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  • S. Korea to continue efforts to reconcile with N. Korea

    Date: 2017-08-24 07:24:28 GMT - south korea - World - SN:12 - ID:6959202

    SEOUL, Aug 24 (MENA) - South Korea will continue efforts to reset ties with Pyongyang by restoring dialogue channels and providing humanitarian assistance despite heightening tensions over its weapons programs, its top North Korea policymaker said ....

  • US military to install radar in Pacific's Palau to monitor North Korean missile threat

    Date: 2017-08-24 07:05:01 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:6959198

    WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (MENA) - The United States has announced plans to install radar systems in Palau, a move that will increase its monitoring ability in the western Pacific region recently rocked by threats from North Korea, The Daily Mail ....

  • Malaysian PM to visit White House in September

    Date: 2017-08-24 06:42:52 GMT - Malaysia - World - SN:8 - ID:6959185

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump will host Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for talks at the White House next month, Voice of America reported on Thursday. The White House announced the visit late Wednesday, saying ....

  • Iran: Mass hunger strike by political prisoners in protest at inhumane conditions

    Date: 2017-08-24 06:35:41 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:7 - ID:6959149

    LONDON, Aug 24 (MENA) - More than a dozen political prisoners, including prisoners of conscience, have gone on hunger strike in protest at the cruel, inhuman and degrading conditions they have been forced to endure at a maximum-security prison in ....

  • US study: 13,400 terrorist attacks around world in 2016 resulting in 34,000 deaths

    Date: 2017-08-23 22:49:52 GMT - USA - World - SN:92 - ID:6958983

    WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (MENA) - The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) has published an overview on terrorism in 2016, Sky News reported Wednesday. In 2016, more than 13,400 terrorist attacks took place ....

  • US asks if Iran military sites to be checked under nuclear deal

    Date: 2017-08-23 22:37:49 GMT - Austria - World - SN:90 - ID:6958981

    VIENNA, Aug 23 (MENA) - US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the United States wants to know if the United Nations atomic watchdog plans to inspect Iranian military sites to verify Tehran's compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal, Press ....

  • Dutch gig cancelled over terror tip-off

    Date: 2017-08-23 22:06:01 GMT - Netherlands - World - SN:87 - ID:6959060

    AMSTERDAM, Aug 23 (MENA) - A rock concert in the Dutch city of Rotterdam has been cancelled and a van containing gas canisters found nearby after a tip-off from Spanish police, the city's mayor was quoted by the BBC News. The driver of the ....

  • UN panel condemns Trump’s response to Charlottesville violence

    Date: 2017-08-23 21:11:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:6958852

    NEW YORK, Aug 23 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump’s seesawing response to the deadly racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., has been rebuked by countless politicians, business executives, community groups and religious leaders, The New York ....

  • Russian amb. found dead at his residence in Khartoum, says foreign ministry

    Date: 2017-08-23 20:32:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:82 - ID:6959015

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) - The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that Russian ambassador to Sudan Mirgayas Shirinskiy was found dead at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, Russia Today reported. "We regret to inform that Ambassador of Russia to ....

  • Russia, Turkey step up efforts to establish fourth de-escalation zone in Syria

    Date: 2017-08-23 20:29:09 GMT - Russia - World - SN:81 - ID:6958850

    MOSCOW, Aug 23 (MENA) - Russia and Turkey have agreed to step up efforts to establish the fourth de-escalation zone in Syria, Tass news agency quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as reporting on Wednesday following consultations between Russian ....

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