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Germany supplied ‘dual-use’ chemicals to Syria

Germany supplied ‘dual-use’ chemicals to Syria

Sep 19, – Germany exported more than 100 metric tons (110 tons) of “dual-use” chemicals to Syria between 2002 and 2006, but officials insisted Wednesday there was no indication the substances had been used to make chemical weapons such as the poisonous sarin gas used in last month’s deadly attack outside Damascus. The exports were […]

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Russia and the ‘war of nerves’ Assad’s victory strengthens Moscow position

Russia and the ‘war of nerves’ Assad’s victory strengthens Moscow position

June 9, AP – Geneva is set to become a new Dayton, hopes Dmitri Trenin. “Americans and Russians should get the Syrian representatives to one table and force them to come to an agreement,” the head of the Moscow Carnegie Center told hromedia. Dayton was the US city where in 1995 the agreement to end […]

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Syria rebels take Golan frontier crossing

Syria rebels take Golan frontier crossing

June 6, AP – Syrian rebels fighting troops loyal to the regime of President Bashar Al Assad have taken over the Quneitra crossing on Israel-Syria ceasefire line in the Golan Heights, army radio reported on Thursday, quoting military officials. Associated pres journalist for human rights observers – Khizer hayat reports from the region.

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Pakistan’s Parliament endorsed Nawaz Sharif as new prime minister

Pakistan’s Parliament endorsed Nawaz Sharif as new prime minister

June 5, AP – The Lower House voted 244 to 98 in favor of Sharif on Wednesday, returning the office of the prime minister to him more than a decade after he was removed from power in a military coup. Pakistan’s parliament has endorsed Nawaz Sharif as its new prime minister for an unprecedented third term. The […]

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Suu Kyi slams Myanmar Government on 2-child limit for Muslims

Suu Kyi slams Myanmar Government on 2-child limit for Muslims

May 27, AP – YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Over the weekend, authorities in strife-torn Rakhine state said they were restoring a measure imposed during past military rule that banned Rohingya families from having more than two children. Details about the policy and how it will be enforced have not been released, sparking calls for clarity […]

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Bombs target elite housing complex of Afghan President Hamid Karzai

Bombs target elite housing complex of Afghan President Hamid Karzai

May 18, AP – The blasts happened inside Aino Mina, a housing complex on the northern outskirts of the city that was developed in part by Mahmood Karzai, the president’s younger brother. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but striking inside a powerful symbol of wealth and influence would be a publicity coup […]

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Germany Shape up its military for the 21st century military threats

Germany Shape up its military for the 21st century military threats

May 17, AP – The time of planning, guidelines and draft projects is over. That’s the conclusion that a report on a reform of the Bundeswehr, the German military, arrived at. The findings were presented by Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Thursday (16.05.2013). The time has come to change the German military, the report […]

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