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 One killed as Egypt police and anti-Mubarak protesters clash
92 Views, 30-11-2014, Courtsey News Live

ne person was killed in clashes between Egyptian police and protesters in central Cairo on Saturday after a court dropped a murder case against ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak, a security official said.   More than 1,000 protesters had converged on Tahrir Square in Cairo after the verdict earl...Read more

Palestinian PM cancels Gaza visit after bombings
53 Views, 07-11-2014, Courtsey News Live

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah has cancelled a visit to Gaza planned for Saturday after a wave of bombings hit Fatah property in the territory, government spokesman Ihab Bseiso told media.   Hamdallah had been due to meet in Gaza with the European Union`s new foreign affairs chief ...Read more

Army of volunteers canvasses for Catalan independence
52 Views, 06-11-2014, Courtsey News Live

: she has already decided to cast a vote for independence on Sunday.   "We would be a smaller country, but a richer and a fairer one," she says.   The assembly grew from a movement that carried out a series of smaller-scale public votes in hundreds of towns across Catalonia b...Read more

 US pressure prompts S Korea pullout of China airshow
56 Views, 05-11-2014, Courtsey News Live

South Korea Wednesday scrapped its plan to send a pair of supersonic military jets to a Chinese airshow next week, citing pressure from the United States.   The South`s air force had planned to dispatch T-50 trainers to the November 11-16 airshow in China`s southern city of Zhuhai, as part of...Read more

 France says anti-IS coalition must turn attention to Aleppo
56 Views, 04-11-2014, Courtsey News Live

: the murderous siege of the regime`s bombs or the barbarity of the Islamic State terrorists," Fabius wrote.   "It would condemn Syria to years of violence. It would be the death of any political perspective and would see the fragmentation of the country run by increasingly radicali...Read more

 Canadian warplanes launch first airstrike in Iraq
54 Views, 03-11-2014, Courtsey News Live

Canadian warplanes involved in the US-led bombing campaign against militants in Iraq have launched their first airstrikes since deploying to the region.   A statement from Defense Minister Rob Nicholson\'s office yesterday said two fighter jets attacked targets in the vicinity of Fallujah wit...Read more

 4,000 killed in Ukraine conflict, claims UN
60 Views, 01-11-2014, Courtsey News Live

More than 4,000 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine between the army and pro-Russian separatists, the UN has said as the Ukrainian president took steps to "unite" the country after elections.   The United Nations said in over six months there have been 4,035 death...Read more

 Norway to send troops to Iraq
69 Views, 31-10-2014, Courtsey News Live

Norway announced that it will send 120 soldiers to Iraq.   The soldiers will not "be in direct combat with the forces of the Islamic State (IS). They shall, instead, assist with capacity building of Iraqi security forces", Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said Thursday.  ...Read more

 Chinese diplomat visits Vietnam to repair ties
66 Views, 27-10-2014, Courtsey News Live

China\'s top diplomat has pledged to work with Vietnam to repair ties ruptured by disputes over the South China Sea.   State Councilor Yang Jiechi was quoted as telling Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh during their talks today that the two sides should "properly address and con...Read more

 Ukraine rejects claims of banned cluster bomb use
49 Views, 21-10-2014, Courtsey News Live

Ukraine`s armed forces on Tuesday rejected allegations that they indiscriminately used banned "cluster bombs" in the six-month war against pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east.   Human Rights Watch on Monday published a detailed investigation carried out jointly with The Ne...Read more