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Current events of
September 12, 2013
Armed conflicts and attacks
Islamic insurgency in the Philippines
Moro National Liberation Front
with five people missing and two injured.
American born Islamist militant
Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki
is shot dead in a dawn raid in a shootout with his former
colleagues in southern
(ABC News Australia)
Arts and culture
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
, leaves the
Royal Air Force
to devote his energies to Royal and community work.
Business and economy
People's Republic of China
sets goals for use of coal as part of a comprehensive plan for reducing
(Reuters via Thomson-Reuters Trust)
Disasters and accidents
burns parts of the boardwalk in
. Numerous decades-old buildings are destroyed.
applies to join the
Chemical Weapons Convention
which outlaws the production and use of such weapons.
The governing body of the
Church in Wales
votes to allow the ordination of
Science and technology
space probe has left the
becoming the first man-made object to reach
The announcement, while confirmed by external research, is still met in some quarters by skepticism.
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