Sunday, April 20, 2014
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What hasn’t changed since Bangladesh factory collapse

WHEN I met Rajina Aktar in February last year, her eyes were still red and her memory still fuzzy from the toxic...

Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks

Infighting among jihadist groups benefits the Assad regime

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Baltics mull joint TV channel to counter Kremlin’s line

RIGA: Europe’s Baltic states are in talks to set up their own Russian-language television channel in a bid to...

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Looking for laughs in the Middle East

EVERYONE thought we were crazy when we said we were going to the Palestinian territories in search of comedy. You...

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US ground forces to be sent to Poland

WASHINGTON: Poland’s defence minister has said US ground forces will be sent to Poland to expand Nato’s presence...

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Russia warns US

DONETSK: Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine’s doorstep and warned against further US sanctions as a ...

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Hopes fade for 269 on sunken S. Korean ship

JINDO (South Korea): Divers began to locate bodies on Saturday inside a submerged South Korean ferry as the detained...

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Obama signs law to bar Iran’s UN envoy

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill designed to bar Iran’s future ambassador to the...

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Nasa’s space station Robonaut finally getting legs

CAPE CANAVERAL: The first out-of-this-world humanoid robot is finally getting its space legs. For three years,...

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Malaysian plane search at ‘critical juncture’

KUALA LUMPUR: The effort to find missing flight MH370 is at a “very critical juncture”, Malaysia’s transport...

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NEWSMAKERS: Everest avalanche: 3 still missing

KATHMANDU: Rescuers on Mount Everest found the body of a 13th Nepalese guide on Saturday as authorities ruled out...

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Egyptian leader meets Coptic pope

CAIRO: Egypt’s former military chief and presumed presidential front-runner visited the Coptic pope on Saturday...

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Car bomb kills two in Bahrain

DUBAI: Two people were killed on Saturday when their car exploded in a village in Bahrain, the interior ministry...

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Over 100 killed in raid on South Sudan cattle herders

JUBA: Over 100 people have been killed in a cattle raid in South Sudan’s Warrap state, a local information ...

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Modi critics told to go to Pakistan after polls

New Delhi: Narendra Modi used to call Gujarat’s Muslims Mian Musharraf. On Saturday, his electoral candidate from...

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Gitmo prisoners’ lawyers quizzed

WASHINGTON: FBI agents have interviewed lawyers defending terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay, forcing the judge to...

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Iraqi forces retake area near Ramadi

RAMADI (Iraq): Violence in Iraq killed 29 people on Saturday, most of them militants who died in a security forces...

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