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  • Japan raises severity of toxic water leak at Fukushima plant to level 3

    Date: 2013-08-28 13:54:48 GMT - Japan - World - SN:83 - ID:262011

    Japan/Fukushima Japan raises severity of toxic water leak at Fukushima plant to level 3 TOKYO, Aug 28 (MENA) - Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority decided Wednesday to raise its assessment of the severity of a recent toxic water leak at ....

  • 5.1 quake jolts parts of China's Yunnan, Sichuan provinces

    Date: 2013-08-28 11:55:12 GMT - China - World - SN:48 - ID:261928

    China/Quake 5.1 quake jolts parts of China's Yunnan, Sichuan provinces BEIJING, Aug 28 (MENA) - An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale jolted the junction area of southwest China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces on Wednesday ....

  • Obama, Cameron discuss military action against Syria

    Date: 2013-08-28 11:24:45 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:45 - ID:261870

    Britain/US Obama, Cameron discuss military action against Syria LONDON, Aug 28 (MENA) - British Prime Minister David Cameron has discussed Syria with US President Barack Obama as Britain and the US consider intervention, No 10 said. ....

  • Russia sends another plane to evcuate nations from Syria

    Date: 2013-08-28 11:03:48 GMT - Russia - World - SN:40 - ID:261821

    Russia/Syria Russia sends another plane to evcuate nations from Syria MOSCOW. Aug 28 (MENA) - After nearly 90 Russians were evacuated from Syria on Tuesday, the emergencies ministry sent another plane for citizens willing to leave the ....

  • UN official urges Iran to sway Syria government

    Date: 2013-08-28 10:30:48 GMT - United Nations - World - SN:30 - ID:261718

    US/Iran UN official urges Iran to sway Syria government NEW YORK, Aug 28 (MENA) - A top U.N. official visiting Iran has urged it to use its influence to persuade the Syrian government to attend planned peace talks with opposition groups ....

  • Claim of government chemical attack in Syria fabricated scenario: Iran, Russia

    Date: 2013-08-28 10:19:09 GMT - Iran - World - SN:28 - ID:261659

    Iran/Russia/Syria Claim of government chemical attack in Syria fabricated scenario: Iran, Russia TEHRAN, Aug 28 (MENA) - Tehran and Moscow have dismissed accusations that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons as a fabricated and ....

  • US sends envoy to North Korea to seek Kenneth Bae release

    Date: 2013-08-28 08:04:11 GMT - USA - World - SN:8 - ID:261521

    US/North Korea US sends envoy to North Korea to seek Kenneth Bae release WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (MENA) - The US is to send a senior official to North Korea to request the release of a US man jailed in the communist state, the BBC ....

  • Any US strike against Syria likely to last 'hours not days'

    Date: 2013-08-28 06:58:23 GMT - USA - World - SN:4 - ID:261488

    US/Syria Any US strike against Syria likely to last 'hours not days' WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (MENA) - Any US strike against Syria is “likely to last hours not days” and probably would not come before the British Parliament votes on military ....

  • Egypt's amb. meets Austrian diplomat to convey messages

    Date: 2013-08-28 00:24:31 GMT - Egypt - World - SN:123 - ID:261343

    Austria/Egypt Egypt's amb. meets Austrian diplomat to convey messages VIENNA, Aug 27 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador to Austria Khaled Shamaa met Wednesday with head of the Middle East department in the Austrian Foreign Ministry for talks on ....

  • Hague cancels Stockholm visit

    Date: 2013-08-28 00:03:42 GMT - Sweden - World - SN:118 - ID:261348

    Sweden/Britain Hague cancels Stockholm visit STOCKHOLM, Aug 27 (MENA) - British Foreign Secretary William Hague's planned visit to Sweden has been postponed, following the British government's decision to hold a cabinet meeting and recall ....

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