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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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.
Egyptians vote in constitutional referendum seen boosting General al-Sisi

Egyptians vote in constitutional referendum seen boosting General al-Sisi Tue, 14 Jan, 2014

Egyptians vote on Tuesday in a constitutional referendum, the first ballot since the military overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Mursi and an event likely to spawn a presidential bid by army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
India marks 3 years since last polio case reported

India marks 3 years since last polio case reported Mon, 13 Jan, 2014

India is marking three years since its last reported polio case, a landmark in the global battle against the disease.
US, Russia call for Syria truce ahead of talks

US, Russia call for Syria truce ahead of talks Mon, 13 Jan, 2014

Top diplomats have discussed the possibilities of a Syrian ceasefire, with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that President Bashar-Al Assad is willing to open aid access to devastated areas.
Iran nuclear deal to take effect on January 20

Iran nuclear deal to take effect on January 20 Mon, 13 Jan, 2014

Iran and six world powers have agreed to carry out an interim nuclear agreement reached in November.
Official: Libyan minister shot dead in Sirte

Official: Libyan minister shot dead in Sirte Sun, 12 Jan, 2014

Libya's deputy industry minister, Hassan al-Droui, was shot dead during a visit to his hometown of Sirte, east of Tripoli, security and hospital sources said.
Venezuelan minister targets corrupt police

Venezuelan minister targets corrupt police Sun, 12 Jan, 2014

Venezuela's interior minister has given out his personal mobile phone number on live television, and urged police officers to call him directly to report cases of corruption within the force.
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