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Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

Nigeria: Militants kill students in college attack

Sep 30, – The attack, blamed on the Boko Haram extremist group, came despite a 4 ½-month-old state of emergency covering three states and one-sixth of the country. It and other recent violence have led many to doubt assurances from the government and the military that they are winning Nigeria’s war on the extremists. Suspected […]

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No significant results in Myanmar president’s US visit

No significant results in Myanmar president’s US visit

May 21, AP – Forty-seven years – that’s how long it has been since the US last received a head of state from the country most still call Burma. Experts like Ernest Bower of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) welcomed Monday’s visit (20.05.2013) from Myanmar’s President Thein Sein as a “historic occasion.” […]

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Turkey, US agree Assad needs to go for a free Syria

Turkey, US agree Assad needs to go for a free Syria

May 17, AP – In a rainy press conference in the White House’s Rose Garden Thursday, Obama reaffirmed to his NATO ally that the United States is committed to mutual security. He also expressed his condolences for last weekend’s deadly bombings in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli. On Syria, Obama said: “We’re going to keep increasing the pressure […]

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Under pressure Cameron issues EU referendum bill

Under pressure Cameron issues EU referendum bill

May 15, AP – The ruling Conservative Party on Tuesday published a draft bill outlining its plans for an “in/out” referendum on EU membership after Britain’s next general election, if the Tories win again. Under pressure from his Conservatives, Prime Minister David Cameron has brought forward a draft motion pledging a UK referendum on EU […]

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US President Barack Obama will make first official visit to Berlin in June

US President Barack Obama will make first official visit to Berlin in June

May 11, AP – Obama is to visit Berlin in June for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a German government spokesman said Friday. US President Barack Obama is to make his first official visit to Berlin next month, although he has been to the German capital before. He made a major foreign policy speech […]

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