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  • 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 ....

  • MI5 chief Andrew Parker warns of Islamist threat to UK public

    Date: 2013-10-09 09:12:51 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:16 - ID:329718

    Britain/Security MI5 chief Andrew Parker warns of Islamist threat to UK public LONDON, Oct 8 (MENA) - Thousands of Islamist extremists in the UK see the British public as a legitimate target for attacks, the director general of MI5 has ....

  • 2 police officers killed in Dagestan shooting

    Date: 2013-10-09 09:10:05 GMT - Russia - World - SN:14 - ID:329733

    Russia/Attack 2 police officers killed in Dagestan shooting MOSCOW, Oct 9 (MENA) - Two police officers were shot and killed in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan, on Wednesday morning, a representative of the regional department of the ....

  • Pakistan expels 'important' French al-Qaeda suspect

    Date: 2013-10-08 22:51:32 GMT - France - World - SN:145 - ID:329518

    France/Pakistan/Terrorism Pakistan expels 'important' French al-Qaeda suspect PARIS, Oct 8 (MENA) - French judicial sources said Tuesday that Naamen Meziche, a French national of Algerian origin accused of links to al-Qaeda, was deported on ....

  • Obama accuses Republicans of threatening recession in budget fight

    Date: 2013-10-08 22:47:48 GMT - USA - World - SN:143 - ID:329553

    US/Obama/Economy Obama accuses Republicans of threatening recession in budget fight WASHINGTON, Oct8 (MENA) - Eight days into the government shutdown and with the deadline to raise the debt ceiling looming, S President Barack Obama ....

  • Russia evacuates 76 more people from Syria

    Date: 2013-10-08 22:43:32 GMT - Russia - World - SN:140 - ID:329569

    Russia/Syria Russia evacuates 76 more people from Syria MOSCOW, Oct 8 (MENA) – A spokeswoman for Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said A Russian government airliner on Tuesday evacuated 76 people, including 47 Russians, from ....

  • Landslides Kill at Least 2 in Gabon's Capital

    Date: 2013-10-08 22:42:46 GMT - Gabon - World - SN:139 - ID:329554

    Gabon/Landslide Landslides Kill at Least 2 in Gabon's Capital LIBREVILLE, Oct 8 (MENA) - A mother and at least one of her children were killed as heavy rain caused landslides in Gabon's capital, reported ABC News. Roger Ekogha, ....

  • Death toll of Bangladesh garment factory fire up to 0

    Date: 2013-10-08 22:14:54 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:137 - ID:329527

    Bangladesh/Fire Death toll of Bangladesh garment factory fire up to 0 DHAKA, Oct 8 (MENA) - The death toll of a fire at a garment factory outside Bangladesh's capital rose to 10 people, an official said, according to the ABC news. Fire ....

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