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Russia's Putin may run for re-election in 2018

Russia's Putin may run for re-election in 2018 Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had not ruled out running for a fourth term in an election due in 2018. Putin, 60, made the remark in response to a question at a gathering with Russia experts and journalists.
South African police 'lied about killing 34 miners' during pay strikes

South African police 'lied about killing 34 miners' during pay strikes Thu, 19 Sep, 2013

An inquiry has found shocking evidence that South African police have lied and falsified documents to cover up the truth about their killing of 34 protestors at the Marikana platinum mine last year.
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.
Russia says it has proof rebels behind deadly chemical attack in Syria

Russia says it has proof rebels behind deadly chemical attack in Syria Wed, 18 Sep, 2013

Russia claims to have received evidence from the Syrian regime implicating rebels in a deadly poison gas attack, as divisions re-emerged between Moscow and the West after a landmark deal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons.
Brazil president postpones US trip over spying allegations

Brazil president postpones US trip over spying allegations Tue, 17 Sep, 2013

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has postponed a state visit to the White House on October 23 out of concerns about US surveillance programs, the White House said on Tuesday.
Car bomb hits Syria-Turkey border crossing

Car bomb hits Syria-Turkey border crossing Tue, 17 Sep, 2013

At least one person was killed Tuesday when a large bomb went off on the Syrian side of the country's border with Turkey, reports said.
Russia and France still differ on Syria

Russia and France still differ on Syria Tue, 17 Sep, 2013

Russia has said it still suspected that last month's chemical weapons attack in Syria was carried out by rebel forces, despite a report by UN investigators which France said showed the government was behind the attack.
US Navy gunman had serious mental health issues

US Navy gunman had serious mental health issues Tue, 17 Sep, 2013

Washington authorities questioned on Tuesday how a U.S. military veteran with a history of violence and mental problems could have gotten clearance to enter a Navy base where he killed 12 people before police shot him dead.
South Korean troops shoot, kill man trying to cross to North Korea

South Korean troops shoot, kill man trying to cross to North Korea Tue, 17 Sep, 2013

A South Korean man who was shot dead while trying to swim across a border river had sought refugee protection in Japan before making a rare attempt to defect to the North, a senior military official said Tuesday.
Obama clears way for chemical weapons aid to Syria

Obama clears way for chemical weapons aid to Syria Mon, 16 Sep, 2013

U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday signed a presidential determination allowing non-lethal assistance — including special equipment to help neutralize chemical weapons — to be sent to Syria.
UN confirms sarin nerve gas used on civilians in Syria

UN confirms sarin nerve gas used on civilians in Syria Mon, 16 Sep, 2013

United Nations inspectors have confirmed they found "clear and convincing evidence" that poison sarin gas was used in an attack near the Syrian capital of Damascus on 21 August. 
Al-Qaeda chief calls for US attacks, economic boycott

Al-Qaeda chief calls for US attacks, economic boycott Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri called for attacks on the United States in order to drain the country economically, in an audio message released late Thursday and posted on websites used by jihadist groups.
Child bride's death on wedding night stirs outrage in Yemen, probe begins

Child bride's death on wedding night stirs outrage in Yemen, probe begins Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

Yemeni authorities say they are investigating the reported death of an eight-year-old girl from internal bleeding on the first night of her marriage, in a case that has rekindled international outrage over child brides.
Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn to advise Serbian government

Ex-IMF head Strauss-Kahn to advise Serbian government Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has agreed to advise the Serbian government and is expected in Belgrade next week, Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.
World's annual child mortality rate falling - UN

World's annual child mortality rate falling - UN Fri, 13 Sep, 2013

Childhood death rates around the world have halved since 1990 but an estimated 6.6 million children under the age of 5 still died last year, the U.N. children's agency said Friday.

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