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UN To Investigate US Drone Attacks On Civilians

The United Nations (UN) is to set up a dedicated investigations unit in Geneva to examine the legality of drone attacks in cases where civilians are killed. The announcement was

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Assassins Kill Journalist In Somaliland

Unidentified gunmen killed a journalist in the Somaliland town of Las Anod on Tuesday, the first work-related fatality the Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ) has documented in the

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Court Jail 7 Over Failed Earthquake Warning

Six scientists and a government official were sentenced to six years in prison for manslaughter by an Italian court on Monday for failing to give adequate warning of an earthquake

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Boko Haram: Nigeria, Niger Sign Joint Border Patrol Agreement

Nigeria and the Republic of Niger have agreed to an immediate take-off of the joint border patrols along the two countries in order to check the activities of the terrorist

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France Elects New President

France now has a new President, he is Socialist Party Candidate Francios Hollande. He beats the incumbent Nicolas Sarcozy to clinch the Presidency in Sunday run-off election.

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IMF Approves €28 Billion for Greece Bailout

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today approved a four-year SDR 23.8 billion (about €28 billion, or US$36.7 billion) arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for

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Apple Threat to Proview over iPad Dispute

Apple levelled a new legal threat on Monday against the struggling electronics company that has claimed it owns the iPad name in China, as a court in southern China ordered

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Iran halts oil sale to UK, France

(Reuters) – Iran ordered a halt to its oil sales to Britain and France on Sunday in a move seen as retaliation against tightening EU sanctions, as a team of

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Authorities: Suicide Attack on U.S. Capitol Foiled

A 29-year-old man from Morocco was arrested Friday and charged with attempting to bomb the U.S. Capitol building in a suicide attack, authorities said. Suspect Amine El Khalifi made an

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Man Takes on Twitter over ‘Hate Blog’

An Australian man is taking legal against social media giant Twitter after being erroneously accused in a tweet of writing a so-called hate blog. Lawyers representing Joshua Meggitt filed the

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