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23:01, 23 November 2014 Sunday
Israeli police stop Palestinian PM convoy for 'speeding'
11:36, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Israeli police stop Palestinian PM convoy for 'speeding'

This is the third time the Israeli police stop Hamdallah's convoy since he assumed office in June

Israeli settlers burn Palestinian home near Ramallah -UPDATED
11:11, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Israeli settlers burn Palestinian home near Ramallah -UPDATED

Palestinian villages in the West Bank, especially those near Israeli settlements, have recently been subject to repeated assaults by Jewish settlers


UAE terror list Ridiculous despotism gets more comical
13:19, 23 November 2014 Sunday

UAE terror list: Ridiculous despotism gets more comical

The list seems prepared with the motive to target ordinary Muslim professional, using various illegal clandestine networks funded by the Country’s unaccountable oil billions


Iraqi forces say retake two towns from ISIL
16:31, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Iraqi forces say retake two towns from ISIL

Jalawla and Saadiya are located in Diyala province which is mainly under the control of the Baghdad government forces and Kurdish peshmerga.


Peru Supreme Court rejects ex leader s appeal
09:48, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Peru Supreme Court rejects ex leader’s appeal

Country’s highest court throws out house arrest appeal by ex-president undergoing treatment for mouth cancer.

Colombia s president Hostages to be released next week
09:27, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Colombia’s president: Hostages to be released next week

The International Committee of the Red Cross is on location in Quibdo to facilitate the release of the hostages.


Pakistan launches new campaign to tackle polio crisis
17:36, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Pakistan launches new campaign to tackle polio crisis

According to the World Health Organization, more than 80,000 children in Pakistan have not been immunized against polio


China arrests man for spying on aircraft carrier base
17:20, 23 November 2014 Sunday

China arrests man for spying on aircraft carrier base

The man, surnamed Cao and from the eastern city of Qingdao, is awaiting trial, state broadcaster CCTV said

16:46, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Bomb kills 40 at volleyball match in Afghanistan

Paktika provincial spokesman Mukhles Afghan said at least 50 more were wounded in the attack in Paktika province

Kashmir struggling to survive after floods
14:38, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Kashmir struggling to survive after floods

If one mentions “to forget or to ignore” somewhere as Muslim World, the first thing we would think of must be Kashmir

Again lonely again aggrieved the flood in Kashmir
14:18, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Again lonely, again aggrieved: the flood in Kashmir

If one mentions “to forget or to ignore” somewhere as Muslim World, the first thing we would think of must be Kashmir. Therefore we have to remind Kashmir the most

Journalists remember 32 colleagues slain in the Philippines
14:13, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Journalists remember 32 colleagues slain in the Philippines

Since 2009 Ampatuan Massacre nobody convicted and four witnesses slain

Five dead in China's Sichuan quake
14:06, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Five dead in China's Sichuan quake

School children caught in stampede among 54 injured after quake hits Sichuan province, officials say

Afghan parliament approves security pacts with US NATO
14:06, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Afghan parliament approves security pacts with US, NATO

The lower house of Afghan parliament has approved controversial security agreements with the U.S. and NATO that allow foreign troops to stay beyond 2014

Philippine journalists condemn 'chilling' blacklist
11:53, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Philippine journalists condemn 'chilling' blacklist

Correspondents association denounces ban on Hong Kong journalists who 'heckled' president

Two senior Thai police face royal insult charge
11:16, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Two senior Thai police face royal insult charge

Thailand's lese-majeste law is the world's harshest and makes it a crime to defame, insult or threaten the king, queen or heir to the throne or regent.

09:17, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Abu Sayyaf leader, Philippine troop killed in shootout

A soldier was killed and another wounded during the clash with the Abu Sayyaf’s Sihata Latip


Russia says to tighten ties with Abkhazia
15:59, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Russia says to tighten ties with Abkhazia

Putin will meet Abkhazia's Raul Khadzhimba in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi on Monday to sign an "alliance and strategic partnership" agreement

Azerbaijan denounces Armenian recovery of army wreckage
10:11, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Azerbaijan denounces Armenian recovery of army wreckage

Armenia announced that they launched operation in order to transfer dead pilots’ bodies and collect helicopter wreckage.


Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision
12:12, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision

For three nights running, small groups of demonstrators have gathered outside the Ferguson police station to chant slogans and wave placards

Flooding threat in northeast US as temperatures rise
11:06, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Flooding threat in northeast US as temperatures rise

Authorities warn historic snow levels are ready to melt in upstate New York as temperatures rise

U S plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen
09:49, 23 November 2014 Sunday

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen

The plan to spend $24.1 million represents a small fraction of the larger, $1.6 billion spending request to Congress focusing on training and arming Iraqi and Kurdish forces.

Man freed to S Arabia from Guantanamo
09:45, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Man freed to S. Arabia from Guantanamo

Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Mansour al-Turki said Saudi national Mohamed al-Zahrani arrived in his country from Guantanamo Bay where he was held


Israeli cabinet approves 'Jewish State' bill
17:05, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Israeli cabinet approves 'Jewish State' bill

The cabinet meeting witnessed heated discussions over the bill, which was backed by several right-wing lawmakers from the parties of Likud and Yisrael Beituna

Two Palestinians killed along Gaza border in W Bank
16:52, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Two Palestinians killed along Gaza border, in W. Bank

A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli gunfire in northern Gaza Strip, another Palestinian man died of injuries he sustained earlier in the day when an unexploded Israeli ordnance went off in the West Bank's Jordan Valley area

Iran powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline seek extension
16:49, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Iran, powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline, seek extension

Diplomats said a framework accord was still possible, but that weeks or months would then be needed to agree on the all-important details of how it would be implemented.

34 Bahrain parliament seats still up for grabs in runoff
16:41, 23 November 2014 Sunday

34 Bahrain parliament seats still up for grabs in runoff

Around 51.5 percent of eligible voters participated in the parliamentary elections, while 53.7 percent participated in the municipal elections

Jerusalem woman attacked by Israeli settler
16:39, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Jerusalem woman attacked by Israeli settler

The female Israeli settler had attacked the Palestinian woman outside the latter's house and sprayed her with the spray, leaving her with minor face and neck burns

Egypt could send troops to a Palestinian state to help
15:53, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Egypt could send troops to a Palestinian state to help out

Sisi told Italian daily Corriere della Sera the creation of a Palestinian state was the best way to protect Israeli security while restoring hope for the Palestinian people.

Israel charges cop in Palestinian youth's death
15:13, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Israel charges cop in Palestinian youth's death

The prosecutors' decision to level a charge of manslaughter rather than murder drew criticism from the boy's father, who said the evidence showed the killing was pre-meditated

Palestinian's Jerusalem ID revoked for 'aiding terrorist'
13:59, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Palestinian's Jerusalem ID revoked for 'aiding terrorist'

Permanent residency status refers to the Jerusalem ID granted to Palestinians residing in occupied East Jerusalem

Jerusalem settlers' security cost 26mn in 2014
12:56, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Jerusalem settlers' security cost $26mn in 2014

The additional funds approved by the Knesset Finance Committee meant that protecting each Jewish settler in the holy city cost Israel 30,000 shekels (around $8,000) a year, Israeli Haaretz newspaper reported

U S pledges 135 mln in additional Syria aid
10:38, 23 November 2014 Sunday

U.S. pledges $135 mln in additional Syria aid

The U.S. planned to admit close to 7,000 refugees from Turkey in the coming year, including Iraqis, Iranians, and a growing number of Syrians, the statement said

New Israeli bill to target 'those who act in terror'
10:16, 23 November 2014 Sunday

New Israeli bill to target 'those who act in terror'

Netanyahu's office said following discussions last week, the Israeli Prime Minister was expected to propose the bill against those who commit "terrorist" attacks with national ramifications

Jordan rules out plan to ban Muslim Brotherhood
09:24, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Jordan rules out plan to ban Muslim Brotherhood

Al-Kalaldeh said Bani Arshid's arrest was an isolated incident that did not reflect a government drive against the Muslim Brotherhood


US Vice President visits Orthodox Patriarchate
16:08, 23 November 2014 Sunday

US Vice President visits Orthodox Patriarchate

Biden and his wife also visited the principal Greek Orthodox cathedral and the historic Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul

Turkish PM Pro-Kurdish party owes apology over protests
09:37, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Turkish PM: Pro-Kurdish party owes apology over protests

Davutoglu says pro-Kurdish HDP party should express its sincerity to solution process with apology.

