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157 dead, hundreds injured trapped in Turkey’s coal mine explosion

157 dead, hundreds injured trapped in Turkey’s coal mine explosion

May 13, – Turkey’s disaster management agency has raised the death toll from a mining accident in the west of the country to 157. It was not immediately clear how many more miners were believed still trapped in the coal mine in the town of Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul. Authorities […]

May 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
Venezuela tense as opposition leader Lopez ‘to stay in custody’

Venezuela tense as opposition leader Lopez ‘to stay in custody’

Feb 20, – A Venezuelan court has ordered that detained opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez remain in custody pending further hearings, Mr Lopez’s lawyer said. Lawyer Bernardo Pulido tweeted that the court had “confirmed the detention order”. Mr Lopez, of the opposition Popular Will party, was arrested on Tuesday on charges of inciting violence following a […]

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Ukraine opposition leaders in diplomatic push after deadly Kiev protests

Ukraine opposition leaders in diplomatic push after deadly Kiev protests

Feb 01, –  Opposition leaders met in Munich on Friday with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and were due to talk with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday. The Ukrainian opposition urged Europe and the United States on Friday to go beyond vocal support for […]

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Afghan children toil in Pakistan

Afghan children toil in Pakistan

Jan 28, Islamabad – For more than three decades, Pakistan has been home to one of the world’s largest refugee communities: hundreds of thousands of Afghans who have fled the repeated wars and fighting in their country. Since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan, some 3.8 million have returned home, according to the United Nations’ […]

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News Update: Beirut bombing death toll rises to seven

News Update: Beirut bombing death toll rises to seven

Dec 28, Beirut – Lebanon’s state news agency says a 19-year-old man wounded in Friday’s car bombing in central Beirut has died, raising the death toll in the attack to seven. The National News Agency says Mohammed Shaar died on Saturday from massive wounds sustained in the blast, which targeted prominent Lebanese politician Mohammed Chatah. […]

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China actress in sex for gifts claim gets apology from US website

China actress in sex for gifts claim gets apology from US website

Dec 19, – Los Angeles: A US-based Chinese news agency has apologised to award-winning actress Zhang Ziyi for claiming she slept with top Chinese officials for money and gifts, a publicist said Wednesday. In a statement Boxun News said there was no evidence to support the claims and acknowledged it did not contact the “Crouching […]

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‘Revenge porn’ website owner arrested for extortion

‘Revenge porn’ website owner arrested for extortion

Dec 01, – A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the running of a “revenge porn” website. Kevin Bollaert is accused of being behind UGotPosted, a site that published intimate photographs of people against their wishes. It would link to relevant social networks of the subjects pictured. Prosecutors said the website also sought […]

December 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Afghan police rescue woman from Taliban stoning

Afghan police rescue woman from Taliban stoning

Dec 10, – Kunduz, Afghanistan: Police in a remote northern Afghan village rescued a woman from being stoned to death after she was condemned by the Taliban for allegedly cheating on her husband, officials said on Tuesday. Taliban militants, who often run informal justice systems in rural Afghanistan, handed down the death penalty on the […]

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Two dead, 47 missing as two ships sink off China

Two dead, 47 missing as two ships sink off China

Nov 25, – Two sailors were confirmed dead and 24 were missing after two ships sank in separate accidents off the coast of China’s Shandong province, authorities said on Monday. According to the Shandong Maritime Safety Administration, a cargo ship ‘XINGLONGZHOU65’, registered in east China’s Zhejiang province, sank off Yantai city around 9 p.m. on […]

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Egypt: Morsi Supporters Protest in Cairo but Avoid Tahrir Square

Egypt: Morsi Supporters Protest in Cairo but Avoid Tahrir Square

Oct 12, – About 2,000 Islamists have rallied in Cairo. In Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria police fired tear gas to disperse Muslim Brotherhood supporters when they clashed with counterprotesters, a security official said. Some 2,000 supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi rallied outside Cairo’s presidential palace Friday, carrying posters of the former leader […]

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