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  • All 30 aboard Greenpeace ship charged with piracy

    Date: 2013-10-03 22:31:53 GMT - Russia - World - SN:196 - ID:321501

    Russia/Piracy All 30 aboard Greenpeace ship charged with piracy MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - Russian authorities on Thursday completed pressing piracy charges against all 30 people detained aboard a Greenpeace icebreaker that was used in a protest ....

  • 430 liters of toxic water leak from Fukushima plant, some into ocean

    Date: 2013-10-03 22:09:27 GMT - Japan - World - SN:192 - ID:321380

    Japan/Fukushima 430 liters of toxic water leak from Fukushima plant, some into ocean TOKYO, Oct 3 (MENA) - Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Thursday that about 430 liters of highly radioactive water leaked from one of the tanks at the crippled ....

  • Japan to work with US against cyber attack

    Date: 2013-10-03 22:08:43 GMT - Japan - World - SN:191 - ID:321500

    Japan/US/Military Japan to work with US against cyber attack TOKYO, Oct 3 (MENA) - Japan and US defense officials confirmed their cooperation on fighting cyber attacks that target top defense secrets, Japan Broadcasting Corporation reported ....

  • At least 114 dead after migrant boat sinks off Italian island

    Date: 2013-10-03 21:35:40 GMT - Italy - World - SN:186 - ID:321145

    Italy/Boat At least 114 dead after migrant boat sinks off Italian island ROME, Oct 3 (MENA) - A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, killing at least 114 people as it ....

  • 'Shots fired' near US Capitol

    Date: 2013-10-03 21:30:03 GMT - USA - World - SN:185 - ID:321485

    US/Capitol/Shooting 'Shots fired' near US Capitol WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) - A police officer is reportedly injured after shots were fired near the US Capitol in Washington DC, the BBC reported on Thursday. A high speed police chase ....

  • Russia to test launch newest ICBM by year-end – official

    Date: 2013-10-03 19:28:33 GMT - Russia - World - SN:159 - ID:321160

    Russia/Ballistic Missile Russia to test launch newest ICBM by year-end – official MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) – A Russian high-ranking defense industry official said Thursday that a test launch of Russia's newest intercontinental ballistic missile, ....

  • Italy boat sinking: Hundreds feared dead off Lampedusa

    Date: 2013-10-03 19:22:04 GMT - Italy - World - SN:156 - ID:321192

    Italy/Tragedy Italy boat sinking: Hundreds feared dead off Lampedusa ROMA, Oct 3 (MENA) - At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the southern Italian island of ....

  • Russia evacuates diplomats’ families from Libya

    Date: 2013-10-03 18:50:55 GMT - Russia - World - SN:153 - ID:321062

    Russia/Libya/Tunisia Russia evacuates diplomats’ families from Libya MOSCOW, Oct 3 (MENA) - Russia has evacuated its diplomats and members of their families from Libya, Russia Today quoted a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry as ....

  • Italy: 94 killed as African migrants' boat capsizes

    Date: 2013-10-03 17:04:02 GMT - Italy - World - SN:137 - ID:320932

    Italy/Migration Italy: 94 killed as African migrants' boat capsizes ROME, Oct 3 (MENA) - A ship carrying African migrants toward Italy caught fire and capsized off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa Thursday, spilling hundreds of passengers ....

  • Pope calls for prayer after Italy's migrant boat disaster

    Date: 2013-10-03 16:13:17 GMT - Italy - World - SN:125 - ID:320858

    Italy/Vatican/Disaster Pope calls for prayer after Italy's migrant boat disaster VATICAN/ROME, Oct 3 (MENA) - Pope Francis on Thursday called for prayers after at least 82 asylum-seekers drowned in a boat disaster off the Italian coast in ....

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