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UN Raises Estimate of Dead in Syrian Conflict to 191000 - New York Times

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Economic Times

UN Raises Estimate of Dead in Syrian Conflict to 191000
New York Times
GENEVA — The number of dead in Syria's civil war more than doubled in the past year to at least 191,000, the United Nations human rights office said Friday. The agency's chief, Navi Pillay, bluntly criticized Western nations, saying their inaction in the face of ...
UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191000Chron.com
Syria death toll 'more than 191000'BBC News
UN Says Syria Dead Double to 191000 in Forgotten WarBusinessweek
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China's Xi Upgrades Mongolia Relationship as Trade Links Deepen - Businessweek

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China's Xi Upgrades Mongolia Relationship as Trade Links Deepen
Businessweek
China upgraded its ties with Mongolia to the level of “a comprehensive strategic partnership,” which covers political and security cooperation. Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Mongolian counterpart, Tsakhia Elbegdorj, signed a joint declaration ...
China's Xi reassures Mongolia over "independence, integrity"Zee News
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in MongoliaCCTV

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Irom Sharmila re-arrested, forcibly removed from fast venue by police in Manipur - Times of India

2 hours 32 min ago

Times of India

Irom Sharmila re-arrested, forcibly removed from fast venue by police in Manipur
Times of India
IMPHAL: Manipur civil rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Friday re-arrested on charges of attempt to commit suicide, Manipur ADG Santosh Macherla said. Earlier this morning, Irom Sharmila was forcibly taken away by the police from a small ...
Irom Sharmila picked up by the police to be force fedIndian Express
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After landslide win, India's new leader faces backlash as voters see few changes - Fox News

3 hours 45 min ago

Fox News

After landslide win, India's new leader faces backlash as voters see few changes
Fox News
FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the country's Independence Day in New Delhi, India. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept to power in India's most resounding election victory in ...
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EFF's Protest in Parliament Is in Defence of the Constitution and Rule of Law - AllAfrica.com

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Independent Online

EFF's Protest in Parliament Is in Defence of the Constitution and Rule of Law
AllAfrica.com
Parliament Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters staged a protest today during a plenary sitting in which the President was suppose to respond to questions. The EFF did this because of three reasons: President Zuma did not respond to the Public ...
PICS: EFF stages Parliament protestIndependent Online
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Feisty exchange as Immigration Minister defends policy on children in detention - ABC Online

4 hours 44 min ago

Brisbane Times

Feisty exchange as Immigration Minister defends policy on children in detention
ABC Online
TANYA NOLAN: There have been heated exchanges between the Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs and the Immigration Minister this morning, as Scott Morrison tried to defend the Government's policy of keeping children in detention.
Scott Morrison clashes with inquiry head, talks of 'moral burden' of immigration jobThe Australian
Australia defends detention of child asylum seekersZee News
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At least 33 dead in bus crash in Egypt's Sinai - Reuters

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:39

Ahram Online

At least 33 dead in bus crash in Egypt's Sinai
Reuters
CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 33 people died and dozens were injured when two buses collided before dawn on Friday in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the state news agency and security sources reported. The Middle East News Agency (MENA) quoted local health ...
At least 27 killed as two buses collide in Egypt: MENAXinhua
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Haniyeh vows Hamas will 'liberate Palestine' after top commanders killed by Israel - Jerusalem Post

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:57

Sydney Morning Herald

Haniyeh vows Hamas will 'liberate Palestine' after top commanders killed by Israel
Jerusalem Post
"The history of the Hamas movement has proven more than once that it is stronger after every targeted killing of one of its senior members,” the former Hamas prime minister said. Ismail Haniyeh. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh Photo: REUTERS. Related:.
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Israeli air strikes kill three Hamas leaders - BDlive

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:31

Haaretz

Israeli air strikes kill three Hamas leaders
BDlive
SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE: Palestinian Hamas supporters attend the funeral of three top senior Hamas commanders, Raed Al-Attar, Mohammed Abu-Shammalla and Mohammed Barhoum, in Rafah, a town in the southern Gaza Strip on Thursday. Picture: ...
Israel kills senior Hamas commandersThe Nation
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How many Palestinian civilians is a single militant worth?Haaretz
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MH17: Plane with Malaysian bodies arrives in Kuala Lumpur - BBC News

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 21:15

BBC News

MH17: Plane with Malaysian bodies arrives in Kuala Lumpur
BBC News
The bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur, as the nation holds a day of mourning. A specially chartered plane took off from Amsterdam and landed around 10:00 local time (02:00 GMT).
Malaysia prepares to receive bodies from M17 crashWashington Post
Malaysia Airlines MH17: Bodies of victims flown to Kuala LumpurCBC.ca
Malaysia mourns as MH17 remains return homeNew Zealand Herald
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Analysts Warn United Iraqi Effort Needed Against Islamic State Militants - Voice of America

