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Female suicide bomber attacks

by Reuters on October 23, 2013
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MOSCOW. — A female suicide bomber attacked a bus in southern Russia on Monday, authorities said, killing at least six people in the deadliest such blast outside the volatile North Caucasus region in nearly three years.

US restarts security assistan

by Reuters on October 22, 2013
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WASHINGTON. — The United States has quietly restarted security assistance to Pakistan, US officials said on Sunday, after freezing much of that aid during a period of strained relations beginning with the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.

Afghan special forces command

by Reuters on October 22, 2013
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KUNAR, Afghanistan. — An Afghan army special forces commander has defected to an insurgent group allied with the Taliban in a Humvee truck packed with his team’s guns and high-tech equipment, officials in the eastern Kunar province said on Sunday.

Baghdad cafe bombing kills 38

by Reuters on October 22, 2013
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BAGHDAD. — A suicide bomber driving a minibus blew himself up outside a cafe in a mainly Shi’ite Muslim district of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 38 people, police and medics said.

Scientists tap cow burps for

by Reuters on October 22, 2013
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BUENOS AIRES. — Argentine scientists have found a way to transform the gas created by the bovine digestive system into fuel, an innovation that could curb greenhouse gases that cause global warming.

Iraq bombs blasts kill 25

by Reuters on October 15, 2013
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BAGHDAD. — A series of bombs killed at least 25 people across Iraq on Sunday ahead of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, police and medical sources said.

Venezuela mayor nabbed for cor

by Reuters on October 15, 2013
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CARACAS. — State security agents have arrested the mayor of Venezuela’s third-largest city for alleged corruption after President Nicolas Maduro asked lawmakers to grant him decree powers he says he needs to fight graft.

US talks sputter as deadline

by Reuters on October 14, 2013
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WASHINGTON. – Congressional negotiations to end a U.S. fiscal crisis gripping Washington and spooking financial markets hung by a thread on Saturday after bipartisan talks broke down in the House of Representatives and shifted to Senate leaders.

Aliyev wins third term

by Reuters on October 11, 2013
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BAKU. — Ilham Aliyev won a third term as president of the oil-producing ex-Soviet republic of Azerbaijan on Wednesday in an election the opposition said was marred by voting violations.

Ex-rebels seize Libyan prime m

by Reuters on October 11, 2013
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TRIPOLI. — Gunmen from a former rebel faction kidnapped Libya’s prime minister on Thursday in reprisal for the government’s role in the US capture of a top al Qaeda suspect, shattering a fragile peace.

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About noxious candles; man’s cunning

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | January 19,2018
‘Few things set the romantic atmosphere of the gentle flicker of a fragrant candle’s flame, be it on the dining table, in the bathroom, on the backyard table on a starry night.’

Opinion of the Day

Carpio’s terms for PH Rise research

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | January 19, 2018
‘China should not be allowed to conduct marine scientific research in Philippine Rise which the United Nations Commission on the Law of the Sea has recognized as part of the Philippine extended continental shelf.’