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Ukraine: Pro-Europe protesters remain on streets of Kyiv

Ukraine: Pro-Europe protesters remain on streets of Kyiv

Dec 10, – Some pro-EU protesters have remained on the streets of Kyiv after riot police moved in to break up blockades of government buildings. The EU’s top diplomat hopes talks can defuse Ukraine’s political standoff. Around 2,000 demonstrators huddled around fires in sub-zero temperatures at their main tent protest camp in Kyiv’s Independence Square […]

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Mother in Abu Dhabi sentenced to 13 years in jail for torturing daughter to death

Mother in Abu Dhabi sentenced to 13 years in jail for torturing daughter to death

Dec 04, – Abu Dhabi: A mother who tortured her daughter to death has been sentenced to 13 years in jail. The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court of First Instance heard four-year-old Mariam lived a life of misery. Her mother admitted to beating Mariam severely and neglecting her. She left her at home alone with no […]

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News update: Death toll rises to 8 in Glasgow helicopter crash

News update: Death toll rises to 8 in Glasgow helicopter crash

Nov 30, – Scottish police have said eight people have been killed in the helicopter crash at a Glasgow pub. Officials have said all three aboard the helicopter were killed along with five people found inside the building. The area surrounding the Clutha pub was cordoned off through Saturday, which is St. Andrew’s Day, a […]

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
United Nations report highlights Plight of Syrian Refugee Children

United Nations report highlights Plight of Syrian Refugee Children

Nov 29, – The UNHCR has warned that child refugees from Syria are paying a heavy price for the conflict in their home country. Among other things, they are suffering from physical or psychological wounds and a lack of education. The report released by the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR on Friday is based on […]

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Egypt court hands heavy prison sentences to Islamist women protesters

Egypt court hands heavy prison sentences to Islamist women protesters

Nov 28, Cairo — Nearly two dozen Islamist women and girls, some as young as 15, were handed heavy prison sentences Wednesday for protesting in a court ruling that came a day after police beat and terrorized prominent female activists in a crackdown on secular demonstrators under a tough new anti-protest law. The harshness of […]

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160 killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs

160 killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs

Nov 24, – Beirut: At least 160 rebel fighters and Syrian troops have been killed in two days of clashes in the Eastern Gouta region just outside Damascus, a monitoring group said on Sunday. The latest fighting comes against the backdrop of regime advances in Damascus province that have cut rebel supply lines to the […]

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Yemen activists prevent wedding of 12-year-old girl

Yemen activists prevent wedding of 12-year-old girl

Nov 23, Sana’a: Yemen activists have managed to foil the wedding of a 12-year-old girl in the western province of Hudieda. This case comes nearly three weeks after the halt of a similar wedding of a 12-year-old girl in the province of Taiz. Ahmad Al Gurishi, the head of Seyaj Organisation For Childhood Protection, a […]

November 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
EU grows slightly, migrant inflow despite recession

EU grows slightly, migrant inflow despite recession

Nov 21, – Eurostat put the EU’s total population last year at 505.7 million. Of that, 331 million shared the common zone of the euro currency. Compared to 2011, the EU overall population grew by just 0.2 percent. New data on population trends show that the 28-nation European Union grew by nearly one million last […]

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Kim Kardashian Goes Topless in New Kanye Video

Kim Kardashian Goes Topless in New Kanye Video

Nov 20, – If you’re wondering what a “lite” Kim Kardashian-Kanye West sex tape would look like, look no further. The overly exposed couple appear in the rapper’s latest music video, Bound 2, which he debuted on Tuesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The slimmed-down reality TV star appears in the video not only to […]

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Obama calls for diplomacy not sanctions ahead of Iran nuclear talks

Obama calls for diplomacy not sanctions ahead of Iran nuclear talks

Nov 20, – US President Barack Obama has asked senators to hold back on imposing fresh sanctions against Iran in order to give diplomacy a chance. His appeal came ahead of key nuclear talks with Tehran later on Wednesday. The US president called on lawmakers to delay imposing new sanctions on Iran to allow Wednesday’s […]

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