New project to create drinking water from the Red Sea will also boost shrinking ... - Washington Post
New project to create drinking water from the Red Sea will also boost shrinking ...
JERUSALEM — The Dead Sea has been rapidly disappearing for the past 50 years, one of the world's natural wonders careening toward ecological collapse. But in a deal signed Monday and hailed as “historic,” Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority ...
Israel, Jordan and Palestinians Sign Water Project DealNew York Times
Israel, Jordan, Palestinians to ink water-sharing dealAFP
Israel agrees to swap water with thirsty neighbors - but can it quench demand?Christian Science Monitor
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Massive crowds expected at the stadium for Mandela
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Presidents and grandchildren will join a massive throng of mourners Tuesday for a tribute to Nelson Mandela, the embodiment of this nation's struggle for democracy and champion of human rights. On Monday, police and ...
As student, Obama drew inspiration from MandelaHouston Chronicle
Obama Gets Private Time With Bush on Flight to Mandela MemorialBusinessweek
Nelson Mandela's daughter shares memories of her fatherLos Angeles Times
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Iran: Nuclear deal dead if US approves new sanctions
Some American senators are considering new sanctions that would kick in after six months or if Iran violated terms of the interim deal reached in Geneva. By Reuters | Dec. 9, 2013 | 9:59 PM. Tweet. Iranian FM Javad Zarif. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad ...
US senators prepare legislation to pressure IranTimes of India
Poll: Obama, Iran face selling job on nuclear pactUSA TODAY
Old foes Saudi Arabia, Iran seek common groundFox News
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George Clooney, Hayden Panettiere Support Ukraine Fight Over Future
American celebrities including George Clooney and Hayden Panettiere are sending their support to the protesting people of the Ukraine as protesters fill the streets in a challenge to the Russian-leaning government. In demonstrations that have lasted weeks ...
Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovich backs compromise talks as tensions rise in ...ABC Online
US deeply concerned about violence in Ukraine, urges dialogueReuters
Don't Expect Germany to Stand Up to RussiaWall Street Journal
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US to airlift African troops to Central African Republic
The U.S. military will assist France in attempting to bring order to the anarchic Central African Republic by airlifting African troops to the capital, the Pentagon announced Monday. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel agreed to an emergency request from France ...
France begins disarming fighters in Central African RepublicTelegraph.co.uk
World must act fast to help C.Africa: aid groupAFP
U.S. to Transport French, African Troops for Central Africa Peace MissionU.S. News & World Report
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21:06 CET Putin dissolves state news agency, tightens grip on media
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin tightened his hold on Russia's media on Monday by dissolving the main state news agency, seen by hawks as too liberal, and creating a new outlet to improve Moscow's image under a more conservative editor.
Russia state news agency gets controversial chiefWashington Post
Russia: Putin dissolves, replaces Soviet-era news agencyLos Angeles Times
RIA Novosti to Be Liquidated in State-Owned Media OverhaulRIA Novosti
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Thai Protesters Push for Eradication of Shinawatras From Politics
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Thai Premier Yingluck Shinawatra's call for fresh elections isn't likely to appease her opponents, according to Siam University's Jate Donovanick. BANGKOK—Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's sudden decision to call new elections has done little to ...
Thai Vote Looms as Yingluck Dissolves Parliament: Southeast AsiaBloomberg
Thai PM calls elections as 140000 join protestThe Guardian Nigeria
Thai snap election fails to halt protestsTelegraph.co.uk
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Kim Jong Un's Purge of His Uncle May Test Ties With China
A South Korean man watches TV news about the alleged dismissal of Jang Song Thaek, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle, at a railway station in Seoul on Dec. 3, 2013. Email · Print; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Tumblr · LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...
The moment North Korea's dictator purged his No. 2 (who is also his uncle)The Globe and Mail
North Korea's Kim Jong Un ousts his second in commandLos Angeles Times
What does purge say about North Korea's stability?BBC News
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Murder-accused argues UK soldier's death was necessary
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Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Michael Adebolajo, centre, who is one of the men accused of killing British soldier Lee Rigby in May, as he gave evidence. Photo / AP. A man accused of killing an off-duty British soldier in a frenzied knife attack on a ...
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Syria Chemical Weapons Deadlines May be Missed
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The leader of the agency overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons warned Monday that the deadlines for removing the chemicals from Syria might be missed, adding a new wrinkle to the delicate process. The most lethal weapons, including ...
Syrian army retakes road needed to ship out chemical armseuronews
Delays possible in Syria chemicals weapons missionThe Daily Star
Syrian army retakes road needed to ship out chemical weaponsReuters
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Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie brought before Egyptian court
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CAIRO -- A group of high-ranking members of the Muslim Brotherhood were brought before an Egyptian court on Monday and promptly emulated their deposed leader, Mohamed Morsi, by insisting that the Egyptian legal system had no authority over them.
