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  • India's Cyclone Phailin pounds coast, 5 killed

    Date: 2013-10-13 08:18:07 GMT - India - World - SN:17 - ID:336237

    India/Cyclone India's Cyclone Phailin pounds coast, 5 killed NEW DELHI, Oct 13 (MENA) - A huge cyclone has crossed the eastern coast of India, killing at least five people and forcing about 550,000 into overcrowded shelters as the storm ....

  • Iranian economy minister: Anti-Iran bans harm world’s fragile economy

    Date: 2013-10-13 08:13:31 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:336267

    US/Iran Iranian economy minister: Anti-Iran bans harm world’s fragile economy WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (MENA) - Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia says unilateral sanctions against Tehran's oil and financial sectors have ....

  • Ban voices sadness at death of UN-African Union military observer

    Date: 2013-10-13 06:11:24 GMT - USA - World - SN:6 - ID:336133

    UN/Darfur Ban voices sadness at death of UN-African Union military observer NEW YORK, Oct 13 (MENA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced his sadness after a Zambian military observer of the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping ....

  • Robinson condemns Congolese rebels for attack on peacekeeper helicopter

    Date: 2013-10-13 06:00:49 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:336127

    UN/Congo Robinson condemns Congolese rebels for attack on peacekeeper helicopter NEW YORK, Oct 13 (MENA) - UN special envoy to Africa's great lakes region, Mary Robinson, condemned an attack by Congolese rebels against a peacekeeper helicopter ....

  • 50 killed after truck plunges 300 metres off ravine in Peru

    Date: 2013-10-12 21:46:28 GMT - Peru - World - SN:129 - ID:336012

    Peru/Truck/Fatalities 50 killed after truck plunges 300 metres off ravine in Peru LIMA, Oct 12 (MENA) - At least 50 people, including 12 children, have been killed in Peru after a truck veered off a cliff and plunged into a ravine in the ....

  • Deadly explosions at Vietnamese fireworks factory

    Date: 2013-10-12 21:40:32 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:127 - ID:336006

    Vietnam/Factory Deadly explosions at Vietnamese fireworks factory HANOI, Oct 12 (MENA) - A series of explosions at a fireworks factory in northern Vietnam has killed at least 15 people and left many others injured, the BBC News reported ....

  • No good reason anyone should keep suffering through shutdown -- Obama

    Date: 2013-10-12 21:37:55 GMT - USA - World - SN:124 - ID:335970

    US/Obama/Address No good reason anyone should keep suffering through shutdown -- Obama WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (MENA) - US President Barrack Obama said on Saturday that there is no good reason anyone should keep suffering through this shutdown, CBS ....

  • Statue of Liberty to reopen to public Sunday

    Date: 2013-10-12 18:57:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:100 - ID:335907

    US/Statue of Liberty Statue of Liberty to reopen to public Sunday NEW YORK, Oct 12 (MENA) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen to the public Sunday after the state of New York agreed to shoulder the costs of running the site during the ....

  • Thousands Protest Elections in Azerbaijan

    Date: 2013-10-12 18:50:19 GMT - Azerbaijan - World - SN:99 - ID:335884

    Azerbaijan/Elections Thousands Protest Elections in Azerbaijan BAKU, Oct 12 (MENA) - Thousands gathered in the capital of Azerbaijan on Saturday to protest the re-election of President Ilham Aliyev in a vote widely criticized by international ....

  • Kerry sees progress in Afghan talks

    Date: 2013-10-12 18:40:53 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:96 - ID:335871

    Afghanistan/US Kerry sees progress in Afghan talks KABUL, Oct 12 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry says progress has been made during extended talks with President Hamid Karzai in Kabul to hammer out a deal on the future of US forces ....

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