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Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:51
The Fukushima government declared Saturday its acceptance of a central government plan to build storage facilities in the prefecture for contaminated soil from decontamination operations...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:50
The chief of the disaster-struck Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant said in testimony before his death that he had feared catastrophic damage to eastern Japan while he was struggling to contain the...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:49
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi started a five-day official visit to Japan on Saturday as the two governments seek to strengthen security and economic ties in the face of China's rising...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:48
The European Union readied a fresh wave of sanctions against Russia on Saturday, with warnings that the escalating conflict in Ukraine was putting all of Europe at risk. Fears of an wider...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:48
South Africa said Saturday the Lesotho military's seizure of key institutions was tantamount to a coup, warning the army to return power to civilian rule. "Although no one has claimed to have taken...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:48
Grids for Sunday's motorcycling British Grand Prix at Silverstone after Saturday's final qualifying: Moto3 1. Alex Rins (ESP/Honda) 2min 13.112 (track record), 2. Niccolo Antonelli (ITA/KTM) at 0....
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Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:47
The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council strongly condemned Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria and their extreme interpretation of Islam as it opened a meeting in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. "We...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:47
He has crossed deserts, jungles and oceans alone, wrestled pythons and survived 25 armed robberies -- in his native Germany, veteran adventurer Ruediger Nehberg is better known as "Sir Vival". At age...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:45
Two Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Mali in April 2012 by the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) were freed on Saturday, the Algerian foreign ministry announced. A third diplomat...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:45
The Gulf Arab monarchies have resolved a six-month dispute with Qatar, which they had accused of destabilising the region by supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, an Omani minister told AFP Saturday. "...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:45
Lesotho's military on Saturday denied it had seized power, a spokesman told South African television, despite the prime minister's claims of a coup. Instead, the army's operation was aimed only at...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:44
English Premier League result on Saturday: Burnley 0 Manchester United 0 Playing later (1400GMT unless stated) Everton v Chelsea (1630GMT), Manchester City v Stoke, Newcastle v Crystal Palace, QPR...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:44
West Bromwich Albion signed Argentina winger Sebastian Blanco from Ukrainian side Metalist Kharkiv for an undisclosed fee on Saturday. The 26-year-old agreed a two-year contract with the Premier...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:43
First innings scoreboard in the third one-day international between England and India at Trent Bridge on Saturday: England A. Cook st Dhoni b Rayudu 44 A. Hales c Dhoni b Raina 42 I...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:42
An Egyptian court on Saturday commuted a death sentence against the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader to life in prison, in one of many trials of Islamists since their removal from power. Mohamed...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:41
Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen launched a major operation Saturday to break the more than two-month jihadist siege of a Shiite Turkmen town, a senior officer and militia commanders said...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:40
A delegation of senior Greek ministers heads into meetings in Paris with EU-IMF creditors on Tuesday hoping to win a direly-needed new round of debt relief to propel economic recovery. Prime Minister...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:40
The Gulf Arab monarchies have resolved a six-month dispute with Qatar, which they had accused of destabilising the region by supporting the Muslim Brotherhood, an Omani minister told AFP Saturday. "...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:39
Regional powerhouse South Africa warned Saturday that it would not tolerate an apparent military coup in Lesotho, after soldiers surrounded the police headquarters and premier's residence. South...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:38
Paul McCartney has signed a letter urging Scotland to stick with the United Kingdom in next month's independence referendum, organisers said Saturday. The Beatles star has put his name to the Let's...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:37
The Commonwealth on Saturday urged Lesotho's military to return the country to civilian rule, after the prime minister claimed soldiers had seized power in a coup. "It is imperative that the military...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:37
Runaway world championship leader Marc Marquez secured his 10th pole position out of a possible 12 this season on Saturday as he recorded the fastest time in qualifying for the British MotoGP at...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:36
English Premier League table after Saturday's early match (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points): Tottenham 2 2 0 0 5 0 6 Chelsea 2 2 0 0 5 1 6 Man City 2 2 0...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:35
England, after losing the toss, were bowled out for 227 by India in the third one-day international at Trent Bridge on Saturday. Spin again proved England's undoing, with India's slow bowlers taking...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:34
Spin again proved England's undoing as they were dismissed for a seemingly below par 227 by India in the third one-day international at Trent Bridge on Saturday. England, 1-0 down in the five-match...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:32
Results from the World Judo Championships on Saturday in Chelyabinsk, Russia: WOMEN +78 kg Final: Idalys Ortiz (CUB) bt Maria Suelen Altheman (BRA) Bouts for third-place: Megumi Tachimoto (JPN) bt...
AFP
Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:32
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said fresh US sanctions imposed on organisations linked to Tehran's nuclear programme have "further deepened" mistrust that exists between the long-time...