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Germany drafts dual nationality plan for young foreigners

Germany drafts dual nationality plan for young foreigners

Mar 28, – Social Democrats and conservatives in Chancellor Merkel’s coalition agreed Thursday on the outlines of a limited citizenship law change. The amendment is likely to be debated in parliament in April. If passed, it could apply later this year. Germany’s long-standing legal assumption that its citizens have to be born to German parents […]

March 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Malaysian marines said to have tracked missing plane to west coast

Malaysian marines said to have tracked missing plane to west coast

Mar 11, – In one of the most baffling mysteries in recent aviation history, a massive search operation for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER has so far found no trace of the aircraft or the 239 passengers and crew. Malaysia’s military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometers […]

March 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
Rio De Janeiro Police Force Indigenous People Out Of Maracanã

Rio De Janeiro Police Force Indigenous People Out Of Maracanã

Dec 16, Rio De Janeiro – Police in Rio de Janeiro have removed about 25 protesters who had re-occupied the grounds of an Indian Museum complex near the Maracana soccer stadium that will host the final match of next year’s World Cup. The crumbling complex originally was scheduled to be demolished to make way for […]

December 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ukrainian Riot Police Withdraw After Overnight Move on Protesters

Ukrainian Riot Police Withdraw After Overnight Move on Protesters

Dec 11, – Riot police have begun leaving a large camp in central Kyiv following overnight clashes with protesters. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian government appears to be mulling a deal with the EU, in exchange for more aid. Ukrainian authorities ordered the removal of riot police and Interior Ministry forces from Independence Square on Wednesday only […]

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160 killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs

160 killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs

Nov 24, – Beirut: At least 160 rebel fighters and Syrian troops have been killed in two days of clashes in the Eastern Gouta region just outside Damascus, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The latest fighting comes against the backdrop of regime advances in Damascus province that have cut rebel supply lines to the […]

November 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
‘The Americans’ Casts Cartoon Network Alum for Season 2 (Exclusive)

‘The Americans’ Casts Cartoon Network Alum for Season 2 (Exclusive)

Oct 20, – Aimee Carrero will recur as a Sandinista freedom fighter on the FX drama. Actress Aimee Carrero has landed a recurring role on FX’s The Americans, The Hollywood Reporterhas learned exclusively. Carrero, who was a series regular on the Cartoon Network live-action series Level Up, will play Chena, a smart yet impulsive Sandinista […]

October 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Calls mount to ban Greek far-right party Golden Dawn

Calls mount to ban Greek far-right party Golden Dawn

Sep 19, – The fatal stabbing of a rapper has prompted mounting calls in Greece for the banning of the far-right party Golden Dawn. Civil servants remain on strike for a second day over planned job cuts wanted by creditors. The far-right opposition party in Greece’s parliament, Golden Dawn, denied involvement in the murder of […]

September 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Afghanistan’s top female police officer dies after shooting

Afghanistan’s top female police officer dies after shooting

Sep 16, – A senior Afghan policewoman who had spoken of the need for more female police officers has died in hospital after being shot by gunmen on a motorcycle. Her female predecessor in Helmand province was murdered in July. Afghanistan’s restive province of Helmand lost its second high-profile female police officer on Monday. Sub-Inspector […]

September 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Nearly 100 Philippine rebels killed or captured

Nearly 100 Philippine rebels killed or captured

Sep 15, – Nearly 100 militants who have held scores of people hostage for a week in a southern Philippine city have been killed or captured in an offensive to retake rebel-held coastal communities, officials said on Sunday. Army troops and police special forces have regained rebel-held grounds and are pressing an assault deeper into […]

September 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Kerry calls Syria chemical weapons talks ‘constructive’

Kerry calls Syria chemical weapons talks ‘constructive’

Sep 13, – US Secretary of State John Kerry has described as “constructive” talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on securing Syria’s chemical weapons. The two men began a second day of talks in Geneva by meeting UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi. Mr Kerry said he hoped a date could be set for wider […]

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