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Breaking News: Ukraine lands troops to fight pro-Russia separatists
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Kiev :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-16 06:49:20 -0700 | disasters-news

Ukraine launched its counterattack against protesters in the east Tuesday but has had limited success so far. Soldiers in helicopters landed in Kramatorsk but retreated into barracks after a hostile reception from local residents, according to the Reuters news service....
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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: Boko Haram militants kidnap 100 teenage schoolgirls at midnight as mayhem rules in Nigeria
   
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Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-04-16 04:49:12 -0700 | disasters-news

Immediately after the attack by militants on a bus stand in Ajuba that killed 75 persons, suspected Muslim extremists are now reported to have kidnapped about 100 girls from a school in northeastern Nigeria. In this latest attack in a...
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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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Breaking News: At least 290 missing, two dead after ferry sinks in South Korea
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-16 06:52:57 -0700 | disasters-news

Hundreds of people are missing after a passenger ferry carrying 470 persons, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday. At least two people are dead, including one of the students, and around 290 people are missing....
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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: Ukraine's response to Russian-sponsored violence too little, too late
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Kramators'k :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-16 07:09:22 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Russia’s mouthpiece press and the Kiev Post are both reporting that efforts to clamp down on separatism in eastern Ukraine are failing so far. ITAR-TASS of Russia claimed a Ukrainian warplane was shot down. The New York Times said:...
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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: Gun control to be a major issue in 2014 elections - $25-million would be spent on this
   
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Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-12-29 22:42:14 -0800 | political-news

Incidents of gun violence in US schools leave children shattered and, because the efforts to introduce strict gun control laws have not been successful till now, the advocates of gun control have taken a vow to continue their fight. This...
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Breaking News: Car bomb attack in Nile Delta police headquarters  in Egypt kills at least 14
   
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Cairo :: Egypt | updated 2013-12-27 10:43:42 -0800 | political-news

A car bomb attack on a police headquarters in Cairo has left at least 14 dead with many more injured and the interim government has accused the Muslim Brotherhood of carrying out the attack. The interim government has branded the...
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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: Al-Qaeda is stretching the Free Syrian Army to breaking point
   
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Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-01-21 09:43:41 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The Free Syrian Army had, till now, one single agenda - topple President Bashar al-Assad and free the country from the grip of the dictator and it had the al-Qaeda as an ally. However, the al-Qaeda is gradually revealing its...
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