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UN Security Council Approves Syria Chemical Weapons Measure

All in favour: Members of the United Nations Security Council raise their hands as they vote unanimously to approve a resolution eradicating Syria’s chemical arsenal during a Security Council meeting during the 68th United Nations General Assembly in New York. Photo: REUTERS The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved an agreement to eliminate all of Syria’s chemical weapons. The ...

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Japan: $10 Billion More for Cleanup of Fukushima Nuclear Plant

The Tokyo Electric Power Company, the operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, said Friday that it would revise its business turnaround plan to allocate an additional $10 billion for the plant’s cleanup. Tokyo Electric, also known as Tepco, is trying to contain radioactive water at the Fukushima plant, which was hit by meltdowns and hydrogen…

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Japan: $10 Billion More for Cleanup of Fukushima Nuclear Plant

The Tokyo Electric Power Company, the operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, said Friday that it would revise its business turnaround plan to allocate an additional $10 billion for the plant’s cleanup. Tokyo Electric, also known as Tepco, is trying to contain radioactive water at the Fukushima plant, which was hit by meltdowns and hydrogen…

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Israel: Violent Intifada Anniversary

Hundreds of Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces across the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza on Friday as Palestinians marked the 13th anniversary of the outbreak of the second intifada, or uprising. In the West Bank protesters hurled rocks and firebombs at Israeli forces who responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and the limited use of live fire, according ...

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Israel: Violent Intifada Anniversary

Hundreds of Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces across the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza on Friday as Palestinians marked the 13th anniversary of the outbreak of the second intifada, or uprising. In the West Bank protesters hurled rocks and firebombs at Israeli forces who responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and the limited use of live fire, according ...

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Philippines Says Rebel Standoff Is Over

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine defense chief says a deadly three-week standoff between government troops and Muslim rebels who held nearly 200 people hostage has ended with all of the captives safe. Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin told The Associated Press by telephone Saturday that only a handful of Moro National Liberation Front rebels remained hiding and were being…

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Philippines Says Rebel Standoff Is Over

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine defense chief says a deadly three-week standoff between government troops and Muslim rebels who held nearly 200 people hostage has ended with all of the captives safe. Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin told The Associated Press by telephone Saturday that only a handful of Moro National Liberation Front rebels remained hiding and were being…

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Tribal warfare in Sudan’s Darfur kills 51: leader

Published September 27, 2013AFP Sudnaese military tank is stationed near a Sudanese security facility in the city of Nyala, in the Darfur region, on July 4, 2013.AFP/File Khartoum (AFP) –…

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Tribal warfare in Sudan’s Darfur kills 51: leader

Published September 27, 2013AFP Sudnaese military tank is stationed near a Sudanese security facility in the city of Nyala, in the Darfur region, on July 4, 2013.AFP/File Khartoum (AFP) –…

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Stocks Fall on Government Shutdown Worries

The budget fight may be happening in Washington, but it’s investors on Wall Street who keep getting smacked. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @NYTNational for breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors Stocks fell Friday for the sixth day out of the last seven, and ended the week with a decline. Investors focused on the risk that ...

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