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  • Myanmar launches new round of peace talks with ethnic Kachin rebels

    Date: 2013-05-28 12:57:59 GMT - Myanmar (Burma) - World - SN:37 - ID:128947

    Myanmar-Peace Talks Myanmar launches new round of peace talks with ethnic Kachin rebels NAYPYIDAW, May 28 (MENA) - Myanmar's government has launched a fresh round of peace talks with ethnic Kachin rebels, seeking to end a major armed ....

  • Iran strongly rejects Yemeni FM's claims

    Date: 2013-05-28 11:49:03 GMT - Iran - World - SN:23 - ID:128801

    Iran-Yemen-Statements Iran strongly rejects Yemeni FM's claims TEHRAN, May 28 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Araqchi has strongly rejected recent claims by Yemen’s foreign minister about Iran’s interference in the Arab ....

  • Egyptian amb. in Havana celebrates 50th anniv. of OAU

    Date: 2013-05-28 10:42:15 GMT - Cuba - World - SN:17 - ID:128655

    Cuba-Egypt-Africa Egyptian amb. in Havana celebrates 50th anniv. of OAU HAVANA, May 28 (MENA) - Egyptian ambassador in Havana Tareq el-Wasimi held a big ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African ....

  • S. Korea suspends operation of 2 nuclear reactors due to fake parts

    Date: 2013-05-28 10:28:01 GMT - south korea - World - SN:14 - ID:128672

    S.Korea-Nuclear S. Korea suspends operation of 2 nuclear reactors due to fake parts SEOUL, May 28 (MENA) - South Korea halted the operation of two nuclear reactors Tuesday for substandard parts used in the reactors, Yonhap News Agency ....

  • US fighter jet crashes off Japanese coast

    Date: 2013-05-28 10:08:39 GMT - Japan - World - SN:11 - ID:128610

    Japan-US-Plane-Crash US fighter jet crashes off Japanese coast TOKYO, May 28 (MENA) - A US Air Force F-15 fighter crashed off the southern Japan island of Okinawa early Tuesday after the aircraft developed problems in flight, Kyodo news ....

  • EDL protesters blame Islam for Woolwich attack

    Date: 2013-05-27 23:34:15 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:121 - ID:128321

    UK-Islam-Protest EDL protesters blame Islam for Woolwich attack LONDON, May 27 (MENA) – The English Defence League (EDL) staged Monday a major show of force in central London, blaming Islam for the death of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich ....

  • Romania village of Clinceni claims largest flag record

    Date: 2013-05-27 21:57:40 GMT - Romania - World - SN:119 - ID:128323

    Romania-Guinness-Flag Romania village of Clinceni claims largest flag record BUCHAREST, May 27 (MENA) - An estimated 200 people in the Romanian village of Clinceni have unfurled what the Guinness World Records say is the largest flag ever ....

  • European commission vice-president leaves Cairo for Istanbul

    Date: 2013-05-27 16:31:42 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:67 - ID:127647

    Egypt-Europe-Departure European commission vice-president leaves Cairo for Istanbul CAIRO, May 27 (MENA) - European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes and her accompanying delegation left here on Monday for Istanbul after a visit to ....

  • Turkey asks EU to lift arms embargo over self-defense

    Date: 2013-05-27 15:48:54 GMT - Belgium - World - SN:59 - ID:127648

    EU-Turkey-Syria Turkey asks EU to lift arms embargo over self-defense BRUSSELS, May 27 (MENA) - The EU needs to lift an embargo on the provision of weapons to Syria to grant the population 'at least the right of self-defense', Turkish Foreign ....

  • UN Rights chief: Situation in Syria turning into "nightmare"

    Date: 2013-05-27 14:39:04 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:48 - ID:127434

    Switerland-UN-Syria-Rights UN Rights chief: Situation in Syria turning into "nightmare" GENEVA, May 27 (MENA) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said the situation in Syria was turning into "a nightmare" and that ....

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