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  • Tony Blair targeted in citizen's arrest at Tramshed restaurant in London

    Date: 2014-01-21 09:56:05 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:32 - ID:511124

    LONDON, Jan 21 (MENA) - Britain's former premier Tony Blair was targeted in an attempted citizen's arrest last week as he dined with family and friends in a London restaurant, Evening Standard newspaper reported. The former Prime Minister was ....

  • Iran regrets UN’s retraction of Syria Conference invitation

    Date: 2014-01-21 09:35:38 GMT - Iran - World - SN:27 - ID:511068

    TEHRAN, Jan 21 (MENA) - The Iranian foreign ministry voiced regret over the UN’s retraction from its earlier position on Tehran's presence in the International Geneva II conference on Syria, reminding that Iran has never requested participation in ....

  • Health, finance ministers leave for Swizerland to attend conferences

    Date: 2014-01-21 09:18:13 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:24 - ID:510961

    CAIRO, Jan 21 (MENA) – The Egyptian ministers of health and finance left Tuesday for Switzerland to attend conferences. Health Minister Maha el-Rabbat will attend a meeting of the World Health Organization that will group health ministers of 192 ....

  • S. Korea, China hold working-level defense dialogue

    Date: 2014-01-21 08:08:12 GMT - south korea - World - SN:16 - ID:510762

    SEOUL, Jan 21 (MENA) - South Korea and China held their 13th working-level defense meeting on Tuesday to arrange bilateral consultations and exchange programs aimed at promoting military ties, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported, quoting Seoul's ....

  • Rocket fire hits southern Israel

    Date: 2014-01-21 07:48:28 GMT - Israel - World - SN:12 - ID:510761

    GAZA, Jan 21 (MENA) - A rocket fell in the Eshkol Regional Council late Monday night, Jerusalem Post quoted an IDF Spokesperson as saying Tuesday. No injuries or damage were reported, he said. (MENA) MI/RG ....

  • India tests fires nuke Agni-IV missile

    Date: 2014-01-21 07:21:33 GMT - India - World - SN:10 - ID:510728

    NEW DELHI, Jan 21 (MENA) - India test-fired its second-most ambitious nuclear missile in the making, the new-generation Agni-IV with a strike range of 4,000 km, and promptly declared it was ready for induction, The Times Of India reported. The ....

  • US concerned about reckless N. Korea: Diplomat

    Date: 2014-01-21 07:20:51 GMT - south korea - World - SN:8 - ID:510727

    SEOUL, Jan 21 (MENA) - The US and South Korea are concerned about the recent developments in North Korea and its possible provocations, Yonhap news agency quoted US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns as saying Tuesday. He expressed ....

  • South African Union plans mine strike Thursday

    Date: 2014-01-20 22:40:25 GMT - South Africa - World - SN:183 - ID:510608

    JOHANNESBURG, Jan 20 (MENA) - A major South African union said its scores of thousands of members will strike at platinum and gold mines this week, raising concerns of more damage to Africa's leading economy which has been hit hard by labor unrest, ....

  • UN cancels Iran invitation to Geneva II conference on Syria ... 2 last New York

    Date: 2014-01-20 21:43:31 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:182 - ID:510583

    UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said Ban Ki-Moon is "deeply disappointed" at Iran's statements rejecting a 2012 communique adopted by international powers on ending the Syria war. "Given that it has chosen to remain outside that basic understanding, ....

  • UN cancels Iran invitation to Geneva II conference on Syria

    Date: 2014-01-20 21:43:11 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:181 - ID:510582

    NEW YORK, Jan 20 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has withdrawn his invitation to Iran to join this week's peace conference on Syria, slated for Wednesday, Sky News reported Monday. (MORE) AB/AR ....

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