Persons with disabilities to be given accessible polling sites on election day–Comelec

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Persons with disabilities to be given accessible polling sites on election day–Comelec 

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union, Nov. 3 –All persons with disabilities will have accessible polling sites on election day in May next year to ensure their maximum participation and the exercise of their right of suffrage.

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Lebanon hails Turkey's efforts to secure release of abducted journalist

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Lebanon hails Turkey's efforts to secure release of abducted journalist 

BEIRUT, Nov. 3 — Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Miqati hailed Friday Turkey's efforts "to release Lebanese nationals kidnapped in Syria," the National News Agency reported.

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Nigeria seeks German, European Union support in Mali

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Nigeria seeks German, European Union support in Mali 

ABUJA, Nov. 3 — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday asked for the assistance of Germany and the European Union in the efforts to restore peace in Mali.

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(Recast) Roundup: Iranians mark anniversary of U.S. embassy seizure, vow no compromise with U.S.

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on (Recast) Roundup: Iranians mark anniversary of U.S. embassy seizure, vow no compromise with U.S. 

TEHRAN, Nov. 3 — Thousands of Iranians on Friday held rallies nationwide to mark the anniversary of "the seizure of the U.S. embassy in Tehran" by Iranian students 33 years ago, as a senior Iranian military commander ruled out a compromise with the United States.

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Ukraine's parliamentary elections a move toward democracy: PM

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Ukraine's parliamentary elections a move toward democracy: PM 

KIEV, Nov. 3 — Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said Friday that Sunday's parliamentary elections have moved the country a step closer to democracy.

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U.S. provokes Syrian opposition into hardline stance: Russia

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on U.S. provokes Syrian opposition into hardline stance: Russia 

MOSCOW, Nov. 3 — The United States effectively provoked the Syrian opposition into hardline stance, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.

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Pilot dies as Spanish airforce trainer crashes

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Pilot dies as Spanish airforce trainer crashes 

MADRID, Nov. 3 — One man was killed and another injured when an F-5 fighter of the Spanish airforce suffered an accident at Talavera la Real airfield in the south western city of Badajoz.

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UNHCR says over 3,000 refugees arrived in Kenya's camp in July

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on UNHCR says over 3,000 refugees arrived in Kenya's camp in July 

NAIROBI, Nov. 3 — The UN refugee agency said on Friday some 3,175 refugees mainly from Somalia arrived in Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya in July.

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U.S. opposes visit to Gaza by Turkish PM

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on U.S. opposes visit to Gaza by Turkish PM 

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 — The United States on Friday voiced opposition to a planned visit to Gaza by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, calling it a move that undermines peace and security in the region.

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Demonstration in Benghazi calls for applying federal system

November 3, 2012 10:23 am· Comments Off on Demonstration in Benghazi calls for applying federal system 

BENGHAZI, Libya, Nov. 3 — Hundreds of Libyan citizens demonstrated Friday in the eastern city of Benghazi, demanding for applying the federal system as part of the constitution.

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