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  • Floods in Cambodia kill more than 100

    Date: 2013-10-09 19:44:42 GMT - Cambodia - World - SN:127 - ID:330937

    Cambodia/Floods Floods in Cambodia kill more than 100 PHNOM PENH, Oct 9 (MENA) - A Cambodian disaster relief official said Wednesday that at least 104 people have died in recent floods caused by heavy rains and the Mekong River ....

  • S. Korea, ASEAN agree on security dialogue

    Date: 2013-10-09 19:43:48 GMT - south korea - World - SN:126 - ID:330932

    S Korea/ASEAN/Dialogue S. Korea, ASEAN agree on security dialogue SEOUL, Oct 9 (MENA) - South Korea and the 10-member grouping of Southeast Asian countries agreed Wednesday to establish a security dialogue for talks on the North Korean ....

  • Italian migrant death toll reaches 289

    Date: 2013-10-09 19:42:03 GMT - Italy - World - SN:123 - ID:330935

    Italy/Victims Italian migrant death toll reaches 289 ROME, Oct 9 (MENA) – A Top-level European Union delegation visiting the southern Italian island of Lampedusa to commemorate the victims of last week's migrant shipwreck faced a hostile ....

  • Obama: US will continue to pursue terrorists overseas

    Date: 2013-10-09 18:35:36 GMT - USA - World - SN:116 - ID:330855

    US/Terrorism Obama: US will continue to pursue terrorists overseas WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - Just days after US forces carried out raids in Libya and Somalia to bring wanted terrorists to justice, President Barack Obama made clear ....

  • Three scientists wins Nobel prize in Chemistry 2013

    Date: 2013-10-09 13:38:39 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:53 - ID:330104

    Sweden/Nobel Three scientists wins 2013 Nobel prize in Chemistry STOCKHOLM, Oct 9 (MENA) - The Nobel Prize in chemistry has gone to three scientists who "took the chemical experiment into cyberspace", the BBC reported. Michael Levitt, a ....

  • Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 people

    Date: 2013-10-09 12:39:57 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:47 - ID:330144

    US/Afghanistan Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 4 people KABUL, Oct 9 (MENA) - A security official says a suicide car bombing has killed four people — two civilians and two policemen — in southern Afghanistan, ABC News reported ....

  • 6 Fukushima workers exposed to radiation after pipe incident

    Date: 2013-10-09 10:59:53 GMT - Japan - World - SN:30 - ID:329898

    Japan/Fukushima 6 Fukushima workers exposed to radiation after pipe incident TOKYO, Oct 9 (MENA) - Six people working at the site of crippled Fukushima power plant have been exposed to radiation after one of them mistakenly removed a pipe ....

  • Death toll of Lampedusa boat disaster rises to 289

    Date: 2013-10-09 10:26:50 GMT - Italy - World - SN:26 - ID:329823

    Italy/Casaulties Death toll of Lampedusa boat disaster rises to 289 ROME, Oct 9 (MENA) - Death toll from the boat carrying African migrants that sank on Thursday off the Sicilian island of Lampedua rose to 289, reported the BBC on ....

  • Russia to increase nuke arsenals spending by 50% in 3 Yrs

    Date: 2013-10-09 10:09:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:24 - ID:329804

    Russia/Defense Russia to increase nuke arsenals spending by 50% in 3 Yrs MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) - Russia would increase spending on its nuclear arsenals by 50 percent in the next three years, a parliamentary defense committee has said. ....

  • Obama says no concessions to pass budget bill, raise debt ceiling

    Date: 2013-10-09 09:45:35 GMT - USA - World - SN:18 - ID:329673

    US/Obama Obama says no concessions to pass budget bill, raise debt ceiling WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has blasted Congress, accusing House Republicans of attempting to “extort” him into offering concessions in ....

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