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Quarter of Yemenis suffer from hunger

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:37 PM

Despite the fall in the number of people suffering from hunger, the progress to cut hunger is particularly slow in Yemen, one of the world's poorest countries, where one quarter of the population does not have enough food.

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US could deploy ground forces in ISIL fight

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:37 PM

American ground troops could be deployed against Islamic State and the Levante (ISIL) fighters in Iraq, according to the most senior US military officer.

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Neighbours meet to discuss way forward for Libya

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 11:54 AM

As fighting and anarchy continue throughout Libya, representatives from Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Chad, Niger, and Sudan met in the city of Tobruk on the Libyan coast close to the border with Egypt to discuss how to reach political stability and security.

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Cameron appeals to Scots to keep Britain united

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 11:54 AM

During his last visit to Scotland before this week's historic referendum, British Prime Minister David Cameron warns Scots that a vote to leave the UK would be irreversible.

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Baghdad residents react to anti-ISIL alliance talks

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:18 PM

Many Baghdad residents said they hoped the meeting of the anti-Islamic State coalition in Paris would be see an aggressive strategy emerge to tackle ISIL

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Burn ISIL Flag Challenge

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:06 AM

(BURN ISIS YouTube channel)

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Cameron chairs emergency meeting after hostage killed

Monday, 15 September 2014 12:38 PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron condemns the beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State, saying "they are not Muslim, they are monsters".

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Yemen risks bankruptcy if protests continue

Sunday, 14 September 2014 12:57 PM

Yemen's political crisis is affecting millions of people and could force the country to go bankrupt. A standoff between Houthi rebels and the government has forced a number of investors to leave the country and the budget deficit to rise a staggering 10 percent.

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Scotland-UK economic nerves under strain

Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:16 PM

Berwick-upon-Tweed is the northernmost town in England, on the east coast, four kilometres south of the Scottish border. It serves to highlight basic economic considerations of a possible independent Scotland. Many of its small businesses-owners are nervous about what that might bring.

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France fails to make promised EU debt reductions

Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:16 PM

France has announced it will miss its EU budget target of bringing public debt under control by 2015.

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Obama lays out strategy to "ultimately destroy ISIL"

Thursday, 11 September 2014 12:16 PM

In a campaign against the Islamic State militant group, the US President Obama told Americans he had authorised US airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq.

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EU sanctions against Russia delayed

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:42 PM

The EU has agreed new sanctions to be levelled against Russia but diplomats have delayed enforcing them so they can assess the situation on the ground in Ukraine.

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WHO: Liberia to see huge Ebola surge

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:42 PM

The African Union has been meeting in Ethiopia to discuss a joint response to the Ebola outbreak.

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Yemen: Anti-government protests leave four dead

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:42 PM

Yemen is on the brink of descending into outright conflict after a violence filled day of demonstrations in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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Suez Canal II feeds Egyptian ambitions

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 12:42 PM

Egypt has begun digging a new Suez Canal, 72km long, hoping to squeeze money from it by allowing two-way traffic on the Europe-to-Asia shipping route.


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