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  • Japan, US, Australia foreign ministers meet over strategic issues

    Date: 2013-10-04 16:11:20 GMT - Japan - World - SN:63 - ID:322422

    Japan/US/Australia Japan, US, Australia foreign ministers meet over strategic issues TOKYO, Oct 4 (MENA) - The foreign ministers of Japan, the United States and Australia met Friday over issues of joint concern including China's maritime ....

  • Ireland votes in referendum to scrap the Senate

    Date: 2013-10-04 15:38:26 GMT - Ireland - World - SN:56 - ID:322358

    Ireland/Referendum Ireland votes in referendum to scrap the Senate DUBLIN, Oct 4 (MENA) - Denmark, Sweden and New Zealand all did it. Today, Ireland decides whether to abolish the Irish upper chamber, known as the Seanad, or Senate. The ....

  • French FM says his country insists on reforming Veto at UNSC

    Date: 2013-10-04 14:51:28 GMT - France - World - SN:46 - ID:322230

    France UN French FM says his country insists on reforming Veto at UNSC PARIS, Oct 4 (MENA) - French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said his country insists on the need for reforming the right of Veto at the UN Security Council. In an ....

  • Top Japanese and US diplomats agree to cooperate on Syria

    Date: 2013-10-04 13:03:00 GMT - Japan - World - SN:25 - ID:322097

    Japan/USA Top Japanese and US diplomats agree to cooperate on Syria TOKYO, Oct 4 (MENA) - Top Japanese and US diplomats have agreed that the two nations will cooperate on humanitarian aid and the dismantling of chemical weapons to resolve ....

  • Indian president expected in Turkey Oct 5

    Date: 2013-10-04 10:58:13 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:11 - ID:321828

    Turkey/India Indian president expected in Turkey Oct 5 ANKARA, Oct 4 (MENA) - Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will pay an official visit in Turkey on October 5-7 as the guest of his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul. A statement ....

  • Obama cancels Asian trip over shutdown

    Date: 2013-10-04 10:36:06 GMT - USA - World - SN:9 - ID:321831

    US/Asia/Shutdown Obama cancels Asian trip over shutdown WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (MENA) - US President Barack Obama has canceled a trip to Indonesia and Brunei due to the government shutdown, CNN quoted the White House as saying. Secretary ....

  • US police officer injured after gunshots heard outside congress HQ

    Date: 2013-10-03 23:11:17 GMT - USA - World - SN:201 - ID:321568

    US/Firing US police officer injured after gunshots heard outside congress HQ WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (MENA) – US police announced that one US Capitol police officer was reported injured after gunshots were heard outside US congress on Thursday, ....

  • 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 ....

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