Malian President extends condolences to Congolese people after explosions

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Malian President extends condolences to Congolese people after explosions 

BAMAKO, March 6 — Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure on Monday sent a message to his counterpart in the Republic of Congo to express his condolences to the Congolese people over the explosions in an ammunition depot which have claimed as many as 300 lives in Brazzaville, the capital of the Central African nation.

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Jordanian FM to convey U.S. message to Palestinians: sources

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RAMALLAH, March 6 — Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Wednesday to convey a U.S. message about stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, sources said Tuesday.

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Pakistani FM calls for intra-Afghan talks in meeting with Italian envoy

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Pakistani FM calls for intra-Afghan talks in meeting with Italian envoy 

ISLAMABAD, March 6 — Pakistan on Tuesday called for intra-Afghan dialogue and reiterated support for an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace and reconciliation process in the neighbouring country.

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Civilian killed, 15 people injured in attacks in Iraq

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BAGHDAD, March 6 — A civilian was killed and 15 people wounded in separate bomb attacks, including a suicide bombing, in central and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, the police said.

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UN Security Council demands end to violence in Sudanese border areas

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UNITED NATIONS, March 7 — The UN Security Council on Tuesday called upon all parties concerned to stop using violence and military action in areas near the border between Sudan and South Sudan.

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Roundup: UAE airliners expand at all fronts despite buoyant oil prices

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DUBAI, March 7 — Local carriers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are expanding their fleets and global networks, while ticket prices started to increase in the oil-rich Gulf state.

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Spain announces closure of embassy in Damascus

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MADRID, March 7 — Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo on Tuesday said Madrid has suspended the operation of the Spanish Embassy to Syria.

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ASEAN senior officials' meetings conclude in Cambodia, agree on numerous issues

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on ASEAN senior officials' meetings conclude in Cambodia, agree on numerous issues 

PHNOM PENH, March 7 — The meetings of ASEAN senior officials in charge of economic, security, and socio-cultural communities were concluded here on Tuesday, agreeing a number of issues, according to a press release after the meetings.

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2 adults dead in U.S. high school shooting

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WASHINGTON, March 7 — Two people, both believed to be adults, were dead in a high school shooting Tuesday in the U.S. state of Florida, media reported.

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Colombian rebels release 11 kidnapped oil workers

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BOGOTA, March 7 — Colombian guerrillas Tuesday released 11 oil company workers kidnapped in February, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) announced.

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