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BBC News with John Jason. President Obama said that suspicious packages that triggered security alert in the United States, Britain and Dubai did apparently contain explosive material. The President told at a news conference the packages c
  

BBC News with John Jason.

President Obama said that suspicious packages that triggered security alert in the United States, Britain and Dubai did apparently contain explosive material. The President told at a news conference the packages came from Yemen, on freak planes bound for the US and will address to Jewish places of worshiper in Chicago. The US couterterrorism adviser John Brennan said they now been made inert and will no long dangerous. President Obama said the US will work closely with Yemen to disrupt extremist activities.

"We'll continue to strengthen our cooperation with the Yemeni government to disrupt plotting by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and to destroy this al Qaeda affiliate. We'll also continue our efforts to strengthen a more stable, secure and prosperous Yemen so that terrorist groups do not have the time and space they need to plan attacks from within its borders."

Delegates from nearly 200 countries have adopted a plan aimed at protecting threaten specials of plant and animals around the world. The deal was reached at the end of a United Nations conference on biodiversity in the Japanese city of Nagoya. The ternion plan includes a promise of billion of dollars to aid conservation in poor regions. The targets are weaker than many scientists wanted but the European Union's Chief Negotiator at the conference Karl Falkenberg told the bbc it was a significant agreement.

"It was a lower cost, but it's that much more satisfactory to have achieve this and it is a big result. It really is big for environment, big for the UN, big for Japan, big for Europe. Great night!"

French trade unions say workers at all 12 old refineries have now voted to end strike against raising the state retirement age. The strike which began more than two weeks ago was part of a wide campaign of a industrial action against the government's pension reforms. From Paris, our correspondent Christian Fraser reports.

For 33 days, the hardline union of Marseille has choked supplies to France's biggest oil terminals. But since the bill on pension reform was approved this week, there were signs that public support was turning against them. Through the course of the last month, their local protest at the Fos-Lavera ... spread to all 12 of the country's refineries. There was never an oil shortage the government and the oil companies have over three months of reserves. But together with blockades that oil depots and the dockers striked at Marseille and Le Havre France was facing the prospect of a crippling winter fuel crisis.

The parents of Linda Norgrove have kidnapped British aid worker killed three weeks ago in Afghanistan have said they don't blame anyone for the failed rescue attempt in which he died. In their first interview since then, John and Lorna Norgrove said he was a credit to the Americans who led the attempt. But they have admitted a mistake by one of their soldiers must have killed her, initially was thought the aid worker been murdered by her captors.

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United Nations says more than 7,000 Somali refugees are trapped just inside the Kenyan border, dangerously close to the violence that they had recently fled. The UN Refugee Agency said their security and health condition were deteriorating by the hour. Their distribution of aid was briefly suspended after a truck delivering supplies to the refugees were shot at.

A suicide bomber has killed at least 25 people in an attack in central Iraq, 17 more were wounded. The attacker detonated an explosive device after going into a popular cafe house in the mainly Shia town of Balad Ruz. About 70 kilometres northeast of the capital Baghdad. Jim Muir reports from Baghdad.

Police said the bomber wearing an explosive vest, walked into the coffee shop at around nine in the evening local time and blew himself up. The cafe would have been busy at that hour with people relaxing on the day of rest. The district of Balad Ruz where the bomber went off, it's largely inhibited by Shiite Kurds and town as whole is largely Shiite. In May 2008, a double suicide bombing killed at least 35 people in the town and four months later, more than 20 others died in another suicide attack carried out by a woman. These bombings were widely believed to have been the work of Sunni extremists trying to kill and provoke Shiites.

An Italian surgeon has been jailed for more than 15 years for conducting unnecessary surgical procedures for financial gain. Operations included removing the breast of a woman with a minor ailment and taking part of a lung from patient with pneumonia.

An appeal court in United States has upheld two conviction for fraud and obstruction of justice against the former newspaper magnate Conrad Black. Two other fraud convictions were overturned. The ruling means that Lord Black who was released from prison on bail in July pending the appeal will be resentenced on the two convictions upheld and may be returned to jail. He has already served more than two years of a six and half year jail term.

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