1 NPA killed, scores wounded as AFP troops foil communist terrorists extortion in a gunbattle

September 3, 2009 10:26 pm· Comments Off on 1 NPA killed, scores wounded as AFP troops foil communist terrorists extortion in a gunbattle 

BUTUAN CITY, Sept. 4 –- A member of the New People’s Army (NPA) was killed while unaccounted number of other rebels were believed seriously wounded as combat maneuvering troops of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) clashed with them during a foiled alleged terrorists activities in Southern Mindanao, a military report on Friday said.

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U.S. gov't to hire over 270,000 for mission-critical jobs by 2012: report

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on U.S. gov't to hire over 270,000 for mission-critical jobs by 2012: report 

HOUSTON, Sept. 4 — The U.S. government will hire over 270,000 people for mission-critical jobs by 2012, a more than 40 percent jump from the previous three years, said a report released Thursday by a non-profit organization.

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Muslims urged to have unity spirit of Islamic brotherhood: Muhyiddin

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on Muslims urged to have unity spirit of Islamic brotherhood: Muhyiddin 

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 4 — Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin reminded Muslims in the country to have awareness and the spirit of Islamic brotherhood that was needed to together ensure peace.

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Explosions kill six at Serb ammunition factory

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on Explosions kill six at Serb ammunition factory 

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BELGRADE, Sept. 4 — A series of explosions killed six and wounded 13 people at the Prvi Partizan ammunition factory in the town of Uzice south of Belgrade overnight.

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Two earthquakes registered near Kurile range, Kamchatka

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on Two earthquakes registered near Kurile range, Kamchatka 

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, Sept. 4 — Two earthquakes were registered overnight at the Kurile range and Kamchatka in the Russian Far East.

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N. Korean navy breached tense sea border with S. Korea: official

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on N. Korean navy breached tense sea border with S. Korea: official 

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SEOUL, Sept. 4 — A North Korean patrol boat trespassed into South Korean waters earlier this week, an official in Seoul said Friday, in the latest breach of the tense Yellow Sea border between the two countries.

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N. Korea says it has reached final phase of uranium enrichment

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on N. Korea says it has reached final phase of uranium enrichment 

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SEOUL, Sept. 4 — North Korea said Friday it has entered the final stage of uranium enrichment and is manufacturing more plutonium bombs in response to the U.N.'s tight sanctions against Pyongyang.

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S. Korea condemns N. Korea's uranium enrichment

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on S. Korea condemns N. Korea's uranium enrichment 

SEOUL, Sept. 4 — South Korea denounced on Friday North Korea's continued uranium enrichment and weapons-grade plutonium production, saying the actions are "intolerable."

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Samsung tops French mobile phone market

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on Samsung tops French mobile phone market 

SEOUL, Sept. 4 — South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday that it has retained the top position in the French mobile phone market, further widening a gap with its rival Nokia Corp.

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Four subcommittees to tackle A(H1N1) impact, response

September 3, 2009 10:12 pm· Comments Off on Four subcommittees to tackle A(H1N1) impact, response 

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BANGKOK, Sept. 4 -– A Ministry of Public Health subcommittee on the strategy to prevent and control Influenza Type A(H1N1) is setting up four subcommittees to address the impact of the virus, according to Paijit Varachit, Deputy Permanent Secretary for Public Health.

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