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China probes powerful former security chief for graft - Reuters

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Reuters

China probes powerful former security chief for graft
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has begun an investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, one of the most powerful politicians of the last decade, on suspicion of corruption, state media said on Tuesday, in what could be one of the country's ...
China Starts Probe Into Former Security Chief Zhou YongkangBloomberg
Zhou Yongkang: China investigates ex-security chiefBBC News
China: Ex-Security Czar Zhou Under InvestigationABC News
Wall Street Journal -Washington Post
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AFP issues warrants for Australian ISIL fighters Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed ... - Sydney Morning Herald

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Sydney Morning Herald

AFP issues warrants for Australian ISIL fighters Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Federal police have issued arrest warrants for two Sydney men accused of fighting with terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria. Khaled Sharrouf and Mohamed Elomar recently posted images from Iraq on Twitter, showing them posing with the heads of executed ...
Australia Plans to Arrest 2 Middle East FightersABC News
Bloodcurdling Images of Australian Jihadists Puts 'Lucky Country' on EdgeTIME
Australia issues arrest warrants for pair holding severed heads of Syrian soldiersTelegraph.co.uk
The Australian
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Doomed South Korean ferry boss's driver turns himself in - The Globe and Mail

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Doomed South Korean ferry boss's driver turns himself in
The Globe and Mail
The driver of the South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed more than 300 people in April turned himself in on Tuesday, potentially unlocking the mystery of the man's final days after the disaster. Prosecutors in the port city of ...

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Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan President's Cousin - ABC News

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Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan President's Cousin
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An Afghan official says a suicide bomber, his explosives hidden inside his turban, has assassinated the cousin of President Hamid Karzai. Dawa Khan Minapal, the spokesman for the governor of southern Kandahar province, says the attack took place on ...
Hamid Karzai's cousin killed in suicide bombing in KandaharZee News
Karzai Calls on Taliban to Put Down ArmsBoston.com
Karzai calls on militants to renounce violence and join peaceDaily Times

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Iran's supreme leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', says Islamic world must arm ... - Times of India

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Times of India

Iran's supreme leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', says Islamic world must arm ...
Times of India
DUBAI: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday called Israel a "rabid dog" for its attacks on Gaza, and urged Muslims to arm Palestinians to enable them to counter what he termed genocide. About 1,087 Gazans, most of them civilians, have ...
LIVE: `Rabid dog` Israel committing genocide in Gaza, says Iran`s KhameneiZee News
World powers divided on Gaza violenceStuff.co.nz
POLITICAL PRISM: India must decide on a stance towards GazaDaily Mail

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Brown, Mexican officials sign climate pact during governor's trip - Los Angeles Times

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:19

Reuters UK

Brown, Mexican officials sign climate pact during governor's trip
Los Angeles Times
California Governor Jerry Brown listens over translation headphones as Mexico's Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena speaks during a joint press conference in Mexico City on Monday. California Governor Jerry Brown listens over ...
California governor sets more talks on migrantsNew Zealand Herald
California Governor Takes Dig at Texas Guard PlanNDTV

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Kerry to woo Modi's India, but quick progress unlikely - Reuters India

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 22:10

Reuters India

Kerry to woo Modi's India, but quick progress unlikely
Reuters India
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits India this week as Washington tries to revitalize ties it sees as a counterbalance to China's rising power, but rapid progress is unlikely, despite the reformist reputation of India's new leader.
India has to decide on trade: KerryThe Hindu
John Kerry hails Narendra Modi, calls India a global powerZee News
Kerry Keeps Pledge to Visit India to Spur Ties With ModiBloomberg
GlobalPost -Times of India
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US accuses Russia of violating 1987 missile treaty - Fox News

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 20:36

Fox News

US accuses Russia of violating 1987 missile treaty
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July 16, 2014: Russia's President Vladimir Putin waves to photographers as he leaves the Itamaraty Palace after attending the final day of the BRICS Summit in Brasilia, Brazil. (AP). The Obama administration has accused Russia of violating a 1987 nuclear ...
Russians' Test Called Breach Of Missile PactNew York Times
US accuses Russia of violating 1987 treaty on nuclear missilesLos Angeles Times
US Said to Find Russia Violated Nuclear Arms TreatyBusinessweek
The State -Houston Chronicle -Washington Post
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White House: EU, US to Impose New Russia Sanctions - TIME

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:52

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White House: EU, US to Impose New Russia Sanctions
TIME
(WASHINGTON) — The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy, the White House said Monday.
New Sanctions Readied by US, EU as Russia PreparesBusinessweek
Significant new European sanctions on Russia expected, US saysWashington Post
EU to finalise toughest sanctions yet on Russian banks and energy firmsThe Independent
Christian Science Monitor -Herald Sun -USA TODAY
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Brazil president condemns Israel's 'massacre' in Gaza - Times of India

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 19:02

Times of India

Brazil president condemns Israel's 'massacre' in Gaza
Times of India
BRASILIA: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has condemned Israel's offensive in Gaza as a "massacre", joining international calls for a halt to the bloodshed. "What's happening in Gaza is dangerous. I don't think it's a genocide, but I think it's a massacre," ...
Brazil raps Israeli 'massacre' in GazaPress TV
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff calls Israel's conflict with Hamas 'a massacre'Fox News
Brazil's leader calls Gaza conflict 'a massacre'Chron.com
Fox News Latino -Business Standard
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US officials defend Kerry from Israeli criticism - Firstpost

