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Breaking News: Obama administration wanted to remove Assad but, he stays put as death toll in Syria crosses 170000
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 18:33:22 -0700 | political-news

The situation in Syria is sticky – President Barack Obama had, at one time wanted Assad out but, the sudden and unexpected rise of ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq coupled with the hesitancy of the US to see its...
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Springfield :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-05-20 14:27:46 -0700 | political-news

The list of political corpses that got in the way of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is very long. In the state Quinn is known as the "Mighty Quinn," after the beautifully written lyrical poem by Bob Dylan and made famous...
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Breaking News: Vladimir Putin goes to China to sell natural gas
   
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Shanghai :: China | updated 2014-06-24 01:03:56 -0700 | business-news

President Vladimir Putin met Chinese President Xi Jinping at a start of a two-day meeting on Asian security with leaders from Iran and Central Asia and the mission of the Russian leader appears to be to extend Russia’s dealings with...
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Breaking News: Focus on Syria - women and children would be allowed to leave Homs
   
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-05-17 11:23:02 -0700 | humanitarian-news

UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi who is conducting the peace talks in Geneva has indicated that the Syrian regime has agreed to allow women and children to leave the city of Homs which has been under siege by the regime. However,...
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Davos :: Switzerland | updated 2014-07-23 00:22:07 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Speaking about Edward Snowden, the NSA whistle-blower at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Russian legislator Alexy Pushkov, has reportedly said that Snowden can stay on in Russia even after his asylum period is over, in case he so...
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Breaking News: Iraq gets military boost, not military boots, from the US
   
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Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-05-15 05:34:13 -0700 | disasters-news

In view of the increase in militant activities in Iraq, the US has given Iraq a military boost instead of military boots and have fast tracked the supply of missiles and surveillance drones - the message is 'fight your own...
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Breaking News: Geneva 2 conference in jeopardy - Ban Ki-Moon invites Iran, Syrian National Coalition threatens
   
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Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-23 20:15:08 -0800 | disasters-news

This is real bad news from the Syrian front - the Syrian National Coalition has threatened to withdraw from Geneva 2 unless the invitation sent to Iran by the UN is cancelled. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has reportedly invited...
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Breaking News: Way back in 1959, Pentagon had plans to set up a spy base on the Moon
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 08:55:08 -0700 | technology-news

Secrets have tumbled out of the cupboard that Pentagon had, as far back as 1959, plans to set up a spy base on the Moon – this is from a newly declassified report and it reveals that the U.S. military...
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Breaking News: Ireland and Britain to bury the hatchet and paint on a fresh canvas
   
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-15 07:04:33 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Michael D Higgins, the ninth President of Ireland is on a visit to Britain and while addressing members of both Houses of Parliament, he has hailed the gradual progress that has been made in relations with Britain. He has gone...
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 00:27:03 -0700 | disasters-news

The White House was put on lockdown after a man tried to scale the walls - he was reported to be carrying two suspicious looking bags. The Secret Service along with the Park Police and officers of the Uniformed Division...
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Breaking News: Obama chides Republicans over lawsuit, calls it a ‘political stunt'
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 20:10:16 -0700 | political-news

President Barack Obama chided House Republicans on Wednesday for moving to sue him over his executive actions calling it a “political stunt” at the same time urging Congress to “stop hatin’ all the time.” Speaking before a packed audience at...
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Breaking News: Edward Snowden agrees to contest for Rector of University of Glasgow
   
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Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-01-25 15:52:20 -0800 | odd-news

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistle-blower who made life miserable for a whole lot of big-shots and created friction between the US and other friendly nations like Germany is now hiding in Russia. The US has revoked his passport and he...
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Breaking News: Petro Poroshenko's unilateral ceasefire turns sour - he puts his men on the offensive
   
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Kiev :: Ukraine | updated 2014-07-04 16:44:52 -0700 | disasters-news

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, while announcing a unilateral ceasefire, had expected that the pro-Russian activists would agree to sit down for discussions on ending the spate of violence that has already taken over 400 lives. But, the ceasefire did not...
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Breaking News: From the Iran nuclear front – Iran completes process of eliminating enriched uranium
   
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Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-07-24 02:48:18 -0700 | disasters-news

There is some good news from the Iran nuclear front – subsequent to the agreement of a four-month extension to talks on Iran's nuclear ambitions between Iran and world powers, it has been reported that Iran has turned off all...
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Breaking News: GOP lawmakers up in arms against decision of housing immigrant children in military bases
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 17:31:48 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Obama administration has announced a plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children and GOP lawmakers are up in arms against this move – they have warned that such an action would put...
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