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US urges Syria rebels to attend peace talks, slams government

US urges Syria rebels to attend peace talks, slams government Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Syria's opposition to join next week's peace talks.
Ukraine's parliament passes tough anti-protest laws

Ukraine's parliament passes tough anti-protest laws Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

Ukrainian lawmakers approved on Thursday the criminalization of protest activities that defined a recent wave of mass anti-government demonstrations, angering opponents of President Viktor Yanukovych.
Egypt prosecutors question Al-Jazeera journalists

Egypt prosecutors question Al-Jazeera journalists Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

Egyptian prosecutors are accusing three detained Al-Jazeera journalists of belonging to a terrorist group and broadcasting false news to undermine national security.
French actress linked to Hollande sues magazine over affair report

French actress linked to Hollande sues magazine over affair report Fri, 17 Jan, 2014

French actress Julie Gayet has initiated a privacy suit against Closer magazine over its report that she was having an affair with President Francois Hollande.
Hariri assassination trial opens at The Hague

Hariri assassination trial opens at The Hague Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

A U.N.-backed tribunal has opened the trial against four men accused in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri.
Egyptians overwhelmingly approve new constitution, says official

Egyptians overwhelmingly approve new constitution, says official Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

Egyptian officials are counting the ballots after two days of voting for a referendum on a new constitution.
Donors pledge $2.4 billion to Syria at UN donor conference

Donors pledge $2.4 billion to Syria at UN donor conference Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says international donors have pledged more than $2.4 billion to help those affected by the fighting in Syria.
Iraqi PM calls for world's help amid violence

Iraqi PM calls for world's help amid violence Thu, 16 Jan, 2014

A series of bomb attacks in Iraq has killed at least 75 people, while government forces have lost more ground in western Anbar Province to Sunni militants linked to al-Qaida. 
Egypt government holds vote on new constitution amid deadly violence

Egypt government holds vote on new constitution amid deadly violence Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

Egypt's vote on a new constitution entered a second day on Wednesday, in what amounted to a referendum on the military-backed government's rule since it assumed power from the country's first freely elected president.
S Korea activists launch anti-North balloons

S Korea activists launch anti-North balloons Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

Activists in South Korea, including some North Korean defectors who were soldiers when they lived in the North, sent propaganda-loaded balloons over the border into North Korea on Wednesday, defying Pyongyang's past threats of retaliation against the launches.
Boeing hit by fresh 787 battery problem

Boeing hit by fresh 787 battery problem Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

Battery problems have prompted the grounding of another Boeing 787, one year after a similar issue led to a months-long global suspension of the jet's flights.
Israeli minister apologizes to Kerry for 'messianic' remarks

Israeli minister apologizes to Kerry for 'messianic' remarks Wed, 15 Jan, 2014

U.S. officials reacted angrily Tuesday to comments attributed to Israel's defense minister criticizing Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to broker a peace agreement between Israel and Palestinians.
Over 200 South Sudanese dead as ferry sinks in River Nile

Over 200 South Sudanese dead as ferry sinks in River Nile Tue, 14 Jan, 2014

More than 200 South Sudanese civilians have drowned in a ferry accident on the White Nile river, an army spokesman said.
Egypt votes in constitutional referendum

Egypt votes in constitutional referendum Tue, 14 Jan, 2014

Egyptians voted for the first time since the military ousted president Mohamed Mursi on Tuesday in a constitutional referendum that may set the stage for a presidential bid by army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
Israel holds state funeral service for ex-PM Ariel Sharon

Israel holds state funeral service for ex-PM Ariel Sharon Mon, 13 Jan, 2014

The state funeral service for Israel's former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon took place Monday morning amid tight security, and against the backdrop of a crisp and sunny winter morning.

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