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Egypt court orders Ex-president Morsi’s detention over Hamas links

Egypt court orders Ex-president Morsi’s detention over Hamas links

July 26 CAIRO  — The announcement came hours before mass protests were set to take place across the nation in response to a call by military chief Gen. Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi for a show of popular support for his anticipated crackdown on Morsi’s supporters and radical Islamists loyal to the ousted leader who have been attacking […]

July 26, 2013 | By More
11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Flees Home to Avoid Forced Marriage

11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Flees Home to Avoid Forced Marriage

July 26, –  A three-minute video clip about an 11-year-old Yemeni girl speaking out against child marriage after having escaped it herself has gone viral on the internet. Nada Al Ahdal says in the video that she would rather die than be forced into marriage with an older man. “It’s true that I ran away […]

July 26, 2013 | By More
Syria: Car bomb kills 10, wounds 62 near Damascus

Syria: Car bomb kills 10, wounds 62 near Damascus

July 25, DAMASCUS, Syria – A powerful car bomb exploded in a suburb of the Syrian capital Thursday, killing 10 people and wounding dozens of others, Syria’s state-run news agency said. The explosion in Jaramana, just few kilometers (miles) southeast of Damascus, came as the United Nations’ top official said more than 100,000 people have […]

July 25, 2013 | By More
UAE embassy attacked in Libya capital Tripoli

UAE embassy attacked in Libya capital Tripoli

July 25, Tripoli: The UAE embassy in Tripoli, Libya was subjected to a terrorist act on Thursday morning, announced Faris Mohammad Al Mazrouie, Assistant Foreign Minister for Security and Military Affairs. The embassy was attacked by an RPG rocket at 5.00am. Al Mazrouie said the embassy’s diplomatic mission and personnel were unharmed. The embassy is […]

July 25, 2013 | By More
FDA says menthol cigarettes more harmful

FDA says menthol cigarettes more harmful

July 25, – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it would seek consultation on possible restrictions for the products. US regulators have said menthol cigarettes are more harmful than other cigarettes, but stopped short of limiting their sale. The agency said that while mint-flavoured cigarettes may be just as toxic as others, it was […]

July 24, 2013 | By More
News update: Deadly train crash in Spain leaves 35 people dead

News update: Deadly train crash in Spain leaves 35 people dead

July 25, Galicia – A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 35 people and injuring many more, officials in Galicia region have said. All 13 carriages of the train, which was travelling from Madrid to Ferrol, came off the tracks near the city of Santiago de Compostela. Images from the scene showed […]

July 24, 2013 | By More
Australia-bound asylum boat sinks off Java 4 dead

Australia-bound asylum boat sinks off Java 4 dead

July 24, – At least three people, including one child, perished off of the Indonesian island of Java early Wednesday when a boat carrying nearly 200 believed asylum seekers sank. A rescue operation brought 157 of the passengers to safety, according to Indonesian authorities. It was not immediately clear how many remained missing. A search […]

July 24, 2013 | By More
Drug war clashes in Mexico’s Michoacan state leave 22 dead

Drug war clashes in Mexico’s Michoacan state leave 22 dead

July 24, – The attacks came a day after members of the Knights Templar drug gang shot dead five demonstrators protesting against the cartel’s violent tactics. At least 20 armed gang members have died in clashes with police in Mexico’s western Michoacan state, officials say. Two police officers were also killed in shootouts that started […]

July 24, 2013 | By More
Skipping breakfast linked to greater risk of heart problems

Skipping breakfast linked to greater risk of heart problems

July 24, – People should eat breakfast to keep their hearts in good condition, according to researchers in the US. Their study of 27,000 men, in the journal Circulation, showed those skipping breakfast were at a greater risk of heart problems. The team at the Harvard School of Public Health said missing the meal put […]

July 23, 2013 | By More
Donkey bomber kills 3 Nato soldiers in Afghanistan

Donkey bomber kills 3 Nato soldiers in Afghanistan

July 23, – Nato’s International Security Assistance Force confirmed three casualties in a bombing in eastern Afghanistan but gave no details. A suicide bomber rode a donkey on Tuesday into an Afghan and Nato military convoy, killing three Western soldiers and their Afghan interpreter, officials said. Afghan authorities said the attack happened in Wardak province, […]

July 23, 2013 | By More