Teen shoots RPA-ABB member dead

January 13, 2012 11:56 pm· Comments Off on Teen shoots RPA-ABB member dead 

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 13 – Police investigators are still probing further the circumstances behind the shooting to death of a member of the breakaway group, Revolutionary Proletariat Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade (RPA-ABB), by a teenage girl in Barangay Azagra, Tanjay City in Negros Oriental early this week.

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Banks, pawnshops in WV warned vs tunnel robbers

January 13, 2012 11:54 pm· Comments Off on Banks, pawnshops in WV warned vs tunnel robbers 

ILOILO CITY, Jan. 13 – The resurgence of "daga-daga" robberies in some parts of the country recently may also mean that they could be in Western Visayas anytime.

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NATO denies military intervention plans in Syria

January 13, 2012 11:51 pm· Comments Off on NATO denies military intervention plans in Syria 

BRUSSELS, Jan. 13 — A NATO spokeswoman on Friday rejected Russian allegations that the alliance was planning Libya-style military action in Syria.

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Two Palestinians wounded in Israel's retaliatory fire

January 13, 2012 11:50 pm· Comments Off on Two Palestinians wounded in Israel's retaliatory fire 

GAZA, Jan. 13 — Two Palestinians were wounded early on Friday in an Israeli artillery fire east of al-Buriej refugee camp in central Gaza Strip, medics and security officials said.

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Iran positive for holding nuclear talks in Turkey: Larijani

January 13, 2012 11:48 pm· Comments Off on Iran positive for holding nuclear talks in Turkey: Larijani 

ANKARA, Jan. 13 — Speaker of Iran's Majles (parliament) Ali Larijani said on Thursday that his country was positive for holding nuclear negotiations in neighboring Turkey.

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S. Korea's election body OKs online election campaigns

January 13, 2012 11:46 pm· Comments Off on S. Korea's election body OKs online election campaigns 

SEOUL, Jan. 13 — South Korea's national election watchdog decided Friday to allow online election campaign activities via social media anytime of the year.

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Nigerian gov't, trade union discuss fuel subsidy removal strike

January 13, 2012 11:43 pm· Comments Off on Nigerian gov't, trade union discuss fuel subsidy removal strike 

LAGOS, Jan. 13 — The meeting between the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) and the Nigerian federal government on the ongoing indefinite strike on Thursday in Abuja ended in a deadlock and is expected to continue on Friday.

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India, China not to bend to US pressure over reducing Iran’s oil revenue

January 13, 2012 11:43 pm· Comments Off on India, China not to bend to US pressure over reducing Iran’s oil revenue 

NEW DELHI, Jan. 13 -– India and China have refused to come under any pressure from the US over reducing Tehran’s oil revenue.

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Heavy rain triggers flash flood in Narathiwat

January 13, 2012 11:42 pm· Comments Off on Heavy rain triggers flash flood in Narathiwat 

NARATHIWAT, Jan. 13 -– A flash flood from the Sankalakhiri mountain range in Narathiwat’s Sukhirin district and heavy downpour damaged a section of road and a bridge.

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Sabah Umno ready to face snap general election, says Salleh

January 13, 2012 11:41 pm· Comments Off on Sabah Umno ready to face snap general election, says Salleh 

KOTA BELUD, Jan. 13 — Sabah Umno, under the leadership of Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman, is ready to face a snap general election, said state Umno deputy liaison chief Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak.

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