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  • US still hopes for Taliban talks: envoy

    Date: 2013-09-17 09:56:44 GMT - USA - World - SN:14 - ID:293071

    US/Taliban US still hopes for Taliban talks: envoy WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (MENA) - A US envoy said on Monday that Washington still hoped to talk directly with the Taliban to support an Afghan peace deal but that the militants seemed ....

  • Bangladesh: Abdul Kader Mullah gets death penalty for war crimes

    Date: 2013-09-17 09:36:11 GMT - Bangladesh - World - SN:12 - ID:293048

    Bangladesh/Court Bangladesh: Abdul Kader Mullah gets death penalty for war crimes DHAKA, Sept 17 (MENA) - Bangladesh's top court has rejected the appeal of an Islamist leader against his war crimes conviction, increasing his life sentence to ....

  • 40 people killed in 2 storms in Mexico

    Date: 2013-09-17 09:25:26 GMT - Mexico - World - SN:9 - ID:293068

    Mexico-Hurricane 40 people killed in 2 storms in Mexico MEXICO CITY, Sept 17 (MENA) - At least 40 people have been killed in Mexico by two powerful storms battering the country simultaneously, one on its east and another on its west ....

  • IAEA chief stresses importance of handling Fukushima's water leakage

    Date: 2013-09-16 22:44:47 GMT - Japan - World - SN:148 - ID:292841

    Japan/Fukushima IAEA chief stresses importance of handling Fukushima's water leakage VIENNA, Sept 16 (MENA) – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano underscored Monday importance of speed handle to the crisis of ....

  • US ambassador to UN deplores Sudanese president’s willingness to attend UN General Assembly in New York

    Date: 2013-09-16 22:32:04 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:146 - ID:292839

    UN/Sudan/US US ambassador to UN deplores Sudanese president’s willingness to attend UN General Assembly in New York NEW YORK, Sept 16 (MENA) - US ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s ....

  • 4.8-magnitude quake rattles central Greece

    Date: 2013-09-16 21:50:56 GMT - Greece - World - SN:141 - ID:292819

    Greece/Quake 4.8-magnitude quake rattles central Greece ATHENA, Sept 16 (MENA) - Seismologists say a 4.8-magnitude earthquake has rattled central Greece, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, ABC News reported ob ....

  • 12 killed in Navy Yard shooting rampage, 1 gunman may be at large

    Date: 2013-09-16 21:37:14 GMT - USA - World - SN:140 - ID:292775

    US/Navy shooting 12 killed in Navy Yard shooting rampage, 1 gunman may be at large WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (MENA) – As many as twelve people were killed Monday after at least one shooter opened fire in a rampage at a Navy yard in the nation's ....

  • Russia reopens military base to control key part of Arctic – Putin

    Date: 2013-09-16 21:36:38 GMT - Russia - World - SN:139 - ID:292820

    Russia/Arctic/Military Russia reopens military base to control key part of Arctic – Putin MOSCOW, Sept 16 (MENA) - Russia will reopen a military base in the New Siberian Islands, an Arctic archipelago north of Yakutia, to secure control ....

  • IAEA chief pledges continuing efforts of non-proliferation in annual conference

    Date: 2013-09-16 21:17:52 GMT - Austria - World - SN:137 - ID:292705

    Austria/IAEA IAEA chief pledges continuing efforts of non-proliferation in annual conference VIENNA, Sept 16 (MENA) – IAEA chief Yukiya Amano pledged Monday to address the issue of non-proliferation globally, and to tackle the long-standing ....

  • FAO/Flu 2 last Rome ... Bird flu viruses could re-emerge in upcoming flu season

    Date: 2013-09-16 21:13:33 GMT - Italy - World - SN:134 - ID:292765

    FAO/Flu 2 last Rome ... Bird flu viruses could re-emerge in upcoming flu season Along these lines, FAO has committed $2 million of emergency funding supplemented by over $5 million from USAID to kick-start H7N9 response efforts. USAID support ....

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