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  • North Korea rejects dialogue with US: ambassador

    Date: 2017-12-16 09:28:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:19 - ID:7142804

    NEW YORK, Dec 16 (MENA) - North Korea's Ambassador to the United Nations Ja Song Nam has ruled out the possibility of talks with the US in the current circumstances, Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported Saturday. He was speaking to reporters ....

  • Greece, Cyprus agree to boost joint armament programs

    Date: 2017-12-16 09:04:30 GMT - Cyprus - World - SN:15 - ID:7142751

    NICOSIA, Dec 16 (MENA) - Greece and Cyprus have agreed to further strengthen their joint armament programs with the aim of benefiting from the relevant opportunities offered as well as funding within the framework of the Permanent Structured ....

  • 6.5 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Java island, 2 killed

    Date: 2017-12-16 08:09:16 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:11 - ID:7142701

    JAKARTA, Dec 16 (MENA) - A strong earthquake shook Indonesia's densely populated Java island on Friday night, killing two people and severely damaging dozens of homes near the epicenter, Los Angeles Times newspaper reported. The magnitude 6.5 ....

  • Peru launches impeachment process against president

    Date: 2017-12-15 22:01:11 GMT - Peru - World - SN:83 - ID:7142543

    LIMA, Dec 15 (MENA) – Lawmakers in Peru initiated impeachment proceedings Friday against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who is accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America’s biggest ....

  • France condemns shelling OSCE monitors in Ukraine

    Date: 2017-12-15 20:49:51 GMT - France - World - SN:80 - ID:7142496

    PARIS, Dec 15 (MENA) - France has condemned a shelling that endangered the lives of five monitors from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission during in Popasna, in Ukraine's Luhansk region. "The parties are required to safeguard the security of ....

  • N. Korea envoy says 'US terrified of our power'

    Date: 2017-12-15 20:38:33 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:78 - ID:7142473

    NEW YORK, Dec 15 (MENA) - North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations told a Security Council session that the US is "terrified by the incredible might" of the state's nuclear power, Russia Today reported. North Korea is "a responsible nuclear ....

  • UK faces hefty payouts to Iraqi civilians 'ill-treated' by British forces

    Date: 2017-12-15 20:34:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:77 - ID:7142474

    LONDON, Dec 15 (MENA) – Four Iraqi citizens have won High Court damages against the British Ministry of Defence arising out of their ill-treatment and unlawful detention by British forces during the Iraq War, The Telegraph reported on Friday. The ....

  • Trump says 'absolutely no collusion' with Russia

    Date: 2017-12-15 19:47:28 GMT - USA - World - SN:75 - ID:7142342

    WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump once again stressed that there was absolutely no collusion between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russia. "The whole Russian thing was an excuse for the Democrats losing the election," he ....

  • NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact

    Date: 2017-12-15 17:59:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:71 - ID:7142344

    BRUSSELS, Dec 15 (MENA) – NATO said on Friday it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and believes it violates a landmark Cold War arms treaty, Fox News reported. The US-led military alliance said in a ....

  • Trump seeks Putin’s help on North Korea

    Date: 2017-12-15 17:48:02 GMT - USA - World - SN:70 - ID:7142341

    WASHINGTON, Dec 15 (MENA) - President Trump said Friday he’s hopeful that Moscow will exert pressure on neighboring North Korea to scale back its missile and nuclear weapons programs, The Washington Times reported on Friday. "We would love to ....

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