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  • N. Korea nuclear reactor believed to be in operation: S. Korean FM

    Date: 2014-10-07 09:57:45 GMT - south korea - World - SN:28 - ID:1076853

    SEOUL, Oct 7 (MENA) - South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se on Tuesday refuted a claim by a U.S. think tank that North Korea may have shut down its sole plutonium-producing nuclear reactor, saying many believe it is still in operation, Yonhap ....

  • Iran FM: West must not contemplate Iran to overlook nuclear rights

    Date: 2014-10-07 09:31:39 GMT - Iran - World - SN:24 - ID:1076833

    TEHRAN, Oct 7 (MENA) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has said that the western governments must not contemplate Iran to overlook its nuclear rights, because, Iran has attained nuclear science and technology and the knowledge and ....

  • UK deputy PM 'will not step down' after the next election

    Date: 2014-10-07 08:56:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:23 - ID:1076829

    LONDON, Oct 7 (MENA) - British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said he will not step down after the 2015 election, even though his party is facing a wipeout in the polls. The Liberal Democrat leader told the BBC he wanted to "keep my party ....

  • North, South Korean warships exchange warning shots

    Date: 2014-10-07 08:56:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:22 - ID:1076533

    SEOUL, Oct 7 (MENA) - North and South Korean warships exchanged warning shots near a disputed sea border Tuesday, days after the two sides agreed to high-level talks that many hope could improve inter-Korean relations, according to Voice of ....

  • UK jihadist prisoner swap reports 'credible'

    Date: 2014-10-07 08:56:14 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:21 - ID:1076529

    LONDON, Oct 7 (MENA) - Reports that UK jihadists were involved in a prisoner swap between the so-called Islamic State (IS) and Turkey are "credible", Whitehall officials have told the BBC. The Times alleges that Shabazz Suleman, 18, and Hisham ....

  • S. Korea, Ivory Coast agree to bolster economic cooperation

    Date: 2014-10-07 08:54:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:19 - ID:1076521

    SEOUL, Oct 7 (MENA) - South Korea and Ivory Coast agreed Tuesday to strengthen economic cooperation as Seoul is turning to resource-rich Africa for new business opportunities to boost its sagging economy, Yonhap news agency reported. The two ....

  • Lightning strike kills 11 members of indigenous tribe in Colombia

    Date: 2014-10-07 08:52:42 GMT - Colombia - World - SN:16 - ID:1076537

    BOGOTA, Oct 7 (MENA) - Authorities say 11 members of a remote indigenous tribe along Colombia's Caribbean coast were killed when a lightning bolt struck a thatch-roofed hut where they were gathered, according to FOX NEWS. Military officials said ....

  • South Korea seeks fewer West African ITU attendees on Ebola fears

    Date: 2014-10-07 07:58:36 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:1076361

    SEOUL, Oct 7 (MENA) - South Korea's Information and Communication Technology Ministry said Tuesday it has requested three West African countries to minimize their attendance at the United Nations' International Telecommunications Union (ITU) ....

  • Myanmar to release 3,000 prisoners

    Date: 2014-10-07 07:19:23 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:9 - ID:1076281

    NAYPYIDAW, Oct 7 (MENA) - The Myanmar government has announced it is releasing more than 3,000 prisoners, the BBC reported. An update on the Information Minister's U Ye Htut's Facebook page said President Thein Sein had pardoned them for the sake ....

  • Nepal bus crash kills 29 people and injures dozens

    Date: 2014-10-07 06:57:34 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:8 - ID:1076201

    KATHMANDU, Oct 7 (MENA) - An overloaded bus in western Nepal has fallen off a road and plunged into a gorge, killing 29 and injuring dozens. Most of the passengers in the bus were reportedly travelling to meet their families to celebrate the ....

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