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Russian opposition leader Alexie Navalny released

Russian opposition leader Alexie Navalny released

July 19, KIROV, Russia — After the decision, he emerged from the caged-off defendants’ section of the courtroom. He hugged his wife, and thanked the several thousand supporters who had protested his conviction on Manezhnaya Square next to the Kremlin, clapping hands and chanting “Freedom!” and “Putin is a thief!” A Russian court Friday freed […]

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Bomb blast near royal palaces rattles Bahrain

Bomb blast near royal palaces rattles Bahrain

July 19, Manama: The bombing at the Shaikh Eisa Bin Salman Mosque in Riffa, 15 kilometres south of the capital Manama, was promptly condemned. A booby-trapped car which exploded in a mosque parking area near the royal residences has rattled Bahrain, prompting widespread condemnation. “The explosion occurred on Wednesday evening at 8.20 while there were […]

July 18, 2013 | By More
21 confirmed dead after eating school meal in India’s Bihar state

21 confirmed dead after eating school meal in India’s Bihar state

July 17, – An inquiry has begun and 200,000 rupees ($3,370) in compensation offered to the families of each of the dead. At least 21 children have died and dozens more have fallen sick after eating a tainted school meal in India’s eastern state of Bihar. The poisoning occurred at a government school in the […]

July 17, 2013 | By More
Eurozone economic crisis ‘hit birth rates’

Eurozone economic crisis ‘hit birth rates’

July 10, – The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Germany found that the birth rate in 28 European countries dropped as unemployment rose. Fewer babies have been born in Europe since the start of the financial crisis in 2008, a new study shows. People under 25 have been particularly affected, along with those […]

July 10, 2013 | By More
Turkish court blocks Erdogan’s Gezi park project

Turkish court blocks Erdogan’s Gezi park project

July, 04 AP – A Turkish court has blocked a government decision to redevelop Istanbul’s Gezi Park, which had sparked protests that drew 2.5 million people to the streets nationwide. The ruling marks a victory for the opposition. The administrative court justified its ruling, made last month but only revealed by Turkish media on Wednesday, […]

July 3, 2013 | By More
Ukraine- Protesters storm police HQ after officers implicated in brutal rape

Ukraine- Protesters storm police HQ after officers implicated in brutal rape

July 02, KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Angry residents in a town in southern Ukraine stormed the local police headquarters after authorities refused to detain one of two police officers implicated in the brutal gang-rape of a young woman. Channel 5 footage showed men throwing stones and then storming the gates of a police unit in […]

July 2, 2013 | By More
Study finds: Oily fish helps fight breast cancer

Study finds: Oily fish helps fight breast cancer

June 29, AP – Oily fish is rich in so-called n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, or n-3 PUFAs, which are involved in the immune system, blood-vessel activity and chemical messaging in the brain. Researchers based in China looked at 26 previously published studies covering more than 800,000 volunteers in the United States, Europe and Asia whose […]

June 28, 2013 | By More
On taking the reins of power Qatari Emir Shaikh Tamim’s first address to the Nation

On taking the reins of power Qatari Emir Shaikh Tamim’s first address to the Nation

June 27, AP – In his first address to the nation since assuming power, Shaikh Tamim said his country “rejects divisions in Arab societies on sectarian lines”. “We seek to preserve relations with all governments and countries and we respect all sincere, active and effective political directions in the region but we do not support […]

June 26, 2013 | By More
Riots in China’s western Xinjiang region leave dozens dead

Riots in China’s western Xinjiang region leave dozens dead

June 26. AP – Clashes between armed gangs and police erupted Wednesday in China’s restive far western Xinjiang region, home to a large Muslim Uighur minority, leaving 27 dead, the government news agency Xinhua reported. More than two dozen people have died in clashes with police in China’s western Xinjiang region. The riots are the […]

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