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VENEZUELA CRISIS: PROTESTERS CLASH WITH NATIONAL GUARD

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Small groups of anti-government protesters clashed with National Guard troops on Sunday in Caracas.

UKRAINE'S CRISIS DEEPENS

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Ukraine's cabinet met on Sunday as Russian forces tightened their grip on Crimea despite a U.S. warning to Moscow that annexing the southern Ukrainian region would close the door to diplomacy in a tense east-west stand-off.

SEARCH FOR MISSING MALAYSIAN AIRCRAFT WITH 239 PASSENGERS CONTINUES

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The disappearance of a Malaysian airliner about an hour into a flight to Beijing is an "unprecedented mystery", the civil aviation chief said on Monday, as a massive air and sea search now in its third day failed to find any trace of the plane or 239 people on board.

LATEST ON UKRAINE CRISIS

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European union leaders were set to warn but not sanction Russia on Thursday over its military intervention in Ukraine after Moscow rebuffed western diplomatic efforts to persuade it to pull forces in Crimea back to their bases.

 

MIDDLE-EAST VIOLENCE

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Israeli troops shot two Hezbollah fighters who tried to plant a bomb near the fence between the Israeli-occupied Golan heights and Syrian-held territory on Wednesday.

 

VENEZUELA CRISIS DEEPENS

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Anti-government protesters clashed with National Guard Officers in Caracas on Tuesday as student-led demonstrators kept up street protests against President Nicolas Maduro.

RUSSIAN INVASION: OPPOSITION LEADERS CALL FOR SANCTIONS

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Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has called on western powers to impose sanctions on Russia after Moscow said sending troops into its neighbouring country was a possibility on Tuesday.

PUTIN SPEAKS ON CRIMEA

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President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended Russia's actions in Crimea and said he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing fears that east-west tension over the former soviet republic could lead to war.

REEVA STEENKAMP’S MOTHER FORGIVES OSCAR PISTORIUS

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Reeva Steenkamp's mother revealed yesterday that she has forgiven Oscar Pistorius after he shot her daughter.  

LATEST ON LIBYA ATTACK

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Gunmen on Sunday killed a French national in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, a security official said.  

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: PRESIDENT KOROMA SPEAKS

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As the controversy surrounding Uganda’s recent law on same sex marriage continues to grow, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone says each country must be allowed to determine its approach to the issue.

JOURNALISTS DEMAND THE RELEASE OF COLLEAGUES DETAINED IN EGYPT

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Abuja, the Nigerian capital was the venue of protests against the detention of eleven journalists currently being detained in Egypt.

WORLD BANK POSTPONES $90M UGANDA LOAN OVER ANTI-GAY LAW

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The World Bank has postponed a $90m loan to Uganda following the new anti-gay law signed by the government.    

UKRAINE WARNING

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Ukraine says it will regard any movements by Russian military in Crimea outside the Russian black sea fleet's base in Sevastopol as an act of aggression.

FOREX RESERVES: TAIWAN’S CHEST GROWS TO $416.8 BILLION DOLLARS

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The Taiwan Central Bank says its foreign exchange reserve experienced an increase of four hundred and sixteen point eight billion dollars in the month of December 2013.

CORRUPTION IN OIL AND GAS SECTOR: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT BLAMED FOR ENCOURAGING IMPUNITY

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A public affairs analyst and executive director of the Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), David Ugolor has blamed the lack of political will by the Nigerian government to carry out decisive actions on probe reports on the oil and gas sector as the major reason why corruption still thrives in the sector.

KILLERS OF BRITISH SOLDIER GET LIFE SENTENCE

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The Nigerian- born British citizens, Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale were sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for hacking a British Soldier to death.

UKRAINE: GUNMEN SEIZE CRIMEA GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

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Security forces in Ukraine have been put on alert after government buildings in the Russian-majority Crimea region were seized by armed men. 

EGYPT TRIAL

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An Egyptian court has sentenced 26 people to death

THAI HOSPITAL COLLAPSE

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A hospital under construction just east of Bangkok’s main airport collapsed on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people and injuring 17.