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  • North Korea says still open to talks with US

    Date: 2018-05-25 06:48:21 GMT - south korea - World - SN:4 - ID:7415753

    SEOUL, May 25 (MENA) - North Korea said on Friday it was still open to talks with the US despite Donald Trump's threat of military action after cancelling their June 12 summit in Singapore, The Telegraph reported. Pyongyang described the US ....

  • France, Russia agree to create coordination mechanism to push forward political settlement in Syria

    Date: 2018-05-24 21:59:23 GMT - France - World - SN:82 - ID:7415648

    PARIS, May 24 (MENA) - France and Russia agreed to create a coordination mechanism between world powers to push ahead with finding a political solution in Syria, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday. Macron said the idea was to ....

  • Bomb defused in Germany's Dresden after mass evacuation, fire

    Date: 2018-05-24 19:31:32 GMT - Germany - World - SN:70 - ID:7415528

    BERLIN, May 24 (MENA) - A German bomb disposal team Thursday gave the all-clear after defusing an unexploded World War II bomb that forced a mass evacuation in the city of Dresden, Fox News reported. The operation had been complicated by a fire ....

  • US sanctions 9 Iranian individuals, entities as ‘facilitators’

    Date: 2018-05-24 17:30:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:57 - ID:7415292

    WASHINGTON, May 24 (MENA) - The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on nine Iranian individuals and entities for helping to supply export-controlled parts and services to sanctioned Iranian airlines, according to Radio Farda. The Treasury said on ....

  • Greek official: Turkey ‘unable or unwilling’ to understand Greek justice

    Date: 2018-05-24 16:37:52 GMT - Greece - World - SN:56 - ID:7415158

    ATHENS, May 24 (MENA) - Turkey seems “unable or unwilling” to understand that Greece’s judicial system is independent, New Democracy's shadow foreign minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos said on Thursday, responding to Turkey’s foreign ministry which ....

  • Trump cancels US-North Korea summit

    Date: 2018-05-24 14:48:53 GMT - USA - World - SN:48 - ID:7415153

    WASHINGTON, May 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit, CNN quoted Trump as announcing on Thursday. In a letter to Kim released by the ....

  • No Cyprus peace talks before Turkey's elections due in late June: Greek FM

    Date: 2018-05-24 11:56:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:32 - ID:7414778

    NEW YORK, May 24 (MENA) - Negotiations for a solution of the Cyprus problem will not resume before the Turkish elections, which are scheduled for June 24, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias was quoted by Cyprus News Agency Thursday as ....

  • Abducted UN staffer freed in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-05-24 11:11:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:26 - ID:7414654

    KABUL, May 24 (MENA) - The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan confirmed that a UN employee, who was kidnapped with her child in January, has been released in Kabul, Khaama Press reported. “The United Nations in Afghanistan welcomes ....

  • 15 militants killed in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-05-24 08:17:58 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:10 - ID:7414312

    KABUL, May 24 (MENA) - At least fifteen militants were killed during the ongoing operations in Deh Yak district of southeastern Ghazni province, Khaama press quoted the 203rd Thunder Corps as saying Thursday. The operations are being conducted as ....

  • Iran announces seven conditions for Europe to preserve nuclear deal

    Date: 2018-05-24 07:17:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:9 - ID:7414256

    TEHRAN, May 24 (MENA) - Iran’s supreme and spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has set out seven conditions to be met by Europe to preserve the international nuclear deal, TASS news agency reported. Those conditions include measures by ....

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