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  • France rebukes al-Qaeda demand

    News - Europe
    France has rejected a reported demand from al-Qaeda's North Africa wing to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, saying it would not allow outsiders to dictate its foreign policy. ...
  • Deaths in Afghanistan bomb attack

    News - Central/S. Asia
    Suicide bombers on bicycles have killed four people and wounded 31 others in separate attacks in eastern Afghanistan. ...
  • Niger Delta rebel camp busted

    News - Africa
    The Nigerian army has arrested a rebel gang leader and more than 50 of his followers believed to be behind the kidnapping of 19 people in the oil-producing Niger Delta. ...
  • Iran dismisses UN rights criticism

    News - Middle East
    Iran has rejected a resolution passed by a UN committe condemning Iran's human rights record. ...
  • Indian PM rejects inaction charge

    News - Central/S. Asia
    The Indian prime minister has defended himself against accusations of inaction in a $40bn telecoms scandal, while vowing that anyone found guilty in the case will be punished. ...
  • Jakarta probes maid death in Saudi

    News - Asia-Pacific
    Indonesia has demanded an investigation into reports that a maid was allegedly killed by her employer in Saudi Arabia and dumped in a bin - the second case of domestic worker abuse in the country to emerge this week. ...
  • Madagascar forces storm rebel base

    News - Africa
    An operation by security forces in Madagascar aimed at storming a base housing rebel soldiers has ended. ...
  • Nato endorses Afghan exit strategy

    News - Central/S. Asia
    Nato will start pulling troops out of Afghanistan next year and hand over responsibility for security to Afghan forces in 2014, the alliance has said after a two-day summit in Lisbon. ...
  • Australia to assist NZ mine rescue

    News - Asia-Pacific
    With 29 men trapped in a coal mine on New Zealand's South Island set to spend a second night underground, Australia has offered its support for the rescue effort. ...
  • Iran tests air missile

    News - Middle East
    Iran has successfully test-fired an air missile, Iranian state media has reported. ...
  • Iran is not the Arabs' enemy, Israel is

    Focus - Analysis
    By Khalid Amayreh There is little doubt that American and Zionist circles stand behind the anti-Iran propaganda campaign now permeating through several Arab capitals. In recent years, Zionist circles have made laborious efforts to convince Arab states and...
  • The 'missing' American Letter

    Focus - Politics
    By Sherine TadrosWe’ve all been warned to expect postal delays after the recent parcel bomb scare, but I’m not sure we can blame DHL for the delay in the so-called US ‘letter of incentives’ getting to Israel. ...
  • Blatter promises 'new Fifa'

    News - Sports
    Sepp Blatter, the world football chief, has promised that a "new Fifa" will choose the 2018 and 2022 hosts for the World Cup next month but admitted that changes would be needed in the future. ...
  • Israel shells Gaza 'in retaliation'

    News - Middle East
    Israel has fired mortar shells at three targets in the Gaza Strip, in what it claimed to be a response to rocket strikes from the territory. ...
  • Sri Lanka swears in president

    News - Central/S. Asia
    Mahinda Rajapaksa has been sworn in as president of Sri Lanka for a second six-year term in office, two months after a constitutional revamp that boosted his executive powers. ...
  • Al-Qaeda branch warns France

    News - Africa
    The leader of al-Qaeda's North African wing has demanded the withdrawal of French forces from Afghanistan in return for the safety of French nationals kidnapped in Niger. ...
  • Ireland bailout talks continue

    News - Business
    Ireland is looking at getting billions of dollars of loans to pull itself out of its financial difficulties, according to the country's central bank governor. ...
  • Several dead in Mexico gun battle

    News - Americas
    Mexican troops have clashed in the northern state of Tamaulipas with armed men believed to belong to the Los Zetas drug cartel, killing 11 of them, the defence ministry says. ...
  • UN resumes Cyprus unity push

    News - Europe
    The United Nations has resumed mediation talks between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders over how to reunite their divided islands. ...
  • Foetuses found in Thai temple

    News - Asia-Pacific
    Thai police have uncovered the remains of hundreds of foetuses wrapped in plastic bags inside a Buddhist temple, suspected of coming from illegal abortions. ...


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