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  • Kuwaiti newspapers suspended over 'plot' tape stories

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - A judge has suspended two Kuwaiti newspapers for two weeks after they published stories about a recording that discusses an alleged plot to overthrow the Gulf state's ruling system, their editors and the state news agency said on...
  • Families of Iran prisoners stage protest outside parliament

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Families of Iranian prisoners charged with political offences demonstrated outside parliament in Tehran on Sunday to protest at what they said was violent treatment of their relatives at the Evin prison, the Iranian Students' News Agency...
  • Saudi Arabia announces jump in new cases of deadly MERS virus

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia confirmed 20 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)on Saturday and Sunday, adding up to 49 infections in six days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no...
  • Russia's PM says government has funds to honor social spending pledges

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's government has enough resources honor all its social spending pledges although this will not be easy, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was quoted as telling the country's president on Saturday as tensions over Crimea add to...
  • Captain, crew of South Korean ferry that sank arrested

    ANSAN, South Korea — The captain and two crew members of a ferry that capsized off the southern coast of South Korea were detained Saturday on suspicion of negligence in the accident that left at least 28 people confirmed dead and 274 missing,...
  • South Korea arrests captain of ferry that capsized and sank

    SEOUL, South Korea Captain Lee Jun Seok was arrested early Saturday as investigators examine the actions of the crew of the ferry that capsized and sank this week off the southwest coast of South Korea. Accused of breaches of the seaman's code...
  • Pro-Russia gunmen in Ukraine defy Geneva pact, refuse to disarm

    MOSCOW -- Separatist gunmen in eastern Ukraine on Friday defied calls by world powers for them to surrender their arms and leave the government buildings they have seized in support of demands of independence from Kiev. Top diplomats from Russia, the...
  • South Korea seeks arrest warrant for ferry captain

    SEOUL, South Korea South Korean state prosecutors are seeking an arrest warrant for captain Lee Jun Seok as investigators look into the actions of the crew of the ferry that capsized and sank off the country's southwest. The 69-year-old Lee is accused of...
  • Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped in Tripoli

    Jordan's ambassador to Libya was abducted by armed assailants Tuesday while heading to his Tripoli office, the latest official taken hostage in the unstable North African country. Masked kidnappers opened fire on the vehicle in which Ambassador Fawaz...
  • Beijing's bid to move polluting firms watched warily in nearby regions

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's capital has ordered more than 50 companies to shut down this year in an effort to cut pollution but pushing factories out could raise objections in surrounding areas reluctant to host Beijing's polluters. Smog-shrouded Beijing...
  • Criticism mounts in S. Korean ferry disaster; death toll rises to 14

    SEOUL, South Korea Survivors of a capsized South Korean ferry lashed out Thursday at what they called inadequate safety procedures they say likely cost dozens, if not hundreds, of lives. The accusations including reports that the captain was among the...