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  • Russia president signs law punishing terrorists' relatives

    Date: 2013-11-03 17:14:02 GMT - Russia - World - SN:122 - ID:368937

    MOSCOW, Nov 3 (MENA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law Sunday forcing the relatives of terrorists to pay for the damages caused by their attacks, RIA Novosti news agency reported. The law submitted by President Putin in September ....

  • Bangladesh Sentences 2 Men to Death for War Crimes

    Date: 2013-11-03 09:47:48 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:27 - ID:367921

    DHAKA, Nov 3 (MENA) - A special war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh on Sunday sentenced to death two Bangladeshis now living in the U.S. and Britain for crimes against humanity during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971, ABC news ....

  • Israeli minister: Negotiations with Palestinians not on verge of collapse

    Date: 2013-11-03 08:59:58 GMT - Israel - World - SN:23 - ID:367815

    RAMALLAH, Nov 3 (MENA) - Energy and Water Resources Minister Silvan Shalom said that negotiations with the Palestinians are not on the verge of collapse and will continue in spite of difficulties facing it. Israel Radio quoted Shalom as describing ....

  • Seoul's chief nuclear envoy leaves for U.S. to discuss N. Korea

    Date: 2013-11-03 07:58:56 GMT - south korea - World - SN:18 - ID:367748

    SEOUL, Nov. 3 (MENA) - South Korea's chief nuclear negotiator left for the United States on Sunday to discuss ways to reopen the stalled six-party talks on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Yonhap news agency reported quoting the foreign ....

  • 5.0-magnitude quake strikes near Tokyo

    Date: 2013-11-03 07:54:50 GMT - Japan - World - SN:16 - ID:367725

    TOKYO, Nov 3 (MENA) - A 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck near Tokyo on Sunday, CNN quoted the US Geological Survey as saying. The quake, which was about 66 kilometers deep, occurred about 48 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, the agency said. There ....

  • Iran, Russia to boost electricity production cooperation

    Date: 2013-11-03 07:38:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:14 - ID:367724

    TEHRAN, Nov 3 (MENA) - Iranian Minister of Energy Hamid Chitchian said Tehran and Moscow have agreed to expand bilateral cooperation in the field of energy and electricity production, Iran's Press TV reported Sunday. Describing his talks with the ....

  • 25 feared dead in stampede in Nigeria

    Date: 2013-11-02 22:38:46 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:131 - ID:367575

    ABUJA, Nov 2 (MENA) – More than 25 persons, who attended the weekly crusade at the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State, lost their lives during a stampede at the end of the ceremony in the ....

  • Train runs over and kills 8 in southern India

    Date: 2013-11-02 21:02:52 GMT - India - World - SN:123 - ID:367536

    NEW DELHI, Nov 2 (MENA) - An Indian official said Saturday a train struck and killed eight people in southern India on Saturday, ABC News reported. The victims were crossing the tracks on foot when they were hit by the train, said M. Kiran Kumar, ....

  • Western Burma most dangerous in world for Muslims -- report … 3 last Washington

    Date: 2013-11-02 20:29:10 GMT - USA - World - SN:118 - ID:367394

    In the past few years, Burma has made remarkable progress on political reform. But in his final report last month as the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Burma, Tomás Ojea Quintana called attention to the "profound crisis" in Rakhine state ....

  • Western Burma most dangerous in world for Muslims -- report … 2 Washington

    Date: 2013-11-02 20:28:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:117 - ID:367389

    The anti-Rohingya violence has since affected other Muslims in Burma. In September, a Buddhist mob rampaged through a Muslim neighborhood of Kamein ethnicity in Thandwe, a town in Rakhine state. Among those killed was a 94-year-old grandmother. ....

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