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  • Trump welcomes possible talks between North Korea, South Korea

    Date: 2018-01-04 16:33:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:52 - ID:7174678

    WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (MENA) - Potential talks between North Korea and South Korea are "a good thing", U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday in a post on Twitter in which he also took credit for any dialogue after Seoul and Pyongyang this week ....

  • OIC condemns suicide bomb attack on mosque in Nigeria

    Date: 2018-01-04 15:28:26 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - World - SN:49 - ID:7174699

    RIYADH, Jan 4 (MENA) - The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef Al Othaimeen, has condemned the killing of at least 14 people and injuring dozens of others on Wednesday following a detonation of a bomb by a ....

  • Russia warns US against meddling in Iran’s internal affairs - diplomat

    Date: 2018-01-04 14:12:24 GMT - Russia - World - SN:39 - ID:7174547

    MOSCOW, Jan 4 (MENA) - Moscow warns Washington against attempts to interfere in Iran’s internal affairs, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov was quoted by TASS news agency on Thursday. "We warn the US against attempts to interfere in ....

  • After Trump tweet, Pakistan talks of 'response' to US action

    Date: 2018-01-04 13:22:37 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:32 - ID:7174403

    ISLAMABAD, Jan 4 (MENA) - Pakistan is ready to face any US action in the wake of President Donald Trump's tweet on New Year's Day threatening the country, the defense minister and the army spokesman said. Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir said ....

  • Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade US sanctions

    Date: 2018-01-03 22:51:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:72 - ID:7173432

    WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (MENA) - A banker accused of helping Iran evade economic sanctions was convicted Wednesday in a case that strained ties between the United States and Turkey with its testimony about corruption at the highest levels of the NATO ....

  • UN leader welcomes Koreas' communications link

    Date: 2018-01-03 22:35:50 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:71 - ID:7173427

    NEW YORK, Jan 3 (MENA) - The UN is welcoming the reopening of a key cross-border communication channel between North Korea and South Korea, ABC News reported. A spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that "it is always a ....

  • US says new Iran sanctions being considered; Trump offers 'support' at 'appropriate time'

    Date: 2018-01-03 22:12:00 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:7173422

    WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (MENA) - A senior US administration official says the United States is considering imposing new sanctions on Iran over its crackdown on anti-government protests, which have led to clashes between demonstrators and security forces ....

  • Iranian resistance in Paris stages anti-Tehran rally

    Date: 2018-01-03 20:02:43 GMT - France - World - SN:64 - ID:7173287

    PARIS, Jan 3 (MENA) - The National Council of Resistance of Iran, under Maryam Rajavi, staged a rally Wednesday near the Iranian Embassy in Paris to protest against the Iranian government. During the rally, protesters chanted slogans against the ....

  • World's awkward silence over Rohingya genocide warning - report

    Date: 2018-01-03 19:44:37 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:63 - ID:7173208

    LONDON, Jan 4 (MENA) - A stark warning from the UN in mid-December that genocide may be taking place in Myanmar has been met by an awkward silence around the world, indicating a limited appetite for forceful humanitarian intervention, even in the ....

  • Panther mauls man to death at private zoo near Moscow

    Date: 2018-01-03 18:13:45 GMT - Russia - World - SN:57 - ID:7173177

    MOSCOW, Jan 3 (MENA) - A panther has mauled a man to death at a private zoo in the Istra district to the west of Moscow, a police spokesman said on Wednesday, TASS reported. The Russian Investigative Committee said a probe has been launched into ....

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