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Hundreds protest in Seoul against Trump’s visit to S. Korea – Reports

Hundreds protest in Seoul against Trump’s visit to S. Korea – Reports

Hundreds of people have gathered in the center of Seoul to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump’s two-day visit to the country, local media...
Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban

Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban

Iran will not issue visas to Americans as long as the U. S. refuses to issue visas to Iranians, Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi...
Saudi frees prince in $1bn settlement agreement

Saudi frees prince in $1bn settlement agreement

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, once seen as a leading contender to the throne, was freed after reaching an “acceptable settlement agreement” with...
Iran declares day of mourning for quake victims

Iranian President Rouhani registers to run in May for second term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist who engineered the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, registered on Friday to run for a...
Russians fighting alongside IS are criminals – Kremlin

Russians fighting alongside IS are criminals – Kremlin

Russian nationals fighting alongside the Islamic State terrorist group are criminals who are being destroyed, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. “Obviously those who joined...
North Korea sends a rare message of unity with South Korea

North Korea sends a rare message of unity with South Korea

North Korea sent a rare messaget addressed to “all Koreans at home and abroad” on Thursday, saying they should make a “breakthrough” for unification...
N. Korean missile launch denotes need for decent military, gov’t financing – Trump

N. Korean missile launch denotes need for decent military, gov’t financing – Trump

The North Korean recent missile launch has reaffirmed the need to allocate more funding for the needs of the U.S. government and army, President...
US condemns attack on Macedonian Parliament

US condemns attack on Macedonian Parliament

The United States has condemned the violent attacks on members of the Macedonian parliament following the election of Talat Xhaferi as Speaker of Parliament. Mark...
6.0-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 130

More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region,...
Former Iraqi President Talabani’s body arrives in Kurdistan

Former Iraqi President Talabani’s body arrives in Kurdistan

The body of former Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani, arrived in the Iraqi Kurdish City of Sulaimaniya on Friday for an official funeral attended by...