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  • Russia, Japan call for Korean Peninsula denuclearization

    Date: 2018-02-07 08:02:12 GMT - Russia - World - SN:13 - ID:7231955

    TOKYO, Feb 7 (MENA) - The common objective for Japan and Russia in terms of the North Korean issue is the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, Tass News Agency reported quoting the Japanese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday. The parties will ....

  • Russia calls on North Korea, US to start talks

    Date: 2018-02-07 07:49:28 GMT - Russia - World - SN:11 - ID:7231953

    MOSCOW, Feb 7 (MENA) - Russia calls on North Korea and the US to start negotiations and prevent an armed conflict, Tass quoted Russia’s ambassador to North Korea Alexander Matsegora as having said in New York Wednesday. "The conditions are very ....

  • N Korea warns S Korea, US against resumption of joint military drill

    Date: 2018-02-07 06:49:39 GMT - south korea - World - SN:7 - ID:7231845

    SEOUL, Feb 7 (MENA) - North Korea warned Tuesday that a resumption of South Korea and the United States' annual joint military exercises will throw the Korean Peninsula back into a state of confrontation, Yonhap reported. "If the US and South ....

  • Eiffel Tower closed due to bad weather

    Date: 2018-02-06 22:44:35 GMT - France - World - SN:102 - ID:7231429

    PARIS, Feb 6 (MENA) - The snowfall and freezing temperatures led to travel disruption across France and prompted the closure of the Eiffel Tower in the French capital, Paris. The operator of the Eiffel Tower announced that it was closing to the ....

  • Indonesian militant gets 10 years jail for conspiracy

    Date: 2018-02-06 22:36:15 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:100 - ID:7231461

    JAKARTA, Feb 6 (MENA) - An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic militant to 10 years in prison after finding him guilty of procuring weapons for his network planned to use in attacks, Fox News reported. The defendant, Suryadi Mas'ud, was ....

  • UN urges immediate cessation of hostilities in Syria for at least one month

    Date: 2018-02-06 22:31:27 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:99 - ID:7231558

    GENEVA, Feb 6 (MENA) - The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator and the UN Representatives in Syria called for an immediate cessation of hostilities lasting for at least one month throughout Syria to enable the delivery of humanitarian aid and ....

  • Libya forces may be colluding with migrant smugglers: UN report

    Date: 2018-02-06 22:26:24 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:98 - ID:7231431

    NEW YORK, Feb 6 (MENA) - Human trafficking is on the rise in Libya, according to a report by a UN panel of experts which found that Libyan forces may be helping rebel groups tighten their control of smuggling routes. The confidential report sent ....

  • Two people confirmed dead in 6.4-magnitude Taiwan earthquake

    Date: 2018-02-06 21:56:31 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:93 - ID:7231683

    TAIPEI, Feb 6 (MENA) - A shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Taiwan has struck the eastern city of Hualien, killing at least two people and injuring more than 100, the Guardian reported on Tuesday. The ground floor of the Marshal hotel in Hualien ....

  • Russian trade representative building bombed in Damascus - Moscow

    Date: 2018-02-06 20:43:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:89 - ID:7231567

    MOSCOW, Feb 6 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry reported that a mortar shelling targeted the country's trade representative building in the Syrian capital, Sputnik news agency said Tuesday. No casualties were sustained, but the building ....

  • Hotel in Taiwan collapses after 6.4 magnitude earthquake

    Date: 2018-02-06 18:03:37 GMT - Taiwan - World - SN:78 - ID:7231542

    TAIPEI, Feb 6 (MENA) - A hotel in Taiwan has collapsed after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook a city on the east coast of the island, Sky News reported Tuesday. Local media reports around 30 people are trapped inside the hotel which is around ....

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