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  • 6 out of 10 S. Koreans view N. Korea as partner of cooperation: poll

    Date: 2014-05-29 07:11:09 GMT - south korea - World - SN:55 - ID:749698

    SEOUL, May 29 (MENA) - Nearly six out of 10 South Koreans view North Korea as a partner of cooperation, Yonhap cited a poll as saying Thursday. The survey of 1,000 South Koreans found that 58.2 percent of respondents said North Korea is a country ....

  • Insurgents holding OSCE observers

    Date: 2014-05-29 06:35:51 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:52 - ID:749696

    KIEV, May 29 (MENA) - An insurgent leader's fighters in Ukraine are holding four observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the BBC reported. Vyacheslav Ponomarev, the self-proclaimed "people's mayor" of Slovyansk, a ....

  • Bombs kill 1 Afghan policeman

    Date: 2014-05-29 06:32:21 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:51 - ID:749697

    KABUL, May 29 (MENA) - An Afghan officer said that two roadside bombings in the southern city of Kandahar have killed one policeman and wounded four others, ABC News reported Thursday. Officer Shamsullha, who like many Afghans goes by only one ....

  • Quake rattles Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

    Date: 2014-05-29 06:30:32 GMT - Dominican - World - SN:50 - ID:749654

    SANTO DOMINGO, May 29 (MENA) - A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck in the waters between the Dominican Republic and the US territory of Puerto Rico, shaking buildings in both places, ABC reported Thursday. There were no reports of injuries or ....

  • Lebanese ambassador to South Korea killed in car crash

    Date: 2014-05-29 06:28:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:49 - ID:749692

    SEOUL, May 29 (MENA) -- The Lebanese Ambassador to South Korea died in a car accident in central Seoul on Thursday, Yonhap quoted police and fire officials as saying. A sedan carrying Jad Saeed El-Hassan, the top Lebanese diplomat in Seoul, ....

  • Oil tanker explodes off the coast of Japan

    Date: 2014-05-29 05:38:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:39 - ID:749639

    TOKYO, May 29 (MENA) - A Japanese oil tanker exploded Thursday off the country’s southwest coast near Himeji port, leaving one of the eight people aboard missing, ABC news reported quoting the coast guard. Four others were severely ....

  • Security Council discusses developments in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-05-29 05:37:55 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:38 - ID:749623

    NEW YORK, May 29 (MENA) – The UN Security Council held Wednesday night an open session to discuss developments in Ukraine after the presidential election. Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, briefed the 15-member body ....

  • John Kerry: Snowden is no patriot

    Date: 2014-05-29 05:33:38 GMT - USA - World - SN:37 - ID:749620

    WASHINGTON, May 29 (MENA) - Edward Snowden continues to haunt the Obama administration — and it’s evident from the official pushback that there is little officials can do beyond professing annoyance, The Wall Street Journal reported. US Secretary ....

  • Putin warns of reviewing partnership with Kiev unless repays gas debts

    Date: 2014-05-28 18:23:34 GMT - Russia - World - SN:151 - ID:748944

    MOSCOW, May 28 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that his country's approach to gas cooperation with Kiev was based not only on partnership, but also on friendship, but warned that Moscow may review its approach, RIA Novosti ....

  • Obama outlines foreign policy vision

    Date: 2014-05-28 17:37:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:146 - ID:748943

    WASHINGTON, May 28 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has provided the broad outlines of the American foreign policy, during his second term, in conjunction with announcing the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan over the next two ....

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