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Official: Body falls from Air France jet in Niger

Official: Body falls from Air France jet in Niger

July 26, Niamey, Niger: Niger’s interior minister says a body fell from an Air France plane as it approached the West African country’s capital, Niamey, and was discovered lifeless in western suburb. Abdou Labo said a resident was standing just a few meters from where the body landed at around 5 am on Thursday. He said […]

July 25, 2013 | By More
Syria lashes out at US move to arm rebels

Syria lashes out at US move to arm rebels

July 25, – The White House acknowledged that momentum in the conflict has shifted as the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group and Iran have helped Assad’s forces. Syria lashed out on Thursday at the US decision to send arms to rebels fighting President Bashar Al Assad’s troops, saying Washington is unsuitable to act as a broker […]

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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
Tunisian top politician assassinated outside his home

Tunisian top politician assassinated outside his home

July 25, – According to Tunisian website Nawaat, Brahmi was shot 11 times while leaving his house in el-Ghazala, a northern suburb of the capital Tunis. Tunisian opposition politician and assembly member Mohammed Brahmi was killed outside of his home on Thursday, local media reported. The unidentified assailants shot Brahmi point blank before fleeing by […]

July 25, 2013 | By More
Militants attack Iraqi police HQ, nine officers dead

Militants attack Iraqi police HQ, nine officers dead

July 24, A number of armed men have opened fire on a police station in northern Iraq, killing nine police officers. Two other policemen were wounded in the assault, which began at 04:30 GMT, 60km (37 miles) south of the city of Mosul. Police fired back but it is not clear whether any attackers were […]

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
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
Philippines Muslim teachers told to remove face veils

Philippines Muslim teachers told to remove face veils

July 23, Manila: The majority-Catholic Philippines told Muslim teachers Tuesday to remove their veils inside classrooms, in part to promote better relationships between teachers and pupils. Education Secretary Armin Luistro said the move was part of reforms to make schools more sensitive to religion. Muslim schoolgirls will still be allowed to wear the veil or […]

July 23, 2013 | By More
US Vice-President Joe Biden, India PM Singh renew efforts to boost bilateral ties

US Vice-President Joe Biden, India PM Singh renew efforts to boost bilateral ties

July 23, NEW DELHI — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks in the Indian capital Tuesday as part of a renewed effort to strengthen ties between the two countries. The meeting came just weeks after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry came to India to lead a strategic […]

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