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  • N. Korean nuclear test site shows increased activity: Seoul

    Date: 2014-04-22 07:17:35 GMT - south korea - World - SN:13 - ID:680907

    SEOUL, April 22 (MENA) - Heightened activity has been detected at North Korea's underground nuclear test site, indicating possible preparations for another atomic test, Yonhap quoted a South Korean government spokesman as saying Tuesday. North ....

  • Lavrov calls on Kerry to urge Ukraine to follow Geneva Statement

    Date: 2014-04-22 07:06:06 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:680886

    MOSCOW, April 22 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a phone call with US Secretary of State John Kerry, called Tuesday on the United States to put pressure on the Ukrainian government to fulfill the provisions of the April 17 Geneva ....

  • Senior Russian diplomat meets Syrian enovy

    Date: 2014-04-22 07:04:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:10 - ID:680908

    MOSCOW, April 22 (MENA) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad on Monday to discuss political settlement in Syria, ITAR-TASS reported on Tuesday. The diplomats discussed “various ....

  • Death toll from sunken ferry tops 100

    Date: 2014-04-22 07:02:16 GMT - south korea - World - SN:9 - ID:680909

    SEOUL, April 22 (MENA) - The confirmed death toll from South Korea's worst ferry accident in over 20 years surpassed 100 on Tuesday, with nearly 200 people still missing amid stepped-up search operations, Yonhap news agency reported. The death ....

  • Suspected rebels Kill 3 in Indian Kashmir

    Date: 2014-04-22 07:00:50 GMT - India - World - SN:7 - ID:680925

    NEW DELHI, April 22 (MENA) - India's police said suspected rebels have killed three men in Indian Kashmir ahead of voting in general elections this week, ABC News reported. A police officer, speaking on customary condition of anonymity, said ....

  • Crimea people want to join Russia despite its poor demography, corruption - Paper 2 last

    Date: 2014-04-21 22:37:16 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:147 - ID:680807

    The parallels between the Crimea and the Sudetenland extend to the fact that most ethnic Germans welcomed Hitler's occupation in 1938, The Economist reported. Hitler was adept at exploiting the grievances of ethnic Germans who had been parcelled ....

  • Crimea people want to join Russia despite its poor demography, corruption - Paper

    Date: 2014-04-21 22:36:19 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:146 - ID:680797

    LONDON, April 21 (MENA) - People in the Crimea or eastern Ukraine want to join Russia although Russia's poor demography and reputation for corruption (ranked 127th out of 177 nations in the transparency index, alongside Mali and Lebanon), treatment ....

  • US flight returns after engine trouble

    Date: 2014-04-21 20:32:42 GMT - USA - World - SN:131 - ID:680741

    WASHINGTON, April 21 (MENA) - An American Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Honolulu has landed safely back at Los Angeles with one engine out, ABC News reported on Monday. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian ....

  • China shuts down 110 porn websites

    Date: 2014-04-21 19:39:03 GMT - China - World - SN:125 - ID:680700

    BEIJING, April 21 (MENA) - China has shut down 110 websites as part of a national crackdown on online pornography, the State Internet Information Office said. Some 3,300 accounts on China-based social networking services, such as WeChat and Sina ....

  • US stance on Open Skies Treaty non-constructive: Russian foreign ministry

    Date: 2014-04-21 18:56:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:680641

    MOSCOW, April 21 (MENA) - The US stance on Open Skies Treaty is 'highly non-constructive', Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Monday commenting on the US decision to cancel an observation flight over Russia. On April 14, a ....

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