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  • China condemns Japanese official's denial on Nanjing Massacre

    Date: 2014-02-05 19:34:59 GMT - China - World - SN:114 - ID:539573

    BEIJING, Feb 5 (MENA) – China decried Wednesday statements by a Japanese official denying the Nanjing Massacre, occurred in the winter of 1937 to 1938. A governor of Japan's public broadcaster NHK has denied that the Nanjing Massacre in China ....

  • UN deplores killing mission staff member in Congo

    Date: 2014-02-05 17:52:12 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:107 - ID:539509

    NEW YORK, Feb 5 (MENA) - The top UN official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) strongly condemned Wednesday the killing of a national staffer working for the UN peacekeeping mission in the country, the UN News Center reported. In a ....

  • FM spokeswoman: Iran not to tolerate US excessive demands in N. talks

    Date: 2014-02-05 12:48:59 GMT - Iran - World - SN:57 - ID:538244

    TEHRAN, Feb 5 (MENA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham stressed Tehran's commitment to the Geneva nuclear deal between Iran and the six major world powers, but meantime cautioned that Tehran will not succumb to the pressures and ....

  • London commuters struggle to work amid Tube strike

    Date: 2014-02-05 09:47:20 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:31 - ID:538371

    LONDON, Feb 5 (MENA) - London commuters faced an uncertain journey into work on Wednesday after last-minute efforts to head off a 48-hour strike by London Underground workers failed, FT reported. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union and the ....

  • Canadian man killed in New Zealand minivan crash

    Date: 2014-02-05 07:53:22 GMT - New Zealand - World - SN:21 - ID:538104

    WELLINGTON, Feb 5 (MENA) - A minivan carrying foreign tourists plunged off a narrow New Zealand bridge, killing the 59-year-old Canadian driver and injuring the vehicle's nine passengers, ABC News said Wednesday. The group of Canadian and Chinese ....

  • Blast near Peshawar hotel kills 9 in Pakistan

    Date: 2014-02-04 22:38:43 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:163 - ID:537946

    ISLAMABAD, (MENA) – Nine people were killed and 50 others injured when a powerful bomb blast ripped through a local hotel frequented mostly by Shias in the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in Peshawar, Pakistan. The incident took place at ....

  • Cameron phoned Putin to discuss Syrian conflict, Iran's nuclear program

    Date: 2014-02-04 22:23:57 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:160 - ID:537868

    LONDON, Feb 4 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron phoned Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday to discuss a range of bilateral and global issues, a Downing Street spokesperson said. This was their first call in 2014 and discussions ....

  • At least 13 killed as train crashes into taxi bus in Ukraine

    Date: 2014-02-04 17:24:53 GMT - Ukraine - World - SN:123 - ID:537608

    KIEV, Feb 4 (MENA) - At least thirteen people have died and seven others were injured when a commuter train slammed into a shuttle bus in Sumy province in the northeastern part of the Ukraine, the Voice of Russian reported Tuesday. "The shuttle ....

  • Putin signs law on military police

    Date: 2014-02-04 16:32:19 GMT - Russia - World - SN:116 - ID:537521

    MOSCOW, Feb 4 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law on military police, approved by the State Duma lower house on January 24 and by the Federation Council upper house on January 29, Itar Tass reported Tuesday. The document ....

  • UN calls for more cancer preventive measures

    Date: 2014-02-04 15:04:46 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:104 - ID:537259

    CAIRO, Feb 4 (MENA) - With new cancer cases worldwide expected to rise from 14 million to 22 million per year within the next two decades, and annual cancer deaths rising from 8.2 million to 13 million, the United Nations today called for ....

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