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  • 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 Leaderˈs 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 ....

  • Separatist Ukraine referendums 'don’t count' – NATO chief

    Date: 2014-05-12 19:31:59 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:143 - ID:717859

    BRUSSELS, May 12 (MENA) – Referendums by separatists in Ukraine, such as Sunday’s in Donyetsk, “don’t count,” NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told the CNN channel on Monday. “These referendums are illegal, they are organized in a ....

  • Ukraine's currency accepted in Crimea until June 1

    Date: 2014-05-12 19:31:36 GMT - Russia - World - SN:142 - ID:717860

    MOSCOW, May 12 (MENA) - The hryvnia (Ukraine's national currency) will be put out of circulation on the territory of the Republic of Crimea and a city of federal importance Sevastopol, since June 1, 2014, Itar-Tass quoted Russian Duma Speaker Sergei ....

  • 14 killed in sinking of migrants' ship off Italy

    Date: 2014-05-12 19:28:44 GMT - Italy - World - SN:140 - ID:717882

    ROME, May 12 (MENA) - At least 14 people were killed when a ship carrying migrants sank about 100 miles off southern Italy Monday, CNN reported quoting the Italian navy as saying. The Italian military has rescued about 2,000 migrants in the last ....

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