(Metro News) Navotas intensifies feeding program for poor children

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on (Metro News) Navotas intensifies feeding program for poor children 

MANILA, July 23 — The Navotas local government has intensified its feeding program for the locality’s marginalized children in line with the observance of July as nutrition month.

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IAEA chief calls on African countries to explore nuclear energy via regional approach

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on IAEA chief calls on African countries to explore nuclear energy via regional approach 

DAR ES SALAAM, July 22 — African countries can make use of the valuable nuclear technique to ensure better productivity via exploring a regional approach, the visiting UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief said here on Wednesday.

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U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq as scheduled, says Obama

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq as scheduled, says Obama 

WASHINGTON, July 23 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday reiterated that the U.S. troops will completely withdraw from Iraq by the end of 2011 as scheduled, and that the United States supports Iraq's political reconciliation process.

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Climate change puts heat on California crops

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Climate change puts heat on California crops 

LOS ANGELES, July 23 — Climate change is affecting California's 10-billion-dollar annual fruit and nut crop, the largest in the nation, a new study suggests.

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UN stresses importance of peacebuilding efforts in post-conflict countries

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on UN stresses importance of peacebuilding efforts in post-conflict countries 

UNITED NATIONS, July 23 — The UN Security Council underscored on Wednesday the importance of peacebuilding in helping post-conflict countries to build sustainable peace and development.

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Russia proposes anti-piracy cooperation with NATO

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Russia proposes anti-piracy cooperation with NATO 

BRUSSELS, July 23 — Russia on Wednesday asked for a " detailed discussion" with NATO allies of how to better coordinate anti-piracy efforts off Somalia, said the alliance.

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UN sanctions must end, says Iraqi PM

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on UN sanctions must end, says Iraqi PM 

UNITED NATIONS, July 23 — Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Wednesday urged the United Nations to lift almost two decades of sanctions on his country during his visit to the UN headquarters in New York.

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Zelaya's conditional return as solution to Honduras' crisis: mediator

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Zelaya's conditional return as solution to Honduras' crisis: mediator 

SAN JOSE, July 23 — A possible agreement between deposed Honduran president and the interim government might be reached in Costa Rica to allow Manuel Zelaya's return home after weeks in exile.

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U.S. police search Jackson's doctor's office in manslaughter probe

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on U.S. police search Jackson's doctor's office in manslaughter probe 

HOUSTON, July 23 — U.S. federal agents and police on Wednesday raided the Houston office of pop star Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray, and the doctor's lawyer said the research was related to a manslaughter investigation.

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Normalization of U.S.-DPRK relations "certainly possible": spokesman

July 22, 2009 9:48 pm· Comments Off on Normalization of U.S.-DPRK relations "certainly possible": spokesman 

WASHINGTON, July 23 — The normalization of relations between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is "certainly possible," but it depends on Pyongyang' s behaviors, said the U.S. State Department on Wednesday.

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