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  • Floods kill dozens in India

    Date: 2013-10-26 22:28:57 GMT - India - World - SN:123 - ID:356214

    NEW DELHI, Oct 26 (MENA) - Flash floods swept Saturday through the eastern Indian states of Odisha, where at least 19 people were killed, and Andhra Pradesh, where another 21 were killed, CNN-IBN reported. "The flood water entered our village ....

  • ECOWAS leaders stress importance of customs union

    Date: 2013-10-26 22:15:04 GMT - Nigeria - World - SN:121 - ID:356199

    ABUJA, Oct 26 (MENA) - Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have underscored the importance of a customs union as "a decisive and irreversible phase" in the process of consolidating the Region's ....

  • Iran protests to Pakistan over 'terrorist movements on border'

    Date: 2013-10-26 22:07:29 GMT - Iran - World - SN:120 - ID:356184

    TEHRAN, Oct 26 (MENA) - Iran on Saturday protested to the Pakistani government over "negligence of terrorist movements" the border between the two countries, the state news agency IRNA reported. Director General of the West Asia Department at the ....

  • 2 last Beijing ... Chinese researchers develop H7N9 flu vaccine

    Date: 2013-10-26 20:37:39 GMT - China - World - SN:112 - ID:356135

    The team applied plasmid reverse genetics and genetic reassortment, which was widely adopted by the world, to develop the vaccine seeds, which were later proved to be safe with the embryonated chicken eggs, she said. Currently, the vaccine has ....

  • Chinese researchers develop H7N9 flu vaccine

    Date: 2013-10-26 20:35:26 GMT - China - World - SN:111 - ID:356120

    BEIJING, Oct 26 (MENA) - Chinese researchers announced Saturday they had successfully developed the vaccine for the H7N9 bird flu virus, after the flu strain had left more than 130 people infected, with 45 fatalities reported, Xinhua news agency ....

  • 2 last Sofia ... Students permanently occupy Bulgarian university

    Date: 2013-10-26 20:28:06 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:109 - ID:356128

    The occupy movement at Sofia University flared Wednesday, when students interrupted a regular lecture of Dimitar Tokushev, chair of Bulgaria's Constitutional Court and professor at the university. Students demanded explanation from Tokushev ....

  • Students permanently occupy Bulgarian university

    Date: 2013-10-26 20:26:36 GMT - Bulgaria - World - SN:108 - ID:356112

    SOFIA, Oct 26 (MENA) - Protesting students at Bulgaria's Sofia University have decided to permanently occupy the entire central building of the school until the resignation of PM Plamen Oresharski, Sofia News Agency reported. Saturday the entrances ....

  • Lavrov, Brahimi discuss preparation for Geneva-2 conference

    Date: 2013-10-26 19:53:01 GMT - Russia - World - SN:103 - ID:356045

    MOSCOW, Oct 26 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and United Nations and Arab League Special Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi have agreed to continue the joint work to convene the Geneva-2 conference, including during the Russia-US-UN consultative ....

  • 4 last Berlin .. Merkel performed complicated balancing act over US spying allegations -- magazine

    Date: 2013-10-26 19:11:54 GMT - Germany - World - SN:97 - ID:356078

    The chancellor's approach illustrates the dilemma of this EU summit, said the magazine. The leaders are all in agreement that spying between friends is "just not done," as Merkel said at her appearance in Brussels. Hollande made a personal ....

  • 3 Berlin ... Merkel performed complicated balancing act over US spying allegations -- magazine

    Date: 2013-10-26 19:10:00 GMT - Germany - World - SN:96 - ID:356077

    The chancellor will hear nothing of ruling out the creation of free-trade agreement with the US in protest of the spying, as some have suggested. "Those who walk away must have an idea of how they plan to return," she said, adding that perhaps ....

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