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Eurozone unemployment hits new record, 19.22 million people jobless

Eurozone unemployment hits new record, 19.22 million people jobless

July 01, AP – Joblessness across the 17 nations using the euro hit another record in May after a revision of data for the previous months, the EU statistics agency, Eurostat, reported on Monday. There is no sign yet of an end to swelling jobless ranks in the euro area, fresh figures from the European […]

July 1, 2013 | By More
Five dead in Egypt as protesters demand Morsi ouster

Five dead in Egypt as protesters demand Morsi ouster

July 01, AP – “It is the biggest protest in Egypt’s history,” a military source told AFP on condition of anonymity, adding that “millions” of people were on the streets across the country. But as clashes broke out later on Sunday, five people were killed. Five people died as protesters flooded Egypt’s streets calling for […]

July 1, 2013 | By More
Roadside bombs kill 49 people in Pakistan

Roadside bombs kill 49 people in Pakistan

July 01, QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — In the deadliest of the attacks, twin blasts near a Shiite Muslim mosque in Quetta, the capital of southwest Baluchistan province, killed at least 28 people, including nine women and several children, said city police chief Mir Zubair Mahmood. Dozens of others were wounded. Bombings killed 49 people in […]

June 30, 2013 | By More
Obama tours Island prison cell of Nelson Mandela

Obama tours Island prison cell of Nelson Mandela

July 1, AP – Obama paid tribute to South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, by taking his family on a tour of the island prison where the ailing anti-apartheid leader spent 18 of his 27 years imprisoned. US President Barack Obama has visited Nelson Mandela’s Robben Island prison cell during the Cape Town leg […]

June 30, 2013 | By More
Car bomb kills 16 paramilitary troops as British PM visits Pakistan

Car bomb kills 16 paramilitary troops as British PM visits Pakistan

June 30, AP – Most of the dead and wounded were civilians. The blast struck one vehicle in the convoy of paramilitary Frontier Corps troops, but the other passed by safely, said police official Shafiullah Khan. It is unclear whether it was a suicide bombing or the explosives in the vehicle were set off by […]

June 30, 2013 | By More
Kerry squeezes in more talks at end of Mideast peace mission

Kerry squeezes in more talks at end of Mideast peace mission

June 30, AP- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, engaged in breakneck shuttle diplomacy to coax Israel and the Palestinians back into peace talks, is flying to the West Bank on Sunday to have a third meeting in as many days with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. U.S., Israeli and Palestinian officials have declined to disclose […]

June 30, 2013 | By More
Amal Al Qubaisi: UAE is dedicated to women empowerment

Amal Al Qubaisi: UAE is dedicated to women empowerment

June 29, AP – During the official reception ceremony held by the UAE’s Mission to the United Nations, New York, in cooperation with the United Nation Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, to honor the UAE Women Leadership delegation, Dr. Amal Al Qubaisi has stressed the UAE’s Commitment to empowering women in […]

June 29, 2013 | By More
Global warming: Climate change could enable Arctic seaway

Global warming: Climate change could enable Arctic seaway

June 29, AP – Four centuries later, a number of ships have begun navigating the icy route between Europe and Asia. The vessels weigh anchor each summer when Arctic ice is at its thinnest, hoping to pave the way for further ships in the years ahead. As global warming thaws sea ice, the maritime route […]

June 29, 2013 | By More
Lebanese troops disperse supporters of hardline cleric

Lebanese troops disperse supporters of hardline cleric

June 29, AP – Lebanese troops fired in the air Friday to disperse dozens of Sunni Muslims demonstrating in support of a hardline cleric who has been on the run since the military crushed his fighters earlier this week. Lebanon is grappling with rising tensions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims linked to the more than […]

June 29, 2013 | By More
New study- Well-rested teens make healthier food choices

New study- Well-rested teens make healthier food choices

June 29, AP – “Not only do sleepy teens on average eat more food that’s bad for them, they also eat less food that is good for them,” said Hale, speaking about the study results. IN A STUDY linking sleep with obesity, researchers have found that teenagers who get adequate sleep make more healthy food […]

June 28, 2013 | By More