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  • Japan, US to hold high-level talks on TPP trade pact

    Date: 2014-02-15 12:37:14 GMT - Japan - World - SN:49 - ID:556600

    TOKYO, Feb 15 (MENA) - Japan and the United States will hold high-level talks in Washington to bridge bilateral gaps over the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks ahead of a plenary ministerial meeting on it in Singapore. The results of the ....

  • Thai protesters still in place, vow to press on with campaign

    Date: 2014-02-15 12:17:42 GMT - Thailand - World - SN:44 - ID:556557

    BANGKOK, Feb 15 (MENA) - Anti-government protesters vowed to maintain their campaign to unseat Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra despite dwindling numbers on the streets and a first tentative move by police against sites they are occupying in ....

  • UN chief Ban welcomes high-level inter-Korean talks

    Date: 2014-02-14 22:22:02 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:142 - ID:555847

    NEW YORK, Feb 14 (MENA) - UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon welcomed high-level contact between North and South Korea and "strongly hopes this hard-won dialogue will continue, thus building trust and cooperation on the Korean Peninsula," Kyodo News ....

  • Chinese state councilor meets Kerry

    Date: 2014-02-14 20:47:43 GMT - China - World - SN:130 - ID:555780

    BEIJING, Feb 14 (MENA) – Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi on Friday told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that China and the United States should deal with their differences and disputes properly, Chinese local media reported. China-U.S. ....

  • Police kill 8 people in attack in western China

    Date: 2014-02-14 20:40:31 GMT - China - World - SN:127 - ID:555771

    BEIJING, Feb 14 (MENA) - Chinese security forces on Friday fatally shot eight people who attacked police with machetes and drove cars that carried gas cylinders they detonated as bombs in the restive western Xinjiang region, reported the ABC ....

  • Suspect UK parcels bear ‘hallmarks’ of North terrorism

    Date: 2014-02-14 18:36:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:112 - ID:555672

    LONDON, Feb 14 (MENA) - Suspected explosive devices sent to armed forces recruitment offices in England bear "hallmarks of Northern Ireland-related terrorism", Irish Times quoted a British Prime Minister spokeswoman as saying on Friday. One of ....

  • French FM visits China Thursday

    Date: 2014-02-14 18:17:43 GMT - France - World - SN:107 - ID:555662

    PARIS, Feb 14 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will head to China on Thursday on a six-day visit, said spokesman for the French Foreign Ministry Roman Nadal on Friday. While there, Fabius will meet with his Chinese counterpart Wang ....

  • British paper's ex-editor questioned by police investigating phone hacking allegations

    Date: 2014-02-14 17:58:02 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:105 - ID:555646

    LONDON, Feb 14 (MENA) - CNN host and former UK tabloid editor Piers Morgan was questioned in December in connection with a UK police inquiry into phone hacking, CNN reported Friday. Morgan said he was interviewed while in Britain by officers ....

  • Ukrainian president, MPs honor memory of compatriots who died in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-02-14 17:10:33 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:98 - ID:555577

    KIEV, Feb 14 (MENA) - Ukrainian leaders paid tribute to the memory of compatriots who died in Afghanistan where they performed the international duty, ITAR-TASS news agency reported on Friday. On Commemoration Day marked this Friday to honour ....

  • Clashes over Valentine’s Day celebration in Pakistan leaves 4 injured

    Date: 2014-02-14 16:46:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:94 - ID:555555

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (MENA) - According to reports, at least four university students were injured following clashes between two rival student groups in Pakistan, Khaama Press reported. Police officials in Pakistan said the incident took place in ....

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