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Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants says HRW
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants says HRW
GOVERNMENTS increasingly view human rights as "a luxury" they can ill afford, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, warning that abuses fuel crises in world trouble spots like Syria and Ukraine. Western powers, including the United States, are far from blameless and in some cases their wrongdoing has.......
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How to spot a terrorist: Commuters urged to report people with lots of phones, vague travel plans an
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
How to spot a terrorist: Commuters urged to report people with lots of phones, vague travel plans an
The police are giving the public tips on how to spot a potential terrorist in a drive to encourage people to report suspicious behaviour. Leaflets given to com...
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Islamic State Sets New Deadline for Execution of Hostages
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Islamic State Sets New Deadline for Execution of Hostages
An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist being held by Islamic State militants said a Jordanian air force pilot also captured by the group would...
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Israel-Lebanon border calm day after escalation
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Israel-Lebanon border calm day after escalation
SHEAR YASHUV, Israel (AP) — The Israeli-Lebanese border is calm but Israel remains on alert a day after the deadliest escalation since the two sides' 2006 war....
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Quotations in the News
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Quotations in the News
"If confirmed as attorney general, I would be myself. I would be Loretta Lynch." — Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, facing skeptical questioning during ...
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UN seeking $3.1 billion to help children at risk
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
UN seeking $3.1 billion to help children at risk
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations is appealing for $3.1 billion to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide, including those living in...
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Japan Says It Trusts Jordan to Help Islamic State Hostage
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Japan Says It Trusts Jordan to Help Islamic State Hostage
. Japan said it was putting its trust in Jordan to help gain the release of a Japanese journalist held by Islamic State militants, after the latest message pu...
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Egypt, Syria, Iraq used 2014 turmoil to abuse rights - report
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Egypt, Syria, Iraq used 2014 turmoil to abuse rights - report
* 2014 "particularly tumultuous year" - HRW. * Report says abusive policies ultimately fuel crises. * Islamic State's rise in part a product of Damascus, Baghd...
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UN Seeking $3.1 Billion to Help Children at Risk
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
UN Seeking $3.1 Billion to Help Children at Risk
The United Nations is appealing for $3.1 billion to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide, including those living in and other co...
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Je suis Gaza: that’s what Europe should be saying
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Je suis Gaza: that’s what Europe should be saying
Hardly any of the 96,000 houses damaged or destroyed during the conflict have been restored, leaving tens of thousands to face one of the harshest winters in y...
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Hezbollah, Israel and the old deterrence equation
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Hezbollah, Israel and the old deterrence equation
The latest flare-up between Hezbollah and Israel may be more serious than it looks. Wednesday's attack against Israeli troops in the Shebaa Farms by the "Marty...
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14:00 As Kyrgyzstan banned to vote at UN General Assembly due to debt, Kyrgyz MPs seek to resolve is
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
14:00 As Kyrgyzstan banned to vote at UN General Assembly due to debt, Kyrgyz MPs seek to resolve is
As Kyrgyzstan banned to vote at UN General Assembly due to debt, Kyrgyz MPs seek to resolve issue Bishkek (AKIpress) The MPs asked the government to take contr...
 
Martin Kobler: “Operations against FDLR will be complicated but not impossible”
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Martin Kobler: “Operations against FDLR will be complicated but not impossible”
Goma 28 January 2015 . The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC, Martin Kobler arrived in Goma, the capital of the North-Kivu province...
 
Spain blames Israel for death of peacekeeper
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Spain blames Israel for death of peacekeeper
Spain's ambassador to the United Nations has blamed Israel for triggering fighting with Hezbollah at the Israeli-Lebanese border, fighting that caused the deat...
 
UN 'blue helmet' killed near site of Lebanon-Israel cross-fire; investigation under way
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
UN 'blue helmet' killed near site of Lebanon-Israel cross-fire; investigation under way
28 January 2015 Amid what Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has described as a "serious deterioration of the security situation in Southern Lebanon," the United Na...
 
UN Assembly hears Holocaust survivor's plea to never forget 'all human life is sacred'
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
UN Assembly hears Holocaust survivor's plea to never forget 'all human life is sacred'
28 January 2015 As part of the annual events at the United Nations to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, th...
 
