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  • 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 ....

  • Pakistan army chief supports talks with militias

    Date: 2013-10-12 14:50:21 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:67 - ID:335564

    Pakistan/Army Pakistan army chief supports talks with militias ISLAMABAD, Oct 12 (MENA) - Pakistan's army chief said Saturday the country's powerful military supported negotiating with militants but would keep open the option of launching ....

  • Iran safest regional country, Navy commander

    Date: 2013-10-12 10:44:51 GMT - Iran - World - SN:30 - ID:334943

    Iran/Navy/Military Iran safest regional country, Navy commander TEHRAN, Oct 12 (MENA) - Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said naval forces will respond to any violation of the country’s national waters, stressing that Iran is ....

  • Chemical weapons body deserves praise, but not a Nobel: FT

    Date: 2013-10-12 07:50:13 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:14 - ID:334690

    UK/Prize Chemical weapons body deserves praise, but not a Nobel: FT LONDON, Oct 12 (MENA) - On Friday the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons received the Nobel Peace Prize for “its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical ....

  • Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation'

    Date: 2013-10-12 07:48:19 GMT - USA - World - SN:12 - ID:334695

    US/Pakistan Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation' WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (MENA) - US forces have captured a senior Pakistan Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, the BBC said. The US gave no details of the operation, but Afghan ....

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