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  • Kerry: 'Verification is the key' in Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2013-11-24 17:29:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:129 - ID:404754

    WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the prospect of a final nuclear deal with Iran is "not a question of trust," but of verification that the Iranians are giving up the prospect of nuclear ....

  • Russia's Putin praises Iran nuclear deal

    Date: 2013-11-24 17:20:13 GMT - Russia - World - SN:123 - ID:404686

    MOSCOW, Nov 23 (MENA) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday praised a last-minute agreement between Iran and the six international negotiators on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program, RIA Novosti reported on Sunday. “The agreement is a ....

  • US: Iran has committed to halt enrichment above 5%

    Date: 2013-11-24 17:05:41 GMT - USA - World - SN:121 - ID:404712

    WASHINGTON, Nov 24 (MENA) - Iran has promised not to enrich more uranium above a level of five percent for six months, the White House said, giving its take on a landmark nuclear agreement. In a statement on a pact signed in Geneva between Tehran ....

  • Karzai refuses to sign US-Afghan security pact

    Date: 2013-11-24 15:41:44 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:104 - ID:404448

    KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 24 (MENA) – A US-Afghan security pact critical to Afghanistan's ability to pay its soldiers and hold off the Taliban is in limbo, after President Hamid Karzai shrugged off the recommendations of a national council he convened ....

  • Kishida dismisses China's air defense zone over Senkakus

    Date: 2013-11-24 14:43:24 GMT - Japan - World - SN:92 - ID:404080

    TOKYO, Nov 24 (MENA) – Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Sunday that Japan does not acknowledge China's establishment of an air defense identification zone over the Japan-controlled Senkaku islets group, Kyodo News reported. "It was a ....

  • ElBaradei praises Iran's deal with 6 major west countries

    Date: 2013-11-24 13:10:17 GMT - Austria - World - SN:77 - ID:403930

    VIENNA, Nov 24 (MENA) - Egypt's former vice president Mohammad ElBaradei has praised the agreement reached between Iran and the six major world nations in Geneva. On his twitter account, he said: "After a full decade of failed policies, the world ....

  • Kerry in London to meet British, Libyan officials

    Date: 2013-11-24 12:36:18 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:64 - ID:404074

    LONDON, Nov 24 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry is in London following two days of tense negotiations in Geneva that led the United States and five other nations to an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program. Kerry landed in ....

  • Afghanistan's Loya Jirga urges Karzai to sign security deal with US

    Date: 2013-11-24 10:42:18 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:41 - ID:403773

    KABUL, Nov 24 (MENA) - An assembly of Afghan elders and leaders (the Loya Jirga) has urged Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai to sign a security deal with the United States before the end of the current year, ABC news reported. Karzai, on his ....

  • Deal with Iran a step toward slowing its weapons capability, paper

    Date: 2013-11-24 09:31:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:35 - ID:403673

    NEW YORK, Nov 24 (MENA) - The interim accord struck with Iran on Sunday interrupts the country’s nuclear progress for the first time in nearly a decade, but requires Iran to make only a modest down payment on the central problem, reported the New ....

  • Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people after more bodies found

    Date: 2013-11-24 09:10:18 GMT - China - World - SN:33 - ID:403462

    BEIJING, Nov 24 (MENA) – Rescuers have found more bodies at the scene of oil pipeline blasts in eastern China, bringing the death toll in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this year to 52, Fox News reported. The Qingdao government ....

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