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Thousands leave Ghouta in surrender of enclave to Syrian government

Thousands leave Ghouta in surrender of enclave to Syrian government

Some 7,000 people departed eastern Ghouta for Syrian rebel territory near the Turkish border on Tuesday under a deal arranged by Russia to surrender the enclave to the Syrian government, Russian state media and a war monitor said. Rebels have been gradually leaving Ghouta since Thursday, accepting safe passage for themselves and their families to […]

March 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Car bomb outside Somali President’s Palace kills at least 10

Car bomb outside Somali President’s Palace kills at least 10

Aug  30, – Information Minister Mohamed Abdi Hayir told state radio that a meeting of security officials was under way inside one of the hotels, the SYL, at the time of blast and that one minister and some state radio journalists were injured in the attack. At least 10 people, including soldiers and civilians, were […]

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Govt in agreement to allow American merger

Govt in agreement to allow American merger

Nov 12, – The agreement requires the airlines to scale back the size of the merger at Washington’s Reagan National Airport and in other big cities. In August, the government sued to block the merger, saying it would restrict competition and drive up prices for consumers on hundreds of routes around the country. The Justice […]

November 12, 2013 | By | Reply More
Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

May 25, – That’s too bad, say experts at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), since new research shows that parents are actually one of the most influential forces helping to shape their child’s views on these issues. About one in five parents think they have little control over whether their teens […]

May 25, 2013 | By More
Attacks kill 95 in Iraq, hint of Syrian spillover

Attacks kill 95 in Iraq, hint of Syrian spillover

May 21, BAGHDAD AP — The latest spiral of violence — which has claimed more than 240 lives in the past week — carries the hallmarks of the two sides that brought nearly nonstop chaos to Iraq for years: Sunni insurgents, including al-Qaida’s branch in Iraq, and Shiite militias defending their newfound power after Saddam […]

May 21, 2013 | By More
Tunisian feminist arrested for alleged provocation

Tunisian feminist arrested for alleged provocation

May 21, TUNIS, Tunisia AP — On Sunday, Amina Tyler — a 19-year-old member of the Ukrainian feminist group FEMEN, which uses nudity in its protests — passed through heavy security and checkpoints to enter the city of Kairouan, where police were preventing hardline conservative Islamists from holding an annual conference. A Tunisian feminist who […]

May 21, 2013 | By More
EU criticized for permanently lifting Myanmar sanctions

EU criticized for permanently lifting Myanmar sanctions

May 20, AP – The EU’s decision to eliminate most of the remaining sanctions on Myanmar ignores strong evidence of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims by the government, says Human Rights Watch. The New York-based campaign group released a report alleging the involvement of state security forces during last year’s violence in Arakan state. As […]

May 20, 2013 | By More
Despite differences with Merkel, Hollande proposes eurozone ‘government’

Despite differences with Merkel, Hollande proposes eurozone ‘government’

May 17, AP – To mark his one year anniversary in office, the French president gave a wide-ranging 150-minute news conference, a day after economic data showed France had slipped into recession. The leaders of the eurozone’s two biggest economies, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande, insist their ties are strong, despite differing views on Europe’s […]

May 17, 2013 | By More
Media experts: Arab media is in a coma

Media experts: Arab media is in a coma

May 15, AP – It must play a neutral and fair role in reforming the Arab world and its societies in transition, media experts said at the 12th Arab Media Forum that commenced on Tuesday. One expert even went to the extent of saying that Arab media has gone comatose and lacks feeling for the […]

May 15, 2013 | By More
A look at how Russia, US still spy on each other

A look at how Russia, US still spy on each other

May 15, AP – Here are some other cases of apparent spying between the old rivals: THE ANNA CHAPMAN RING These Russian spies lived in suburban U.S. homes and worked at jobs like real estate brokers or travel agents, quietly inserting themselves into American life and trying to penetrate U.S. policy circles. Court papers said […]

May 15, 2013 | By More