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Best-selling US author Tom Clancy dies at 66

Best-selling US author Tom Clancy dies at 66 Wed, 02 Oct, 2013

Tom Clancy, the bestselling U.S. author of popular spy and military-themed thrillers such as "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games," has died at the age of 66.
Obama shortens Asia trip, cancels stops in Malaysia, Philippines due to government shutdown

Obama shortens Asia trip, cancels stops in Malaysia, Philippines due to government shutdown Wed, 02 Oct, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama is canceling part of his planned trip to Asia this weekend because of the government shutdown, the White House announced on Wednesday.
Chemical weapons experts in Syria to start mission

Chemical weapons experts in Syria to start mission Tue, 01 Oct, 2013

A chemical weapons disarmament team has arrived in Damascus to begin evaluating the country's arsenal of the banned weapons.
US government shuts down, Obama blames Republicans

US government shuts down, Obama blames Republicans Tue, 01 Oct, 2013

US President Barack Obama has blamed Republicans in the House of Representatives for a partial government shutdown, saying they are carrying out an "ideological crusade" against his healthcare law.
Netanyahu urges US to keep Iran sanctions in place

Netanyahu urges US to keep Iran sanctions in place Mon, 30 Sep, 2013

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned President Obama not to be fooled by overtures from Iran that have led the administration to pursue talks aimed at halting Iran's nuclear weapons ambitions.
Syria air strike kills 16 in high school

Syria air strike kills 16 in high school Sun, 29 Sep, 2013

A Syrian government air raid struck a high school in a rebel-held city in the country's north on Sunday, killing at least 16 people, most of them students, activists said. 
Students killed in Nigeria college attack

Students killed in Nigeria college attack Sun, 29 Sep, 2013

Gunmen killed at least 42 people on Sunday in an attack on a college in northeast Nigeria, a Reuters witness said, in a region where Islamist militants have targeted schools and universities.
Blast kills more than 33 in Pakistan's Peshawar

Blast kills more than 33 in Pakistan's Peshawar Sun, 29 Sep, 2013

At least 33 people were killed and 70 others were injured after a bomb explosion in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan's volatile province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, authorities said. 
42 dead, 100 missing in Nigeria river boat accident

42 dead, 100 missing in Nigeria river boat accident Sat, 28 Sep, 2013

A boat has sunk on the River Niger in central Nigeria, leaving at least 42 people dead, officials say. Rescue teams are searching for a further 100 people reported missing, an emergency agency official said.
Rouhani's return to Iran marked by 'death to America' chants

Rouhani's return to Iran marked by 'death to America' chants Sat, 28 Sep, 2013

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has returned to Tehran to a mixed reception, with one protester throwing a shoe at his vehicle while dozens of others chanted slogans in support of him, after having a historic conversation with Barack Obama, his US counterpart.
UN Security Council unanimously passes Syria chemical weapons resolution

UN Security Council unanimously passes Syria chemical weapons resolution Sat, 28 Sep, 2013

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously late Friday to require Syria to eliminate its arsenal of chemical weapons, according to media reports.
Twenty dead after refugee boat sinks on way to Australia

Twenty dead after refugee boat sinks on way to Australia Sat, 28 Sep, 2013

A boat carrying asylum seekers to Australia, most of them from the Middle East, has sunk off the Indonesian coast killing at least 21 people, Indonesian television reported on Friday. 
Obama speaks by phone to Iran's Rouhani, sees chance for progress

Obama speaks by phone to Iran's Rouhani, sees chance for progress Fri, 27 Sep, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held a historic phone call on Friday, in the highest level conversation between the estranged nations in more than three decades.
Syria chemical weapons inspections could begin next week

Syria chemical weapons inspections could begin next week Fri, 27 Sep, 2013

International experts will begin inspecting Syria's chemical arsenal by Tuesday under a plan set to be approved by the world's top chemical weapons monitoring group.
UN experts 95% certain humans causing climate change

UN experts 95% certain humans causing climate change Fri, 27 Sep, 2013

International scientists are 95 percent sure human activities are the main cause of global warming, an U.N. report to be released Friday is expected to say. 
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