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Wednesday, 28 August 2013 01:00

Syria: 'Where's the evidence of chemical use?'

In the face of blatant war preparations by Western powers today, Syria challenged the world to produce any evidence of its complicity in chemical warfare attacks.
Iraq's northern Kurdistan region will not send troops into Syria to defend fellow Kurds, senior Iraqi Kurd official Fuad Hussein said today.
Amnesty International slammed the UN mission in Kosovo today for failing to investigate widespread abductions and killings of Kosovan Serbs in the aftermath of the 1998-9 war.
Indian MPs passed a food security Bill on Monday that will provide subsidised food for two-thirds of the population.
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 01:00

Agents foil 'Colombian' plan to murder Maduro

Venezuelan agents have arrested two Colombian hitmen for plotting to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 01:00

Fuming Russia demands magnate's freedom

Moscow piled pressure on Belarus today to release the head of a Russian mineral company a day after he was arrested following talks with the Belarusian prime minister.
Argentinian airline unions say they will call an industry-wide strike tomorrow if the government evicts the LAN Argentina airline from its hanger at the Aeroparque airport in Buenos Aires.
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 01:00

NSA accused of hacking UN

The United Nations said on Monday that it would quiz US officials about reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) hacked its international communications.
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 01:00

Killings put brakes on fresh peace talks

by Our Foreign Desk Palestine scrapped peace talks today after Israeli soldiers killed three protesters during clashes at a West Bank refugee camp.
by Our Foreign Desk Well over 100,000 Filipinos protested in a Manila park today, demanding the scrapping of a corruption-tainted development fund.
by Our Foreign Desk More than 2,000 gay rights supporters protested in Amsterdam's largest square on Sunday, carrying signs, singing songs and chanting slogans to condemn the Russia's anti-gay policies.
Bahraini rights activists warned today that authorities were escalating use of excessive force to quell peaceful protests in the country.
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 01:00

Cuts-hit students start new schools

by Our Foreign Desk Thousands of Chicago students started at new schools today after 50 were closed in an austerity drive.
Two former militant groups launched a bid to take Egypt out of the spiral of political violence today.
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 01:00

At least 6 killed in derailment

At least six people were killed and 18 injured when a cargo train known as "the Beast" derailed in Tabasco state, southern Mexico, on Sunday.
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 01:00

North challenged on rights

A UN rights probe into North Korea challenged Pyongyang today to back its claims that testimony gathered by the inquiry amounted to "slander."
Tuesday, 27 August 2013 01:00

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Three miners killed by falling cable
Monday, 26 August 2013 01:00

UN experts to visit 'new attack site'

by Our Foreign Desk The Syrian government today permitted UN inspectors to visit the site of an alleged chemical weapon attack on a Damascus suburb.
by Our Foreign Desk Thousands of people demonstrated in front of the Tunisian national assembly on Saturday night, kicking off a week of protests to call for the resignation of the Islamist-led government.
by Our Foreign Desk Tens of thousands marched to the Martin Luther King memorial in Washington on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his "I have a dream" speech.
Monday, 26 August 2013 01:00

Goverment cuts curfew after protests wane

by Our Foreign Desk Egypt's government shortened the nationwide curfew on Saturday, saying that the unrest surrounding ex-president Mohammed Morsi's deposition is waning.
Monday, 26 August 2013 01:00

Buildings torched in anti-Muslim riot

Fresh sectarian violence broke out in north-western Myanmar late on Saturday when Buddhist mobs burned down dozens of buildings following claims that a young woman had been sexually assaulted by a Muslim.
Colombia's government announced today that peace talks with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) were resuming, just hours after guerillas killed 13 soldiers in an ambush.
A US Appeals court panel told Argentina on Friday that it must cough up more than $1.3 billion (£835 million) to a group of greedy vulture funds.
Monday, 26 August 2013 01:00

UN soldiers join fight against rebels

UN forces joined Congolese soldiers on the front line near Goma at the weekend where they fought rebels for seven hours as border tensions between Rwanda and Congo escalated.
Monday, 26 August 2013 01:00

World news in brief

Nordic papers lay into British cops
Brazil's Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota said on Thursday that the country will import thousands of Cuban doctors to work in areas where medical services and physicians are scarce.
Saturday, 24 August 2013 01:00

Moscow joins UN call for gas attack probe

United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki Moon today renewed his call for Syria to allow investigations into allegations of chemical warfare.
Saturday, 24 August 2013 01:00

Israel strikes at Lebanese militia

Israeli warplanes struck a target in Lebanon today, a day after an Islamist group fired four rockets into Israel.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced plans today to sell off the nationalised ABN Amro bank at a considerable loss to the Dutch taxpayer.
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