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Venezuelan anti-government protests turn violent

Venezuelan anti-government protests turn violent Thu, 13 Feb, 2014

At least four people have been killed, including a police officer, after thousands of Venezuelans opposing President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets of Caracas following two weeks of anti-government protests across the country.
Syria peace talks not making much progress, says envoy

Syria peace talks not making much progress, says envoy Wed, 12 Feb, 2014

U.N.-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says peace talks between delegates from the Syrian government and opposition to President Bashar al-Assad are laborious and not making much progress.
Humanitarian pause for Syria's Homs extended for three days: UN

Humanitarian pause for Syria's Homs extended for three days: UN Tue, 11 Feb, 2014

The United Nations says the Syrian government and opposition have agreed to extend a humanitarian pause in the beleaguered city of Homs for another three days.
France's President Hollande begins three day state visit in US

France's President Hollande begins three day state visit in US Tue, 11 Feb, 2014

Francois Hollande, France's president, has arrived in the US, joining with President Barack Obama for a tour of an estate built by Thomas Jefferson, a Founding Father.
Britain's River Thames on flood alert

Britain's River Thames on flood alert Tue, 11 Feb, 2014

Waterlogged British towns on the River Thames prepared Monday for days of new flooding, with officials issuing 14 more warnings as the fabled river burst its banks about 30 kilometers upstream of London.
Woman will sue to prove Mandela is her father

Woman will sue to prove Mandela is her father Tue, 11 Feb, 2014

Two women who say they were fathered by South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela have sought to be acknowledged by his estate, local media reported, citing an attorney dealing with his will.
Syrians peace talks resume in Geneva

Syrians peace talks resume in Geneva Mon, 10 Feb, 2014

Delegates from Syria's government and the opposition to President Bashar al-Assad are in Geneva for a second round of peace talks.
Iran hangs poet and activists

Iran hangs poet and activists Mon, 10 Feb, 2014

An Arab-Iranian poet and human rights activist, Hashem Shaabani, has been executed for being an "enemy of God" and threatening national security, according to local human rights groups.
'Hundreds evacuated' from Syria's Homs as aid operation resumes

'Hundreds evacuated' from Syria's Homs as aid operation resumes Mon, 10 Feb, 2014

More than 600 civilians have been evacuated from the rebel-held Old Quarter of the central Syrian city of Homs, state media report.
Egypt says Muslim Brotherhood has formed military wing

Egypt says Muslim Brotherhood has formed military wing Mon, 10 Feb, 2014

Egypt's Interior Ministry has accused the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood of forming a "military wing" to attack police and security forces.
Swiss back limits on immigration from EU

Swiss back limits on immigration from EU Mon, 10 Feb, 2014

Voters in Switzerland have narrowly passed a measure to curb immigration by European Union citizens.
Putin meets Ukraine's Yanukovich in Sochi

Putin meets Ukraine's Yanukovich in Sochi Sat, 08 Feb, 2014

The head of the European Council says U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland's use of vulgar language about the European Union is "totally unacceptable."
Greek, Turkish Cypriot leaders to resume peace talks on divided island's reunification

Greek, Turkish Cypriot leaders to resume peace talks on divided island's reunification Sat, 08 Feb, 2014

Officials in Cyprus say talks to reunify the divided Mediterranean island nation will begin next week between rival Greek and Turkish Cypriots. 
Police, protesters clash in Rio over fare hike

Police, protesters clash in Rio over fare hike Fri, 07 Feb, 2014

Hundreds of protesters in Brazil have clashed with police in the main transport station of Rio de Janiero, protesting a sizable hike in fares for buses and trains.
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