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At least 22 dead as bus plunges off Philippine highway

At least 22 dead as bus plunges off Philippine highway

Dec 16, – At least twenty-two people were killed when a commuter bus plunged from an elevated highway onto a van in Philippine capital Manila on Monday, police said, warning the death toll could rise. Twenty of those who died in the accident in the sprawling city were on board the bus, with the other […]

December 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Saudi men quietly help campaign for women to drive

Saudi men quietly help campaign for women to drive

Nov 01, Riyadh — A growing number of men are quietly helping steer a campaign to end Saudi Arabia’s ban on allowing women to drive, risking their jobs and social condemnation in the conservative kingdom. Some of the men have even been questioned by authorities, and one was detained by a branch of the Saudi […]

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US, UK, France Push for Strong UN Resolution on Syria

US, UK, France Push for Strong UN Resolution on Syria

Sep 15, – France, Britain and the US will seek a “strong” UN resolution with “serious consequences” if Syria fails to hand over its chemical weapons, the French foreign minister has said. Laurent Fabius and his British and US counterparts have held talks in Paris. Under a deal brokered by Russia and the US, Syria […]

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges political solution in Syria at G-20 summit

UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges political solution in Syria at G-20 summit

Sep 06, – UN chief Ban Ki-moon has told world leaders at the G-20 summit that there is “no military solution” to Syria. Meanwhile, a US ambassador to the UN accused Russia of holding the Security Council “hostage” over the crisis. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed world leaders on Thursday during a closed-door dinner at […]

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