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Mohammed Mursi could be getting the death sentence

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The trial of Egypt's former Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi, began on Tuesday over a mass jail break in 2011, one of three cases against him since he was ousted by the army in July last year.

Another protest breaks out in Cambodia

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Hundreds of Cambodian military police on monday fired smoke bombs to break up demonstrators in Phnom Penh protesting against rejection of opposition-aligned beehive radio station's expansion into TV.  

Ukraine's Justice Minister threatens to call a state of emergency

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Ukraine's Justice Minister, Olena Lukash warned protesters on Monday  she may call for a state of emergency after demonstrators broke into and occupied the ministry's building.  

Iraqi security forces in intense battle with Al-Qaeda-linked militants

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At least seven peoples have been killed by military strikes in Falluja while Al Qaeda linked militants attacked an army post.

Peace Talks: Syrian rebels push for release of detained rebels

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The Syrian peace talks in Geneva are due to move on to wider political questions such as the divisive issue of transfer of power in the country. 

French President separates from his First Lady amidst rumors of infidelity on his part

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French President François Hollande announced his separation from first lady Valerie Trierweiler on Saturday following a media storm over allegations he is having an affair with an actress.

Details of the ongoing peace talks between Syrian opposition and Assad's government

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Syrian government and opposition delegations resumed face-to-face talks on Sunday expected to tackle humanitarian issues including opposition calls for Damascus to release women and child prisoners.

Chinese court sentences rights activist to 4 years in prison

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A Chinese court has sentenced one of the country’s most prominent rights advocates to four years in prison after he campaigned for the rights of children from rural areas to be educated in cities and for officials to disclose their assets

Suicide bomber strikes again in Afghanistan

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A suicide bomber attacked an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Sunday, killing four people and wounding up to 22. 

Three Egyptian soldiers killed in new spate of violence in Egypt

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Gunmen killed three Egyptian soldiers in an attack on a bus in the Sinai peninsula on Sunday, prompting the army to threaten to eliminate the Muslim brotherhood, which it blames for much of Egypt’s political violence.

Ukraine Protest: Opposition rejects Yanukovych's offer

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Police clashed with protesters who blockaded a building in central Kiev on Sunday and the fate of Ukraine's government was uncertain after embattled President Viktor Yanukovich’s offered opposition leaders key posts

Judge orders the gang-rape of 20-year old girl

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A tribal group in India's eastern west bengal province, on Friday , took part in a silent protest rally after a village court allegedly ordered the gang-rape of a 20-year-old woman as a punishment for having a relationship with a man from a different community.

Thai Protesters vow to disrupt upcoming elections

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Thai protesters marched to the Bangkok Cooperative Auditing Department on Friday in their bid to pressure the government to step down as Thailand's constitutional court could rule whether a February 2 election can go ahead

US 2016 Presidential hopeful meets with South Korean Foreign Minister

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US Senator Marco Rubio met South Korean foreign minister, Yun Byun-Se in Seoul on Friday in a visit aimed at boosting bilateral ties between the two countries.  

 

US SECRETARY OF STATE MEETS WITH JAPANESE OFFICIALS OVER TENSIONS WITH CHINA

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US Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns met Japanese government officials on Friday as Washington voiced concern over entrenched tensions between Japan and China

Syrian government allegedly tortured and killed 11,000 people

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A report by three former war crimes prosecutors says there is clear evidence that Syria has systematically tortured and executed about 11,000 detainees since the start of the uprising.

UKRAINE: Protests become more violent as clashes between police and protesters intensifies

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Tension was running high in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Tuesday as clashes between protesters and riot police went into the third day.

United Nations succumbs to threat, withdraws invitation to Iran

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UN chief Ban Ki-Moon withdrew a last-minute invitation to Iran to attend peace talks on Syria on Monday after the syrian opposition threatened to boycott this week's conference if President Bashar Al-Assad's main sponsor took part.

30 police officers wounded by protesters in Ukraine

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Protesters clashed with riot police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Sunday after tough anti-protest legislation, which the political opposition says would pave the way for a police state was rushed through parliament last week.

Smog in China hits all time high

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Residents of China's capital, Beijing, have been warned to take precautions after air pollution readings soared.