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  • Iran's FM spokeswoman dismisses any halt in nuclear talks

    Date: 2014-05-20 11:35:49 GMT - Iran - World - SN:81 - ID:732357

    TEHRAN, May 20 (MENA) - Foreign Minister spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham dismissed any halt in Iran’s nuclear talks with the G5+1 and said negotiations between the two sides are going on, IRNA reported. She made the remarks here Tuesday morning ....

  • Iran condemns abduction of Nigerian girls by Boko Haram group

    Date: 2014-05-20 11:33:23 GMT - Iran - World - SN:79 - ID:732349

    TEHRAN, May 20 (MENA) - Iranˈs vice president for Women and Family Affairs sent a letter to the UN women executive director on Tuesday condemning the human rights violation case committed by the Boko Haram terrorist group, IRNA ....

  • Cyprus airport evacuated after bomb scare

    Date: 2014-05-20 08:56:19 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:31 - ID:731884

    NICOSIA, May 20 (MENA) - Cyprus' Communications Minister Marios Demetriades said the island's main airport in Larnaca has been ordered evacuated after a telephone call to police warning of a possible bomb, ABC News reported. Demetriades said ....

  • Putin arrives in China for CICA Summit

    Date: 2014-05-20 08:42:52 GMT - China - World - SN:28 - ID:731759

    BEIJING, May 20 (MENA) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrived Tuesday in Shanghai to attend the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA). At the Summit, Russia and China are hoping to deepen ties, BBC ....

  • Thai army declares martial law

    Date: 2014-05-20 07:03:58 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:16 - ID:731559

    BANGKOK, May 20 (MENA) - Thailand’s army declared martial law nationwide on Tuesday to restore order after six months of street protests that have left the country without a proper functioning government, but denied that the surprise move amounted ....

  • El Salvador evacuates 1,000 people near volcano

    Date: 2014-05-20 06:38:07 GMT - El Salvador - World - SN:11 - ID:731504

    SAN SALVADOR, May 20 (MENA) - At least 1,000 people living near the Chaparrastique volcano have been evacuated as a precautionary measure after seismic activity increased at the volcano, NBC quoted Salvadoran civil protection authorities as ....

  • China whacks US Justice Dept.’s ‘ungrounded and absurd’ hacking charges

    Date: 2014-05-19 21:15:32 GMT - China - World - SN:182 - ID:731211

    BEIJING, May 19 (MENA) - China slammed the US Monday for indicting five Chinese Army officials on hacking charges, saying Washington’s move was “ungrounded and absurd” and that Beijing is responding by halting participation in joint cyber talks ....

  • USA skeptical about Russia troops' withdrawal along Ukraine's border

    Date: 2014-05-19 21:01:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:181 - ID:731222

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (MENA) - The Obama administration was skeptical about Putin's orders to withdraw Russia's along Ukraine's eastern border, CNN reported. "As you know, we have heard that promise before and have yet to see any indication that ....

  • NATO: no signs of Russian troops' withdrawal along Ukraine's border

    Date: 2014-05-19 20:51:32 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:175 - ID:731209

    BRUSSELS, May 19 (MENA) - There were no signs of the Russian troops' withdrawal along Ukraine's eastern border, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said. Rasmussen reiterated the need for the withdrawal and said he would "be the first" ....

  • Chinese hackers infiltrated US companies: attorney general

    Date: 2014-05-19 20:27:16 GMT - USA - World - SN:169 - ID:731167

    WASHINGTON, May 19 (MENA) - US Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that members of the Chinese military have engaged in the hacking of American businesses and entities, including US Steel Corp., Westinghouse, Alcoa, Allegheny Technologies, ....

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