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After attacks, arm-in-arm world leaders join mass Paris march

After attacks, arm-in-arm world leaders join mass Paris march

(Reuters) - World leaders including Muslim and Jewish statesmen linked arms to lead an estimated million-plus French citizens through Paris in an unprecedented march under high security to pay tribute to victims of Islamist militant attacks.` Paris police said the turnout was "without...

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White House to host global security summit Feb 18: U.S. official

White House to host global security summit Feb 18: U.S. official

U.S. President  Barack Obama  will invite allies to a Feb 18 security summit in Washington, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Sunday after meeting his European counterparts in Paris. "We will bring together all of our allies to discuss ways in which we can...

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France, foreign leaders to march together in show of solidarity after attacks

France, foreign leaders to march together in show of solidarity after attacks

(Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of French citizens will be joined by dozens of foreign leaders, among them Arab and Muslim representatives, in a march in Paris on Sunday in honor of the victims of this week's Islamist militant attacks. The march, which is to start at 3...

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59 killed when oil tanker and bus collide in Pakistan

59 killed when oil tanker and bus collide in Pakistan

 At least 59 people were killed in a head-on collision between an oil tanker and a passenger bus near Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi early Sunday morning, officials said. The bus caught fire immediately after being hit head-on by the tanker loaded with...

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NATO chief warns against generalizing Muslims

NATO chief warns against generalizing Muslims

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has warned against generalizing Muslims in the aftermath of a deadly attack on a French satirical magazine killed 12 people in Paris. “Terrorists are criminals who should be held accountable. We should not make any religion or nation...

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Offensive against Rwandan rebels in Congo to affect hundreds of thousands: U.N

Offensive against Rwandan rebels in Congo to affect hundreds of thousands: U.N

(Reuters) - Tens of thousands of civilians are likely to be forced to flee their homes during a planned offensive by Congolese and United Nations  forces against Rwandan Hutu rebels entrenched in eastern Congo, a U.N. agency has warned. The U.N.'s Office for the...

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Charlie Hebdo shooter says financed by Qaeda preacher in Yemen

Charlie Hebdo shooter says financed by Qaeda preacher in Yemen

(Reuters) - One of the two brothers who killed 12 in a massacre at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo this week has said he received financing by al Qaeda preacher Anwar al Awlaki in Yemen . Cherif Kouachi, who was killed along with his older brother by police on Friday after a...

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French police seal off town as they close in on newspaper killing suspects

French police seal off town as they close in on newspaper killing suspects

(Reuters) - French anti-terrorist police surrounded a small northern town and helicopters hovered overhead after at least one person was taken hostage in a print works by two men believed to have carried out an attack on a Paris satirical journal. Earlier, police had chased a...

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Danish newspaper says won't print Prophet cartoons

Danish newspaper says won't print Prophet cartoons

(Reuters) - Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, will not republish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons due to security concerns, the only major Danish newspaper not to do so. "It shows that violence works,"...

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Bloody Charlie Hebdo attack condemned worldwide

Bloody Charlie Hebdo attack condemned worldwide

The French satirical magazine bloody attacks that happened Wednesday and killed 12 people, including the editor of the weekly magazine and two police officers, sparked anger and fury in France and across the world Thursday. Politicians and people around the world held...

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French police ID gunmen who killed 12 in attack on newspaper

French police ID gunmen who killed 12 in attack on newspaper

PARIS (AP) - Masked gunmen stormed the offices of a satirical newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people Wednesday, including the editor, before escaping in a car. It was France's deadliest terrorist attack in half a century. Shouting "Allahu...

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A musical to remember Srebrenica genocide two decades on

A musical to remember Srebrenica genocide two decades on

At least 250 artists will perform a musical in July across five continents for the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. Emir Nuhanovic, the orchestral conductor who has worked on this project for two years, told Anadolu Agency that the “ Lamentoso for...

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Nigerian NGO seeks UN action over mass death sentences

Nigerian NGO seeks UN action over mass death sentences

A Nigerian NGO has sought intervention by the UN to stop the execution of dozens of army soldiers recently convicted of mutiny by a secret court martial. "The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has been in discussion with Johel Dominique at the Office of the UN Special...

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90 killed in clashes in Democratic Congo

90 killed in clashes in Democratic Congo

Ninety people have been killed so far in clashes that erupted Monday – and remain ongoing – between Burundian troops and militants from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Burundi's northwestern Cibitoke province, a Burundian security source has said. "The clashes have...

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Supporters of anti-Putin activist take to the streets in Moscow

Supporters of anti-Putin activist take to the streets in Moscow

Hundreds of people demonstrated in Moscow's Manezh Square hours after Tuesday's verdict against government critic Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg, , an Anadolu Agency correspondent said. During the "unauthorized" gathering, which was called for via...

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Sweden: Thousands protest against mosque attacks

Sweden: Thousands protest against mosque attacks

Thousands of people across Sweden rallied on Friday against a series of arson attacks on mosques in the past week.  At least 3,200 people gathered in Sweden's three largest cities -- Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo -- on Friday against racism and Islamophobia. ...

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Hong Kong culls 19,000 chickens after bird flu detection

Hong Kong culls 19,000 chickens after bird flu detection

Some 19,000 chickens have been culled in Hong Kong over the last two days after the H7 bird flu strain was discovered in a live batch imported from southern China. The market where the chickens were located will be closed for three weeks for disinfection, public broadcaster...

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35 dead, 42 injured in New Year’s stampede in China

35 dead, 42 injured in New Year’s stampede in China

Tragedy struck New Year’s celebrations in Shanghai when 35 people were killed and 42 others injured in a stampede at a scenic waterfront area in China’s most populous city. Among those who lost heir lives were 25 females ranging from 16 to 36 in...

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