Over 20 Deaths in Combats in Afghanistan

0 Kabul, Jul 26. -Combats between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) troops, Hamid Karzai regime forces, and the insurgency were carried out in various Afghan regions, leaving more than 20 dead, according to media sources in this capital. A government official said that combats, which he considered fierce, were chiefly staged in Helmand province. Reports from Musa Qala district

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Japan: Earthquake Leaves 8 Injured

1 Tokyo, Jun 30. -A 5.4-magnitude earthquake shook the Nagano prefecture and neighboring areas on Thursday, leaving eight people injured, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The quake´s epicenter was located in Nagano, and it hit at 08:16 local time. It was followed by a 5.1-magnitude aftershock five minutes later. Seven of the victims are people older that 40 years and

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Reinventing the United Nations

404 United Nations, Oct 25. -Since leaving my post as president of the UN General Assembly, on September 14, 2009, I have been working on a proposal to reinvent the United Nations. We will soon be presenting that proposal. I am among those who are convinced that today more than ever, the world needs a real United Nations, one that

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Chile: Exit Tunnel to Save Miners is Ready

0 Santiago de Chile, Oct 11. -The lining of the exit tunnel to rescue the trapped miners in Chile ended in the early hours of Monday, leaving the track list for the movement of the capsule to move to 33 workers. According to Chilean authorities, in the early morning ended the installation and welding of the 15 tubes, six meters

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