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Austrian teenage girl who went to Syria to join ISIS has been killed

Austrian teenage girl who went to Syria to join ISIS has been killed

Sep 16, – One of two Austrian teenage girls, hunted by Interpol after reportedly travelling to fight for Islamist rebels in Syria, is believed to have been killed, British newspaper The Telegraph reported on Monday. Earlier this year, Samra Kesinovic, 16, and Sabina Selimovic, 15, disappeared from their homes in the Austrian capital of Vienna. […]

September 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dozens injured after soldiers storm Venezuela’s Plaza Altamira

Dozens injured after soldiers storm Venezuela’s Plaza Altamira

Mar 17, – Eyewitnesses say dozens of anti-government protesters were injured in clashes with police in Caracas on Sunday. They were marching toward a military base in the latest demonstration against President. Venezuelan troops stormed a Caracas square on Sunday to evict protesters who turned it into a stronghold during six weeks of demonstrations against […]

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Egypt jails 16000 Islamists, brings most arrests in decades

Egypt jails 16000 Islamists, brings most arrests in decades

Mar 16, – Egypt’s crackdown on Islamists has jailed 16,000 people over the past eight months in the country’s biggest round-up in nearly two decades, according to previously unreleased figures from security officials. Rights activists say reports of abuses in prisons are mounting, with prisoners describing systematic beatings and miserable conditions for dozens packed into […]

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Egypt to resume trial of Jazeera journalists amid outcry

Egypt to resume trial of Jazeera journalists amid outcry

Mar 05, Cairo – The Egyptian trial resumes Wednesday for Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting ousted president Mohamed Morsi’s banned Muslim Brotherhood, a case that has sparked a global outcry over muzzling of the press. The high-profile trial is seen as a test of whether Egypt’s military-installed authorities will allow freedom of the press, with […]

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Obama warns Putin over Ukraine, calls on Russia to pull back military

Obama warns Putin over Ukraine, calls on Russia to pull back military

Mar 02, – President Barack Obama told President Vladimir Putin on Saturday that Russia’s dispatch of troops to Ukraine flouted international law and warned he was courting political isolation if the incursion continued. Obama’s 90-minute telephone call with Putin represented the kind of direct confrontation between the men who run the White House and the […]

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Syrian army drives rebels from site of alleged killing

Syrian army drives rebels from site of alleged killing

Feb 18, Beirut, – State news agency SANA said government troops took control of the village of Maan on Monday after destroying the last “hideouts of terrorists, who came into the village and committed a massacre.” Syria refers to rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar Assad as terrorists. The nearly 3-year-old conflict has become increasingly […]

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
14-year-old Manipur girl allegedly raped in Delhi, sparks protests

14-year-old Manipur girl allegedly raped in Delhi, sparks protests

Feb 09, Delhi – Minor girl from Manipur was raped on Friday night. The accused has been arrested, police said on Saturday. She was allegedly raped in Munirka area at on Friday. A 14-year-old girl from Manipur was forcibly grabbed by her landlord’s son, taken to a vacant room and brutally raped here, triggering protests. The rape […]

February 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
UN report details ‘unspeakable’ suffering of Syria’s children

UN report details ‘unspeakable’ suffering of Syria’s children

Feb 05, Beirut – The report highlights what U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon termed the “unspeakable suffering” experienced by children in the country’s nearly 3-year-old conflict. Meanwhile, the Syrian government missed another deadline for destroying its chemical weapons Wednesday, but pledged to meet a final deadline of June 30. Children in Syria have been tortured, maimed […]

February 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ukraine opposition leaders in diplomatic push after deadly Kiev protests

Ukraine opposition leaders in diplomatic push after deadly Kiev protests

Feb 01, –  Opposition leaders met in Munich on Friday with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and were due to talk with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday. The Ukrainian opposition urged Europe and the United States on Friday to go beyond vocal support for […]

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Pakistani army fires indiscriminately along LoC as India celebrates Republic Day

Pakistani army fires indiscriminately along LoC as India celebrates Republic Day

Jan 26, – As India celebrated its 65th Republic Day today, Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. The Army said that Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing for three hours. “Today morning at 6:15 am, when it was dark, there was unprovoked firing from Pakistani side. They fired […]

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