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Ukraine protesters seize justice ministry as anger spreads east

Ukraine protesters seize justice ministry as anger spreads east Mon, 27 Jan, 2014

Anti-government protesters have seized the Ukrainian justice ministry in Kyiv, after rejecting President Viktor Yanukovych's offer to name an opposition leader as prime minister.
Snowden says United States' NSA engages in industrial espionage

Snowden says United States' NSA engages in industrial espionage Mon, 27 Jan, 2014

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is accusing the agency of conducting industrial espionage.
Thai anti-government protest leader killed in Bangkok violence

Thai anti-government protest leader killed in Bangkok violence Sun, 26 Jan, 2014

One person was killed and several injured amid clashes between rival political factions in the Thai capital on Sunday as antigovernment protesters blockaded polling stations, disrupting advance voting for Feb. 2′s national elections.
Clashes break out despite Ukraine leader's deal offer

Clashes break out despite Ukraine leader's deal offer Sun, 26 Jan, 2014

Ukrainian opposition leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk says protests will continue despite President Viktor Yanukovych's offer to appoint him as prime minister.
Police say 3 dead after shooting at US mall

Police say 3 dead after shooting at US mall Sun, 26 Jan, 2014

Police in the eastern U.S. state of Maryland say three people were killed in a shooting Saturday at a shopping mall, including the suspected gunman, who appeared to have killed himself.
Syrian government, opposition meet in same room for peace talks

Syrian government, opposition meet in same room for peace talks Sat, 25 Jan, 2014

Delgates from the Syrian government and opposition have met for the first time in the presence of the UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi. 
Syrian government threatens to walk out of peace talks

Syrian government threatens to walk out of peace talks Fri, 24 Jan, 2014

The Syrian government delegation has threatened to quit peace talks in Geneva if "serious" discussions do not begin by Saturday.
Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich

Ukraine opposition meet protesters after talks with Yanukovich Fri, 24 Jan, 2014

Protesters in Ukraine have expressed scepticism that talks between an opposition leader and President Viktor Yanukovych can make progress.
South Sudan's government, rebels sign cease-fire accord

South Sudan's government, rebels sign cease-fire accord Fri, 24 Jan, 2014

South Sudan's government and rebels have signed a ceasefire deal that many hope will put a pause to five weeks of fighting that has killed thousands of soldiers and civilians in the world's newest country.
Freedom declining worldwide despite democratization

Freedom declining worldwide despite democratization Thu, 23 Jan, 2014

Pro-democracy group Freedom House says the level of freedom around the world declined last year, with more than half the world's population living in areas that are only partly free or not free at all.
Syria peace talks underway

Syria peace talks underway Thu, 23 Jan, 2014

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says "enough is enough" in Syria, calling the civil war there a breeding ground for extremists and terrorists.
Several European Olympic committees receive Sochi terrorist threats

Several European Olympic committees receive Sochi terrorist threats Thu, 23 Jan, 2014

At least five European countries' Olympic committees and the United States received letters in Russian on Wednesday making a “terrorist threat” before the Sochi Games, but Olympic chiefs said they posed no danger.
Ukraine opposition sets 24-hour deadline to ease crisis

Ukraine opposition sets 24-hour deadline to ease crisis Thu, 23 Jan, 2014

Ukrainian protesters will go "on the attack" if President Viktor Yanukovych does not swiftly offer concessions, opposition leader Vitali Klitschko has warned.
3 Ukraine protesters die as clashes with police escalate

3 Ukraine protesters die as clashes with police escalate Wed, 22 Jan, 2014

Officials in Ukraine say three anti-government protesters have died in the capital, Kyiv, in new clashes with police.
Syrian peace talks stuck over Assad's future

Syrian peace talks stuck over Assad's future Wed, 22 Jan, 2014

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's political future has been a divisive issue as delegations from more than 30 countries, the United Nations and Syria's warring sides meet for a long-awaited peace conference in Switzerland.
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