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  • UN urged to act on Vietnam over death penalty

    Date: 2014-02-12 08:23:42 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:34 - ID:550703

    HANOI, Feb 2 (MENA) - Three groups working to get countries to abolish the death penalty have appealed to the United Nations to freeze anti-drug assistance to Vietnam after the communist country sentenced 30 people to die for drug-related offenses, ....

  • Russia's AF receives 12 newest fighter planes Su-35S

    Date: 2014-02-12 08:10:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:29 - ID:550681

    KOMSOMOLSK-ON-AMUR, February 12 (MENA) - The operational inventory of Russia's Air Force (AF) has been replenished on Wednesday with 12 newest multifunctional fighter planes Su-35S of the "4 plus-plus" generation, Itar Tass news agency ....

  • Koreas hold talks to boost tense relations

    Date: 2014-02-12 08:04:03 GMT - south korea - World - SN:28 - ID:550736

    SEOUL, Feb 12 (MENA) - North and South Korea have held their first high-level talks in seven years, in an apparent effort to improve strained relations, Yonhap reported. The talks, held on Wednesday at a border village, came as South Korea and ....

  • German stance on history good example to Northeast Asia: Seoul FM

    Date: 2014-02-12 08:00:10 GMT - south korea - World - SN:26 - ID:550680

    SEOUL, Feb. 12 (MENA) - Germany's repentant attitude toward its World War II aggression serves as a good example to Northeast Asian countries faced with recurring diplomatic tensions over history-related issues, Yonhap reported quoting Seoul's ....

  • Cameron cancels Mideast visit to lead flooding response

    Date: 2014-02-11 19:33:53 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:173 - ID:550236

    LONDON, Feb 11 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron has cancelled a planned visit to the Middle East, saying nothing is more important than dealing with the floods affecting much of the UK, the BBC News reported. As many as 1,600 service men ....

  • Baltic, Black Sea landing ships join Russian Navy force in Mediterranean

    Date: 2014-02-11 17:57:18 GMT - Russia - World - SN:158 - ID:550012

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - The large landing ship Minsk of the Baltic Fleet and the large landing ship Yamal of the Black Sea Fleet passed the Bosporus Strait to join the Russian Navy task force permanently deployed in the Mediterranean, Interfax news ....

  • Japan may lift embargo on arms exports

    Date: 2014-02-11 16:17:30 GMT - Japan - World - SN:139 - ID:550000

    TOKYO, Feb 11 (MENA) - A well-placed sources said Japan may allow exports of defense equipment to international organizations on condition they do not take sides in conflicts, as part of its broad review of the restrictive policy on weapons, ....

  • Deadly grenade attack in Pakistan cinema

    Date: 2014-02-11 15:54:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:131 - ID:549817

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 11 (MENA) - At least 10 people are dead and 16 others have been wounded in a grenade attack at a cinema in Pakistan's restive northwest city of Peshawar, Sky News said Tuesday. The incident at the Shama cinema, known for showing ....

  • News leakage about U.N. draft on Syria aid is provocation--Lavrov

    Date: 2014-02-11 15:12:26 GMT - Russia - World - SN:124 - ID:549594

    MOSCOW, Feb 11 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday the news leakage to the Western media regarding a draft U.N. resolution on aid access in Syria was meant to pressure Russia and China. Western media reports said ....

  • UNESCO: Radio is still first option to women, men worldwide

    Date: 2014-02-11 15:03:18 GMT - France - World - SN:120 - ID:549592

    PARIS, Feb 11 (MENA) - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said - in a message on Tuesday on World Radio Day - that radio is still the first option to women and men worldwide. The occasion is observed on February 13. In the message, Bokova said ....

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