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Pakistani Activists protest against US drone strikes

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Pakistani activists have blocked the main supply route for provisions destined for NATO troops in Afghanistan to protest against US drone strikes.

 

Thailand: Protesters surround government ministries

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Protesters in Thailand have surrounded several more government ministries, as street demonstrations continue in Bangkok.

 

Tension intensifies between Britain and Spain

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Britain has called the opening of a diplomatic bag by the Spanish Guardia Civil at the border with Gibraltar "a serious infringement" of the Vienna convention on diplomatic relations.

 

Pope tenders controversial position on Church power

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Pope Francis has called for power in the Catholic Church to be devolved away from the Vatican.

 

Afghan-US diplomacy: Afghan President stalls

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Afghan President Hamid Kazai has refused to back down on his decision not to sign a key security deal in a meeting with the US National Security Adviser.

 

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: OBAMA REACTS

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US President Barack Obama has defended a deal between Iran and World powers on Tehran's nuclear programme.

 

PHILLIPINES: NIGERIAN CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY REACHES OUT TO PHILLIPINES

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The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN has joined the league of organizations that have reached out to assist the people of Philippines who are just smarting from typhoon Haiyan that hit the country early November.

 

LIBYA CRISIS; Another 3 killed in clashes between Libyan army and militants

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At least three people were killed and a dozen others wounded in clashes between Libyan troops and militants in the eastern city of Benghazi on Monday during a military operation, security and medical officials said.

INDIAN MURDER: Indian couple convicted of murdering daughter and servant

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An Indian couple have been convicted of murdering their daughter Aarushi Talwar and their domestic servant, Hemraj.

UKRAINE PROTEST : Police use tear gas on protesters

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Ukrainian police have used tear gas in fresh clashes with pro-EU activists in the heart of Ukraine’s capital Kiev.

THAILAND POLITICS: Protesters demand Prime Minister's resignation

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Thousands of anti-government protesters marched through the Thai capital on Monday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, a day after the biggest demonstrations since deadly political unrest in 2010.

SYRIA CONFLICT: Syrian government and Opposition to meet

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said Syria’s government and opposition will for the first time attend peace talks - in Geneva on 22 January.

 

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL : Sanctions on Iran will be lifted

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French foreign minister Laurent Fabius says some EU sanctions on Iran could be lifted as early as next month, as part of a nuclear deal with world powers.

 

IRAN NUCLEAR PROGRAMME : Iran secures nuclear deal with world powers

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Cheering crowds have welcomed home the Iranian negotiators who secured a nuclear deal with world powers, while Israel called it a "historic mistake".

 

PHILLIPINES: MAOIST REBELS DECLARE CEASEFIRE

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Maoist rebels on Sunday extended for another month a unilateral ceasefire in areas devastated by typhoon Haiyan in the Central Philippines, ordering guerrillas to help distribute food, water and other relief supplies in coastal and mountain villages.

 

Fresh tensions between China and Japan

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Japan and its ally, United States have sharply criticized china's move to impose new rules on airspace over islands at the heart of a territorial dispute with Tokyo, warning of an escalation into the unexpected if Beijing enforces the rules.

EGYPT: EGYPTIAN ARMY CHIEF GENERAL AL-SISI MAY RUN FOR PRESIDENT

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Egyptian Army Chief General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who led the overthrow of President Mohamed Mursi, held open the possibility he might run for the presidency in an interview published on Thursday.

AFGHANISTAN: KARZAI SPEAKS TO ELDERS

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a meeting of tribal elders and political leaders on Thursday they should support a security pact with the United States, but acknowledged there was little trust between the two nations.

 

IRAQ: CAR BOMBING IN IRAQ

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A car bomb exploded in a busy market in northeastern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least twenty five people and wounding more than thirty.

 

USA: RACIST MURDERER EXECUTED IN MISSOURI

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A U.S. white supremacist, Joseph Franklin, who targeted Black and Jewish people in a nationwide killing spree, has been put to death in the US state of Missouri.