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No breakthrough as Venezuela talks end in stalemate

No breakthrough as Venezuela talks end in stalemate

Apr 11, Caracas – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders traded barbs for six hours late on Thursday in a debate over the last two months of anti-government protests, but found no common ground. Maduro had been widely praised for instituting the talks, but opposition leaders seemed uninterested in conciliation of any kind. They […]

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Helicopter crashes in Seattle, at least 2 dead

Helicopter crashes in Seattle, at least 2 dead

Mar 18, – Two people have been killed and one injured in a helicopter crash in the US city of Seattle. The helicopter, owned by news channel KOMO-TV, fell to the ground meters from the city’s landmark Space Needle. Reports said the news helicopter crashed into at least two cars following a failed takeoff during […]

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Observers: Syrian rebel infighting kills nearly 50

Observers: Syrian rebel infighting kills nearly 50

Sep 12, – BEIRUT — Activists say infighting between rebel forces in Syria has killed at least 50 in clashes in the country’s northeast. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday that the fighting took place in Hassakeh province. It says clashes between Kurdish fighters and members of the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and the […]

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Rwanda: Clinton, Chelsea promote clean water

Rwanda: Clinton, Chelsea promote clean water

Aug 06, KIGALI, Rwanda  — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea are promoting clean water in Rwanda. The two Clintons wrapped up a two-day visit to Rwanda on Tuesday. On Monday the pair watched as water purification chemical packets turned a bucket of dirty and unsafe water into sanitary drinking water. The former […]

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Observers: Eight people killed in Saudi Arabia flash floods

Observers: Eight people killed in Saudi Arabia flash floods

Aug 04, Manama: At least eight people, including an eight-year-old child, were killed after downpours caused flash floods in the western part of Saudi Arabia. Several other people are missing and search and rescue efforts have been launched to locate them, civil defence officials said. The heavy rain on Thursday and Friday damaged private and […]

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Italy’s Supreme Court Upholds 4 Year Prison Term For Ex PM Berlusconi

Italy’s Supreme Court Upholds 4 Year Prison Term For Ex PM Berlusconi

Aug 01, – Berlusconi faces house arrest or community service instead of going to jail because of his age – he is 76. His lawyers had asked judges at Rome’s Court of Cassation to overturn a one-year jail sentence and political ban. Italy’s Supreme Court has upheld the prison sentence given to ex-Prime Minister Silvio […]

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Snowden receives temporary asylum in Russia, leaves Moscow airport

Snowden receives temporary asylum in Russia, leaves Moscow airport

Aug 01, MOSCOW — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden left the transit zone of a Moscow airport and entered Russia after authorities granted him asylum for one year, his lawyer said Thursday. Anatoly Kucherena said that Snowden’s whereabouts will be kept secret for security reasons. The former NSA systems analyst was stuck at Moscow’s […]

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Miley Cyrus says wild-child behaviour part of growing up

Miley Cyrus says wild-child behaviour part of growing up

July 30, LONDON — Miley Cyrus’ transformation from a sweet-faced child star into a twerking, wild-child sensation has garnered plenty of debate, but she says it’s not really all that deep — she just grew up, y’all. “I think people forget what it feels like to be 20,” she said in a recent interview. “People […]

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Spain train crash: Police detain driver as suspect

Spain train crash: Police detain driver as suspect

July 26, SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain — Spanish police said Friday they arrested the driver of the train that blazed far over the speed limit into a curve and toppled over, killing 78 people, and planned to question him as a suspect for “recklessness.” As suspicion increasingly fell on the driver in Spain’s worst train […]

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Mallika Sherawat faces warrant for ‘obscene dance’ performance

Mallika Sherawat faces warrant for ‘obscene dance’ performance

July 08, – Bollywood sex siren Mallika Sherawat could be issued a non-bailable warrant on Monday after she failed to appear in a court for a third time in a seven-year-old obscenity case. The actress known for her steamy roles in Hindi films was handed court summons on Thursday by the police at her Mumbai […]

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