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  • Train hits minibus in Indonesia, killing 13

    Date: 2013-10-01 23:30:02 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:151 - ID:317873

    Indonesia/Accident Train hits minibus in Indonesia, killing 13 JAKARTA, Oct 1 (MENA) - Police said a passenger train slammed into a minibus that was carrying families of hajj pilgrims on Indonesia's Java island on Tuesday, killing 13 people ....

  • Sweden ranked first for treatment of elderly in UN report

    Date: 2013-10-01 22:08:10 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:144 - ID:317866

    Sweden/Elderly Sweden ranked first for treatment of elderly in UN report STOCKHOLM, Oct 1 (MENA) - Sweden is the best place in the world to be old and Afghanistan the worst, according to a UN-backed global study, the BBC reported on ....

  • 3 men killed in German mine accident

    Date: 2013-10-01 22:06:22 GMT - Germany - World - SN:143 - ID:317865

    Germany/Accident 3 men killed in German mine accident BERLIN, Oct 1 (MENA) - Three workers who were trapped by a controlled detonation and gas leak at a potassium mine in Germany died Tuesday, ABC NEWS reported. Rescue workers ....

  • Iran FM lashes out at Obama via Twitter

    Date: 2013-10-01 18:21:26 GMT - Iran - World - SN:112 - ID:317284

    Iran/US Iran FM lashes out at Obama via Twitter TEHRAN, Oct 1 (MENA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif used Twitter to accuse US President Barack Obama of doing a “flip flop," Fox News‎ reported on Tuesday That was an apparent ....

  • Global hunger down, but millions still chronically hungry

    Date: 2013-10-01 18:13:16 GMT - Italy - World - SN:109 - ID:317285

    Italy/FAO Global hunger down, but millions still chronically hungry ROME, Oct 1 (MENA) - Some 842 million people, or roughly one in eight, suffered from chronic hunger in 2011-13, not getting enough food to lead active and healthy lives, ....

  • Afghan opposition leader to run for president

    Date: 2013-10-01 14:42:42 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:79 - ID:316895

    Afghanistan/Opposition/Elections Afghan opposition leader to run for president KABUL, Oct 1 (MENA) - A prominent Afghan opposition leader says he will run for president in next year's presidential election, ABC News reported on Tuesday. The vote ....

  • France arrests Paris woman for 'al Qaeda links'

    Date: 2013-10-01 12:52:56 GMT - France - World - SN:51 - ID:316704

    France/Arrest France arrests Paris woman for 'al Qaeda links' PARIS, Oct 1 (MENA) - Officers with France’s DCRI domestic intelligence agency on Tuesday arrested a Paris woman suspected of links to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, ....

  • Federal government begins first shutdown in 17 years

    Date: 2013-10-01 12:00:18 GMT - USA - World - SN:45 - ID:316684

    US/Government Federal government begins first shutdown in 17 years WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - The US government has begun a partial shutdown after the two houses of Congress failed to agree a new budget, the BBC reported. The ....

  • Mexico Police rescue 73 migrants held near border

    Date: 2013-10-01 11:32:44 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:31 - ID:316344

    Mexico/Kidnap Mexico police rescue 73 migrants held near border MEXICO CITY, Oct 1 (MENA) - Mexican federal and state police have rescued 73 kidnapped migrants being held in a house on the border with US State of Texas, ABC News reported ....

  • US generals forced to retire over Taliban attack

    Date: 2013-10-01 11:32:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:30 - ID:316414

    US/Military US generals forced to retire over Taliban attack WASHINGTON, Oct 1 (MENA) - The head of the US Marine Corps has ordered two generals to retire because they failed to defend Camp Bastion in Afghanistan from a Taliban attack, ....

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