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  • S. Korea urges N. Korea to stop provocations

    Date: 2014-03-26 06:52:29 GMT - south korea - World - SN:10 - ID:631011

    SEOUL, March 26 (MENA) - South Korea called on North Korea Wednesday to stop provocative remarks and actions, criticizing the communist country for tinkering with a nuclear card, Yonhap news agency said. "North Korea should stop making ....

  • Washington mudslide death toll reaches 16

    Date: 2014-03-26 06:51:04 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:631012

    WASHINGTON, March 26 (MENA) - Authorities say they have recovered the bodies of two more people killed in a massive mudslide in the US state of Washington, bringing the total to 16. President Barack Obama, who was in Europe on Monday for a ....

  • North Korea fires mid-range ballistic missiles into sea -South Korea

    Date: 2014-03-26 06:27:19 GMT - south korea - World - SN:4 - ID:630987

    SEOUL, March 26 (MENA) - North Korea test-fired two ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast Wednesday as the leaders of South Korea, the U.S. and Japan held a summit in the Netherlands to pressure Pyongyang to denuclearize. North Korea ....

  • FIFA investigation into corruption came 'within hours' of being sabotaged- paper

    Date: 2014-03-25 22:43:36 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:206 - ID:630893

    LONDON, March 25 (MENA) - The investigation into allegations of corruption over the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups came within hours of being sabotaged from within FIFA, The Telegraph said Tuesday. In the week The Telegraph revealed the ....

  • RCI, parliamentary select committee proposed for Malaysian missing plane

    Date: 2014-03-25 22:00:47 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:201 - ID:630864

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 (MENA) - Acting Transport minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said he would propose to the Cabinet, the call by members of parliament for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) and Parliamentary Select Committee to ....

  • Tremor jolts southern Iran

    Date: 2014-03-25 19:49:52 GMT - Iran - World - SN:167 - ID:630365

    TEHRAN, March 25 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 4.1 degrees on the open-ended Richter scale shook surrounding areas of Kang in southern province of Hormuzgan, IRNA news agency reported Tuesday. According to a report, released by the ....

  • 'Reporters Without Borders' condemns killing of Iraqi journalist in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-03-25 17:28:57 GMT - France - World - SN:152 - ID:630134

    PARIS, March 25 (MENA) - "Reporters Without Borders" said Tuesday it is dismayed to learn that Mohamed Baidawi, Radio Free Iraq’s Baghdad bureau chief, was shot dead in Baghdad on 22 March, while Radio Babel journalist Raji Hamadallah was badly ....

  • Obama warns Moscow annexation of Crimea is 'not a done deal'

    Date: 2014-03-25 17:17:47 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:149 - ID:630384

    THE HAGUE, March 25 (MENA) – US President Barack Obama has warned the Russian annexation of Crimea is "not a done deal" and expressed concern about the Kremlin's territorial ambitions in the region, The Independent reported Tuesday. Speaking at ....

  • Russia to strengthen peace-promoting partnership with Arab League – Putin

    Date: 2014-03-25 16:49:03 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:630095

    MOSCOW, March 25 (MENA) - Russia intends to bolster partnership with the Arab League to promote peace in the Middle East and North Africa, President Vladimir Putin said in a message of greetings to an Arab summit which began in Kuwait on ....

  • Russian ruble announced Crimea’s official currency

    Date: 2014-03-25 15:53:56 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:132 - ID:630013

    SIMFEROPOL, March 25 (MENA) - Two official currencies, Russian ruble and Ukrainian hryvnia, will be accepted in Crimea until January 1, 2016, /ITAR-TASS quoted a resolution adopted by the Crimean parliament as saying. “The official currency unit ....

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