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Authorities of Myanmar Impose Curfew In Mandalay

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Authorities of Myanmar have imposed a curfew in Mandalay, Myanmar's second-largest city, following nights of deadly communal violence between Buddhists and Muslims.    

Ukraine Crisis: Pro-Russian Separatists Regroup In Donetsk

4 years ago /

Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine are reported to be regrouping in Donetsk after government forces retook some of their main strongholds.  

At Least 29 Killed in Kenya's Coastal Shooting

4 years ago /

At least 29 people have been killed in two deadly shooting attacks in Kenya's coastal districts, the interior Ministry has said.    

Shevardnadze, Former Georgia President Dies

4 years ago /

Eduard Shevardnadze, ex-president of Georgia and former Soviet foreign minister, has died, his personal assistant said on Monday. Marina Davitashvili said Shevardnadze had died after a long illness. She did not give any further details. More details to follow.

Andy Coulson Sentenced To 18 Months In Phone Hacking Case

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A judge has sentenced Andy Coulson, a former senior editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire and a onetime adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, who was found guilty last week in the phone-hacking scandal that has convulsed Britain’s press, police and political elite to 18 months in jail.  

Ugandan Steps Up Security After Terror Alert At Airport

4 years ago /

Ugandan security forces have stepped up security in the Ugandan capital, Kampala following a security alert on it main international airport

U.S. Economy Add More Jobs As Unemployment Rate Drops

4 years ago /

The Labor Department also said on Thursday that the unemployment rate fell 0.2 percentage point, to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008, when the economy’s fortunes turned sharply lower as Lehman Brothers collapsed and the financial crisis ensued.

Doctor In Pistorius Murder Trail Say He Has Suffered From Significant Stress And Anxiety

4 years ago /

South African sports doctor, Wayne Derman says double amputee, Oscar Pistorius has been greatly affected by his disability.

Chinese President Visit South Korea

4 years ago /

Chinese president Xi Jinping is in South Korea for a two – day visit set to focus on North Korea.

Police In South Africa Fire Rubber Bullets To Disperse Workers In Power Station

4 years ago /

South African police fired rubber bullets on Thursday to disperse striking construction workers blocking the entrance to the site of Eskom's Medupi power station in Limpopo province .

Germany Get New Minimum Wage

4 years ago /

The German parliament has approved the country's first minimum wage, in a vote in the bundestag on Thursday.

Funeral Of Murdered Palestinian Teen Has Been Delayed

4 years ago /

The funeral of the young Palestinian abducted and killed in Jerusalem has been delayed so that a post-mortem examination can be completed.

British Aid Agencies Say South Sudan Is Likely To Face Food Shortages Next Month

4 years ago /

British aid agencies say some four million people in south Sudan are likely to face critical food shortages next month.

Ghana To Have Pre World Cup Contract

4 years ago /

Ghana football association says, players will have to sign contracts before they can be part of the black stars at future tournaments.

Security Heightened In US And UK Airports In Response To Threat Warnings

4 years ago /

Security is being tightened at airports with direct flights into the US, including some in the UK  in response to US warnings of a "credible threat".

UN Seek To Calm West African Nations As Ebola Virus Spreads

4 years ago /

The World Health Organization has confirmed 759 suspected cases of the haemorrhagic fever in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, with 467 people dead.

Equatorial Guinea Releases Unjustly Jailed Italian

4 years ago /

President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea should immediately release an unjustly imprisoned Italian citizen and ensure he gets prompt medical treatment, Human Rights Watch said today. 

Al Shabaab Kill Somali MP In Mogadishu

4 years ago /

A Somali lawmaker and his bodyguard were killed in Mogadishu on Thursday when al Shabaab gunmen blocked their car and sprayed it with bullets, a fellow legislator said, the fifth such attack in as many days.  

Tapas Pal Apologizes For Violent Statement

4 years ago /

An Indian member of parliament, Tapas Pal, who threatened to kill opposition workers and have women raped has apologized, saying it was a "gross error of judgment".

Ex-French President, Nicolas Sarkozy Taken Into Custody

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Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation over alleged influence peddling.