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Italy PM survives vote after Berlusconi about-face

Italy PM survives vote after Berlusconi about-face

Oct 02, ROME — Silvio Berlusconi made a stunning about-face Wednesday and threw his support behind the government of Premier Enrico Letta in a confidence vote, acknowledging defeat on the Senate floor after defections in his party robbed him of the backing he needed to bring down the government. The three-time premier took the floor […]

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Syria crisis: Assad confirms chemical weapons handover

Syria crisis: Assad confirms chemical weapons handover

Sep 12, – Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has appeared on Russian TV to confirm that his country’s chemical weapons will be placed under international control. Mr Assad told Rossiya 24 the move was as a result of a Russian initiative and not the threat of US military action. The comments came as the Russian and […]

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Pakistan to release top Afghan Taliban prisoner Baradar

Pakistan to release top Afghan Taliban prisoner Baradar

Sep 10, – The Pakistani government has said it will release the former second-in-command of the Taliban in another bid to further peace efforts with its Afghan neighbors. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was arrested in 2010. Pakistan said on Tuesday that it planned to free the former deputy leader of the Islamist group and former […]

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Nurses warned about nail extensions

Nurses warned about nail extensions

Sep 03, – Nurses have been warned about wearing nail extensions and using nail polish after a poll suggested infection control was being put at risk by fashion-conscious NHS staff. Guidance states that fingernails should be short and free of varnish. But an online poll of nearly 500 student nurses found lapses were commonplace with […]

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Health News: Insomniacs’ brains lose focus, scans suggest

Health News: Insomniacs’ brains lose focus, scans suggest

Sep 02, – Brain scans of people who say they have insomnia have shown differences in brain function compared with people who get a full night’s sleep. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, said the poor sleepers struggled to focus part of their brain in memory tests. Other experts said that the brain’s […]

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Turkish Prime Minister: Israel behind Egypt military coup

Turkish Prime Minister: Israel behind Egypt military coup

Aug 20, ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s prime minister on Tuesday accused Israel of being behind the ouster of Egypt’s Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, offering as the only evidence for his claim a statement by a Jewish French intellectual during a meeting with an Israeli official. In the nationally televised speech, Recep Tayyip Erdogan also took […]

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