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DTN News: World Top Stories / Headlines - News Dated September 26, 2010

DTN News: World Top Stories / Headlines - News Dated September 26, 2010 Source: DTN News - - This article compiled by Roger Smith from reliable sources
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Police probe possible hoax after airplane bomb scare

Vancouver Sun - Bradley Bouzane, Carmen Chai - ‎3 hours ago‎
An airport bus carries passengers away from a Pakistan Airlines jet which landed at Arlanda Airport near Stockholm following a bomb threat.

Peace talks deadlocked as settlement freeze nears end

Ha'aretz - Avi Issacharoff, Natasha Mozgovaya - ‎39 minutes ago‎
American negotiators holding intense discussions with Israelis and the Palestinians, but both parties remain locked in their positions.

Ed Miliband to David: 'I love you so much as a brother'

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
It was the brother who lost who was first to his feet. As it became clear to the conference hall that a surge of second-preference votes had carried Ed Miliband to the Labour party leadership, David jumped to his feet to congratulate and embrace his ...

Iran could halt higher enrichment: Ahmadinejad

AFP - ‎15 hours ago‎
TEHRAN - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said Iran would consider halting its 20 percent uranium enrichment if the West provides the fuel for a medical reactor in Tehran, ISNA news agency reported on Saturday.

Japan Rejects Apologizing to China

New York Times - Martin Fackler - ‎8 hours ago‎
TOKYO - Tensions between China and Japan over the arrest of a Chinese trawler captain flared anew Saturday, a day after his release, with Beijing demanding an apology for the detention, and Tokyo refusing.

Storm heaps misery on Haiti - ‎3 hours ago‎
Heavy rains and strong winds destroy thousands of tents of some of the 1.3m people homeless after January's earthquake. A sudden, powerful storm has destroyed thousands of tents in camps set up for Haitians made homeless by an earthquake eight months ...

Iran Fights Malware Attacking Computers

New York Times - David E. Sanger - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The Iranian government agency that runs the country's nuclear facilities, including those the West suspects are part of a weapons program, has reported that its engineers are trying to protect their facilities from a ...

Tropical Storm Matthew Brings Drenching Rain, Flooding to Central America

Bloomberg - Dan Hart, Blake Schmidt - ‎9 hours ago‎
Tropical Storm Matthew brought drenching rain to Central America today as the weather system makes its way across the region, the US National Hurricane Center said.

Palestinian dies of wounds after Israeli attack: Hamas

AFP - ‎13 hours ago‎
GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories - A Palestinian man has died in the Gaza Strip from wounds received from Israeli tank fire earlier this month, the armed wing of Hamas said on Saturday.

Terror threat to British mainland demands better police resources, says ...

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The mounting threat of an attack by dissident Irish republicans on mainland Britain was described yesterday as worrying by Northern Ireland's first minister, Peter Robinson.

N. Korean leadership changes point to shift in nuclear dealings

Washington Post - Chico Harlan - ‎Sep 23, 2010‎
A career politician named Jang Song Taek recently became the second most powerful man in North Korea, injecting a dose of unpredictability to the power handoff playing out in Pyongyang between a father too sick and a son too young to manage the ...

Rough week for India

Toronto Star - Dave Feschuk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Before the organizers of the 2010 Commonwealth Games began to lay the foundation for an athletes' village in Delhi, they had to clear the land.

Gilani seeks release of 'daughter of Pak'

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said Friday it was "disappointed and saddened" by a US court's decision to sentence a Pakistani scientist to 86 years in jail, and would work to bring her home.

Police try to crack Farc laptops

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Experts in Colombia are trying to crack the codes to 15 computers and almost 100 memory sticks belonging to Colombia's largest rebel group.
Colombia Kills Guerrilla Chief Wall Street Journal

Rowan Williams backs gay bishops

The Guardian - ‎Sep 24, 2010‎
The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he has "no problem" with gay people being bishops but they must remain celibate. In his first explicit declaration on the subject since taking office in 2002, Dr Rowan Williams signalled his personal support for ...

Talks on split families' reunions held up

The Associated Press - Kwang-Tae Kim - ‎Sep 24, 2010‎
SEOUL, South Korea - Talks between the two Koreas were held up Friday after North Korea insisted that tours to its scenic Diamond Mountain resort be resumed before reunions of divided families can be held there, South Korea's Red Cross said.

Sudanese Official: South Sudanese May Lose Citizenship

Voice of America - ‎12 hours ago‎
A top Sudanese official says people in south Sudan will no longer be citizens of the north if their region votes for independence in a January referendum.

US drone strike kills four in Miranshah

Daily Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
MIR ALI: Suspected US missiles targeted a vehicle on Saturday in North Waziristan, killing four alleged terrorists, intelligence officials said.

US comic gets serious - sort of - on Capitol Hill

AFP - Karin Zeitvogel - ‎Sep 24, 2010‎
WASHINGTON - US comic Stephen Colbert used his celebrity status to highlight the plight of migrant farm workers accused of taking jobs from out-of-work Americans, but managed to raise hackles on the way.

Ill. anti-war activists targeted by FBI speak out

The Associated Press - Karen Hawkins - ‎26 minutes ago‎
CHICAGO - Two anti-war activists said Saturday that a 12-hour search of their Chicago home by the FBI was an attempt to intimidate them and silence the peace movement.