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  • Japan to decide Thursday whether to ease N. Korea sanctions

    Date: 2014-07-02 21:48:01 GMT - Japan - World - SN:148 - ID:808923

    TOKYO, July 2 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said that Japan plans to decide Thursday whether to lift some of its unilateral sanctions on North Korea, Kyodo News Agency reported Wednesday. Japan's top diplomat in charge of Asian affairs ....

  • 16 killed in Taliban suicide attack on bus in Kabul

    Date: 2014-07-02 21:47:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:147 - ID:808924

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a bus carrying Afghan military personnel in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding 26 others, authorities said. The dead included eight officers from the Afghan air ....

  • Tighter security ordered for some US-bound flights

    Date: 2014-07-02 21:45:39 GMT - USA - World - SN:144 - ID:808916

    WASHINGTON, July 2 (MENA) - The Obama administration is stepping up security for some flights headed to the United States from Europe and the Middle East, the CNN reported Wednesday. This reflected heightened concern that terrorists are ....

  • Afghan candidate Abdullah Abdullah 'would accept' defeat

    Date: 2014-07-02 20:48:39 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:138 - ID:808882

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said he would respect his rival winning, but only if it is proved the election was fair, the BBC reported Wednesday. He said he would do everything he could to ensure a ....

  • T-Shirts with ISIL's emblem seen in Turkish clothes market

    Date: 2014-07-02 20:46:05 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:137 - ID:808876

    ANKARA, July 2 (MENA) – The Turkish clothes market have seen new fad of male t-shirts that hold emblems belonging to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). In the Istanbul's Bagcılar district, a store that sells t-shirts with al-Qaeda ....

  • NATO to set up strategic communications center in Latvian capital

    Date: 2014-07-02 20:17:57 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:135 - ID:808859

    BRUSSELS, July 2 (MENA) - Officials of Latvia, Estonia, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Britain, and Germany have signed a memorandum on setting up NATO's center for strategic communications in Riga, the capital of Latvia, Itar-Tass news agency ....

  • Suicide bomber kills 11 in attack in Kabul

    Date: 2014-07-02 18:53:40 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:127 - ID:808804

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - A Taliban suicide bomber struck a bus carrying Afghan military personnel in Kabul Wednesday, killing at least 11 people, ABC news reported quoted officials as saying. Army Gen. Kadamshah Shahim said the bomber was stopped ....

  • Cameron warns Israel to avoid escalation after killing of three teenagers

    Date: 2014-07-02 15:24:43 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:92 - ID:808345

    LONDON, July 2 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has cautioned Israel to be careful in its response to the murder of three teenagers and to avoid further escalation in the Middle East, the BBC reported. Addressing the MPs of the House ....

  • Afghanistan to block Facebook pages inflaming ethnic divisions

    Date: 2014-07-02 13:30:14 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:75 - ID:808246

    KABUL, July 2 (MENA) - According to reports, the government of Afghanistan has requested for the removal of pages from Facebook website, fearing that such pages are used to inflame ethnic and sectarian divisions. This comes as Afghanistan is ....

  • Russia voices concern over North Korea’s missile launches

    Date: 2014-07-02 13:12:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:64 - ID:808169

    MOSCOW, July 2 (MENA) – Russia calls for showing restraint and preventing any actions that could escalate the situation on the Korean Peninsula, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said, according to a report by ITAR-TASS. “We voice serious concern over ....

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