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Joe Biden: No doubt Assad regime used chemical weapons in Syria

Joe Biden: No doubt Assad regime used chemical weapons in Syria Wed, 28 Aug, 2013

US Vice President Joe Biden said there is no doubt that Syria's government was responsible for a recent chemical attack in Damascus, as Western allies ramp up rhetoric in preparation for possible military strikes against Syria.
US, allies 'within days' of military action against Syria

US, allies 'within days' of military action against Syria Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Syrian opposition leaders have been told by Western allies to expect military strikes against President Bashar al-Assad's government within days, Reuters news agency reports.
Russia, Iran warn US against Syria strike

Russia, Iran warn US against Syria strike Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Russia and Iran have given fresh warning to the United States and its allies against a military intervention in Syria.
Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia

Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Brazil's foreign minister resigned Monday over rising tensions with La Paz after Brazilian diplomats spirited away a Bolivian opposition senator wanted for corruption.
John Kerry says Syria's use of chemical weapons in attack 'undeniable'

John Kerry says Syria's use of chemical weapons in attack 'undeniable' Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry has described the use of chemical weapons in Syria as an unforgivable moral obscenity, saying that the Obama administration believed the Syrian regime was responsible for it. 
Thousands protest against government in Bahrain

Thousands protest against government in Bahrain Mon, 26 Aug, 2013

Thousands of Bahrainis were allowed to march peacefully outside Manama calling for democratic reforms on Friday, 10 days after police cracked down on scattered protests organized by an online group inspired by recent demonstrations in Egypt.
Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal

Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Colombia's largest guerrilla army FARC is suspending peace talks with the government due to President Juan Manuel Santos' refusal to call an assembly to modify the constitution.
Egypt braces as Muslim Brotherhood urges 'Friday of Martyrs'

Egypt braces as Muslim Brotherhood urges 'Friday of Martyrs' Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Egypt braced for further unrest on Friday with supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi calling for mass protests against the army takeover. 
Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak released from prison

Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak released from prison Thu, 22 Aug, 2013

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been released from prison, adding another potentially complicating element to the country's ongoing turmoil.
Mugabe sworn in for new term as Zimbabwe president

Mugabe sworn in for new term as Zimbabwe president Thu, 22 Aug, 2013

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was sworn in on Thursday for a new five-year term in the face of criticism from opponents and the West that his re-election in a July vote was not credible. 
Ousted politician Bo Xilai goes on trial in China

Ousted politician Bo Xilai goes on trial in China Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

Fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai appeared in public for the first time in more than a year on Thursday to face trial in eastern China, the final chapter of the country's most politically charged case in more than three decades.

Clashes in Central African Republic kill at least 10 Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

A clash in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, caused dozens of casualties including 10 people killed between the Seleka coalition and supporters of toppled president Francois Bozize, local sources reported on Wednesday.
Egypt court orders Hosni Mubarak release from jail

Egypt court orders Hosni Mubarak release from jail Wed, 21 Aug, 2013

Egypt's former hardline President Hosni Mubarak was ordered released from prison on Wednesday, a move that could potentially stir further unrest in the country riven by political turmoil and violence.
Egypt's ElBaradei faces court for 'betrayal of trust'

Egypt's ElBaradei faces court for 'betrayal of trust' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Ex-Vice President ElBaradei was given a court date of September 19 to face a law suit filed in response to his sudden resignation, according to judicial sources on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe constitutional court rules election 'fair'

Zimbabwe constitutional court rules election 'fair' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Zimbabwe's highest court has ruled the July 31 election was free and fair, a move that clears the way for President Robert Mugabe's inauguration on Thursday.
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