Flight MH17 pierced by many 'high-speed objects'; more international news updates on Sep 9

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International News updates: Sep 9
Washington, Sep 9: Here are the top international news in brief for September 9, 2014:

8:13 pm: UN to provide assistance for flood victims in J-K

7:25 pm: U.S. law enforcement officials believe they may have identified the masked man seen in the ISIS video of the killing of American journalist James Foley, two U.S. officials say.

4.00 pm: A homemade bomb exploded inside a crowded metro station in Santiago in Chile, injuring 14 people. The Chilean government called it a "terrorist act."

1.40 pm: Flight MH17 pierced by many 'high-speed objects', says report.

1.15 pm: Botswana sport teams have put a high priority on the Ebola virus ahead of several international tournaments the country is currently taking part in.

12.50 pm: Iranian senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi Tuesday said Tehran will not tolerate further sanctions imposed on it by the US.

12.30 pm: In the middle of the outburst of terrible Ebola epidemic, fourth patient, tested positive, will be flown to the United States.

The patient will be flown by air ambulance from West Africa to receive treatment for the deadly disease. [Ebola outbreak: Another patient flown to US, any solution yet?]

11.55 am: At least eight infants were found dead on Tuesday in the intensive care unit of a public hospital in Pakistan.

11.10 am: Officials said that twenty Ukraine troops released by pro-Russian rebels have been exchanged for a "terrorist".

11.05 am: Chile blames terrorists after bomb blast hurts 14.

10.45 am: US Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in the Middle East on Tuesday to garner support for efforts to combat the Islamic State (IS) militants.

9.35 am: British military and humanitarian experts will set up a medical treatment centre for victims of the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, a British official announced.

9.00 am: Fire in Brazil Shantytown leaves 2,500 homeless.

8.45 am: President Barack Obama looks forward to welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 29-30, the White House announced, saying their talks will "expand and deepen the US-India strategic partnership."

8.25 am: Norway called for ending the Israeli blockade imposed on the Gaza Strip and for an immediate restoration of the coastal enclave.

8.16 am: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday welcomed the formation of a new government in Iraq, saying that it "is a positive step towards political stability and peace in the country".

8.00 am: US President Barack Obama to outline plan against ISIS.

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