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  • S. Korea slams Japan's renewed claim to Dokdo

    Date: 2014-08-05 07:08:24 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:858683

    SEOUL, Aug 5 (MENA) - South Korea denounced Japan's repeated claim to Seoul's easternmost islets of Dokdo on Tuesday, calling it an "unjustifiable" move that would not help improve already chilled bilateral relations, Yonhap reported. Seoul's ....

  • Mayor of Mexican town of Ayutla shot dead in Jalisco

    Date: 2014-08-05 07:08:05 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:8 - ID:858684

    MEXICO CITY, Aug 5 (MENA) - The mayor of the town of Ayutla in the Mexican state of Jalisco has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen, BBC reported. The mayor, Manuel Gomez Torres, was killed with one of his employees as he returned to his farm ....

  • James Brady, White House press secretary under Reagan, dies

    Date: 2014-08-04 20:31:56 GMT - USA - World - SN:152 - ID:858465

    WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (MENA) - James Brady, the former White House press secretary who was badly wounded in the assassination attempt against President Ronald Reagan and later became an advocate for gun control, has died. He was 73, Fox News reported on ....

  • Pickets against Western tobacco companies held in Russian regions

    Date: 2014-08-04 20:02:10 GMT - Russia - World - SN:144 - ID:858399

    MOSCOW, August 4 (MENA) - A series of pickets against Western tobacco companies were held on Monday in various Russian cities from south to the north-west of the country, ITAR-TASS reported. The picketers said multinational companies were ....

  • Abe sent message to Xi calling for bilateral summit: source

    Date: 2014-08-04 17:30:19 GMT - Japan - World - SN:120 - ID:858221

    TOKYO, Aug 4 (MENA) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently sent a personal message to Chinese President Xi Jinping saying the two leaders should meet to repair bilateral relations, Kyodo News quoted a diplomatic source as saying on ....

  • Spain arrests 2 alleged female Jihadists

    Date: 2014-08-04 17:04:46 GMT - Spain - World - SN:112 - ID:858162

    MADRID, Aug 4 (MENA) – Spanish police say they have arrested two female Spaniards, one a minor, who planned to travel to Iraq or Syria to enlist in the Islamic State jihadist group, the ABC news reported. An Interior Ministry statement says the ....

  • British national 'killed in Gaza'

    Date: 2014-08-04 17:02:01 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:108 - ID:858215

    LONDON, Aug 4 (MENA) - The British Foreign Office is investigating reports that a British national has been killed in Gaza, the BBC reported on Monday. A spokesman said UK officials were looking into reports that the person was killed in Rafah on ....

  • Israeli injured in rocket fire in Sdot Hanegev

    Date: 2014-08-04 16:51:26 GMT - Israel - World - SN:106 - ID:858185

    GAZA CITY, Aug 4 (MENA) - Four rockets hit the Sdot Hanegev Regional Council and lightly injured one person on Monday afternoon, Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday. One rocket fell within a kibbutz and did not cause damage ....

  • More bodies recovered in massive Nepal landslide

    Date: 2014-08-04 08:40:18 GMT - Nepal - World - SN:28 - ID:857056

    KATMANDU, Aug 4 (MENA) - Rescuers recovered nine more bodies Monday from a massive weekend landslide in northern Nepal, raising the official death toll in the disaster to 19, but say there is no chance of finding alive any of the more than 150 ....

  • Bangladesh official says ferry has capsized

    Date: 2014-08-04 08:24:43 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:25 - ID:857049

    DHAKA, Aug 4 (MENA) - A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, ABC News quoted a government official as saying. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority Chairman Samsuddoha Khondaker said M.V. Pinak ....

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