Briefly World: N Korea to allow mobile Internet for foreigners
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N Korea to allow mobile Internet for foreigners
Pyongyang: North Korea will soon allow foreigners to tweet, use Skype and surf the Internet from their cellphones, iPads and other mobile devices in its second relaxation of controls on communications in recent weeks. Koryolink informed foreign residents in Pyongyang Friday it will launch a 3G Internet service no later than March 1.
Tunisian Prez asks Islamist to form govt
TUNIS: Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki Friday asked Interior Minister Ali Larayedh, a hardliner from the main Islamist Ennahda party, to form a government within two weeks. Ennahda leader Rached Ghannouchi had formally nominated Larayedh to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali, who resigned Tuesday.
Rockets hit eastern Aleppo, 12 killed
BEIRUT: Rockets struck two eastern districts of Aleppo city Friday, killing at least 12 people and trapping many families in the ruins of their homes, activists in the city said.
Irish plant sent horse labeled 'beef' to Czechs
DUBLIN: Ireland's government said an Irish meat processor, B&F Meats, has been discovered sending horse meat mislabeled as beef to a company in the Czech Republic. Police and agriculture officials shut down B&F's operations Friday.
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