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Super typhoon Usagi threatens Taiwan, Northern Philippines, China

Super typhoon Usagi threatens Taiwan, Northern Philippines, China Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

The Philippines, Taiwan and southern China are preparing for the arrival of a rapidly intensifying super typhoon.
Syrian chemical weapons destruction will take one year, Assad says

Syrian chemical weapons destruction will take one year, Assad says Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to destroy his stockpile of chemical arms but said it would take one year to do so and will cost about $1bn.
Rouhani says Iran will 'never' develop nuclear weapons

Rouhani says Iran will 'never' develop nuclear weapons Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed on Wednesday that his government would never develop nuclear weapons, his strongest signal yet that he may be seeking a diplomatic thaw with the West after decades of acrimony.
Mine collapse kills 27 in north Afghanistan

Mine collapse kills 27 in north Afghanistan Sun, 15 Sep, 2013

At least 27 miners in Afghanistan have been killed in a collapse in a coal mine, officials said on Sunday, in an accident likely to reinforce worries about a sector that many Afghans hope can underpin the country's development.
Tropical Storm Ingrid lashes Mexico's Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Ingrid lashes Mexico's Gulf Coast Sun, 15 Sep, 2013

Hurricane Ingrid strengthened on Saturday night off Mexico's Gulf coast, dumping heavy rain across central and eastern Mexico and causing thousands to seek emergency shelters as river levels climbed. 
Japan launches

Japan launches "Epsilon" rocket from Kagoshima Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

Japan's new solid-fuel rocket blasted off on Saturday carrying a telescope for remote observation of planets in a launch coordinated from a laptop computer-based command centre.
Three dead, thousands evacuated in Colorado flooding

Three dead, thousands evacuated in Colorado flooding Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Flooding in the western U.S. state of Colorado worsened Friday, with thousands of people in and around the city of Boulder forced to evacuate. 
NASA says Voyager 1 space probe has left Solar System

NASA says Voyager 1 space probe has left Solar System Thu, 12 Sep, 2013

NASA's Voyager 1 space probe has left the solar system, making it the first human-made object to journey into interstellar space. 
North Korea may be restarting plutonium reactor

North Korea may be restarting plutonium reactor Thu, 12 Sep, 2013

North Korea may have restarted a nuclear reactor capable of producing enough plutonium to make one atomic bomb every year, a U.S. research institute said.
AIDS vaccine candidate appears to completely clear virus from the body in monkeys

AIDS vaccine candidate appears to completely clear virus from the body in monkeys Wed, 11 Sep, 2013

Researchers in the US have reported significant progress in their development of a vaccine against HIV.
200,000 from 140 countries apply for one-way ticket to Mars

200,000 from 140 countries apply for one-way ticket to Mars Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

More than 200,000 people from 140 countries have applied to go to Mars and never return, the group behind an ambitious venture to colonise the inhospitable red planet says.
NASA sends unmanned rocket to the moon

NASA sends unmanned rocket to the moon Sat, 07 Sep, 2013

An unmanned Minotaur 5 rocket blasted off from the Virginia coast on Friday to send a small NASA science satellite on its way to the moon, officials said.
Syria tensions rise as Israel test-fires missile defence system

Syria tensions rise as Israel test-fires missile defence system Tue, 03 Sep, 2013

Israel on Tuesday announced the successful launch of a missile in a joint exercise with the United States, which came as Washington mulls military intervention in Syria.
Japan unveils $470m plan for Fukushima water leaks

Japan unveils $470m plan for Fukushima water leaks Tue, 03 Sep, 2013

The Japanese government on Tuesday said it would spend the equivalent of $470 million to try to tackle the toxic water crisis at the country's crippled nuclear power plant. 
Radiation readings spike at Fukushima nuclear plant

Radiation readings spike at Fukushima nuclear plant Sun, 01 Sep, 2013

Radiation at a tank holding contaminated water at a crippled Japanese nuclear power plant has increased by a factor of 18, the plant's supervisor announced Sunday.
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