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  • Seoul's nuke envoy departs for Russia for talks on N.K. issues

    Date: 2014-12-01 12:00:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:56 - ID:1448389

    SEOUL, Dec 1 (MENA) - South Korea's chief nuclear envoy departed to Russia Monday to discuss North Korea's nuclear issues following a high-ranking North Korean official's recent visit to the neighbor, Yonhap news agency reported. The four-day ....

  • UN warns huge risk of spread

    Date: 2014-12-01 10:59:49 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:46 - ID:1447657

    LONDON, Dec 1 (MENA) - The head of the UN Ebola response mission in West Africa has told the BBC there is still a "huge risk" the deadly disease could spread to other parts of the world. Tony Banbury declined to say if targets he had set in the ....

  • Lavrov to visit Sudan on Wednesday: Russian Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-12-01 09:41:58 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:1446377

    MOSCOW, Dec 1 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Sudan on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart Ali Karti and the country’s President Omar Bashir, the Voice of Russia quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a ....

  • OIC secretary general arrives in Tehran for ICIM

    Date: 2014-12-01 09:30:18 GMT - Iran - World - SN:20 - ID:1446453

    Tehran, Dec 1 (MENA) - Secretary-General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Amin Madani arrived in Tehran late Sunday to take part in the upcoming 10th Islamic Conference of Information Ministers, IRNA news agency reported. He was ....

  • Kerry embarks on European tour for ministerial meeting on fighting Daesh

    Date: 2014-12-01 08:17:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:16 - ID:1445913

    WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Brussels, Belgium, on Monday to take part in the NATO Foreign Ministerial and associated meetings to open on Tuesday, US State Department Spokesman Jen Psaki said. On ....

  • Thousands protest against Russian health cuts

    Date: 2014-11-30 22:17:50 GMT - Russia - World - SN:147 - ID:1445241

    MOSCOW, Nov 30 (MENA) - Thousands of Russians have staged marches in Moscow and other cities in protest at health reforms which include plans to close hospitals and cut jobs, the BBC reported on Sunday. Protesters marched through the capital ....

  • China blocks British MPs' visit to Hong Kong

    Date: 2014-11-30 22:16:33 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:146 - ID:1445237

    LONDON, Nov 30 (MENA) - The Chinese embassy in London has told a group of MPs it will be stopped from making a planned trip to Hong Kong, the BBC reported on Sunday. Richard Ottoway, who chairs the Foreign Affairs Committee, accused the Chinese ....

  • American airlines jet lands safely at JFK after bomb threat

    Date: 2014-11-30 22:12:25 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:1445197

    WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (MENA) - An American Airlines flight from Barcelona landed safely at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday after a bomb threat against Flight 67, ABC News reported. The jet, with roughly 209 people and a crew of nine ....

  • Poroshenko confirms no threats uttered by Putin during their phone conversation

    Date: 2014-11-30 19:44:42 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:130 - ID:1444697

    KIEV, November 30 (MENA) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday dismissed allegations that Russian President Vladimir Putin had voiced threats in a telephone conversation between them, Itar-Tass news agency reported. “First of all, I ....

  • ​Russia delivers more aid to eastern Ukraine

    Date: 2014-11-30 19:43:21 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:129 - ID:1444685

    KIEV, Nov 30 (MENA) - Russia has delivered its eighth humanitarian aid convoy to war-torn eastern Ukraine, Russia Today quoted the emergencies ministry as saying on Sunday. Donetsk residents received over 800 tons of aid while Lugansk got 400 ....

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