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Russian bombing leaves ‘little hope’ for peace in Syria- EU’s Tusk

Russian bombing leaves ‘little hope’ for peace in Syria- EU’s Tusk

Feb 16, – “Russian bombing leaves little hope” for a solution to the five-year conflict, Tusk said on a visit to Athens, with days to go until an internationally agreed “cessation of hostilities.” “The whole world is hoping for peace and is ready for talks,” Tusk said after meeting Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras as […]

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Two months of Russia raids in Syria kill 1,500- monitor

Two months of Russia raids in Syria kill 1,500- monitor

Nov 30, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian raids that began September 30 have killed 419 Islamic State group fighters as well as 598 from Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and other rebel groups. Russian air strikes in support of the Syrian government have killed more than 1,500 people, a third of them […]

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Turkish army hits IS in Syria after soldier killed

Turkish army hits IS in Syria after soldier killed

Jul 23, – The deadly clash was the most serious yet between the Turkish army and IS since the Islamists began to take swathes of Iraq and Syria right up to the Turkish border from 2013. The Turkish military Thursday pounded positions of Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria after a Turkish soldier was killed […]

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US-led airstrikes ‘kill 52 civilians in northern Syria’

US-led airstrikes ‘kill 52 civilians in northern Syria’

Apr 02, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor also reported 10 civilian deaths in a rocket strike Saturday in the northern city of Aleppo and said 40 others suffered respiratory problems in a pre-dawn chemical attack further north in Idlib province. US-led strikes targeting the Islamic State group killed at least 52 civilians […]

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Al Shabaab storms Kenyan university, 14 reported killed

Al Shabaab storms Kenyan university, 14 reported killed

Apr 02, – Police and soldiers surrounded and sealed off Garissa University College and were attempting to flush out the gunmen, the head of Kenya’s police force, Joseph Boinet, said. At least 14 people were reported killed on Thursday when Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking […]

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Kiev warns of ‘great war’ with Russia as its forces retreat

Kiev warns of ‘great war’ with Russia as its forces retreat

Sep 01, – The sense of foreboding in Kiev came as European-mediated talks over the fast-escalating crisis opened in the Belarussian capital Minsk behind closed doors, attended by government, separatist and Russian envoys. Ukrainian forces ceded a strategic eastern airport to pro-Russian insurgents on Monday as the government in Kiev accused Moscow of launching a […]

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NY man charged with trying to support terrorists

NY man charged with trying to support terrorists

Oct 19, – Federal authorities have arrested the U.S.-born man, charging him with conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, attempting to support terrorists and al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, and obstruction of justice. For 25 years Marcos Alonso Zea lived in America, working most recently as a clerk at a home improvement store […]

October 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
Small time bomb caused Myanmar hotel blast

Small time bomb caused Myanmar hotel blast

Oct 15, – It was the most high-profile in a series of low-intensity explosions that the government alleges is an attempt to tarnish the image of the budding democracy as it emerges from decades of oppressive military rule. An explosion that injured an American guest in one of the ritziest hotels in Myanmar’s main city […]

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Bomb near mosque in northern Iraq kills 12 Sunnis

Bomb near mosque in northern Iraq kills 12 Sunnis

Oct 15, – The attack took place in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad, said Police Col. Taha Salaheddin. The bomb went off as worshippers were leaving the al-Qodus mosque after morning prayers for the beginning of the Eid al-Adha holiday. A bomb ripped through a crowd of Sunni […]

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