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  • Magnitude-6.8 Earthquake Hits off Panama

    Date: 2014-05-13 09:56:53 GMT - Panama - World - SN:34 - ID:718509

    PANAMA CITY, May 13 (MENA) - The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 has hit just off the coast of Panama, ABC News reported. The quake, which was at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), was recorded at 1:35 a.m. ....

  • Iran nuclear negotiators to start work on final accord

    Date: 2014-05-13 09:24:03 GMT - Austria - World - SN:32 - ID:718418

    VIENNA, May 13 (MENA) - Iran and the 5+1 group (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany), started on Tuesday their 4th round of nuclear talks here. Iran and the major powers will start drawing up a draft of the final ....

  • Jordan's freed ambassador back home

    Date: 2014-05-13 08:09:23 GMT - Jordan - World - SN:23 - ID:718333

    AMMAN, May 13 (MENA) - Jordan's ambassador to Libya returned home on Tuesday after being freed and was greeted by the Jordanian King and Prime Minister. Ambassador Fawaz al-Itan will hold a press conference later today to speak about his ....

  • Velayati supports performance of nuclear negotiation team

    Date: 2014-05-13 07:53:12 GMT - Iran - World - SN:21 - ID:718320

    TEHRAN, May 13 (MENA) - Supreme LeaderĖˆs International Affairs Advisor Ali-Akbar Velayati says he does not favor the method used by the former nuclear negotiation team, rather that of the present one in the nuclear talks, IRNA news agency ....

  • AI survey: Nearly half of world population fear to be at risk of torture

    Date: 2014-05-13 07:36:44 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:17 - ID:718273

    LONDON, May 13 (MENA) - Amnesty International has accused governments around the world of betraying their commitments to stamp out torture, three decades after the ground-breaking Convention Against Torture was adopted by the UN in ....

  • Najib urges reducing tension over South China Sea dispute

    Date: 2014-05-13 07:24:29 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:15 - ID:718251

    YANGON, Myanmar, May 13 - Malaysia has stressed the importance for all parties involved in the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to reduce tension in seeking solutions to the disputes said Malaysian premier Najib Razak. Malaysian Prime ....

  • British FM urges more EU sanctions on Russia

    Date: 2014-05-12 21:05:34 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:158 - ID:717994

    BRUSSELS, May 12 (MENA) – British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Britain wanted the EU to intensify preparations for further sanctions, euronews reported. “We will keep up the pressure on the Russians and we have decided today not only to ....

  • Japan PM urges Netanyahu to resume Mideast peace talks

    Date: 2014-05-12 20:56:21 GMT - Japan - World - SN:157 - ID:717993

    TOKYO, May 12 (MENA) - Japan and Israel agreed Monday to promote cooperation in ensuring peace and stability in the Middle East, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urging his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to resume the stalled peace talks with ....

  • Kerry to partake in Syrian people friends meeting in London

    Date: 2014-05-12 19:46:57 GMT - USA - World - SN:147 - ID:717914

    WASHINGTON, May 12 (MENA) – Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to London, UK, on May 15, where he will participate in a UK-hosted meeting of the core group of the Friends of Syrian People, also known as the "London 11," Department of State ....

  • Ukraine's Donetsk region asking to join Russia: separatist leader

    Date: 2014-05-12 19:42:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:145 - ID:717916

    KIEV, May 12 (MENA) - A separatist leader declared Monday that eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region was not only independent, but also would ask to join Russia -- a day after referendum organizers claim voters in the region chose to break away from ....

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