U S and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in
09:30, 23 November 2014 Sunday

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul

Serbia summons Turkish envoy after death of sports fan
09:04, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Serbia summons Turkish envoy after death of sports fan

A 25-year-old Serbian basketball fan was killed in Istanbul on Friday night before a Turkish Airlines Euroleague game.


Putin says Russia is not isolated -UPDATED
15:02, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Putin says Russia is not isolated -UPDATED

"We understand the fatality of an 'Iron Curtain' for us," Putin was quoted as saying the TASS news agency in an interview published

Moldova divided on Europe integration as election nears
13:49, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Moldova divided on Europe integration as election nears

As a Nov. 30 parliamentary election approaches, opinion polls show Moldova's public deeply divided over whether to stick to this path or change tack and join a Russia-led economic bloc.

Sarkozy wants EU to lose half its powers
10:34, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Sarkozy wants EU to lose half its powers

Sarkozy pressed on with increasingly Eurosceptic proposals rare among the country's mainstream politicians.

Merkel ally warns SPD against Russia diplomacy
10:31, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Merkel ally warns SPD against Russia diplomacy

A senior ally of Merkel has warned the foreign minister and his fellow Social Democrats against pursuing a more friendly approach

10:26, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Demonstrators clash with French police over protester death

Remi Fraisse, 21, was killed last month by a so-called "offensive grenade" during a standoff between police and opponents of a dam project in wetlands near Toulouse

Far-right extremists rally in Berlin
09:55, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Far-right extremists rally in Berlin

Around 800 far-right extremists protested the construction of a refugee hostel by shouting racist slogans.

Scotland's first pro-independence daily to launch next week
09:35, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Scotland's first pro-independence daily to launch next week

The Herald and Times group, part of the Newsquest publishing arm of U.S.-based firm Gannett, said it will produce a tabloid-style newspaper called The National in a week-long trial run.


Hundreds of migrants stranded off Cyprus coast rescued
16:10, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Hundreds of migrants stranded off Cyprus coast rescued

One of the survivors said each migrant paid about $6,500 to human smugglers to escape the war in Syria in the hopes to reach Europe


Zimbabwe's Mugabe to choose party successor
13:18, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to choose party successor

Until now Mugabe and his two ZANU-PF deputies have been elected by members from the country's 10 regions

Polls open in Tunisia's presidential election
11:24, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Polls open in Tunisia's presidential election

Tunisians head to cast their ballots to elect a new president in a vote billed as the first free presidential election in the country that sparked the Arab Spring uprisings three years ago.

Dozens of Nigerians feared killed in Borno attack
10:04, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Dozens of Nigerians feared killed in Borno‏ attack

The militants attacked the fishing town of Doron Baga near the Chad borders

Libya protesters release Qatari ship
09:53, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Libya protesters release Qatari ship

Mohamed al-Maghrabi said the civilian protesters seized the ship as soon as it had anchored at the port on Friday in protest against Qatar's policies

Brotherhood's Beshr accused of spying for US Norway
09:41, 23 November 2014 Sunday

Brotherhood's Beshr accused of spying for US, Norway

Beshr was interrogated for an hour on Saturday, a lawyer said, noting that the senior Brotherhood leader refused to answer questions asked him after he was accused of espionage.

South Korea PM arrives in Egypt for 3-day visit
09:23, 23 November 2014 Sunday

South Korea PM arrives in Egypt for 3-day visit

Chung Hong-won will meet with his Egyptian counterpart Ibrahim Mahlab to discuss the participation of South Korean companies in building a nuclear power plant in Egypt

S Sudan Egypt to ink cooperation pacts
09:21, 23 November 2014 Sunday

S. Sudan, Egypt to ink cooperation pacts

South Sudanese Foreign Minister Barnaba Benjamin said Kiir discussed bilateral cooperation in the fields of health, agriculture, youth and culture during his meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

S Sudan officials pull out of Kiir's camp
09:14, 23 November 2014 Sunday

S. Sudan officials pull out of Kiir's camp

The three men accused Kiir of lacking the necessary will to put an end to the conflict in his fledging country


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