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  • UN chief urges N.Korean to improve human rights

    Date: 2014-02-19 05:18:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:3 - ID:563538

    NEW YORK, Feb 19 (MENA) - UN chief Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korea to engage with the international community to improve human rights and the living conditions of its people. Ban said he was "deeply disturbed" by findings of "grave" human ....

  • Ukranian police storm Independence Square, clashes with protesters, 13 killed

    Date: 2014-02-19 04:57:00 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:1 - ID:563535

    KIEV, Feb 19 (MENA) - Ukranian riot police have launched a fresh assault on Kiev's Independence Square just hours after talks broke down between the President and his opponents, Russia Today reported, The latest move comes after at least 21 ....

  • 9 killed in Kiev clashes

    Date: 2014-02-18 22:43:11 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:221 - ID:563399

    KIEV, Feb 18 (MENA) - Nine people died Tuesday as police and protesters fought near the parliament building in Kiev, the Voice of Russia reported. Police officials were quoted as saying that seven civilians had died in the violence, some from ....

  • Iranian hacking to test NSA nominee Michael Rogers… 3 last New York

    Date: 2014-02-18 19:08:51 GMT - USA - World - SN:181 - ID:563193

    The issue isn't expected to derail Adm. Rogers' nomination, but it coincides with scrutiny of the NSA over complaints world-wide about the way it conducts electronic surveillance. The intrusion into the Navy's system was the most recent in a ....

  • Iranian hacking to test NSA nominee Michael Rogers… 2 New York

    Date: 2014-02-18 18:21:40 GMT - USA - World - SN:166 - ID:563190

    The Wall Street Journal in September first reported the discovery of the Iranian cyberattack. Officials at the time said the intruders had been removed. However, officials now acknowledge that the attack was more invasive, getting into what one ....

  • Iranian hacking to test NSA nominee Michael Rogers

    Date: 2014-02-18 18:20:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:165 - ID:563038

    NEW YORK, Feb 18 (MENA) – Vice Adm. Michael Rogers will likely face questions about Iranian hacking on Navy computer from senators weighing his nomination as the next head of the embattled National Security Agency, as the Iran's infiltration of a ....

  • French, German ministers to meet in Paris

    Date: 2014-02-18 16:57:37 GMT - France - World - SN:142 - ID:562713

    PARIS, Feb 18 (MENA) – The French and German foreign affairs and defense ministers will hold a meeting Wednesday in Paris within the framework of the Franco-German Defense and Security Council. The planned meeting will discuss a raft of issues of ....

  • UNCHR worried about amendments to Libya Penal Code

    Date: 2014-02-18 16:56:06 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:140 - ID:562914

    GENEVA, Feb 18 (MENA) - The UN Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) has voiced concern about amendments to Libya's Penal Code. The amended code criminalizes insulting the General National Congress (GNC), the government or judicial ....

  • 3 killed, scores injured in clashes between Thai police, protesters

    Date: 2014-02-18 13:36:19 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:94 - ID:562445

    BANGKOK, Feb 18 (MENA) - Three people have been killed and dozens injured in violence that erupted as Thai police began clearing protest sites in the capital, Bangkok, the BBC reported Tuesday. Police are trying to retake official sites that have ....

  • Military issues have no place in nuclear talks - Iran Foreign Ministry

    Date: 2014-02-18 12:17:40 GMT - Iran - World - SN:77 - ID:562129

    TEHRAN, Feb 18 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Tuesday stressed that military issues have no place in the nuclear talks between Iran and the Group 5+1, IRNA News Agency reported Tuesday. She reiterated Teheran's ....

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