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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.
Al-Qaeda chief calls for US attacks, economic boycott

Al-Qaeda chief calls for US attacks, economic boycott Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri called for attacks on the United States in order to drain the country economically, in an audio message released late Thursday and posted on websites used by jihadist groups.
Child bride's death on wedding night stirs outrage in Yemen, probe begins

Child bride's death on wedding night stirs outrage in Yemen, probe begins Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

Yemeni authorities say they are investigating the reported death of an eight-year-old girl from internal bleeding on the first night of her marriage, in a case that has rekindled international outrage over child brides.
Argentina: 19-year-old 'super-hacker' arrested for elaborate online scams worth $50,000 a month

Argentina: 19-year-old 'super-hacker' arrested for elaborate online scams worth $50,000 a month Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

A 19-year-old Argentine has been arrested on charges of hacking into online gambling pages and international money transfer sites, authorities said Friday.
Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn to advise Serbian government

Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn to advise Serbian government Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has agreed to advise the Serbian government and is expected in Belgrade next week, Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.
United Airlines sells 'free' tickets on website

United Airlines sells 'free' tickets on website Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

United Airlines will honor tickets sold for free or close to it for a brief period on Thursday after a human accidentally entered a wrong number.
World's annual child mortality rate falling - UN

World's annual child mortality rate falling - UN Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Childhood death rates around the world have halved since 1990 but an estimated 6.6 million children under the age of 5 still died last year, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.

Syria chemical weapons talks 'constructive,' Kerry says

Syria chemical weapons talks 'constructive,' Kerry says Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov say talks in Geneva on ending Syria's chemical weapons program could help revive efforts toward a political transition to end the civil war.
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. 
Indian court sentences four men to death in fatal Delhi gang rape case

Indian court sentences four men to death in fatal Delhi gang rape case Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Four men were sentenced to death on Friday for fatally raping a young woman on a bus last December in an attack that triggered angry protests and widespread calls for the execution of her attackers.
Dozens feared dead in psychiatric hospital fire in Russia

Dozens feared dead in psychiatric hospital fire in Russia Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Up to 37 psychiatric patients and nursing staff are feared dead following a blaze at a mental hospital in north-west Russia this morning.
Twitter begins plans for Stock Market listing

Twitter begins plans for Stock Market listing Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Twitter has announced it has filed paperwork with US regulators ahead of a planned stock market flotation.
China sentences 3 to death over Xinjiang unrest

China sentences 3 to death over Xinjiang unrest Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

China has sentenced three men to death over a June attack in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang blamed on Islamic extremists in which 24 police and civilians were killed. 
Taliban attack US consulate in Afghanistan

Taliban attack US consulate in Afghanistan Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Militants launched an assault on the heavily guarded U.S. consulate in Herat, a city in western Afghanistan near the Iranian border.
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. 
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