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Venezuelan TV journalist reportedly kidnapped by armed men

Venezuelan TV journalist reportedly kidnapped by armed men

Apr 08, – The father of a Venezuelan TV journalist says his daughter has been kidnapped by armed, masked men in the western section of the capital of Caracas. Luis Pinto said Monday that his daughter Nairobi Pinto was taken hostage Sunday afternoon at the entrance to the building where she lives. She is the […]

April 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
French attempt to outlaw social media binge drinking craze

French attempt to outlaw social media binge drinking craze

Mar 20, – Young people in France who share videos as part of the Neknomination online drinking craze could face up to two years in jail if a charity succeeds in a legal complaint. The game, which is reported to have started in Australia and spread around the world, involves people filming themselves downing a […]

March 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Egypt: Two army officers, teenager killed in Cairo shootout

Egypt: Two army officers, teenager killed in Cairo shootout

Mar 20, – Ten people were killed in violence across Egypt on Wednesday, months ahead of a presidential vote meant to put Egypt back on a democratic path after last July’s army takeover. In Qalubiya province, north of Cairo, two soldiers were killed in a shootout with Islamist militants, the Interior Ministry said, adding that […]

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Iran ready for ‘decisive’ battle with US and Israel, says army chief

Iran ready for ‘decisive’ battle with US and Israel, says army chief

Feb 12, Tehran – We are ready for the decisive battle with America and the Zionist regime (Israel), Fars quoted Firouzabadi as saying. He also warned neighbouring nations not to allow any attack to be launched on Iran from their soil. “We do not have any hostility towards regional states, but if we are ever […]

February 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Senior US diplomat comes to Kiev for crisis talks

Senior US diplomat comes to Kiev for crisis talks

Feb 06, Kiev – Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland is to meet separately with President Viktor Yanukovych and with opposition leaders during her two-day stay in the Ukrainian capital, the U.S. Embassy says. Ukrainian protesters lambasted parliament on Thursday for its lack of action and a senior U.S. diplomat arrived in Kiev to try […]

February 6, 2014 | By | Reply More
Saudi Arabia beheads Indian man accused of murder

Saudi Arabia beheads Indian man accused of murder

Jan 30, – An Indian worker convicted of murdering a Saudi was beheaded by the sword in the Riyadh region on Thursday, the interior ministry said. Mohammed Latif was found guilty of having beaten to death his “sponsor,” Dhafer bin Mohammed al-Dussari, with a sharp object and then dumping his body in a well, it […]

January 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Pakistan breast cancer rising at alarming rate

Pakistan breast cancer rising at alarming rate

Jan 21, – One in nine women in Pakistan will face breast cancer during their life, with the country itself having the highest rate of the disease across Asia, according to the breast cancer awareness group PinkRibbon, oncologists and other aid groups. In Pakistan, a country where breast cancer kills more women than terrorist attacks, […]

January 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Egypt top court sets Morsi conspiracy trial for Feb. 16

Egypt top court sets Morsi conspiracy trial for Feb. 16

Jan 22, – Egypt’s prosecutor general has charged Morsi and other top Muslim Brotherhood leaders with conspiring with militant groups such as the Palestinian Hamas and the Lebanese Hezbollah, as well as with Iran to destabilize Egypt. Morsi is also accused of orchestrating an insurgency in the Sinai Peninsula to avenge his ouster. An Egyptian […]

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German chancellor Merkel makes first public appearance ‘after ski accident’

German chancellor Merkel makes first public appearance ‘after ski accident’

Jan 07, – Chancellor Merkel met with around 100 children from all over Germany for the event held at her offices in Berlin on Tuesday. The chancellor joined in as the children, dressed up in “Three Wise Men” costumes sang carols to mark the traditional Christian feast day Epiphany, which was actually fell on Monday. […]

January 7, 2014 | By | Reply More
India: ‘Mango man’ takes a broom to graft-ridden Indian politics

India: ‘Mango man’ takes a broom to graft-ridden Indian politics

Dec 23, New Delhi – Arriving in a small and scruffy blue car, India’s newest political star springs from the front seat, shirt untucked, and walks towards his supporters with the air of a low-key civil servant. Which is just what Arvind Kejriwal was – until 2001, when he left his job as a tax […]

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