Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Feb. 23
Feb 23, 2013 (Xinhua via COMTEX) --
PYONGYANG -- Foreigners who lives in the Democratic People's
Republic of Korea (DPRK) will soon be allowed to get access to
mobile Internet starting as of Monday, a joint-venture technician
told Xinhua Saturday.
"You will be able to tweet, Skype and surf the Internet from
your own cellphones, iPads and other mobile devices as soon as you
register at the Korean Communication Center,"said an unnamed
technician from the Korean-Egyptian joint venture company
"We will provide both a USB modem and your current own SIM card
to get access to Internet, respectively costs 75 euro and 150
euro upon registration, with different levels of charge standard,
from 400euro/10G, 250euro/5G, to 150euro/2G for USB and 10 euro
for SIM card per month," he said. (DPRK-Internet)
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TEHRAN -- Iran's chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili said
here Saturday that the Islamic republic hopes the so-called P5+1
group, comprising Britain, China, France, Russia, the United
States and Germany, come to the upcoming nuclear talks with "new
strategy and valid proposals," the state IRIB TV reported.
Making the remarks in an annual conference of the Iranian
Managers of Nuclear Industry, Jalili said Iranians do not accept
"less rights or more tasks."
Iran is committed to its tasks within the directives of Nuclear
Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and insists on all its rights
within the framework of the NPT regulations. (Iran-Nuclear Talks)
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CAIRO -- Egypt's leading figure of the main opposition group
National Salvation Front, and also head of al- Dostour Party,
Mohamed El-Baradei, called upon Saturday the citizens to boycott
the parliamentary elections slated for late April.
El-Baradei posted on his twitter website that "Boycotting the
elections completely is the fastest way to reveal the bogus
democracy and to assure our credibility."
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi issued a decree late Thursday
and set the parliamentary elections to be held on April 27 and be
conducted on four voting stages. (Egypt-Opposition-Elections)
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