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 18:18

Reuters

US officials defend Kerry from Israeli criticism
Firstpost
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials rallied to the defense of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday after withering criticism in Israel of Kerry's failed attempt to secure a ceasefire between Israelis and Palestinians. The critiques of ...
Hamas must be defeated the old-fashioned way, beginning with a demand for ...Fox News
Dermer: Attacks on Kerry 'unwarranted'Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Kerry on Gaza War, US's Religious Freedom ReportBusinessweek
Chron.com -Jerusalem Post -Huffington Post
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War on waste: Pentagon auditor spotlights US billions blown in Afghanistan - Fox News

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:23

Fox News

War on waste: Pentagon auditor spotlights US billions blown in Afghanistan
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Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction John Sopko has shined a spotlight on billions of U.S. tax dollars wasted in the region since taking the position in 2012.(SIGAR HQ). Afghan AF.jpg. An Afghan Air Force C-130 sits on the flightline at ...
The Afghan Military's Tracking of US Supplied Weapons Is Sloppy at BestGovExec.com
US Guns Could Fall into Taliban Hands, Warns ReportNBCNews.com
Nearly 750000 US Weapons Are Unaccounted For In Afghanistanio9
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Anatomy of failure: How Gaza cease-fire never happened - CNN

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 16:30

CNN

Anatomy of failure: How Gaza cease-fire never happened
CNN
Jerusalem (CNN) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry looked weary and despondent at his much-delayed Cairo news conference Friday evening. Five days of shuttling through the region and endless phone calls to multiple parties had come to nothing.
John Kerry's big blunder in seeking an Israel-Gaza cease-fireWashington Post
US fuming over Israeli criticism of KerryKansas City Star

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Kidnapped Maltese oil worker released in Libya after 11 days - Reuters

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:35

Malta Independent Online

Kidnapped Maltese oil worker released in Libya after 11 days
Reuters
VALLETTA July 28 (Reuters) - A Maltese oil worker abducted by a Libyan militia 11 days ago was released unharmed on Monday and flown back to Malta. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat welcomed worker Martin Galea on the tarmac at Malta airport and ...
Malta oil worker kidnapped in Libya releasedWashington Post
Update 2 - Abducted Maltese released unharmed in Libya, returns to MaltaTimes of Malta
[WATCH] Martin Galea back home safe and sound • thanks consul f...MaltaToday
Malta Independent Online
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Japanese Schoolgirl Arrested for Murdering, Dismembering Classmate - TIME

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 15:31

Telegraph.co.uk

Japanese Schoolgirl Arrested for Murdering, Dismembering Classmate
TIME
A 16-year old Japanese schoolgirl has been arrested in Nagasaki for murdering and dismembering her classmate. Police say the girl admitted to killing Aiwa Matsui, 15, by bludgeoning her with a blunt object, then decapitating her and cutting off her left hand, ...
Schoolgirl murder with shocking similarities to gruesome killing that inspired sick ...Mirror.co.uk
Girl, 16: 'I wanted to kill someone'Bangkok Post
Police probe possible link between 2channel postings and Sasebo killingThe Japan Times
The Standard Digital News -NBCNews.com -Boston.com
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ISIS levels 14th century mosque in Iraq's second largest city - New York Daily News

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 14:17

New York Daily News

ISIS levels 14th century mosque in Iraq's second largest city
New York Daily News
Islamic militants blew up a 14th-century mosque in Mosul on Sunday, the latest casualty in a week that has seen a half dozen of the Iraqi city's most revered holy places destroyed. Mosul residents said the Prophet Jirjis Mosque and Shrine was bombed and ...
In Iraq's Mosul, radicals unleash their visionChron.com
Does Jonah's tomb signal the death of Christianity in Iraq?CNN (blog)
France offers Iraq Christians asylum after Mosul threatBBC News
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At Least 15 Bodies Found In Baghdad - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 13:34

Fox News

At Least 15 Bodies Found In Baghdad
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Police in the Iraqi capital reported finding at least 15 bullet-ridden bodies, including three women, raising fears the widespread violence in Iraq could become even worse now that the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan is over. Police said the bodies were ...
Baghdad police find 15 dead in bloody start to Muslim holidayGMA News
31 killed, 20 wounded in violence in BaghdadXinhua
Vietnam and Iraq Are Now Inextricably Linked as US Geopolitical DisastersNewsweek
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Kerry on Gaza War, US's Religious Freedom Report - Businessweek

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:29

Telegraph.co.uk

Kerry on Gaza War, US's Religious Freedom Report
Businessweek
July 28 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry talks about the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas, and the State Department's International Religious Freedom Report for 2013. Kerry speaks to reporters in Washington. (Source: Bloomberg) July ...
Kerry ceasefire efforts anger IsraelisFinancial Times
John Kerry's Call-Center Diplomacy Falls ShortBloomberg
US Fuming Over Israeli Criticism of KerryABC News
Slate Magazine (blog) -Haaretz
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Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate - Businessweek

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:06

CNN

Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate
Businessweek
BEIRUT (AP) — More than 2,000 Syrians — almost half of them pro-government forces — have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civil war, opposition activists said Monday.
Islamic State militants open office for potential wives: monitorReuters

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Four dead as Gaza mortar strikes southern Israel: Media - Ahram Online

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:53

The Guardian

Four dead as Gaza mortar strikes southern Israel: Media
Ahram Online
At least four civilians were killed when a mortar shell fired from Gaza struck southern Israel on Monday, Israeli media reported. According to reports on public radio and Channel 10 television, the four were killed when a mortar shell hit the Eshkol regional ...
Gaza mortar fire kills 4 Israeli soldiers in EshkolMa'an News Agency

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