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:59

Times of India

Analysts Warn United Iraqi Effort Needed Against Islamic State Militants
Voice of America
WASHINGTON—. While terrorism experts around the globe knew of the Islamic State militants in Syria - also known as "ISIL" or "ISIS" - they were taken aback at its rapid success in Iraq in recent months. ISIL used savvy messaging and political deal brokering ...
Islamic State Tells Iraqi Minorities, Convert or DieBoston.com
Islamic State militants 'convert' Yazidis to Islameuronews
Islamic State video shows conversion of Yazidis to IslamReuters

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Venezuelan President Announces Mandatory Fingerprinting at Grocery Stores - TIME

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:16

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Venezuelan President Announces Mandatory Fingerprinting at Grocery Stores
TIME
People stand at the checkout line at a supermarket in Caracas on Aug. 21, 2014. Carlos Garcia Rawlins—Reuters. The measure is meant to end food shortages. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Wednesday that the country will introduce a ...
Venezuela plans to introduce supermarket fingerprintingBBC News
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Venezuelan President Announces Mandatory Fingerprinting at Grocery Stores - TIME

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 19:16

BBC News

Venezuelan President Announces Mandatory Fingerprinting at Grocery Stores
TIME
VENEZUELA-POLITICS-ECONOMY People queue up outside a supermarket to buy food in Caracas April 2, 2014. AFP—AFP/Getty Images. The measure is meant to end food shortages. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Wednesday that the ...
Venezuela plans to introduce supermarket fingerprintingBBC News
Venezuela proposes fingerprinting shoppersThe Australian
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Isil now 'poses greater risk' to West than Al Qaeda - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:38

Telegraph.co.uk

Isil now 'poses greater risk' to West than Al Qaeda
Telegraph.co.uk
The Islamic State militant group now poses a greater threat to the West than Al Qaeda, US military leaders have said. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the organisation's sophistication, wealth and military was “beyond anything we've seen”. "They are an ...
ISIS 'Beyond Anything We've Seen,' Hagel SaysWBUR

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Ferguson: How the balkanization of greater St. Louis fueled the strife - Christian Science Monitor

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 16:05

Reuters

Ferguson: How the balkanization of greater St. Louis fueled the strife
Christian Science Monitor
The convulsive aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has raised questions about poverty and race in America. But it can also be seen as a long-delayed reckoning with balkanized racism around St. Louis.
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AFP Report Makes Massive Translation Error - Huffington Post

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:56

Yahoo News UK

AFP Report Makes Massive Translation Error
Huffington Post
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks to the media after closed-door nuclear talks on Iran in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) | ASSOCIATED PRESS. Share · Tweet. Email. Comment. Share on Google+ ...
Iran says wants progress in nuclear talks before action on Islamic StateReuters
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Enemy of My Enemy: Are airstrikes against ISIS putting US on same side as ... - Fox News

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:38

Fox News

Enemy of My Enemy: Are airstrikes against ISIS putting US on same side as ...
Fox News
A year after his "red line" was crossed in the deadly chemical attack against Syrian rebels and civilians -- including hundreds of children -- allegedly by Syrian government forces, President Obama finds himself in the awkward position of being on the same ...
US and allies must join Assad to defeat Isis, warns British MPFinancial Times
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Reports Of ISIS Beheadings Are Horrifyingly CommonHuffington Post
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More British Muslims fight in Syria than in UK Armed Forces - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:36

Telegraph.co.uk

More British Muslims fight in Syria than in UK Armed Forces
Telegraph.co.uk
More than twice as many British Muslims have travelled to Syria to fight for extremists including the Islamic State than are serving in the British Armed Forces, an MP has claimed. Khalid Mahmood estimated that at least 1,500 young British Muslims have gone ...
More British Muslims fight for IS than BritainUSA TODAY
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Saudi Court Sentences 18 More on Terror Charges - ABC News

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:08

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Saudi Court Sentences 18 More on Terror Charges
ABC News
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 more people on terrorism charges, wrapping up a week of verdicts on nearly every person in an alleged 50-member cell charged with launching attacks aimed at toppling the monarchy around a decade ago. In recent ...
Saudi court sentences 18 to prison for terrorismDaily Mail

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Saudi Court Sentences 18 More on Terror Charges - ABC News

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 13:08

Saudi Court Sentences 18 More on Terror Charges
ABC News
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced 18 more people on terrorism charges, wrapping up a week of verdicts on nearly every person in an alleged 50-member cell charged with launching attacks aimed at toppling the monarchy around a decade ago. In recent ...

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