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Netanyahu: Iran Nuclear Deal A ‘Historic Mistake’

By Josef federman JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister harshly condemned the international community’s nuclear deal with Iran on Sunday, calling it a “historic mistake” and saying he was not bound by the agreement. Speaking to his Cabinet, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the world had become a “more dangerous[Read More…]

John Kerry In Geneva To Negotiate Iran’s nuclear programme

By Julian Borger and Saeed Kamali Dehghan in Geneva   John Kerry and William Hague were due to arrive in Geneva on Saturday morning to join other foreign ministers in negotiations on Iran‘s nuclear programme. The Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov arrived on Friday afternoon for talks with his Iranian[Read More…]

Philippine typhoon death toll rises above 5,000

by Oliver Teves MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further, although recovery efforts are beginning to take hold, Philippine officials said Friday. Interior Secretary Mar Roxas said 4,919 people were killed on[Read More…]

Days before launch, Obamacare website failed to handle even 500 users

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In the last days before the botched October 1 launch of President Barack Obama’s healthcare website, the team in charge was seeing alarming results from performance tests, according to internal emails released by Republican lawmakers investigating the rollout. HealthCare.gov was unable to consistently handle[Read More…]

Kenya demand change to ICC rules

By Thomas Escritt (Reuters) – Kenya will demand change at the International Criminal Court on Thursday to try to ensure its president does not face charges of crimes against humanity in the aftermath of an election in 2007 when 1,200 were killed. Kenya, which has tried to halt the cases[Read More…]

Afghanistan And U.S.A Sign Security Draft Agreement

United States reached a draft agreement with Afghanistan on Wednesday on a crucial security pact, news agency Reuters reports. This is coming just a day before thousands of Afghan elders will debate on the fate of U.S troops remaining in their country beyond 2014 The United States had warned that[Read More…]

10 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Attack

Ten Egyptian soldiers were killed on Wednesday after a booby-trapped car exploded next to their bus in the northern Sinai Peninsula, according to a military spokesman. At least 35 people were wounded in the bombing, near the town of Sheikh Zuwayed, the military said. The bombing was the latest in[Read More…]

Paris newspaper office attacked by Assailant

An assailant opened fire at the central Paris office of left-wing daily newspaper Liberation on Monday, seriously injuring one person before fleeing, a police official and staff at the newspaper said. The injured person was hit in the thorax, the official said, adding that the motive of the attacker, who[Read More…]

Scores Of People Killed Across Iraq During Shia Religious Festival

No less than forty four (44) people have been killed just as dozens were injured across Iraq on Thursday in multiple attacks. The country was faced with series of attacks against Shia pilgrims. The attackers even employed suicide bombing in a religious procession held in the Eastern part of Iraq[Read More…]

Egypt ex-president Morsi tells judge ‘I am President’

Egypt’s ousted leader Mohammed Morsi has gone on trial in Cairo, telling the judge the case is illegitimate as he remains president. He and 14 other Muslim Brotherhood figures face charges of inciting the killing of protesters outside the presidential palace in 2012. After Mr Morsi’s remarks and his refusal[Read More…]