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Montreux :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-02 00:47:45 -0700 | political-news

The Syrian Justice Ministry has said that the mass torture photos that have appeared in the media are fakes and that the main intention of releasing them on the eve of Geneva 2 conference being held in Montreaux was to...
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Breaking News: President Obama talks tough on Syria - assures of humanitarian assistance to Syrians
   
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-19 11:48:50 -0800 | political-news

The peace talks in Geneva have stalled and President Barack Obama, in the course of his meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan at Sunnylands, near Rancho Mirage, California, has opined that the conflict in Syria does not appear to...
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Breaking News: UN bemoans Assad's lack of sincerity to allow humanitarian aid into Syria
   
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Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-03-31 17:11:33 -0700 | humanitarian-news

UN humanitarian chief Baroness Valerie Amos has accused President Bashar al-Assad's government of not being serious about the distribution of humanitarian aid. She has put the blame squarely on the arbitrary and unjustified refusal to grant proper access to aid...
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Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-03-13 15:10:14 -0700 | political-news

As per details furnished by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 482 people have been killed in clashes in Syria last week between Syrian rebels and the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). The breakdown...
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Breaking News: Britain offers its services to destroy the stockpile of Syrian chemical weapons
   
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-12-24 14:37:11 -0800 | political-news

Britain plans to destroy 150-tons of industrial grade chemicals that do not contain explosives but are used to make the chemical weapons in Syria and these consignments would be transported to a location in the UK directly from Syria. The...
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Breaking News: 34 officers who guard the nuclear arsenal of USAF arrested for involvement in drug scandal
   
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-18 07:09:05 -0800 | odd-news

It is a scandal of enormous proportions in which as many as thirty-four US nuclear missile launch officers have been implicated in a cheating scandal that has rocked the very foundation of the USAF. The incident has undermined the vulnerability...
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Breaking News: Israel Navy intercepts and raids ship carrying Iranian arms to Gaza Strip
   
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Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-03-09 15:51:42 -0700 | political-news

The Israeli Navy intercepted and raided a ship in the Red Sea - the ship was carrying a shipment of dozens of advanced rockets from Iran for the Palestinian militants in Gaza. As per the military, the M-302 rockets would...
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Breaking News: Geneva 2 update - Lakhdar Brahimi sits in the center of U-table with warring factions on either side
   
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-29 14:16:23 -0800 | political-news

Yes, the Syrian peace process branded as Geneva 2 has finally taken off, hesitantly, and the Assad government and the Syrian National Coalition have finally sat down on either side of a U-table with Lakhdar Brahimi in the center. Throughout,...
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Breaking News: Russia and China join other nations to demand access of humanitarian aid to Syrians
   
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Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-03-01 19:41:56 -0800 | humanitarian-news

China and Russia are the two staunch allies of President Bashar al-Assad, the President of Syria and they have now joined other nations in demanding that the Assad regime and the rebels allow humanitarian aid like food, medicine etecetera to...
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Breaking News: North Korea fires 25 rockets in a single day into Sea of Japan as if it is Guy Fawkes night
   
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Pyŏngyang :: North Korea | updated 2014-03-17 04:15:41 -0700 | odd-news

Guy Fawkes Night is usually celebrated on 5 November with plenty of fireworks but North Korea is probably not aware of the exact date because it fired as many as 25 rockets into the Sea Of Japan in single day....
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Breaking News: If flight MH370 has crashed, why are cellphones ringing - has the flight been hijacked by terrorists?
   
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Kuala Lumpur :: Malaysia | updated 2014-03-13 17:49:02 -0700 | travel-news

Reports of at least two witnesses would lead one to believe that the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has crashed into the Gulf of Thailand and the mystery deepens with relatives of the missing persons saying that their cellphones are active...
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Breaking News: Naked photos of Venezuelan protesters inundate Twitter
   
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Caracas :: Venezuela | updated 2014-04-18 21:27:09 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Venezuela has been rocked by a unique form of protest, with thousands of students posting naked photos of themselves on Twitter to protest the use of brute force by government loyalists and police against student protesters in a violent clash...
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Breaking News: HRW asked Algeria to abandon repressive practices by rescinding 2001 decree banning all protests
   
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Algiers :: Algeria | updated 2014-04-19 15:51:53 -0700 | disasters-news

Algerian authorities on the eve of the April 17, 2014, presidential election forcibly dispersed a demonstration against a fourth term for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The authorities should abandon such repressive practices by rescinding the 2001 decree banning all demonstrations in...
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Breaking News: Conrad Murray interview shares intimate details of Michael Jackson's medical care
   
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-11-28 12:12:47 -0800 | entertainment-news

Opinion Conrad Murray, the physician who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the untimely death of pop icon, Michael Jackson, was recently released from jail after serving two years in prison. Murray gave a bizarre interview to London's Daily Mail,...
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Hamilton :: Canada | updated 2014-04-13 09:16:07 -0700 | political-news

“Freedom” and “democracy” are useful words, but very bankrupt: useful because they serve to advance imperial/corporate agendas, bankrupt because they are empty vessels perennially co-opted. When illegal coups are orchestrated to overthrow democratically elected...
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