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  • Indonesian earthquake kills 1, injures 2

    Date: 2013-10-22 19:29:22 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:161 - ID:349801

    JAKARTA, Oct 22 (MENA) - A disaster official said Tuesday a moderate earthquake killed one villager, injured two others and damaged more than a hundred houses in western Indonesia, ABC News reported. The quake measured magnitude 5.3 and was ....

  • 3 dead in Tenn. medical helicopter crash

    Date: 2013-10-22 19:20:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:159 - ID:349802

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) - Two hospital workers and a pilot were killed when a medical helicopter crashed in Tennessee as the aircraft was headed to pick up an ailing child, ABC News reported. Le Bonheur Children's Hospital President and CEO Meri ....

  • UN rejects anew Israeli settlement expansion

    Date: 2013-10-22 18:25:00 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:154 - ID:349710

    NEW YORK, Oct 22 (MENA) – The United Nations has rejected Israeli settlement expansion in the occupied Palestinian territories. In a keynote speech to the Security Council, UN Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman said the settlements are “an ....

  • Kerry: Syria crisis only ends by negotiations

    Date: 2013-10-22 18:11:48 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:153 - ID:349703

    LONDON, Oct 22 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that the current conflict in Syria will not come to end but through negotiations. He said that Washington believes a military strike would lead to more bloodshed and would ....

  • Japan signs UN nuclear disarmament statement for 1st time

    Date: 2013-10-22 14:28:34 GMT - Japan - World - SN:114 - ID:349321

    TOKYO, Oct 22 (MENA) - Japan for the first time has thrown its weight behind a UN statement on nuclear disarmament with senior government officials stating Tuesday that the humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons use are unacceptable, CCTV ....

  • For Obama, tough task of soothing Pakistan relationship

    Date: 2013-10-22 13:32:09 GMT - USA - World - SN:103 - ID:349158

    WASHINGTON, Oct 22 (MENA) - With Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif set to visit the White House on Wednesday, President Obama is hoping to make progress on rebuilding a rocky relationship between the two countries, said an article published by ....

  • David Cameron hires ex drug dealer to run his security at top Tory party summit

    Date: 2013-10-22 12:39:07 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:94 - ID:348956

    LONDON, Oct 22 (MENA) - UK Prime Minister David Cameron hired a notorious ex-drug dealing bouncer as head of his security team for a Tory Party summit at a luxurious hotel, Mirror Newspaper reported. Security firm boss Gordon McLean later ....

  • Myanmar's Suu Kyi Collects 1990 Prize at Last

    Date: 2013-10-22 12:23:01 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:349070

    STRASBOURG, Oct 22 (MENA) - Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's Nobel Peace Prize laureate and long-time political prisoner, has finally collected the European Union's 1990 Sakharov Prize for human rights, ABC News reported. In Tuesday's stirring ceremony, ....

  • Terrorist attack averted as powerful bomb defused in Dagestan, southern Russia

    Date: 2013-10-22 11:42:31 GMT - Russia - World - SN:74 - ID:348891

    MOSCOW, Oct 22 (MENA) - A bomb equivalent to 12 kilograms of TNT has been deactivated in the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, Russia Today reported, quoting the National Anti-Terrorist Committee. The successful anti-terror mission ....

  • Mercenaries planned hit on President Maduro for $10,600

    Date: 2013-10-22 11:11:43 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:60 - ID:348893

    CARACAS, Oct 22 (MENA) - Mercenaries had been prepared to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela for just 20 million Colombian pesos - 10,600 dollars, Voice of Russia reported Tuesday. This was announced by the Minister of Internal ....

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