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  • U.S. envoy on N. Korean human rights arrives in S. Korea

    Date: 2014-11-11 08:16:46 GMT - south korea - World - SN:15 - ID:1308301

    SEOUL, Nov 11 (MENA) - The U.S. special envoy on North Korean human rights issues arrived in Seoul on Tuesday amid the United Nations' quickening move to adopt a resolution on the communist country's dire human rights situation, according to ....

  • Japan sees no territorial row over East China Sea islands: Kishida

    Date: 2014-11-11 08:16:35 GMT - Japan - World - SN:14 - ID:1308297

    TOKYO, Nov 11 (MENA) - Japan's position that there is no territorial dispute over a group of Japan-controlled islets in the East China Sea remains unchanged, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday, according to Kyodo. Asked if the Japanese ....

  • Court jails captain of capsized South Korean ferry to 36 years

    Date: 2014-11-11 07:44:59 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:1307973

    SEOUL, Nov 11(MENA) - Lee Joon-Seok, the captain widely derided by families for leaping to safety while the hundreds of people remained inside the sinking South Korean ferry, was sentenced Tuesday to 36 years in jail, CNN reported. Although he was ....

  • Putin, Obama in brief meetings at APEC summit

    Date: 2014-11-11 07:39:56 GMT - Russia - World - SN:9 - ID:1308093

    MOSCOW, Nov 11 (MENA) - Presidents Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama are continuing their personal interaction at the APEC summit in Beijing, the Kremlin has confirmed, according to RT. The Russian and American presidents have finally talked to ....

  • Road accident in south Pakistan kills 58

    Date: 2014-11-11 07:03:31 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:5 - ID:1307977

    ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (MENA) - A head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck on a highway in southern Pakistan killed 58 people on Tuesday, ABC News quoted police as saying. The collision ignited a fuel fire, and a rescuer later described ....

  • Spanish Ebola survivor seeks compensation for damage

    Date: 2014-11-10 22:29:09 GMT - Spain - World - SN:178 - ID:1307537

    MADRID, Nov 10 (MENA) - Teresa Romero, the Spanish nursing assistant who became the first - and only - person infected with Ebola in Europe, will sue the Health Council of Madrid for 300,000 euros, Fox News reported on Monday. The lawsuit seeks ....

  • Six out of 10 Indian men admit family violence

    Date: 2014-11-10 21:26:07 GMT - USA - World - SN:165 - ID:1307301

    WASHINGTON, Nov 10 (MENA) - A study shows that six out of 10 Indian men admit they have acted violently against their wives or girlfriends, with those facing financial difficulties more likely to carry out abuse, Sky News reported Monday. Some 52 ....

  • Miliband denies labour leadership crisis

    Date: 2014-11-10 21:08:27 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:163 - ID:1307329

    LONDON, Nov 10 (MENA) - British's Ed Miliband has told business leaders on Monday there is not a crisis with his leadership of the Labour Party. His comments come after days of intense speculation about his future leading the party to next year's ....

  • Catalan leader to push for independence

    Date: 2014-11-10 20:36:04 GMT - Spain - World - SN:159 - ID:1307157

    MADRID, Nov 10 (MENA) - Catalan President Artur Mas has vowed to step up the pressure for independence after a symbolic vote in the region on Sunday, Euronews reported Monday. More than two million people cast their vote; early results show 80% ....

  • British foreign secretary condemns suicide attack on school in Nigeria

    Date: 2014-11-10 20:35:35 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:158 - ID:1307169

    LONDON, Nov 10 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond condemned a suicide attack on a school in North East Nigeria earlier on Monday. "I am horrified to hear about the suicide bomb attack today that has killed a large number of ....

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