Court orders Mun. Treasurer, Comelec to secure ballot boxes

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Court orders Mun. Treasurer, Comelec to secure ballot boxes 

SAN JOSE, Antique , May 28 – Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 12 Presiding Judge Adriano S. Savillo ordered yesterday, May 27, a precautionary protection order of the 46 ballot boxes and ballots of the 46 clustered precincts of the municipality of San Jose de Buenavista, Antique in connection with the election protest filed by former Mayor Fernando Corvera.

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Zamboanga City has new P23-M public cemetery

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Zamboanga City has new P23-M public cemetery 

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 28 –- The city government formally accepted Tuesday the turnover of a seven-hectare, P23-million public cemetery located at Barangay Mampang from its contractor, Wee Builders.

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Russia changes stance on renewable energy – Medvedev

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Russia changes stance on renewable energy – Medvedev 

SKOLKOVO, May 28 –- The Russian government believes renewable energy sources have a bright future, and will review its policies toward their broader use, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.

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President condemns attack on polio vaccination workers in Peshawar

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on President condemns attack on polio vaccination workers in Peshawar 

KARACHI, May 28 — President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday strongly condemned the attack on a polio vaccination team in which a female worker involved in the eradication campaign lost her life while another was seriously injured.

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UNRWA concerned about forced relocation of Palestinians

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on UNRWA concerned about forced relocation of Palestinians 

RAMALLAH, May 28 — A UN refugee agency voiced concern Tuesday about some Palestinian families faced with relocation to give room for an expansion of an Israeli settlement in the West Bank.

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80,000 Cote d'Ivoire citizens still in exile since post-poll chaos

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on 80,000 Cote d'Ivoire citizens still in exile since post-poll chaos 

ABIDJAN, May 28 — More than 80,000 Cote d'Ivoire citizens are still living as refugees in some West African countries, two years after the post-election crisis in which 250,000 people fled out of the country.

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Russian senior diplomat says ties with U.S. not to improve soon

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Russian senior diplomat says ties with U.S. not to improve soon 

MOSCOW, May 28 — Russia does not expect its relations with the United States to improve dramatically in the near future, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Tuesday.

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8 people killed in attacks in Iraq

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BAGHDAD, May 28 — Eight people were killed and 30 wounded in attacks, including a suicide tanker truck bombing, in central Iraq on Tuesday, the police said.

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Chinese vice premier emphasizes broader cooperation with Singapore

May 28, 2013 10:21 pm· Comments Off on Chinese vice premier emphasizes broader cooperation with Singapore 

BEIJING, May 28 — China is ready to continuously explore new areas of cooperation with Singapore, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said Tuesday.

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Turkish PM defends alcohol restrictions

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ANKARA, May 28 — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday dismissed criticism about recent restrictions on alcoholic beverages, saying there is no ban on alcohol consumption.

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