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Germany, France urge unified EU response to refugee crisis

Germany, France urge unified EU response to refugee crisis

Aug 24, – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande called Monday for a “unified” response to the worst refugee crisis to hit the EU since World War II. “We must put in place a unified system for the right to asylum,” Hollande said in a brief statement ahead of talks, calling the […]

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Saudi-led warplanes in Yemen bomb Sanaa’s historic old city

Saudi-led warplanes in Yemen bomb Sanaa’s historic old city

Jun 12, – The pre-dawn strike Friday reduced at least four historic houses in Sanaa’s old city to rubble, drawing condemnation from the UN’s cultural agency. Rescue workers said at least six bodies had been pulled from the debris. Saudi-led airstrikes have killed at least six people and destroyed part of the heritage-listed old quarter […]

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At least four killed in Spain military air crash

At least four killed in Spain military air crash

Apr 09, – Andalusia’s regional prefect Antonio Sanz, who heads the local administration, said a burnt body had been found in the wreckage, raising the death toll to four. A spokeswoman for the emergency services had earlier said there were at least three dead and two seriously injured. At least four people were killed when […]

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Ebola-hit Sierra Leone goes back to school

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone goes back to school

Apr 14, – Classrooms have been empty since the government announced a state of emergency in July last year in response to an outbreak which has killed around 10,500 people, almost all of them in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Sierra Leone’s 1.8 million children prepared on Tuesday to return to school, eight months after […]

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Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Apr 03, – The impoverished Arabian Peninsula state has sunk further into chaos since the coalition spearheaded by Riyadh launched Operation Decisive Storm on March 26 to try to halt the advance by Shiite Huthi rebels. Saudi-led air raids drove back rebels in the last stronghold of Yemen’s absent president Friday, while Al-Qaeda militants seized […]

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Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Iran, world powers reach initial deal on reining in Tehran’s nuclear program

Apr 03, – The tentative agreement, after eight days of marathon talks in Switzerland, clears the way for negotiations on a settlement aimed at allaying Western fears that Iran was seeking to build an atomic bomb and in return lift economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on […]

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Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Iran leader says all nuclear issues can be resolved in talks

Mar 21, – “I believe an agreement is possible. There is nothing that cannot be resolved and the other party must make its final decision for this,” the official IRNA news agency quoted the Iranian leader as saying. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday differences remain but that all issues can be resolved in talks […]

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Iran will not be duped in nuclear deal-  Khamenei

Iran will not be duped in nuclear deal- Khamenei

Mar 12, – After the fallout from an open letter sent to Iran by Republican senators, Khamenei appeared before the Assembly of Experts, Iran’s highest clerical body, to praise Iran’s “trustworthy” team negotiating with the “deceitful” world powers. The Iranian negotiating team will not allow Tehran to be duped in any nuclear deal with world […]

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AP NewsBreak: Yemen says Saudis behind attack

AP NewsBreak: Yemen says Saudis behind attack

Dec 07, – The attack – the deadliest in Sanaa since May 2012 – marked an escalation in the terror network’s battle to undermine the U.S.-allied government and destabilize the impoverished Arab nation despite the drone strikes and a series of U.S.-backed military offensive against it. U.S. forces also have been training and arming Yemeni […]

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Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Nov 24, – Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran’s nuclear programme in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the country and the West. Aimed at ending a dangerous standoff, the agreement between Iran and the […]

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