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  • Iran Starts up First Nuclear Plant

    Iran and Russia began to load uranium fuel into Iran’s first nuclear power plant on Saturday in the wake of Tehran’s signal of a possible willingness to compromise on nuclear fuel enrichment, a major concern for the West regarding Iran’s nuclear drive. Nationwide celebrations are planned for the fuel delivery to the first unit of […]

    Three Missing, 50,000 Evacuated after Flood Hits NE China

    Three people were missing and about 51,000 people had been evacuated as of 7 a.m. Saturday, after the swollen Yalu River flooded parts of Dandong City in northeast China’s Liaoning Province, the city government said. The flooding caused 230 houses to collapse and cut transportation, communications and power supply in some areas, said a city […]

    Mexico Arrests Six for High-profile Mayor Murder

    Mexican state police have arrested six police officers for the murder of Edelmiro Cavazos, a mayor whose high profile murder was publicly mourned by the president this week, the state governor told broadcasters. “We have arrested suspected in the commission of the crime,” said Rodrigo Medina, governor of the state of Nuevo Leon, where Cavazos […]

    Afghanistan Calls for International Generosity for Flood-Hit Pakistan

    Afghanistan on Friday reiterated its support for flood-hit Pakistan, urging the international community to give “generously” and to “speed the recovery process.” Taking the floor at a plenary session of the UN General Assembly (GA), which entered its second day here, Zahir Tanin, Afghan ambassador to the UN, urged the world body to step up […]

    Israel Welcomes U.S. Invitation of Restart of Direct Talks

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday afternoon hailed the U.S. invitation for Israeli and Palestinian leaders to start direct peace talks in early September. “Prime Minister Netanyahu welcomes the invitation of the U.S. to begin direct negotiations without preconditions,” said a statement of Israeli prime minister’s office. “Reaching an agreement is a difficult challenge […]

    PLO Agrees to Direct Talks with Israel

    The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) said early Saturday that it accepted a United States invitation to resume direct peace negotiations with Israel. The PLO executive committee made the decision after an emergency meeting chaired by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday night, the Palestinian state-run news Agency “Wafa” reported. “Counting on the international Quartet’s statement […]

    Samonella Sickens More than 1,000 Americans

    With the spread of an samonella outbreak, the number of people sicked by the disease has risen to more than 1,000, authorities said on Friday. Meanwhile, Iowa’s Hillandale Farms said it was recalling more than 170 million eggs after laboratory tests confirmed salmonella. The eggs were distributed to grocery distribution centers, retail groceries and food […]

    Mexico Arrests Six for High-profile Mayor Murder

    Mexican state police have arrested six police officers for the murder of Edelmiro Cavazos, a mayor whose high profile murder was publicly mourned by the president this week, the state governor told broadcasters on Friday. “We have arrested suspected in the commission of the crime,” said Rodrigo Medina, governor of the state of Nuevo Leon, […]

    U.S. Invites Israel, Palestinians to Direct Peace Talks in Washington

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced on Friday the United States has invited Israel and the Palestinians to launch Middle East peace direct talks on Sept. 2 in Washington D.C.. “I have invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas to meet on Sept. 2 in Washington D.C. to relaunch direct […]

    Indian aid offer to Pak a “tremendous gesture”: US

    India offering aid for Pakistani flood victims was described as a “tremendous gesture” by the US, even as it was “gratified” by Islamabad accepting the USD 5 million offer. “It was a tremendous gesture by India offering assistance to Pakistan and we are gratified that Pakistan has decided to accept that offer,” State Department spokesman, […]