Posts Tagged ‘ region ’

Flood victims mob relief trucks in Pakistan (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

SHIKARPUR, Pakistan – Victims of Pakistan’s deadly floods mobbed relief trucks carrying food Tuesday and authorities in the northwest warned of famine unless the region’s
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Vine Talk: Warming trends may change global wine map

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:27am EDT Edward Deitch is an award-winning wine columnist based in the United States. He created and wrote a weekly column for eight years on MSNBC.com and in 2010 launched a wine blog, www.vint-ed.com. He also serves on tasting panels for Wine & Spirits Magazine. The opinions expressed are his own.
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Mexico supreme court upholds gay adoptions (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s Supreme Court voted Monday to uphold a Mexico City law allowing adoptions by same-sex couples. The justices voted 9-2 against challenges
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Farmers bear brunt of Pakistan’s deadly floods (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

SUKKUR, Pakistan – For generations, the Indus River was a lifeline. Now it has turned destroyer, ripping up rice, wheat and sugar cane crops and
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Israel rejects ‘preconditions’ for direct peace talks

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

“(This) clearly proves that this government has other interests besides peace and stability in the region,” he added. Erakat also rejected Israel’s decision on Sunday to deploy 23 caravans in eight West Bank settlements to serve as classrooms, saying it was “placing additional obstacles” in the way of US efforts to revive the peace process.
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Asia stops to remember end of World War II (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By worldnews

TOKYO – Asia paused on Sunday to remember Japan’s surrender to the allied forces which ended World War II 65 years ago, as the Japanese
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Obama declares Gulf Coast ‘open for business’

Aug 15th, 2010 | By admin

President Barack Obama declared Gulf Coast beaches clean, safe and open for business Saturday as he brought his family to the Florida Panhandle and promised residents that the government wouldn’t forget them once efforts to stop the leak are finished. On a warm and muggy day, Obama pledged to “keep up our efforts until the
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Officials: Alleged US missiles kill 12 in Pakistan (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By worldnews

MIR ALI, Pakistan – Suspected U.S. missiles killed 12 people Saturday in a Pakistani tribal region filled with Islamist insurgents bent on pushing Western troops
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2 killed as troops open fire on Kashmir protesters (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By worldnews

SRINAGAR, India – Two people were shot dead by security forces Saturday as deaths continued to mount during weeks of defiant protests against India’s rule
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Police: Gunmen kill 10 bus travelers in Pakistan (AP)

Aug 14th, 2010 | By worldnews

QUETTA, Pakistan – Gunmen singled out non-ethnic Baluch passengers traveling on a bus in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing 10 and wounding five others, police
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