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Breaking News: US accepts Iraq's request for more firepower – will send 5000 Hellfire missiles
   
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Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-07-31 13:38:12 -0700 | disasters-news

Based on a request of Iraqi government for more firepower to tackle the violence that continues unabated in Iraq, the United States has agreed to sell $700 million in military aid. This would include 5,000 Hellfire missiles. These missiles are...
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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: 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: 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: Hackers' convention in Las Vegas – NSA leaders not attending
   
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Las Vegas :: NM :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 08:31:26 -0700 | disasters-news

The annual convention of hackers would be held in Las Vegas but, reports indicate that leaders of NSA would not be attending the Black Hat or Def Con. The technically sophisticated US surveillance entity has interacted in recent years with...
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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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Breaking News: Colorado's new 'revenge porn' law nabs first suspect; stirs debate over constitutionality
   
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Colorado Springs :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-07-31 15:03:45 -0700 | disasters-news

A 25-year-old Denver man gained the distinction of being the first person charged under Colorado's so-called “revenge porn” law. House Bill 1378 was signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper on June 30 and criminalizes the Internet posting of sexually...
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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: Syrian refugee crisis worries Pope Francis on his 3-day trip to the Middle East
   
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Amman :: Jordan | updated 2014-06-02 11:44:41 -0700 | humanitarian-news

77-year-old Pope Francis is on a three-day trip to the Middle East and worries about the Syrian crisis and the associated problem of refugees is something that he is finding difficult to come to terms with. At his first stop...
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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 calls up more reservists for Gaza as US pledges additional support
   
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Tel Aviv :: Israel | updated 2014-07-31 16:32:05 -0700 | disasters-news

The Israeli army will call up 16,000 additional reservist soldiers on Thursday, day 24 of the ongoing Gaza offensive. These will bring the total of reserve soldiers called up for the Gaza operation to 86,000. "The army has issued 16,000...
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