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Kosovo oppn releases tear gas in parliament

Posted by on 14/12/2015
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Italy hosts Libya unity talks – World, Arab powers press divided factions

Posted by on 13/12/2015
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Italy hosts Libya unity talks – World, Arab powers press divided factions

Italy hosts Libya unity talks – World, Arab powers press divided factions

ROME: Major powers and regional players yesterday pressed Libya’s divided political factions to back a UN peace plan based on the formation of a national unity government. US Secretary of State John Kerry was among ministers from 20 countries at a Rome conference aimed at maximizing the pressure to end the chaos that has engulfed […]

Cheers as France presents UN climate-rescue accord – Climate pact a turning point from fossil fuels

Posted by on 12/12/2015
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Cheers as France presents UN climate-rescue accord – Climate pact a turning point from fossil fuels

Cheers as France presents UN climate-rescue accord – Climate pact a turning point from fossil fuels

LE BOURGET: French hosts of UN talks submitted to cheers and applause yesterday a proposed 195-nation accord to defeat global warming, which threatens mankind but needs an energy revolution to resolve. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, on the brink of tears after presiding over nearly a fortnight of talks in Paris, delivered the proposal to ministers […]

US asks Germany for more military help to fight IS – Merkel defends contested refugee stance

Posted by on 12/12/2015
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US asks Germany for more military help to fight IS – Merkel defends contested refugee stance

US asks Germany for more military help to fight IS – Merkel defends contested refugee stance

BERLIN: The United States has asked Germany for more military help in the fight against Islamic State, a German magazine reported yesterday, a week after parliament approved a plan to join the campaign in Syria. Der Spiegel said US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter had sent a letter asking for a bigger military contribution from Berlin. […]

Global climate talks stumble towards end – Deal ‘sure’, but pitfalls ahead

Posted by on 11/12/2015
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Global climate talks stumble towards end – Deal ‘sure’, but pitfalls ahead

Global climate talks stumble towards end – Deal ‘sure’, but pitfalls ahead

LE BOURGET, France: Sleep-starved envoys tasked with staving off catastrophic climate change are on track to seal a historic accord, the French hosts of UN talks said yesterday although the biggest pitfalls were yet to be cleared. The 195-nation conference in Paris had been scheduled to wrap up yesterday, but was extended another day after […]

Ukrainian lawmaker manhandles premier – Rowdy scenes in parliament

Posted by on 11/12/2015
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Ukrainian lawmaker manhandles premier – Rowdy scenes in parliament

Ukrainian lawmaker manhandles premier – Rowdy scenes in parliament

KIEV: Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition yesterday after a member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and pulled him from the podium. Yatseniuk was defending his embattled government’s record when lawmaker Oleh Barna walked over to him, presenting him sarcastically with a bunch of red […]

Third Paris Bataclan gunman identified – Mother receives ‘martyr’ text after attack

Posted by on 09/12/2015
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Foreign fighters in Syria, Iraq ‘more than doubled’

Posted by on 08/12/2015
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Pope Francis opens the door to Catholic Jubilee – Machine guns, no-fly zone guard opening of Holy Year

Posted by on 08/12/2015
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Eagles of Death Metal members revisit Paris attack site

Posted by on 08/12/2015
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‘You ain’t no Muslim, bruv’ – Britons defiant over ‘terrorist’ knife attack

Posted by on 07/12/2015
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Germany refugee influx sparks surge in racist hate crimes

Posted by on 07/12/2015
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