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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: Ferry crew desertion was like murder, South Korea's president says
   
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Ansan :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-23 04:33:35 -0700 | disasters-news

South Korea's president said Monday that the captain and some crew members who escaped a ferry that sank with hundreds of vacationers had committed acts "tantamount to murder." Park Geun-hye, the country's first woman president, made the comment Monday in...
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Breaking News: What if Russia invades eastern Ukraine?
   
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Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-23 04:38:12 -0700 | disasters-news

A Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine that ends with the region annexed into Russia is almost unthinkable in the 21st century. Yet recent events have suddenly made what seems an antiquated scenario plausible. During a call-in program broadcast on Russian...
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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: General's reprimand only scratches the surface
   
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Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-22 23:58:39 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion The problems that resulted in Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison receiving a reprimand for sitting on complaints of sexual assaults that piled up during his tenure as commanding officer of United States Army forces in Japan are more than...
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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: 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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Breaking News: Honolulu based defense contractor leaked US defense secrets to Chinese girlfriend - faces conviction
   
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Honolulu :: HI :: USA | updated 2014-03-12 04:36:51 -0700 | odd-news

59-year-old Benjamin Bishop was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and a civilian defense contractor and worked in the field of cyber defense at Pacific Command from May 2011 until his arrest. Before that he had helped develop...
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