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Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities

Egypt court bans all Muslim Brotherhood activities Mon, 23 Sep, 2013

An Egyptian court on Monday ordered the Muslim Brotherhood to be banned and its assets confiscated in a dramatic escalation of a crackdown by the military-backed government against supporters of the ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.
Assad dismisses West over draft UN resolution

Assad dismisses West over draft UN resolution Mon, 23 Sep, 2013

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denounced the United States, France and Britain for submitting a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council to place Syrian chemical weapons under international control, saying they were fighting an "imaginary enemy".
25 dead as Typhoon Usagi hits southern China

25 dead as Typhoon Usagi hits southern China Mon, 23 Sep, 2013

At least 25 people in southern China have been killed in what has been described as the most powerful storm on earth this year.
Kenya forces rescue 'most' hostages in mall terror siege

Kenya forces rescue 'most' hostages in mall terror siege Sun, 22 Sep, 2013

Kenyan security forces are claiming to have rescued most of the hostages being held by al-Shabab fighters in an upscale shopping mall in the capital Nairobi.
Angela Merkel wins third term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel wins third term as German chancellor Sun, 22 Sep, 2013

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a third term in elections, but her conservatives may be forced to govern in a "grand coalition" with the centre-left Social Democrats (SDP), exit polls say.
Suicide attack on Pakistani church kills over 75

Suicide attack on Pakistani church kills over 75 Sun, 22 Sep, 2013

At least 75 people were killed and 130 others injured when a twin suicide bomb attack hit a Christian church in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar on Sunday, hospital sources said.
China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption

China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sun, 22 Sep, 2013

A Chinese court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison on Sunday after finding the once powerful Communist Party insider guilty of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power.
At least 59 dead in mall attack in Kenya's capital

At least 59 dead in mall attack in Kenya's capital Sat, 21 Sep, 2013

At least 59 people were killed Saturday after masked gunmen attacked an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. 
Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15 Sat, 21 Sep, 2013

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad killed at least 15 people overnight in a Sunni Muslim village north-west of the city of Hama, activists said on Saturday.
Pakistan releases senior Taliban commander Mullah Baradar

Pakistan releases senior Taliban commander Mullah Baradar Sat, 21 Sep, 2013

Pakistan Saturday released senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to help push the peace process in Afghanistan, Pakistan's foreign ministry said.
Syria 'submits chemical weapons data' to Hague watchdog

Syria 'submits chemical weapons data' to Hague watchdog Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

A chemical weapons watchdog says it has received a partial declaration from Syria of its chemical stockpile - the beginning of a process for the containment of Syria's arsenal.
40 soldiers killed in Yemen suicide bombings

40 soldiers killed in Yemen suicide bombings Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

Three suicide car bombings hit a key military site in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa early Friday, leaving at least 40 soldiers dead and dozens injured. 
Syrian war has reached stalemate, deputy PM says

Syrian war has reached stalemate, deputy PM says Fri, 20 Sep, 2013

The civil war in Syria has reached a stalemate, according to the country's deputy prime minister. 
Putin says he can't guarantee Syria will turn over chemical weapons

Putin says he can't guarantee Syria will turn over chemical weapons Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Russia's President Vladimir Putin says he is "confident" Syria's chemical weapons can be destroyed under a US-Russian plan, but not "100% sure". 
Syrian chemical weapons destruction will take one year, Assad says

Syrian chemical weapons destruction will take one year, Assad says Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to destroy his stockpile of chemical arms but said it would take one year to do so and will cost about $1bn.
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