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Saudi Arabia says terror arrests linked to Western embassy closures

Saudi Arabia says terror arrests linked to Western embassy closures Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it had arrested two men from Yemen and Chad on suspicion of planning suicide attacks, days after the United States closed embassies in the region citing an al Qaida threat.
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

Muslims across the world began to celebrate the holiday of eid al-Fitr on Thursday, beginning the day with morning prayers after one month of fasting. 
Pakistan Quetta suicide bomber kills at least 29 people

Pakistan Quetta suicide bomber kills at least 29 people Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

At least 29 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives during a funeral service for a police official in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, officials said.
Kenya resumes international flights after fire

Kenya resumes international flights after fire Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

International passenger flights were slowly resuming from Nairobi's main international airport, officials said Thursday, one day after a devastating fire ripped through its main arrivals hall, temporarily disabling East Africa's busiest airport.
Thousands mark Myanmar anniversary

Thousands mark Myanmar anniversary Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

Burmese activists marched through Rangoon on Thursday to mark the 25th anniversary of a pro-democracy uprising that was crushed by the military.
India's PM under pressure to cancel talks after Kashmir border attack

India's PM under pressure to cancel talks after Kashmir border attack Thu, 08 Aug, 2013

India has directly accused Pakistan of conducting a deadly attack on Indian troops in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
Massive fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi

Massive fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi Wed, 07 Aug, 2013

Kenyan authorities say flights will resume later Wednesday at the country's main airport, after a massive fire forced officials to close the facility. Presidential spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said domestic and cargo flights would resume in the afternoon. There was no immediate word about when international flights will restart.
Cruise ship Carnival Triumph reaches US coast

Cruise ship Carnival Triumph reaches US coast Fri, 15 Feb, 2013

MOBILE, ALABAMA — A crippled cruise ship with more than 4,000 people aboard has reached land, four days after an engine fire knocked out the vessel's power.
North Korea warning follows nuclear threat

North Korea warning follows nuclear threat Wed, 27 Feb, 2013

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made the statement during a meeting with top security officials, state media said. The reports did not give details of what the measures might entail.
Apple pulls 500px photo app over nudity concerns

Apple pulls 500px photo app over nudity concerns Tue, 01 Jan, 2013

Apple has pulled two popular photography apps from the iOS app store, reportedly because the company found it too easy to find nude images — though, notably, not pornographic ones. 500px, whose apps were removed, is resubmitting them with adjustments, but Apple is already being criticized for this seemingly arbitrary policy.
Taliban attacks show Afghan insurgents' resilience

Taliban attacks show Afghan insurgents' resilience Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

KABUL, Afghanistan—Taliban suicide bombers carried out a brazen attack in the Afghan capital on Monday, the second in less than a week and a sign that insurgents are determined to keep fighting despite recent overtures of peace from the U.S. and Afghan government.

 

UK to consider boosting French Mali operation support

UK to consider boosting French Mali operation support Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

Two military aircraft have already been lent and David Cameron has said there could be further assistance with transport and surveillance.But the Ministry of Defence says there are no plans for a ground combat role.

 

German Patriot missile troops arrive in Turkey

German Patriot missile troops arrive in Turkey Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

Germany has sent 240 soldiers to southern Turkey as part of a NATO mission using Patriot missiles to deter cross-border airstrikes from war-torn Syria. Units are also being provided by the Netherlands and the US.
France and Germany commemorate Elysee treaty

France and Germany commemorate Elysee treaty Wed, 23 Jan, 2013

France and Germany have marked 50 years since a landmark treaty sealed their post-war reconciliation with a day of pomp, symbolism and celebration while papering over their differences.

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