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  • U.S. says it has no plan to meet with N.K. foreign minister

    Date: 2014-09-11 07:08:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:17 - ID:917181

    WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (MENA) - U.S. officials have no plans to meet with North Korea's top diplomat, who is scheduled to visit New York this month to attend the U.N. General Assembly, the State Department said Wednesday. The rare trip by North ....

  • AI urges Thailand's military junta to end repression

    Date: 2014-09-11 06:11:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:12 - ID:916925

    LONDON, Sept 11 (MENA) - Thailand's military government has engaged in "widespread" human rights violations since the May coup, the BBC quoting Amnesty International's report said. In a report, the rights group cited arbitrary detentions, a ....

  • Hagel: US army ready to carry out Obama's plan in fighting terror

    Date: 2014-09-11 05:52:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:916833

    WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (MENA) - US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel asserted that US President Barack Obama has outlined a strong and all-out strategy to face the so-called "Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant" (ISIL) or better known as Daesh. In a ....

  • Obama: US will lead coalition to fight Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-11 05:36:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:5 - ID:916721

    WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama delivered a live televised address to the nation on his plans against Daesh, CNBC reported. Obama announced Wednesday night that the U.S. will lead a broad coalition of "friends and allies" ....

  • Russia has no intention to enter into new arms race- Putin

    Date: 2014-09-10 21:12:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:170 - ID:916422

    MOSCOW, Sept 10 (MENA) - Russia will not enter into a new arms race, the ITAR-TASS cited Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying. "Somebody would like to start the flywheel of the arms race turning again," Putin said at a conference devoted to ....

  • Pope Francis calls on countering weapons with prayers

    Date: 2014-09-10 21:12:14 GMT - Italy - World - SN:169 - ID:916362

    VATICAN, Sept 10 (MENA) – Pope Francis called on countering war weapons with prayers for prevailing peace. Addressing people and pilgrims in Vatican, especially those who came from Middle East countries, the Pope urges for facing hatred with ....

  • Ban welcomes UNSC resolution on supporting military act against Daesh

    Date: 2014-09-10 21:11:29 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:168 - ID:916357

    NEW YORK, Sept 10 (MENA) – UN Security-General Ban Ki-Moon welcomed Wednesday the resolution adopted by the UN Security Council (UNSC) about supporting an international military action to eradicate the threat imposed by Daesh fighters. Ban ....

  • Egyptian GDRs in London down

    Date: 2014-09-10 19:25:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:152 - ID:916274

    LONDON, Sept 10 (MENA) - The Egyptian global depository receipts (GDRs) in London Stock Exchange dropped at the close of Wednesday's trading. The GDRs of the Commercial International Bank (CIB) and EFG-Hermes dropped by 0.08 and 3.29 percent ....

  • UK hits at Assad chlorine 'outrage'

    Date: 2014-09-10 18:42:12 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:149 - ID:916289

    LONDON, Sept 10 (MENA) - The UK has condemned Bashar Assad's use of chlorine in Syria as an "outrage" after the international watchdog found chemical weapons had continued to be used in the conflict, according to The Telegraph. The Organisation for ....

  • China concerned about US-Japan talks on offensive capabilities

    Date: 2014-09-10 18:40:21 GMT - Japan - World - SN:148 - ID:916262

    TOKYO, Sept 10 (MENA) - China on Wednesday voiced concers about reports that the United States may be engaged in discussions with Japan on how to expand the country's offensive capabilities, Kyodo said reported Wednesday. Japan's history of ....

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