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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: Boston bombing suspect's friend convicted of obstruction
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Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 16:17:56 -0700 | disasters-news

A friend of the lone surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect faces up to 20 years in prison after his conviction Monday of obstructing the FBI investigation of the 2013 attack. Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty of removing a backpack containing...
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Breaking News: Ukraine forces claim to have regained control of Donetsk airport
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Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-07-22 17:08:37 -0700 | disasters-news

Ukrainian forces have claimed to have retaken control of Donetsk airport as they continue to fight pro-Russian rebels in the eastern Ukraine city. This has been reported by a Ukrainian military spokesman. In the words of Vladislav Seleznev the active...
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Breaking News: Student caught in Heathrow Airport as she tried to smuggle out €20,000 in her underwear
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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-08 21:11:39 -0700 | travel-news

This is the other side of the conflict in Syria - a British student was apprehended in Heathrow Airport as she tried to smuggle out €20,000 concealed in her underwear – the money was to go to rebels in Syria...
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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: Rocket forces closure of Israeli airport to US and European flights
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Tel Aviv :: Israel | updated 2014-07-22 19:12:32 -0700 | disasters-news

With wreckage still recovered from the downed Malaysian airliner, Europe and the US have canceled flights to Israel. A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli, Associated Press reported. The US Federal...
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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: Israel-Hamas war, US public opinion and 'telegenically dead Palestinians' (Part 1)

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-22 19:12:32 -0700 | disasters-news

Author’s note: This is the first of a two-part series Opinion That Hamas needs to change the tactic of trying to use civilian casualties to win international sympathy is indicated in a recent Pew Research Center survey that shows support...
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Breaking News: Man just misses both doomed Malaysian flights as woman loses family on each
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Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 18:48:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Maarten de Jonge, a Dutch competitive bicyclist, could very well be the luckiest man on earth, while Kaylene Mann of Australia may be the world's ultimate victim. De Jonge just missed tragedy twice after rescheduling flights at the last minute...
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Breaking News: 'Off with their heads' - Egypt passes death sentence on 683 Morsi supporters
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Cairo :: Egypt | updated 2014-05-02 14:33:49 -0700 | odd-news

Egypt has passed the death sentence on Mohamed Badie, the spiritual leader of Muslim Brotherhood and 682 other people who were reportedly involved in violent demonstrations subsequent to the fall of Mohammad Morsi. The trial of all but 68 were...
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Breaking News: Have gun, will shoot – teenagers shot at in a Chicago laundromat
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Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-06-03 07:50:36 -0700 | odd-news

Another case of indiscriminate shooting has been reported from a Chicago laundromat, the bottom line seems to be ‘have gun, will shoot’ – a total of seven people have been injured in the shooting and two of them were teenagers....
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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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London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-11 10:56:56 -0700 | 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: How soon would a nuclear accord be reached between Iran and the G5+1 nations
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Tehrān :: Iran | updated 2014-06-17 09:38:53 -0700 | political-news

All eyes are on Iran and how soon it would reach an accord on nuclear plans that it nourishes – in another few weeks’ time, the temporary accord of November would expire and unless Iran agrees to reach an accord,...
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Breaking News: Online police community slam, ridicule man who died in NYC cop chokehold
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New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 19:09:05 -0700 | disasters-news

Eric Garner, the 43-year-old Staten Island married father of six who died Thursday after being placed in a police chokehold, has elicited widespread outrage across New York City communities and beyond. Activists are even calling for a “blackout” day, where...
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