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Rouhani: Nuclear Weapons Have No Place In Iran's Security

Posted: 09/24/2013 - In a speech at the U.N. General Assembly, he said that Iran would be willing to "engage immediately in time-bound and result-oriented talks to build mutual confidence and removal of mutual uncertainties."

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World Food Programme Beefing Up Its Syria Program

Posted: 09/24/2013 - The program, which provides services to 3 million Syrians inside the country and 1.2 million outside, is making plans to boost those numbers next month to 4 million inside the country and 1.5 million to 1.7 million outside, she said.

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Kenyan Officials: Mall Siege Over, 3 Floors Collapsed

Updated: 09/24/2013 - Three floors of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi collapsed during efforts to clear terrorists who had laid siege to the building for four days, trapping bodies inside, President Uhuru Kenyatta said in a televised address Tuesday.

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Kenya Claims Upper Hand In Mall Hostage Crisis

Posted: 09/23/2013 - Kenya's Interior Ministry says security forces were still combing the mall floor by floor looking for people but that it believed "all hostages have been released."

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Kenya Westgate Mall Hostage Standoff Continues, 59 Dead So Far

Posted: 09/22/2013 - Kenyan military forces engaged in sporadic gun battles Sunday with the Islamic extremists holding an unknown number of hostages inside an upscale Nairobi mall, as officials said the death toll from a grenade-and-gunfire siege a day earlier rose to 59, with at least 175 wounded.

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Kenya Mall Attack Leaves At Least 10 Dead

Posted: 09/21/2013 - Gunmen threw grenades and opened fire Saturday killing at least 10 people in an attack targeting non-Muslims at an upscale mall in Kenya's capital that was hosting a children's day event, witnesses said.

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Russia: U.N. Syria Report "Preconceived And One-Sided"

Posted: 09/18/2013 - Russia all but dismissed Wednesday a report by United Nations weapons inspectors who visited the Damascus suburbs to investigate the facts surrounding an Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack, and said Syria had handed over evidence allegedly showing it was rebel forces who carried out the attack.

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Mexico's One-Two Punch Of Storms Leaves 47 Dead

Posted: 09/18/2013 - The death toll rose to 47 Tuesday from the unusual one-two punch of a tropical storm and a hurricane hitting Mexico at nearly the same time. Authorities scrambled to get help into, and stranded tourists out of, the cutoff resort city of Acapulco.

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U.N. Report Says Rockets Containing Sarin Used In Syria Attack

Posted: 09/16/2013 - After viewing a U.N. report, Mark Lyall, Britain's Ambassador to the United Nations, said Monday there is "no remaining doubt" that the Assad regime was responsible for the chemical weapons attack. His American counterpart agreed.

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Girl From Yemen, 8, Dies After Wedding Night

Posted: 09/16/2013 - Yemen's human rights minister wants child marriage outlawed after an 8-year-old girl reportedly died of internal injuries that she suffered on her wedding night.

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Effort To Right Costa Concordia Starts

Posted: 09/16/2013 - The people of Giglio, who have been living for months in the shadow of the capsized ocean liner Costa Concordia, have been waiting for this day with hope and fear. Now the moment of truth has finally arrived -- the parbuckling effort -- the attempt to rotate the 952-foot-long wreck to an upright position -- began on Monday.

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Malala's Strength Felt Worldwide

Posted: 09/15/2013 - Six months ago, Malala Yousafzai was lying in a hospital bed, recovering from a Taliban attack in which she was shot point-blank in the head and neck.

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Russia: Deadly Fire Sweeps Through Psychiatric Institution

Posted: 09/13/2013 - Up to 37 people died Friday after a fire tor through a psychiatric institution in Russia, a regional branch of the country's Investigative Committee said, according to the state-run RIA Novosti news agency.

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After 40 Years In North Korea, Escapee Returns To Seoul

Posted: 09/13/2013 - South Korean fisherman Jeon Wook-pyo set out on a boat in the Yellow Sea more than 40 years ago -- and didn't get home till Friday. Jeon's return to his family in Seoul from North Korea raises more questions than answers, and underscores the larger issue of alleged abductions by North Korea.

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