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  • Park meets with ex-US president Bush Jr.

    Date: 2014-03-03 12:28:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:80 - ID:587412

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye met with former US President George W. Bush and exchanged views on the alliance between the two countries and other issues of mutual interest. The meeting took place as Bush was in Seoul ....

  • Japan, N. Korea to continue talks on remains of WWII Japanese

    Date: 2014-03-03 12:22:27 GMT - China - World - SN:77 - ID:587411

    SHENYANG, March 3 (MENA) - The Red Cross societies of Japan and North Korea held a meeting Monday in Shenyang, northeastern China, with government officials from the two countries participating, and agreed to continue talks under this framework, an ....

  • UNSMIL condemns storming of Libyan parliament

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:29:22 GMT - Libya - World - SN:61 - ID:587253

    TRIPOLI, March 3 (MENA) - The United Nations Special Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has strongly condemned the storming of the Libyan General National Congress (GNC), attacking its members and sabotaging its contents yesterday by the protesters. In a ....

  • IAEA meeting starts in Vienna

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:14:22 GMT - Austria - World - SN:57 - ID:587143

    VIENNA, March 3 (MENA) - The 35-nation Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) began their meeting here on Monday. The participants will review how far countries are committed to the application of the ....

  • UN human rights council holds its 25th regular session

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:14:03 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:56 - ID:587133

    GENEVA, March 3 (MENA) - The month-long UN Human Rights Council held on Monday its 25th session. The 47-nation Geneva-based body serves as the UN's foremost inter-governmental institution. While UN Secretary General Baan Ki Moon and UN Human ....

  • Washington demands OSCE mission to be sent immediately to Ukraine

    Date: 2014-03-03 11:13:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:587135

    WASHINGTON, March 3 (MENA) - Washington has demanded a mission from the 57-nation organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to be sent immediately to Ukraine, Sky News reported. The 57-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in ....

  • US nuclear submarine arrives in S. Korea for joint drill

    Date: 2014-03-03 09:24:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:36 - ID:586823

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - A nuclear-powered US submarine arrived in a southeastern South Korean port on Monday to participate in an annual joint military drill, a senior military official said, amid a series of provocations by North Korea. The USS ....

  • Putin defends Russian action in Ukraine to Merkel

    Date: 2014-03-03 06:38:41 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:586568

    MOSCOW, March 3 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has defended Russia's action against "ultranationalist forces" in Ukraine during a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ABC News reported Monday. A Kremlin statement ....

  • Deadly attack on court in Pakistani capital Islamabad

    Date: 2014-03-03 06:29:02 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:9 - ID:586564

    ISLAMABAD, March 3 (MENA) - At least 11 people have died in an attack on a district court complex in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, the BBC reported quoting officials. Gunmen burst into the complex and opened fire before at least two suicide ....

  • Park: N. Korea's abandonment of nuclear program key to unification

    Date: 2014-03-03 06:26:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:586561

    SEOUL, March 3 (MENA) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the sooner North Korea gives up its nuclear program, the earlier unification with the communist nation will come, Yonhap reported. In an address at an international ....

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