VOA News: Top Stories Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:26:12 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America Iran's Parliament Approves 18 of 21 Cabinet Nominees Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:26:12 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:26:12 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:26:12 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa6.cfm?rss=topstories Candidate for defense minister wins overwhelming approval, despite accusations of involvement in 1994 bombing against Jewish community center in Argentina "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa6.cfm?RSS=TopStories" Bongo's Son Wins Gabon Presidential Election Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:09 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:09 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:31:09 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa19.cfm?rss=topstories Announcement on state television says Ali Ben Bongo was elected with nearly 42 percent of votes "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa19.cfm?RSS=TopStories" Indonesia Quake Death Toll Rises, Scores Still Missing Thu, 03 Sep 2009 06:18:07 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 06:18:07 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 06:18:07 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa5.cfm?rss=topstories Officials say 7.0-magnitude earthquake, which struck Wednesday off Java island's coast, has killed at least 57 people "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa5.cfm?RSS=TopStories" New Unrest in Xinjiang Capital Urumqi Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:58:08 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:58:08 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:58:08 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa13.cfm?rss=topstories Demonstrators take to streets to protest deteriorating public safety "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa13.cfm?RSS=TopStories" China Approves One-Dose H1N1 Vaccine Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:27:44 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:27:44 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 10:27:44 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa8.cfm?rss=topstories Development defies previous expectations vaccines against so-called 'swine flu' would need two doses to work "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa8.cfm?RSS=TopStories" Obama Faces Political Challenges on Health Care, Afghanistan Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:04:07 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:04:07 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:04:07 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa50.cfm?rss=topstories Opinion polls show fading public support for president's top two priorities "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-02-voa50.cfm?RSS=TopStories" Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Mourned Following Death in Helicopter Crash Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:43:29 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:43:29 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 09:43:29 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa7.cfm?rss=topstories Death of well-respected Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy is blow for India's governing Congress Party "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa7.cfm?RSS=TopStories" India Hosts Trade Ministers Meeting Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:56:45 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:56:45 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 13:56:45 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa21.cfm?rss=topstories World Trade Organization Director-General Pascal Lamy says trade ministers will map out how to conclude talks, which collapsed last year "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa21.cfm?RSS=TopStories" Incoming Japanese Prime Minister Meets With US Ambassador Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:23:48 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:23:48 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:23:48 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa11.cfm?rss=topstories Ambassador John Roos says he is looking forward to working with Yukio Hatoyama as concerns grow about US-Japan relationship "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa11.cfm?RSS=TopStories" Australia, US to Invite China to War Games Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:29:16 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:29:16 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 12:29:16 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa14.cfm?rss=topstories Move to help ease fears about arms race in Asia-Pacific region "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa14.cfm?RSS=TopStories" UN Secretary-General Issues Stark Warning On Climate Change Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:30 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:30 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:53:30 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa27.cfm?rss=topstories Ban Ki-moon says planet faces environmental, social and political disaster if world's climate is not stabilized "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa27.cfm?RSS=TopStories" California Firefighters Save Observatory as Wildfire Continues to Burn Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:08 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:08 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:18:08 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa25.cfm?rss=topstories Officials say firefighting force atop Mount Wilson managed to keep flames from reaching observatory and critical communication towers "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa25.cfm?RSS=TopStories" Late US Senator's Memoir Talks of Personal, Public Tragedies Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:21 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:21 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:44:21 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?rss=topstories 'New York Times' newspaper says it has obtained a copy of memoir, 'True Compass', scheduled to be released on September 14 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-03-voa26.cfm?RSS=TopStories"