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Iran's Supreme Leader "tweets" anger over atomic talks failure

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:23 PM

A Twitter account believed to be run by the office of Iran's Supreme Leader has been used to attack western leaders over the failure to reach a deal at nuclear talks.

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UK facing biggest threat since 9/11

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:23 PM

British Home Secretary Theresa May says the UK faces a bigger threat to its security from terrorism than at any time before or since 9/11.

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Plan to preserve Hong Kong protest symbols

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 12:30 PM

As protesters camped in major districts in Hong Kong for more than two months, they created several artworks that now symbolise their movement. Umbrellas that were used to protect the protesters from tear gas became a symbol of dissent which activists plan to record and preserve in art galleries.

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Tunisians vote in landmark presidential poll

Monday, 24 November 2014 12:27 PM

Millions of Tunisians are casting their ballots to directly elect their president for the first time since the revolution four years ago.

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Syrians in Lebanon fearful about future

Monday, 24 November 2014 12:27 PM

The war in Syria has forced millions of people to leave their homes, with over a million in neighbouring Lebanon.

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Are air strikes on ISIL working?

Monday, 24 November 2014 12:27 PM

Kurdish Peshmerga forces on the ground say they are not getting the support they need.

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"We have never been so close," says German minister at Iran nuclear talks

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:07 PM

The US, the UK, France, Germany, Russia and China began talks with Iranian officials on Tuesday, 18 November, 2014.

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Shi'ite opposition boycotts Bahrain elections

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:07 PM

Bahrainis cast their ballots in elections boycotted by the Shi'ite Muslim opposition over accusations that constituency changes would still favor the Sunni Muslim majority represented by the ruling family.

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Tunisia set to vote in first free presidential elections

Sunday, 23 November 2014 12:06 PM

The country which kick started the Arab Spring is completing its transition to democracy four years on from the revolution with its first free presidential elections.

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Freedom but not prosperity in Sidi Bouzid

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

People in Sidi Bouzid, the birthplace of the Tunisian revolution, have their political freedom, but many are still waiting for their lives to improve.

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Tensions remain over access to Al Aqsa compound

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

We take a look at the growing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians over access to the Al Aqsa compound.

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Dozens detained in Egypt as rallies continue

Thursday, 20 November 2014 12:38 PM

Protesters have been arrested in Egypt after they came out to mark the third anniversary of the killing of demonstrators in downtown Cairo.

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Indonesia fuel prices rise with subsidy cut

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has raised fuel prices by about a third, hoping that the decision will save the government $10 billion in subsidies. Businesses have complained that the fuel-price rise could increase other expenses while their profits will remain the same.

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India's Modi addresses huge crowd in Sydney

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:39 PM

Thousands of supporters, mainly from the Indian community in Australia, have flocked to hear a public address by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sydney, where he is on an official visit.

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Major nuclear inspection under way in Jordan

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:51 PM

The organisation, which is responsible for policing a treaty banning nuclear tests, is conducting an exercise in Jordan to confirm whether a nuclear explosion has taken place.


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