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'Chemical Ali' not to be hanged in immediate future: judge
Baghdad, Oct 17 (DPA) 'Chemical Ali' and two other members of the late president Saddam Hussein's regime will not be executed 'within the next few hours' as had been previously reported, a judge from the supreme Iraqi tribunal told Iraqi media.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 7:09:58 PM

Rice begins second round of talks with Abbas, Olmert
Ramallah, Oct 17 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice began a second round of talks with Palestinian and Israeli leaders Wednesday, after returning from a one-day stop-over in Egypt aimed at garnering Arab support.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 6:56:46 PM

Khamenei assures Putin cooperation with IAEA
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iran's religious leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has assured visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin of Tehran's cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:57:33 PM

Iran, EU to resume nuclear talks Tuesday
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Iran and the European Union (EU) are to resume their nuclear talks next Tuesday, a senior national security official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:46:53 PM

Israel, US mull developing anti-missile defence system
Washington/Tel Aviv, Oct 17 (DPA) Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak met his US counterpart Robert Gates in Washington and discussed the joint development of an anti-missile system, the minister's office said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:02:12 PM

Iran for free trade pact with Gulf countries
Abu Dhabi, Oct 17 (Xinhua) Iran has highlighted the importance of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) saying it would benefit the region, the Gulf News said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 3:25:17 PM

Putin reaffirms commitment to complete Iran's nuclear plant
Tehran, Oct 17 (IANS) Russia will complete Iran's first nuclear power plant in Bushehr on schedule, President Vladimir Putin has said, asserting the delay in completion of the plant had no political reason.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 12:34:35 PM

Top Al Qaeda suspect surrenders to Yemeni police
Sana'a, Oct 17 (Xinhua) Fugitive Al Qaeda suspect Jamal al-Badawi, accused of masterminding the bombing of the destroyer USS Cole in 2000, has surrendered to Yemeni police, media reports said.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 12:07:37 PM

Rice wraps up Egypt visit with moderate support
Cairo, Oct 17 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has wrapped up her short visit to Egypt after winning tempered support of the Arab country for an America-sponsored international conference on the Mideast peace process.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 11:16:21 AM

Iraq prime minister wants Blackwater out: report
Washington, Oct 17 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has asked the US State Department to 'pull Blackwater out of Iraq' because the private security firm needlessly opened fire and killed Iraqi civilians, CNN reported citing an adviser to al-Maliki.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 10:09:14 AM

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