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9/11 lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp

9/11 lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

A defense lawyer who gained access to a top-secret camp at the notorious US-run Guantanamo Bay prison has said it does not meet international standards under the Geneva Conventions. 
Gay marriage law comes into effect in New Zealand

Gay marriage law comes into effect in New Zealand Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

Dozens of same-sex couples said "I do" Monday as New Zealand became the first Asia-Pacific country, and only the 14th in the world, to legalise gay marriage. 
24 Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai peninsula

24 Egyptian policemen killed in Sinai peninsula Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

Egyptian security officials say suspected militants ambushed two police minibuses in northern Sinai Monday, killing 24 policemen.
South Korea, U.S. begin two-week joint war drills

South Korea, U.S. begin two-week joint war drills Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

South Korea launched a military drill Monday with the United States against a simulated North Korean invasion, even as a recent easing of tensions between Seoul and Pyongyang gathered momentum.
Al-Qaeda reportedly targeting European high-speed rail network

Al-Qaeda reportedly targeting European high-speed rail network Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

A report by the German mass circulation daily Bild on Monday said that al-Qaeda leaders have been plotting attacks on high-speed rail networks across Europe.
Egypt army chief vows to stand firm in face of violence

Egypt army chief vows to stand firm in face of violence Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

The head of Egypt's military says the army will not stand by silently in the face of violence after hundreds of people were killed during the country's recent political unrest.
Central Africa coup leader Michel Djotodia sworn in as president

Central Africa coup leader Michel Djotodia sworn in as president Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

Former rebel leader Michel Djotodia was sworn in as president of the Central African Republic on Sunday, five months after seizing power in the violence-wracked country. 
Madagascar presidential hopefuls barred from election

Madagascar presidential hopefuls barred from election Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

Madagascar's electoral court has barred the incumbent president, Andry Rajoelina, and the wife of a long-standing rival from standing in the next presidential election, the court said. 
UN inspectors arrive Syria to probe use of chemical weapon

UN inspectors arrive Syria to probe use of chemical weapon Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

United Nations' inspectors have arrived in Damascus on a mission to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian security forces.
EU says it will review ties with Egypt

EU says it will review ties with Egypt Sun, 18 Aug, 2013

The European Union says it will "urgently review" its relations with Egypt where more than 800 people have died in clashes between security forces and supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi. 
Egyptian interim PM proposes Muslim Brotherhood's dissolution amid turmoil

Egyptian interim PM proposes Muslim Brotherhood's dissolution amid turmoil Sat, 17 Aug, 2013

Egypt's current Prime Minister, Hazem el-Beblawi, proposed on Saturday that the Muslim Brotherhood be dissolved. The idea is being mulled, according to a government spokesman. 
Egyptian forces clear Cairo mosque of protesters amid violent demonstrations

Egyptian forces clear Cairo mosque of protesters amid violent demonstrations Sat, 17 Aug, 2013

Egyptian security forces have cleared supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, from Cairo's al-Fath Mosque. 
Mubarak''s re-trial adjourned due to security

Mubarak''s re-trial adjourned due to security Sat, 17 Aug, 2013

The trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on charges of complicity in the deaths of protesters was adjourned on Saturday until August 25, after a brief session. 
Taliban attack kills 17 people in Afghanistan

Taliban attack kills 17 people in Afghanistan Sat, 17 Aug, 2013

Taliban militants attacked a road construction company in Afghan western province of Herat, 640 km west of Kabul, leaving 17 people dead Saturday, officials said Saturday.
Egypt mosque besieged as Islamists prepare fresh demonstrations

Egypt mosque besieged as Islamists prepare fresh demonstrations Sat, 17 Aug, 2013

Egyptian security forces surrounded a Cairo mosque early Saturday where about 1,000 protesters are trapped inside. 

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