Israeli soldiers, peacekeeper are killed in frontier violence
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Israeli soldiers, peacekeeper are killed in frontier violence
Two Israeli soldiers and a Spanish peacekeeper were killed yesterday in an exchange of fire between Hizbollah and Israel, one of the most violent clashes betwe...
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UN condemns death of Spanish peacekeeper
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
UN condemns death of Spanish peacekeeper
the death of a Spanish UN Peacekeeper during a clash between the Israel Defense Force and Hezbollah on January 28th, 2014, reports Reuters. UN Secretary-Genera...
 
University President Makes School In Israel’s Negev Desert Into Powerhouse
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
University President Makes School In Israel’s Negev Desert Into Powerhouse
The pediatric geneticist’s next goal is to turn Ben-Gurion University of the Negev into an internationally recognized research institution and a leader in cybe...
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UN Security Council meets on Israel-Lebanon flare-up
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
UN Security Council meets on Israel-Lebanon flare-up
United Nations--The UN Security Council met Wednesday in an emergency session to discuss ways to defuse tensions between Israel and Lebanon after a deadly flar...
 
After backlash from Bayit Yehudi, soccer star Ohana decides not to run for Knesset
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
After backlash from Bayit Yehudi, soccer star Ohana decides not to run for Knesset
Following the backlash over his appointment to the Bayit Yehudi Knesset list, soccer legend Eli Ohana announced on Thursday that he would not be running in the...
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Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu
Center-left alliance in Israel poses surging challenge to Netanyahu ahead of March vote FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, Israeli politicians ...
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President Uhuru Kenyatta to Attend African Union Summit in Addis Ababa Where the ICC Agenda Features
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
President Uhuru Kenyatta to Attend African Union Summit in Addis Ababa Where the ICC Agenda Features
THE International Criminal Court (ICC) agenda and the recent Ebola crisis in West Africa are top agenda issues when the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Un...
 
Uhuru Heads to Addis for African Union Summit
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Uhuru Heads to Addis for African Union Summit
Nairobi The International Criminal Court (ICC) question and the recent Ebola crisis in West Africa are top on the agenda as the 24th Ordinary Session of the Af...
 
Israeli UN Ambassador Not Invited to Discussion on Attack
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Israeli UN Ambassador Not Invited to Discussion on Attack
The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting late Wednesday night to discuss a flareup in violence between Israel and Lebanese terror group He...
 
Canada Condemns Hezbollah Attack On Region's 'Only Democracy'
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Canada Condemns Hezbollah Attack On Region's 'Only Democracy'
Canada strongly condemned Hezbollah's deadly attack on an IDF convoy Wednesday, and reiterated its belief in Israel's right to defend itself from "brutal terro...
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Israeli human rights group criticises cabinet over 'unlawful' bombing of residential buildings in Ga
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Israeli human rights group criticises cabinet over 'unlawful' bombing of residential buildings in Ga
Israel’s leading human rights organisation has alleged that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet persisted in an “unlawful” policy of bombing residentia...
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UN Condemns Peacekeeper's Killing Amid Israel, Hezbollah Fighting
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
UN Condemns Peacekeeper's Killing Amid Israel, Hezbollah Fighting
The United Nations Security Council has condemned the killing of a Spanish peacekeeper in southern Lebanon, which happened Wednesday as clashes flared between ...
 
11:56 Kyrgyzstan cannot vote at UN General Assembly due to debts to organization
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
11:56 Kyrgyzstan cannot vote at UN General Assembly due to debts to organization
Kyrgyzstan cannot vote at UN General Assembly due to debts to organization Bishkek (AKIpress) Kyrgyzstan is temporarily deprived of the voting right at the UN ...
 
Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu
Tsafrir Abayov Israeli center-left alliance looks to unseat Netanyahu. FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, Israeli politicians Isaac Herzog, rig...
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occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza Situation Report 77, 29 January 2015
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza Situation Report 77, 29 January 2015
to communicate the suspended programme, highlight its ramifications and call for more funding, UNRWA’s Director of Operations in Gaza, Robert Turner said: “It ...
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