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Ukraine mayor shot, US and EU announce new sanctions against Russia

Ukraine mayor shot, US and EU announce new sanctions against Russia

Apr 28, – The mayor of Ukraine’s second-largest city was shot in the back and pro-Russia insurgents seized more government buildings Monday as the U.S hit Russia with more sanctions for allegedly fomenting the unrest in eastern Ukraine. Armed insurgents tacitly backed by Moscow are seeking more autonomy in the region — possibly even independence […]

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Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli police at holy site

Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli police at holy site

Apr 16, – Israeli riot police entered one of Jerusalem’s most revered and politically sensitive religious compounds on Wednesday to disperse rock-throwing Palestinians opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there. The confrontation erupted after Israeli police tried to escort some 20 visitors onto the plaza revered by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and by […]

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Venezuela journalist attacked by pro-government militia in Central University

Venezuela journalist attacked by pro-government militia in Central University

Apr 04, – Masked militia stormed a university in Caracas hurling stones and fireworks as tensions mount over Venezuela’s crippled economy. The militia members prevented journalists from photographing a student who lay on the ground, apparently gravely injured. Pro-government students at the Central University of Venezuela battered their anti-establishment peers with sticks, hospitalising three. Hundreds […]

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Young voters’ enrolment to set India on new path

Young voters’ enrolment to set India on new path

Apr 04, – Anxious to pursue their dreams, young people are particularly concerned with India’s ability to add jobs. India added fewer than 3 million jobs between 2005 and 2010, far below the 1 million needed each month to keep up with student matriculation and Indians’ growing ambitions. As India begins its weekslong election process […]

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Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 in rampage at US Army base

Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 in rampage at US Army base

Apr 03, – An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack, authorities said. The shooter apparently […]

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Russia has ‘very ready force’ for Ukraine incursion, says NATO

Russia has ‘very ready force’ for Ukraine incursion, says NATO

Apr 02, – Calling the situation “incredibly concerning”, NATO’s supreme allied commander in Europe, U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove, said NATO had spotted signs of movement by a very small part of the Russian force overnight but had no indication that this was part of a withdrawal to barracks. Russia has massed all the […]

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India: Ex-Delhi chief minister Kejriwal’s Wagon R damaged in attack

India: Ex-Delhi chief minister Kejriwal’s Wagon R damaged in attack

Apr 01, – Unidentified men allegedly damaged Arvind Kejriwal’s car being used by his Rohtak party candidate for campaigning in the constituency in Haryana on Tuesday. The blue WagonR car, was attacked when it was being driven by a party member and a leader from Rohtak, party sources claimed. The car is being used by […]

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Eurozone unemployment rate steady near record high

Eurozone unemployment rate steady near record high

Apr 01, – The unemployment rate across the 18-country eurozone was steady near record highs in February, official data showed Tuesday, indicating the economic recovery is not sufficiently strong to create enough new jobs. While the number of jobless dropped slightly, the unemployment rate remained flat at 11.9 percent, where it has been since October, […]

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Putin signs decree recognizing Crimea ‘sovereign and independent’

Putin signs decree recognizing Crimea ‘sovereign and independent’

Mar 17, – President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a decree formally recognising Crimea as an independent state following its vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, news agencies quoted a Kremlin statement as saying. Russian news agencies quoted the decree as recognising “the Republic of Crimea, in which the city of Sevastopol enjoys […]

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India remains largest arms importer overtakes China, Pakistan: study

India remains largest arms importer overtakes China, Pakistan: study

Mar 17, – The total volume of arms sales was up 14 percent in 2009-13 compared to the previous five years, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). India remains the biggest buyer of arms in the world, importing nearly three times as many weapons as its nearest competitors China and Pakistan over […]

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