October 21, 2013

Britain and EDF Sign Nuclear Plant Deal – New York Times


The Guardian

Britain and EDF Sign Nuclear Plant Deal
New York Times
LONDON — The British government and EDF Group, the French state-controlled utility, announced on Monday that they had reached a long-elusive agreement to build the first nuclear power station in Britain in a generation, at Hinkley Point in southwest ...
nuclear power plant gets go-aheadBBC News
EDF to Build New Nuclear Power Plant in UKWall Street Journal
New nuclear plant 'needed to keep the lights on'Telegraph.co.uk
Fox News -The Guardian -Financial Times
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October 21, 2013

Pressure mounts on Syria opposition to join talks – The Daily Star

The Daily StarPressure mounts on Syria opposition to join talksThe Daily StarDAMASCUS: Western and Arab diplomats on Monday will to try to build support for proposed Syrian peace talks next month imperilled by rifts among the opposition, which may refu...
October 21, 2013

Malala inspires school curriculum – Houston Chronicle


Metro

Malala inspires school curriculum
Houston Chronicle
WASHINGTON (AP) — The 16-year-old Pakistani teen targeted for a Taliban assassination because she championed education for girls has inspired the development of a school curriculum encouraging advocacy. George Washington University announced ...
Malala Yousafzai meets Queen Elizabeth IIWashington Post
Malala Yousafzai reunited with friends injured in shooting attackBBC News
Malala Yousafzai all smiles as she meets Queen Elizabeth, Prince PhilipABC Online
Telegraph.co.uk -NBCNews.com -The News International
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October 21, 2013

China smog emergency shuts city of 11 million people – Reuters


Indian Express

China smog emergency shuts city of 11 million people
Reuters
BEIJING | Mon Oct 21, 2013 1:57am EDT. BEIJING (Reuters) - Choking smog all but shut down one of northeastern China's largest cities on Monday, forcing schools to suspended classes, snarling traffic and closing the airport, in the country's first major air ...
Northern China smog closes schools and airport in HarbinBBC News
Super smog hits north China city; flights canceledGreenwich Time
Smog Shuts Down Chinese CityVoice of America
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October 21, 2013

Syria bombing kills dozens as diplomats struggle to set up talks – Los Angeles Times


Toronto Star

Syria bombing kills dozens as diplomats struggle to set up talks
Los Angeles Times
BEIRUT — As diplomats haggled over the prospect of Syrian peace talks, dozens of people were killed and many injured Sunday when a massive car bomb exploded outside the central Syrian city of Hama. The blast was the latest in a string of bombings and ...
Suicide bomber kills 31 in Syria's Hama: NGOThe News International
Syria conflict: Hama truck bomb 'kills at least 30'BBC News
Dozens killed in suicide bombing in SyriaSydney Morning Herald
Haaretz -The Hindu
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October 16, 2013

Typhoon, mudslides kill 17 in Japan; 50 missing – USA TODAY


BBC News

Typhoon, mudslides kill 17 in Japan; 50 missing
USA TODAY
TOKYO (AP) — A typhoon caused deadly mudslides that buried people and destroyed homes on a Japanese island Wednesday before sweeping up the Pacific coast, grounding hundreds of flights and disrupting Tokyo's transportation during the morning ...
Japan Typhoon Wipha kills 17 peopleBBC News
Typhoon sideswipes Tokyo, at least 17 deadReuters
Japan Regulator Tells Tepco to Focus on Fukushima Not RestartsBusinessweek
Voice of America -Times of India
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October 16, 2013

Injured kangaroo hops into Australian airport – USA TODAY


Sky News Australia

Injured kangaroo hops into Australian airport
USA TODAY
SYDNEY (AP) — An injured kangaroo hopped into an airport in Australia's second-largest city on Wednesday, perplexing passengers as it made its way into a terminal shop. Airport officials aren't entirely sure how the kangaroo got into the Qantas Airways ...
Injured kangaroo checks in to Melbourne AirportHindustan Times
Injured Kangaroo Finds Treatment in Airport PharmacyNew York Times
Melbourne Airport locked down by police after a kangaroo hops its way into the ...Daily Mail
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October 16, 2013

Russia’s Alexei Navalny’s sentence suspended on appeal – BBC News


BBC News

Russia's Alexei Navalny's sentence suspended on appeal
BBC News
A Russian appeals court has upheld opposition leader Alexei Navalny's conviction for embezzlement, but suspended his jail sentence, allowing him to go free. However, his conviction is likely to prevent him running in the next presidential election. Navalny ...
Russia decides not to imprison blogger Alexei NavalnyUSA TODAY
Alexei Navalny, Putin's best-known opponent, has his prison sentence suspendedWashington Post
Russian Opposition Leader Is Spared JailNew York Times
Voice of America -Bloomberg -Houston Chronicle
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October 16, 2013

Death toll from Philippines quake at 144, more people missing – Reuters

National PostDeath toll from Philippines quake at 144, more people missingReutersBy Erik De Castro. LOON, Philippines | Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:30am EDT. LOON, Philippines (Reuters) - The death toll from an earthquake in the Philippines rose to 144 on Wedne...
October 16, 2013

Eid al-Adha – Reuters


Wall Street Journal

Eid al-Adha
Reuters
Wed Oct 16, 2013 3:15pm IST. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha by the sacrificial killing of sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command.
Security Fears Rise as Nigerians Celebrate Eid al-AdhaVoice of America
Muslims around the world mark Eid al-AdhaWashington Post
Blasts claim lives in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria on Muslim holy day of Eid al-AdhaCNN
ABC News -Daily News & Analysis
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