Egypt puts Brotherhood leader on trial, students protestReuters
Muslim Brotherhood Leader Appears in CourtWall Street Journal
Reports: Egypt Considering Declaring Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group ...TheTower.org
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Israeli top leaders not attending Mandela funeral
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel, once an ally of South Africa's former apartheid rulers, will not be represented by its prime minister or president at the funeral of Nelson Mandela, officials said on Monday, citing costs and health reasons. Palestinians, who hail ...
Netanyahu: Israel and Palestinians aren't close to final peace dealHaaretz
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to skip Mandela memorial, citing costLos Angeles Times
Health and security concerns prevent Peres from participation in Mandela ...Jerusalem Post
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Singapore Riot Signals Foreign-Labor Strains
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SINGAPORE—A rare riot here, staged by hundreds of workers from South Asia, is reviving public concern about the socioeconomic impact and sustainability of Singapore's heavy reliance on overseas labor. Sunday's incident in Singapore's Little India ...
Lee orders review of Singapore migrant areasFinancial Times
Singapore Warns on Violence After Riot in Indian DistrictBusinessweek
Singapore sees first riot in 40 years as tension flare between migrant workers ...The Globe and Mail
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Hagel Meets With Pakistan's Civilian and Military Leaders
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel cautioned Pakistan's prime minister on Monday that if Pakistani regional officials followed through on their threats to block NATO supply lines for the war in Afghanistan, it could jeopardize hundreds of ...
Nawaz Sharif raises drone strikes with Chuck HagelThe Hindu
Hagel Urges Pakistan to Reopen Afghan Supply RouteWall Street Journal
NATO supply blocked: Chuk Hagel warns Nawaz of stopping US assistanceThe News International
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Biden signs Mandela condolence book at embassy
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden is honoring the memory of former South African President and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela by signing a condolence book at the South African Embassy. Biden traveled to the embassy on a cold, drizzly ...
Saharawi Embassy Presents Its Condolences to the South African Embassy in ...AllAfrica.com
Embassy Row: 'What a tragedy,' African diplomat says of Mandela's deathWashington Times
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Lee Rigby murder trial: accused 'hopes to be accepted into Paradise as martyr'
The Islamist fanatic accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby told a court he “loves” al Qaeda and considers the terror group "his brothers in Islam”. Michael Adebolajo, 28, also told the Old Bailey jury that he was a “soldier of Allah” and that he had no regrets ...
Accused British soldier butcher says he loves Al QaedaNew York Daily News
Suspect in British soldier's killing: Iraq war's 'shock and awe' was repulsiveCNN
Man who killed British soldier says he is waging war for AllahThe Globe and Mail
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All eyes on governor as Delhiites elect a hung assembly
New Delhi: Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung is faced with the biggest challenge of exploring possibilities of installing a stable government in Delhi following election of a hung assembly on Sunday. With both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ...
Sheila Dikshit accuses DPCC President of non-cooperationIndian Express
Can't shake hands with corrupt parties: Arvind KejriwalHindustan Times
Mixed response for AAP's dream debutPress Trust of India
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Car Bomb Near Iraq Cafe Kills 20
Police said an explosion outside a cafe in the town of Buhriz, about 60 kilometers north of Baghdad, killed 12 people and wounded 24. Also, a roadside bomb targeted an army patrol just south of the capital, killing one Iraqi soldier and wounded two others, ...
Car bomb near Iraqi cafe used by Sunni militia kills 11Reuters
Iraq violence: Cafe car bomb kills 11 in central townBBC News
Bomb attacks kill 15 in IraqThe Hindu
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At least 10 dead after huge explosion engulfs commuter train when it crashes ...
A fireball engulfed a packed commuter train after it collided with a fuel tanker in Indonesia - killing 10 and injuring 80 passengers. Emergency workers fought to drag survivors from the burning and twisted wreckage of the disaster just south of the country's ...
Commuter train crashes in Jakarta, 2 deadThe News International
Commuter train, truck collide in Jakarta; 7 deadAlbany Times Union
Five dead as Indonesia train collides with fuel tankerBangkok Post
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China bans shark fin dishes at official banquets
Hong Kong (CNN) -- China has banned dishes containing delicacies like shark fin and and bird's nest from official banquets as part of a government crackdown on official extravagance. Chinese authorities published new regulations that "explicitly ruled out ...
China bans shark fin from the menu at state banquetsDaily Mail
China Voice: Curb official receptions through "cage of regulations"Xinhua
A Significant Warning on Reform Roadblocks in ChinaWall Street Journal
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