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Israeli forces rough up EU diplomat in the West Bank

Israeli forces rough up EU diplomat in the West Bank Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

Israeli soldiers have manhandled a group of European diplomats and seized trucks carrying tents in the West Bank.
US sets first curbs on power plant carbon emissions

US sets first curbs on power plant carbon emissions Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed limits on power-plant emissions blamed for climate change represents a new battleground for an agency that has for decades focused on the local impact of pollutants such as lead, mercury and ozone.
Explosion hits Sunni mosque in Iraq, killing 18

Explosion hits Sunni mosque in Iraq, killing 18 Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

At least 18 people were killed and 21 others wounded when a bombing attack struck a Sunni mosque in Iraq on Friday, police said.

MERS virus transmitted from animals to humans more than once

MERS virus transmitted from animals to humans more than once Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

Saudi Arabia has experienced most of the cases and deaths since the new MERS virus was identified in September 2012.
40 soldiers killed in Yemen suicide bombings

40 soldiers killed in Yemen suicide bombings Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

Three suicide car bombings hit a key military site in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa early Friday, leaving at least 40 soldiers dead and dozens injured. 
Eight arrested in Britain over alleged Barclays theft

Eight arrested in Britain over alleged Barclays theft Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

British police say they have arrested eight men on suspicion of stealing 1.3 million pounds ($2 million) from a Barclays Bank branch by tapping into its computers. 
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.
JPMorgan to pay $920m fine in 'London whale' case

JPMorgan to pay $920m fine in 'London whale' case Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

The biggest U.S. bank, JPMorgan Chase, has agreed to pay $920 million in fines to American and British regulators for its "unsafe and unsound" monitoring of complex securities trading in its London office.
Russia's Putin may run for re-election in 2018

Russia's Putin may run for re-election in 2018 Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had not ruled out running for a fourth term in an election due in 2018. Putin, 60, made the remark in response to a question at a gathering with Russia experts and journalists.
South African police 'lied about killing 34 miners' during pay strikes

South African police 'lied about killing 34 miners' during pay strikes Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

An inquiry has found shocking evidence that South African police have lied and falsified documents to cover up the truth about their killing of 34 protestors at the Marikana platinum mine last year.

Obama touts gains in exports amid slowing growth Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

President Barack Obama says the United States sells more goods overseas than ever before and will continue to pass that record again this year.
Egypt security forces storm Kerdassah, police officer killed

Egypt security forces storm Kerdassah, police officer killed Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

A senior police officer was killed when Egyptian security forces stormed a village outside Cairo Thursday in the latest crackdown on militants, while unexploded bombs on the tracks briefly halted Cairo's metro.
US boxing legend Ken Norton dies at 70

US boxing legend Ken Norton dies at 70 Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Ken Norton, the former heavyweight boxing champion who broke Muhammad Ali's jaw in a 1973 bout, died on Wednesday at an Arizona hospital at age 70, his manager said.
Protesters, police clash in anti-fascist protests around Greece

Protesters, police clash in anti-fascist protests around Greece Wed, 18 Sep, 2013

Violent clashes broke out in several Greek cities Wednesday after a musician described as an anti-fascist activist was stabbed to death by a man who said he belonged to the far-right Golden Dawn party.
Russia says it has proof rebels behind deadly chemical attack in Syria

Russia says it has proof rebels behind deadly chemical attack in Syria Wed, 18 Sep, 2013

Russia claims to have received evidence from the Syrian regime implicating rebels in a deadly poison gas attack, as divisions re-emerged between Moscow and the West after a landmark deal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons.
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