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Thai protesters demand removal of government

0 Visits: 1058 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 11:07:20
Thousands in Bangkok call for dissolution of caretaker administration installed after removal of PM Yingluck Shinawatra.

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Kiev and Moscow mark WWII victory amid tensions

0 Visits: 1457 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 11:03:33
Currently locked in a tense stand-off, Ukraine and Russia on Friday both began celebrations of a shared victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, while media reports suggested Russian President Vladimir Putin could make a visit to Crimea.

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South Sudan talks follow damning UN report on atrocities

0 Visits: 1136 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 10:14:57
South Sudan President Salva Kiir (right) and former vice president Riek Machar are to hold face-to-face talks on Friday, after the UN said there was evidence that both sides in the country's brutal civil war were guilty of crimes against humanity.

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To exit Europe, is to exit history,' France's Hollande warns

0 Visits: 4385 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 09:49:53
President Fran├žois Hollande on Thursday blasted rising anti-EU rhetoric in France as anachronistic and financially ruinous, less than three weeks before European elections.

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South Sudan peace talks to start in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 1175 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 09:40:17
The first face-to-face meeting between South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar since mass violence began in December is due to take place in Ethiopia.

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Ukraine crisis: Russian victory parade buoyed by Crimea

0 Visits: 1274 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 09:38:37
Russia is holding its annual Victory Day parade in Moscow's Red Square amid a surge of patriotism kindled by its annexation of Crimea.

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Police nab member of Somalia terror group

0 Visits: 1659 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 09:32:02
KUALA LUMPUR: Members of a Somalian terrorist group known as Al-Shabaab have been entering Malaysia pretending to be private college students and tourists.

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Kenya deports more illegal immigrants amid security crackdown

0 Visits: 1266 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 09:22:27
NAIROBI, (DMN) -- Kenyan authorities on Thursday deported 50 more illegal immigrants to Somalia as security crackdown aimed at ridding off the East African nation off criminal elements is intensified.

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Cost of Somali Piracy Slumps as Attacks Fall

0 Visits: 1190 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 09:15:49
The cost of Somali piracy to the global economy fell by almost half last year as attacks slumped, but piracy in West Africa was on the rise, an annual security report said on Wednesday.

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Somalia Facing Crisis Relapse

0 Visits: 1197 | Friday May 09, 2014 - 09:01:29
According to a new report, despite improvements in recent years in Somalia, the country remains in severe crisis. A coalition of more than 20 aid groups says many Somali communities are one shock away from disaster.

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Somali children 'at death's door'

0 Visits: 1307 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 15:43:25
More than 50,000 malnourished children in Somalia are at "death's door" less than three years after a famine, a group of aid agencies has warned.

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Facing Al Shabab attacks, some Kenyans call for Somalia withdrawal

0 Visits: 1091 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 15:41:00
The Kenyan government is committed to keeping troops in lawless Somalia. But opposition parties want troops to come home soon, arguing the extended deployment in Somalia has brought terrorism to Kenya.

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Bristol Somali activist helps community to vote in Euro elections

0 Visits: 1174 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 15:31:53
British Somali Mohamed Mohamoud is a man on a mission for democracy. He wants to get as many people as possible in Bristol's Somali community registered to vote in the European elections.

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Ukraine rebels snub Putin call to delay vote

0 Visits: 1185 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 15:24:25
Separatists decide to hold referendum on independence as planned despite Russian appeal for dialogue with Kiev.

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Beverly Hills declares war on Brunei

0 Visits: 1010 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 11:46:28
City council attacks Brunei over penal code, saying it will petition State Department to issue condemnation of laws.

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Israel mulls internment for Arab hate crimes

0 Visits: 995 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 10:35:34
Six months detention without trial considered against Jewish groups suspected of 'price tag' attacks.

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Barclays to cut 14,000 jobs as investment bank shrinks

0 Visits: 1072 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 10:26:11
Barclays is to cut 14,000 jobs this year - half of them in the UK - as part of a new strategy, the bank has said.

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UN urges Qatar to reform labour laws

0 Visits: 1191 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 09:59:15
Delegates of 84 states are meeting to evaluate the country's treatment of migrant workers ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

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Nigeria abducted schoolgirls: Malala Yousafzai urges action

0 Visits: 1277 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 09:54:39
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived a shooting by Taliban insurgents, has said the world must not stay silent over the abduction of more than 200 girls in Nigeria.

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PM's dismissal shakes Thai political scene

0 Visits: 1133 | Thursday May 08, 2014 - 09:51:42
Constitutional Court's ruling against Yingluck Shinawatra could touch off mass demonstrations by her supporters.

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