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Taiwan braces for Tropical Storm Trami

Taiwan braces for Tropical Storm Trami Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

Tropical Storm Trami was centered 210 kilometers east of Taipei as of 11 a.m. Wednesday and was expected to dump at least 350 mm of rain in most parts of Taiwan between noon Wednesday and noon Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Fukushima radiation leak 'a serious incident'

Fukushima radiation leak 'a serious incident' Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

Japan has raised the severity of the latest leak at the Fukushima nuclear plant, now describing it as a "serious radiation incident"
Israelis and Palestinians reportedly talk again

Israelis and Palestinians reportedly talk again Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Diplomatic sources reveal that Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met secretly in Jerusalem, a week after US-brokered peace talks were relaunched in the Holy City. 
Egypt's ElBaradei faces court for 'betrayal of trust'

Egypt's ElBaradei faces court for 'betrayal of trust' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Ex-Vice President ElBaradei was given a court date of September 19 to face a law suit filed in response to his sudden resignation, according to judicial sources on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe constitutional court rules election 'fair'

Zimbabwe constitutional court rules election 'fair' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Zimbabwe's highest court has ruled the July 31 election was free and fair, a move that clears the way for President Robert Mugabe's inauguration on Thursday.
British authorities say detention of reporter's partner 'legally sound'

British authorities say detention of reporter's partner 'legally sound' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

London police said the detention of the Brazilian partner of a journalist who broke news on U.S. surveillance programs was “legally and procedurally sound,” as Brazil called it unjustified. 
Egyptian authorities arrest Muslim Brotherhood leader

Egyptian authorities arrest Muslim Brotherhood leader Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Egyptian authorities said on Tuesday they had arrested the supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, as they stepped up a campaign to crush the party of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
Pakistan ex-President Musharraf charged with Benazir Bhutto's murder

Pakistan ex-President Musharraf charged with Benazir Bhutto's murder Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

A court in Pakistan has indicted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in connection with the 2007 assassination of opposition leader and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
95% chance that humans caused global warming, new report says

95% chance that humans caused global warming, new report says Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

An international team of climate scientists reports with near certainty that most of the global temperature rise over recent decades is due to human activity. 
Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak may be freed from jail soon

Former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak may be freed from jail soon Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was overthrown in an uprising in 2011, will be released from jail within days after a prosecutor cleared him in a corruption case, his lawyer says. 
9/11 lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp

9/11 lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

A defense lawyer who gained access to a top-secret camp at the notorious US-run Guantanamo Bay prison has said it does not meet international standards under the Geneva Conventions. 
Gay marriage law comes into effect in New Zealand

Gay marriage law comes into effect in New Zealand Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

Dozens of same-sex couples said "I do" Monday as New Zealand became the first Asia-Pacific country, and only the 14th in the world, to legalise gay marriage. 
24 Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai peninsula

24 Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai peninsula Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

Egyptian security officials say suspected militants ambushed two police minibuses in northern Sinai Monday, killing 24 policemen.
South Korea, U.S. begin two-week joint war drills

South Korea, U.S. begin two-week joint war drills Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

South Korea launched a military drill Monday with the United States against a simulated North Korean invasion, even as a recent easing of tensions between Seoul and Pyongyang gathered momentum.
Al-Qaeda reportedly targeting European high-speed rail network

Al-Qaeda reportedly targeting European high-speed rail network Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

A report by the German mass circulation daily Bild on Monday said that al-Qaeda leaders have been plotting attacks on high-speed rail networks across Europe.

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