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  • Russia, South Korea sign economic memorandum of understanding

    Date: 2013-11-13 08:34:23 GMT - south korea - World - SN:23 - ID:383981

    SEOUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - A memorandum of understanding was signed between Russia and South Korea during the current visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to South Africa, Yonhap news agency reported. Putin arrived in South Korea from Vietnam ....

  • Nuclear envoys from S. Korea, China to hold talks in Beijing

    Date: 2013-11-13 07:15:22 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:383922

    SEOUL, Nov 13 (MENA) - South Korea and China will hold high-level talks in Beijing on Wednesday about ways to resume the long-stalled multilateral talks aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Yonhap reported quoting officials. Cho ....

  • Mob storms Philippine rice store killing eight: official

    Date: 2013-11-13 07:04:09 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:12 - ID:383901

    MANILA, Nov 13 (MENA) - At least eight people were crushed to death as a huge crowd of typhoon survivors stormed a rice warehouse near the devastated city of Tacloban, ABC reported quoting a Philippine official Wednesday. “One wall of our ....

  • White House warns Congress over opposing Iran deal

    Date: 2013-11-13 06:16:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:383883

    WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (MENA) - The White House warned the Congress over opposing the diplomatic efforts with Iran, noting that American people do not want a march to war. In a statement, the White House said diplomatic option continues to remain ....

  • About 2,000 people killed in typhoon-ravaged Philippines: President

    Date: 2013-11-12 22:41:56 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:153 - ID:383810

    MANILA, Philippines, Nov 12 (MENA) - The president of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines said Tuesday that the death toll will probably be 2,000 to 2,500 — far lower than an earlier estimate of 10,000, a figure that he said might have been influenced ....

  • Philippines typhoon aid arrives, but few in hard-hit region are getting it

    Date: 2013-11-12 22:39:49 GMT - Philippines - World - SN:152 - ID:383808

    MANILA, Nov 12 (MENA) – UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said Tuesday that the humanitarian aid cannot reach remote communities in Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan that killed about 2,000 and thousands other displaced, the CBS News reported. ....

  • US representative to UN criticizes results of Human Rights Council elections

    Date: 2013-11-12 22:37:44 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:151 - ID:383807

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MENA) - US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power said Tuesday that the UN Human Rights Council Elections resulted in countries that commit significant violations against human rights. ....

  • Two Americans kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria released

    Date: 2013-11-12 22:36:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:150 - ID:383809

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MENA) - Two Americans kidnapped from a U.S.-flagged oil vessel in the south of Nigeria almost three weeks ago have been released, the State Department said Tuesday, according to NBC News. The captain and the chief engineer of ....

  • Kerry worst secretary of state ever – magazine

    Date: 2013-11-12 20:58:54 GMT - USA - World - SN:148 - ID:383722

    WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (MEAN) – The Commentary magazine said Tuesday that US Secretary of State John Kerry is the worst secretary of state has ever been seen in the US. The magazine criticized Kerry's job during the past period and described his ....

  • 2 killed at Russian rocket launch site

    Date: 2013-11-12 20:40:08 GMT - Russia - World - SN:146 - ID:383752

    MOSCOW, November 12 (MENA) – Russian defense officials said Tuesday that two people were killed at the Plesetsk space launch facility last week while carrying out routine work cleaning out a propellant tank, Ria Novositi reported. Another ....

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