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UK and Japan agree Security Council must take strong action against N.Korea | Reuters

Feb 08, 2016

UK and Japan agree Security Council must take strong action against N.Korea | Reuters

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had spoken with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and both had agreed the U.N. Security Council should take strong action against North Korea for launching a long-range rocket. North Korea said the rocket was carrying a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N #United States #India #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #article
Trump says New Hampshire win not necessary to secure nomination | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Trump says New Hampshire win not necessary to secure nomination | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he does not have to win the New Hampshire primary vote on Tuesday to secure the nomination, apparently tamping down expectations despite holding a double-digit lead in that state's polls #United States #India #Middle East #United Kingdom #opinion
UK, Japan agree U.N. Security Council must take strong action against North Korea | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

UK, Japan agree U.N. Security Council must take strong action against North Korea | Reuters

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Sunday he had spoken with his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida and both had agreed the U.N. Security Council should take strong action against North Korea for launching a long-range rocket. North Korea said the rocket was carrying a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. #Japan #Technology #Middle East #United Kingdom #article
Syria signals no ceasefire before borders with Turkey, Jordan shut | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Syria signals no ceasefire before borders with Turkey, Jordan shut | Reuters

BEIRUT Syria's foreign minister signalled on Saturday a ceasefire would be difficult or impossible before the borders with Turkey and Jordan were sealed, and before a list of terrorist groups operating in Syria is agreed. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem, speaking in a televised news conference, said he was citing his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, who had said "a ceasefire would not be possible before the borders with Turkey and Jordan are controlled, and before agreement on lists of terrorist organisations, it is difficult to achieve that". Rebel groups fighting President Bashar al-Assad have received supplies via both Turkey and Jordan #Business #United Kingdom #crisis #Entertainment #Jordan
Turkey-Syria border still open, Syrians fleeing - Turkish foreign minister | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Turkey-Syria border still open, Syrians fleeing - Turkish foreign minister | Reuters

AMSTERDAM Turkey's border with Syria remains open and up to 55,000 people are fleeing towards the frontier, Turkey's foreign minister said on Saturday. "We are still keeping this open border policy for people fleeing (Syria)," Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters as he left a meeting with EU foreign ministers in Amsterdam. #India #Syria #Middle East #United Kingdom #Latin America #crisis #opinion
As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president? | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

As Myanmar powerbrokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president? | Reuters

NAYPYITAW/YANGON As Aung San Suu Kyi's lawmakers smiled for the cameras at the first sessions of Myanmar's parliament, a summit of generals convened at a base just minutes from the chamber. On every mind was the same question: who will be the country's next president? #Politics #India #Technology #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Syrian govt steps up siege of rebel-held Damascus suburbs - state media, rebels | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Syrian govt steps up siege of rebel-held Damascus suburbs - state media, rebels | Reuters

BEIRUT Syrian government forces have tightened a three-year siege on two rebel-held suburbs southwest of Damascus by capturing land between the two and choking off their supply route, state media, a monitoring group and a rebel spokesman said on Saturday. The suburbs of Daraya and Mouadamiya were linked by a strip of land that served as a supply route. #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion #article
Al Qaeda claims responsibility for attack on U.N. base in Mali | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for attack on U.N. base in Mali | Reuters

BAMAKO Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has claimed responsibility for Friday's deadly attack on a U.N. #India #Business #markets #United Kingdom #opinion #article
Hundreds more candidates allowed to contest Iran election | Reuters

Feb 07, 2016

Hundreds more candidates allowed to contest Iran election | Reuters

DUBAI Iran's powerful election vetting body, the Guardian Council, decided on Saturday to allow hundreds more candidates to take part in a parliamentary election this month, in a move that rekindled the hopes of reformists and moderates. A power struggle between Iranian conservatives and reformists has intensified since the removal of international economic sanctions against Tehran following its nuclear deal with the West. Hardliners fear Iranian voters will now be more inclined to reward reformist candidates #India #Business #Technology #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Election
Turkey must cut migrant flows to Europe, top EU official says | Reuters

Feb 06, 2016

Turkey must cut migrant flows to Europe, top EU official says | Reuters

AMSTERDAM Europe needs Turkey to dramatically cut the number of migrants reaching Greece within weeks or the pressure for more border closures and fences will grow, the EU's top official in charge of ties with Ankara warned on Saturday. Frustrated that refugees continue to stream into Greece despite a Nov #Business #Syria #Technology #France #United Kingdom #opinion #article