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Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead- army

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead- army

Nov 25, – The attack occurred in the Israeli-occupied West Bank at a road junction near a cluster of Palestinian villages and Jewish settlements. The army said the soldier was critically hurt and a an official at Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem said the Palestinian assailant died on the operating table. A Palestinian stabbed and […]

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Two Ukrainian serviceman killed, 26 wounded in past 24 hour- Ukrainian military

Two Ukrainian serviceman killed, 26 wounded in past 24 hour- Ukrainian military

Apr 08, – Violence has fallen significantly since a peace accord was signed in February, but both government troops and pro-Russian rebels accuse the other side of violations and casualties are reported almost daily. Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 26 wounded in separatist eastern territories over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy […]

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Amnesty- Afghan women activists face rising violence

Amnesty- Afghan women activists face rising violence

Apr 07, – Amnesty International says Afghan women activists who are working to improve the human rights situation in their country face increased violence, including threats, sexual assault and assassinations. In a report released Tuesday, the watchdog says both the Afghan government and the international community have abandoned the activists despite the gains they have […]

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Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Key events in Egypt’s uprising and unrest

Nov 04, – Egypt’s deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi was brought Monday from the secret location of his four-month detention to face trial on charges of incitement of violence and murder. In his first public appearance since his ouster in a coup on July 3, Morsi tells the judge that he is the country’s “legitimate” […]

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Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Oct 19, – The violence came a day after nine Shiite pilgrims from Lebanon kidnapped in Syria last year were freed as part of a negotiated hostage deal that could see two Turkish pilots held by Lebanese militants and dozens of Syrian women held in Syrian government jails released. Syrian rebels assaulted a checkpoint in […]

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Myanmar Muslims hide amid deadly sectarian clashes

Myanmar Muslims hide amid deadly sectarian clashes

Oct 03, – The violence underscored the government’s failure to stop the unrest from spreading since it erupted last year, costing hundreds of people their lives and many thousands their homes. Tuesday’s unrest near the coastal town of Thandwe saw Buddhist mobs kill a 94-year-old woman and four other Muslims and burn dozens of homes. […]

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Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours

Egypt police to besiege sit-ins within 24 hours

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security forces will besiege two sit-ins by supporters of the country’s ousted president within 24 hours, police officials said Sunday, setting up a possible confrontation between the military-backed government and the thousands gathered there. One police official suggested action against the sit-in protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi could […]

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Brazil: A new online tool tackles violence against women and girls

Brazil: A new online tool tackles violence against women and girls

June 10, AP – In Brazil, sexual violence is a problem. Although reported cases reflect only a fraction of actual occurrences, data from the Rio de Janeiro State Secretariat for Public Security in 2012 show that compared to 2011, there was a sharp 23.8 per cent increase in cases of estupro (crimes which include rape […]

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Syrian rebels target Hezbollah militia, on Lebanese soil

Syrian rebels target Hezbollah militia, on Lebanese soil

June 2, BEIRUT (AP) — It was the worst clash on Lebanese territory between the two sides since the outbreak of the Syria conflict more than two years ago. The violence highlighted the growing risk the fighting in Syria poses to fragile Lebanon, whose volatile sectarian makeup mirrors that of its neighbor. Syrian rebels fought […]

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57 dead after car bombing hit mainly shia areas in Iraq

57 dead after car bombing hit mainly shia areas in Iraq

May 27, BAGHDAD (AP) — The blasts are the latest indication that Iraq’s security is rapidly deteriorating as sectarian tensions exacerbated by months of Sunni-led anti-government protests and the war in neighboring Syria are on the rise. A wave of car bombings tore through mostly Shiite Muslim neighborhoods of the Baghdad area on Monday afternoon, […]

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