-17 10:18:29 GMT - USA - World - SN:36 - ID:1554445

    NEW YORK, Dec 17 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will travel to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa this week to raise awareness about the health crisis, UN officials said Tuesday. Ban is to make the announcement at a year-end press ....

  • National Assembly speaker leaves for China

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:54:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:1553929

    SEOUL, Dec 17 (MENA) - South Korea's National Assembly speaker left for China on Wednesday for talks with his Chinese counterpart, Yonhap reported. Chung Ui-hwa is set to meet with Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the National People's Congress Standing ....

  • Indian parliament condemns Peshawar school attack

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:52:23 GMT - India - World - SN:21 - ID:1553933

    New Delhi, Dec 17 (MENA) - Both houses of parliament Wednesday condemned the Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city Tuesday, and observed brief silence in memory of those who were killed, Indo Asian News Service (IANS) ....

  • Japan-U.S. antinuclear disaster drill held at Yokosuka base

    Date: 2014-12-17 08:51:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:20 - ID:1553925

    TOKYO, Dec 17 (MENA) - Japan and the United States held a joint antinuclear disaster drill at the US Navy's Yokosuka base in Kanagawa Prefecture on Wednesday, Kyodo reported. The drill was conducted on the assumption that a crew member of the US ....

  • Brazil indigenous group clashes with police in Congress

    Date: 2014-12-17 07:45:08 GMT - Brazil - World - SN:11 - ID:1553777

    BRAZILIA, Dec 17 (MENA) - Brazilian indigenous protesters armed with bows and arrows have clashed with police inside the National Congress building in the capital, Brasilia, the BBC reported. The group, with some 30 men, tried to break into the ....

  • Peshawar school carnage: 141 martyred, 124 injured

    Date: 2014-12-16 20:38:00 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:161 - ID:1552797

    ISLAMABAD, Dec 16 (MENA) - The death toll from Tuesday's terrorist attack on Army Public School has mounted to 141, 132 of them students, while more than 124 others sustained wounds, Geo News reported. According to DG ISPR, 132 children and 9 ....

  • Iran, Pakistan to resume oil trade

    Date: 2014-12-16 18:26:45 GMT - Iran - World - SN:144 - ID:1552377

    TEHRAN, Dec 16 (MENA)- Pakistan is set to resume oil imports from Iran after a three-year suspension in a bid to prevent fuel smuggling into its lands, Fars News Agency reported on Tuesday. The resumption of Pakistan's oil imports from Iran will ....

  • Sierra Leone to use scare-tactics campaign in Freetown to curb Ebola

    Date: 2014-12-16 18:07:46 GMT - Sierra Leone - World - SN:139 - ID:1552037

    LONDON, Dec 16 (MENA) - The president of Sierra Leone will launch a massive campaign on Wednesday to curb the spread of Ebola in the western areas of the capital Freetown, which will aim to scare people into changing their behaviour, The Guardian ....

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