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  • Japan lodges protest with Chinese paper for carrying map showing mushroom clouds over Hiroshima, Nagasaki

    Date: 2014-07-09 10:15:54 GMT - Japan - World - SN:22 - ID:818817

    TOKYO, July 9 (MENA) - Japan has lodged a protest with a Chinese weekly paper for carrying a map of Japan showing mushroom clouds over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the top government spokesman said Wednesday, Kyodo reported. "We lodged a strong ....

  • Malaysian sentenced to death for French tourist murder

    Date: 2014-07-09 09:22:07 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:13 - ID:818705

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (MENA) - A Malaysian shopkeeper on Wednesday was sentenced to death after a court found him guilty of murdering a French tourist on a popular resort island, Radio France Inter reported. Stephanie Foray, 30, went missing on ....

  • N. Korea's nuclear developer Jon Pyong Ho dies at 88

    Date: 2014-07-09 09:21:36 GMT - North Korea - World - SN:12 - ID:818704

    PYONGYANG, July 9 (MENA) - Jon Pyong Ho, a senior North Korean official who had played a major role in developing the country's nuclear and missile programs, died of acute myocardial infarction on Monday, the Global post reported. North Korea ....

  • NATO ships will sink in ten minutes should they attack Russia- paper

    Date: 2014-07-08 20:50:20 GMT - Russia - World - SN:151 - ID:818333

    MOSCOW, July 8 (MENA) - The number of NATO ships in the waters of the Black Sea today is larger than it was during the days of the Soviet Union. There are nine of them, but Russian defense officials say that there is nothing to fear, the Pravada ....

  • U.S., China launch joint projects to cut greenhouse gases

    Date: 2014-07-08 17:44:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:119 - ID:818133

    WASHINGTON, July 8 (MENA) - The United States and China on Tuesday kicked off eight joint projects to reduce greenhouse gases, committing to work together in fighting the disastrous effects of climate change despite their differences on diplomacy ....

  • US Attorney General calls on allies to disrupt grooming of Islamic terrorists

    Date: 2014-07-08 16:43:45 GMT - USA - World - SN:114 - ID:818096

    NEW YORK, July 8 (MENA) - US Attorney General Eric Holder urged U.S. allies Tuesday to adopt major elements of the U.S.'s antiterrorism strategy to combat the risk from Westerners traveling to fight in Syria's civil war, then returning home ....

  • Moscow urges Afghan presidential candidates to wait for final election results

    Date: 2014-07-08 16:26:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:110 - ID:818064

    MOSCOW, July 8 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry called on Tuesday on both presidential candidates in Afghanistan to refrain from any steps, which could aggravate the situation in the Central Asian country, and wait until the final results of ....

  • UK urges de-escalation in southern Israel and Gaza

    Date: 2014-07-08 15:03:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:101 - ID:817905

    LONDON, July 8 (MENA) - UK Foreign Secretary William Hague on Tuesday condemned rocket attacks on Israel and is deeply concerned by escalation of violence in Israel and Gaza. Commenting on rocket attacks by Palestinian militant groups on Israel ....

  • One dead as powerful typhoon hits Japan’s Okinawa

    Date: 2014-07-08 11:39:08 GMT - Japan - World - SN:66 - ID:817367

    TOKYO, July 8 (MENA) - One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights were cancelled in Japan as a strong typhoon brought torrential rain and high winds to its southwestern islands and could bring heavy rain to ....

  • British Airways announces new security measures

    Date: 2014-07-08 11:01:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:56 - ID:817239

    LONDON, July 8 (MENA) - British Airways announced new security measures for passengers, the company's spokesman told MENA correspondent. He noted that the company will not allow passengers to ascend its planes, if their electronic devices are not ....

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