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China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption

China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sun, 22 Sep, 2013

A Chinese court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison on Sunday after finding the once powerful Communist Party insider guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.
At least 59 dead in mall attack in Kenya's capital

At least 59 dead in mall attack in Kenya's capital Sat, 21 Sep, 2013

At least 59 people were killed Saturday after masked gunmen attacked an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. 
Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15 Sat, 21 Sep, 2013

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad killed at least 15 people overnight in a Sunni Muslim village north-west of the city of Hama, activists said on Saturday.

Suicide bombers kill four police in Iraq Sat, 21 Sep, 2013

Iraqi authorities say suicide bombers have attacked a police headquarters north of Baghdad, killing at least four officers.
Pakistan releases senior Taliban commander Mullah Baradar

Pakistan releases senior Taliban commander Mullah Baradar Sat, 21 Sep, 2013

Pakistan Saturday released senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to help push the peace process in Afghanistan, Pakistan's foreign ministry said.
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.
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