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Gunmen kill two Russian military instructors in Yemen: police
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 01:21
Gunmen on a motorbike shot dead two Russian military instructors in the Yemeni capital on Tuesday, a Yemeni police source... Read more


Scores killed as rebels battle to break siege of Damascus suburbs
Sunday, 24 November 2013 20:08
Fierce fighting to the east of Damascus has killed more than 160 people in the past two days as Syrian rebels... Read more


Indonesia relations with Australia turn to ice over phone tapping
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 23:32
Indonesia's froze a broad range of cooperation with Australia on Wednesday after reports that its neighbor... Read more

Iranian lawmakers demand government stick to nuclear program
Tuesday, 19 November 2013 01:31
Iranian parliamentarians gathered signatures on Tuesday to demand that the government carry on enriching uranium... Read more


'Alarming exploitation' of workers in Qatar: Amnesty
Monday, 18 November 2013 00:45
Qatar's construction industry is rife with abuse of migrant workers who are "treated like cattle"... Read more


Slovenian PM wins confidence vote, but bailout risk remains
Friday, 15 November 2013 01:13
Slovenia's government won a confidence vote on Thursday over its efforts to avert an international bailout,... Read more


Mursi says he was kidnapped before being removed by army
Wednesday, 13 November 2013 03:09
Deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi said on Wednesday he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard and then held... Read more


Iran foreign minister blames West for nuclear talks breakdown
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 00:33
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit back at U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry late on Tuesday and blamed... Read more


Super typhoon Haiyan slams into Philippines, at least three dead
Friday, 08 November 2013 00:11
The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land battered... Read more


Chemical weapons watchdog verifies previously inaccessible Syrian site
Thursday, 07 November 2013 02:13
Global chemical weapons watchdog inspectors using footage from sealed cameras have verified one of two... Read more


Chaos in Libya brings trouble importing food
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 02:19
Payments problems, chaos and corruption are hampering Libyan importers from making big deals to buy... Read more


U.N. nuclear chief plans to visit Iran next week
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 00:56
U.N. nuclear agency chief Yukiya Amano plans to visit Tehran on November 11, Iranian state television reported... Read more

Russia says Iran must be invited to Syria conference
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 00:55
Russia said on Tuesday Iran must be invited to a proposed peace conference on Syria, reiterating its stance after... Read more


Militants attack Nigeria wedding convoy, kill 30: government
Monday, 04 November 2013 01:19
Suspected Islamist militants fired on a convoy of people returning from a wedding party in northeastern Nigeria,... Read more


Indonesia summons Australian ambassador over U.S.-led spying report
Friday, 01 November 2013 00:11
Indonesia summoned Australia's ambassador on Friday to explain media reports his embassy in Jakarta was... Read more


Iraqi tribes say Lukoil project must fuel better life
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 22:47
Sheikh Mansour Hamid al-Imara clutches his prayer beads and watches a huge new oil facility nearing completion... Read more

Suicide bomber kills self in Tunisian resort, second arrested
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 02:29
A suicide bomber blew himself up on Wednesday in the Tunisian resort of Sousse without causing other casualties,... Read more

Freed French hostages leave Niger after 3 years in Sahara
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 02:23
Four Frenchmen held hostage in the Sahara desert by al Qaeda-linked gunmen for three years left Niger on a French... Read more


U.S. NSA spied on 60 million Spanish phone calls in a month: report
Monday, 28 October 2013 01:04
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) recently tracked over 60 million calls in Spain in the space of a month,... Read more


M23 rebels clash with army in eastern Congo
Friday, 25 October 2013 01:14
Congo's M23 rebels clashed with government troops on Friday near the eastern city of Goma, a rebel leaders said,... Read more


Egyptian Islamists call for protests over Mursi trial
Thursday, 24 October 2013 02:11
Supporters of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi have called on Egyptians to hold mass protests on November... Read more

Primark pays more compensation to Bangladesh factory victims
Thursday, 24 October 2013 02:02
Primark will make another compensation payment to victims of the Rana Plaza factory disaster in Bangladesh, the... Read more


Freed Chinese cartoonist refuses to be cowed by Internet crackdown
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 01:22
Political cartoonist Wang Liming has spent three years publishing caricatures skewering China's leaders... Read more

Saudi Arabia warns of shift away from U.S. over Syria, Iran
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 01:13
Upset at President Barack Obama's policies on Iran and Syria, members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family... Read more


Oil kingdom Brunei to introduce sharia criminal law
Tuesday, 22 October 2013 01:28
Oil-rich Brunei will enforce sharia criminal law next year, the Islamic kingdom's sultan announced on Tuesday,... Read more


Mexico calls alleged U.S. spying on Calderon 'unacceptable'
Sunday, 20 October 2013 23:06
Mexico scolded the United States on Sunday over new allegations of spying after a German magazine reported that the... Read more

As ties warm, U.S. restarts security assistance to Pakistan
Sunday, 20 October 2013 23:04
The United States has quietly restarted security assistance to Pakistan, U.S. officials said on Sunday, after freezing... Read more


Chemical weapons watchdog says confident on Syria deadlines
Thursday, 17 October 2013 01:27
The world's chemical weapons watchdog is confident it will be able to meet deadlines to destroy Syria's... Read more


Germany's Greens rule out further coalition talks with Merkel
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 22:56
Germany's Greens ruled out any further coalition talks with Angela Merkel's conservatives early on Wednesday,... Read more

Strong quake kills at least 20 in central Philippines
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 00:02
A strong earthquake measuring 7.2 struck islands popular with tourists in the Philippines on Tuesday killing... Read more

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