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Amnesty warns EU again on 'fortress Europe'

Wednesday, 1 October 2014 12:47 PM

The new EU leadership must do more to help the plight of refugees trying to reach Europe, according to Amnesty International. The rights group says more air and sea rescues are necessary.

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China Blocks Instagram

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:42 PM

China started blocking the popular photo-sharing app Instagram on Sunday, September 28, 2014, as part of its moves to squelch any mention of the use of tear gas on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

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Ghani sworn in as Afghan president

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:42 PM

The new president of Afghanistan is pledging to build a unity government to serve the people. Ashraf Ghani also said corrupt officials need to be removed if Afghans want a rule of law.

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EU’s New Trade Commissioner

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:42 PM

The Swedish politician who will spearhead EU trade policy over the next five years says there'll be no negotiation with Russia over a free trade deal between the bloc and Ukraine.

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EU: MEPs Assess Juncker's Candidates

Monday, 29 September 2014 12:19 PM

Incoming European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker says he wants the EU executive to be “very political.” Juncker’s line-up included some surprises after weeks of speculation in Brussels.

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UAE Major Al-Mansouri Opens Up

Monday, 29 September 2014 12:19 PM

Major Mariam al-Mansouri, the UAE's first female fighter pilot, who led the country's air strikes against ISIL targets has been talking about her experience.

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Abbas describes Israel's 'war of genocide'

Sunday, 28 September 2014 12:47 PM

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has accused Israel of conducting a "war of genocide" against the Palestinian people during the 50-day summer war in Gaza.

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Rouhani says time is running out for nuclear deal

Sunday, 28 September 2014 12:47 PM

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani raises questions about the use of air power to fight terrorism, as he warns time is running out on nuclear deal at news conference on UN sidelines.

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Houthis tighten grip on Yemen's capital

Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:13 PM

Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi fighters tighten grip on the capital Monday after seizing much of the city in a lightning advance.

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World leaders discuss anti-ISIL campaign

Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:13 PM

The UN General Assembly meeting in New York has been overshadowed by the US air strikes on ISIL targets in Syria.

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Gazans skeptical of Cairo truce talks

Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:13 PM

Representatives of Israel and Palestine are meeting in the Egyptian capital to resume talks for a more permanent truce.It has been a month since the ceasefire began, but not much has changed for the people living in Gaza.

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Bin Laden son-in-law gets life prison term

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 12:20 PM

Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, has been sentenced to life in prison in New York following his conviction on terrorism charges. He is the closest associate of Osama bin Laden to be tried in the US since the September 11 attacks.

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UN Climate Change Summit: Ban Ki-moon calls for 'bold pledges'

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 12:20 PM

The United Nations Secretary General has called for world leaders to make "bold pledges", and sign up to a new global agreement on climate change next year.

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Syria: Residents Assess Damages After the Attack

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 12:20 PM

People in the city of Kfar Daryan assess the aftermath of the first round of US-led airstrikes in Syria targeting militants.

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French PM: "We are not the sick child of Europe"

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 12:55 PM

"France is not the sick child of Europe". Those were the words from the French Prime Minister on a visit to Germany, where he is attempting to reassure Berlin about his reform plans.


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