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Kerry signs UN arms treaty

Kerry signs UN arms treaty

Accord aims to stop the spread of guns to human-rights violators, but critics say it violates Americans' rights Secretary of State John Kerry signed the  U.N. Arms Trade Treaty  Wednesday, joining 89 other countries in support of an international solution to the proliferation...

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Kenyan forces rescue most mall hostages

Kenyan forces rescue most mall hostages

  Reuters reports that the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is now saying that Moscow is ready to send troops to Syria to ensure the safety of United Nations chemical weapons inspectors. Major assault launched to free hostages held by al-Shabab fighters in...

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From Newtown to Navy Yard, unpredictable calamities upend Obama’s second term

From Newtown to Navy Yard, unpredictable calamities upend Obama’s second term

President Obama hoped to seize control of the news cycle Monday. Instead,  events overtook him  and his message again. As reports broke of a deadly shooting rampage at the Navy Yard, three miles from the White House, the president was forced to alter his script. Over the past three...

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Rowhani may shut nuclear site for sanctions lifting

Rowhani may shut nuclear site for sanctions lifting

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani may be willing to shut down the nuclear facility in Fordow, if the West agrees to remove all sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, intelligence sources told German newspaper Der Spiegel in a report on Monday. The sanctions imposed by Washington amid a...

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34 Dead as big storms hit mexico on opposite sides

34 Dead as big storms hit mexico on opposite sides

The remnants of Hurricane Ingrid and Tropical Storm Manuel drenched northeastern and southwestern Mexico with torrential rains Monday, flooding towns and cities, cutting highways and setting off landslides in a national emergency that federal authorities said had caused at least 34 deaths....

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Philippine army says Muslim rebels fleeing southern city

Philippine army says Muslim rebels fleeing southern city

The fighting, in which nearly 100 people have been killed, has highlighted lingering grievances in the Catholic-majority country despite its growing  economy  and an agreement with the biggest Muslim rebel group that was meant to bring peace. The guerrillas who stormed into...

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Obama's Syria address attracts 32 million U.S. viewers

Obama's Syria address attracts 32 million U.S. viewers

More than 32 million U.S. television viewers watched President  Barack Obama  outline his policy toward  Syria  in a speech aired live on 13 broadcast and cable networks, according to Nielsen ratings data on Wednesday. The Tuesday night address attracted a smaller...

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Noam Chomsky Weighs In On Syria Strike

Noam Chomsky Weighs In On Syria Strike

A U.S.-led attack on Syria without United Nations support would be a war crime regardless of congressional approval, Noam Chomsky, the antiwar activist and author, said in response to President Barack Obama's announcement that he would seek Hill approval. "As international support for...

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Kurd rebels claim to have killed 7 Iranian soldiers

Kurd rebels claim to have killed 7 Iranian soldiers

  Kurdish rebels based in north Iraq Monday claimed to have killed seven Iranian soldiers in clashes last week near the Islamic republic's border with Iraqi Kurdistan.   "Iranian forces...attacked and swept the area near Sardasht," the PJAK said in a...

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Pakistan's Musharraf charged with murder of Benazir Bhutto

Pakistan's Musharraf charged with murder of Benazir Bhutto

    A court in Pakistan charged former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday with the 2007 murder of Benazir Bhutto in an unprecedented move likely to anger the all-powerful army. The indictment of the army chief who seized power in a 1999...

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Norway PM Jens Stoltenberg works as secret taxi driver

Norway PM Jens Stoltenberg works as secret taxi driver

Norwegian PM Jens Stoltenberg spent an afternoon working incognito as a taxi driver in Oslo, he has revealed. Mr Stoltenberg said he had wanted to hear from real Norwegian voters and that taxis were one of the few places where people shared their true views. He...

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Pakistan Taliban say no shift to Syria

Pakistan Taliban say no shift to Syria

Pakistani Taliban commanders Tuesday rejected suggestions they were sending fighters to Syria, saying some have gone there independently but the movement's focus remained in Pakistan, according to AFP. They said some militants, mainly Arabs and Central Asians, had gone to fight the forces of...

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China state media blames Syria government, rebel forces for Xinjiang violence

China state media blames Syria government, rebel forces for Xinjiang violence

 Chinese state media blamed Syrian government and opposition forces on Monday, in unusually specific finger pointing, for training Muslim extremists responsible for the deadliest unrest in four years in China's far-western region of Xinjiang. China  has traditionally blamed...

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Iranian Kurdish Struggle Linked to Turkey, Syria

Iranian Kurdish Struggle Linked to Turkey, Syria

On June 6, near the northwestern border of Iran, Yusuf Hamzelu, a member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), was killed by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Iran’s Mehr News Agency reported. He was buried in Zandan on June 10. However, the Party for a Free Life in Kurdistan...

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Goodbye Ahmadinejad: Remembering the gaffes and diplomatic blunders

Goodbye Ahmadinejad: Remembering the gaffes and diplomatic blunders

What makes Ahmadinejad smile? What’s behind Ahmadinejad’s smile? How much does Ahmadinejad’s famed white jacket cost? Is Ahmadinejad preparing for the apocalypse? Is Ahmadinejad the George W. Bush of Iranian politics? During the past eight years of Iranian President Mahmoud...

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Rowhani describes  his election as opening a new era, follow the path of justice, not extremism

Rowhani describes his election as opening a new era, follow the path of justice, not extremism

Iran's newly elected president pledged Monday to follow a "path of moderation" and promised greater openness over the country's nuclear program, emphasizing messages from Western leaders since his victory that have brought cautious hope of new openings with Tehran. Hasan Rowhani used his...

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Lawmakers press Obama to implement no-fly zone over Syria

Lawmakers press Obama to implement no-fly zone over Syria

Capitol Hill lawmakers pressed President Obama on Sunday to go beyond supplying Syrian rebels with small arms and to consider imposing a no-fly zone over the war-torn country. South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said supplying rebels with automatic weapons and ammunition is not...

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Putin says West arming Syrian rebels who eat human flesh

Putin says West arming Syrian rebels who eat human flesh

Russian President Vladimir Putin, arriving in Britain ahead of an international summit set to be dominated by disagreement over the U.S. decision to send weapons to Syria's rebels, said the West must not arm fighters who eat human flesh. In  Syria , rebels fought back on Sunday...

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