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Aljazeera
Protests in Lebanon reflect the disease not the cureAnother set of political demonstrations has taken off in the Arab world. This t
Protests in Lebanon reflect the disease not the cure
Aljazeera / Posted 6 hours ago
Another set of political demonstrations has taken off in the Arab world. This time it is in Lebanon, where a summer of rubbish in the streets has triggered street riots reminiscent of Tahrir Square. No one knows what all this portends, some hope and... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Lady-party-quitsThe liberal Al-Dostour Party slipped into new turmoil following the resignation
Lady-party-quits
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 hours ago
The liberal Al-Dostour Party slipped into new turmoil following the resignation of its chairwoman Hala Shukrallah. The party, which has been torn by much squabbling and infighting since the beginning of 2015, is due to hold elections in less than a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A spokesman for South Sudan rebels said Thursday the p
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A spokesman for South Sudan rebels said Thursday the president's reservations about a peace deal he signed a day earlier signal "a lack of commitment" to peace, and a fighting reportedly broke out along the Nile River. The... Read more
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New Kerala
Greece names interim premier ahead of snap polls Greece's Supreme Court Chief Judge Vassiliki Thanou was on Thursday appointed
Greece names interim premier ahead of snap polls
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
Greece's Supreme Court Chief Judge Vassiliki Thanou was on Thursday appointed to head the transitional government that will lead the country to snap general elections in September. The 65-year-old... Read more
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New Kerala
Greece names interim prime minister Greece's Supreme Court Chief Judge Vassiliki Thanou was on Thursday appointed
Greece names interim prime minister
New Kerala / Posted 13 hours ago
Greece's Supreme Court Chief Judge Vassiliki Thanou was on Thursday appointed to head the transitional government that will lead the country to snap general elections. Thanou becoming the country's first female... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is South Sudan's Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions,
Is South Sudan's Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions, South Sudan President Salva Kiir today finally signed a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending the country's civil war. Rebel leader and former Vice President Riek... Read more
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ABC News
South Sudan Rebels Urge President to Respect PactA spokesman for South Sudan rebels said Thursday the president's reservations a
South Sudan Rebels Urge President to Respect Pact
ABC News / Posted 20 hours ago
A spokesman for South Sudan rebels said Thursday the president's reservations about a peace deal he signed a day earlier signal "a lack of commitment" to peace, and a fighting reportedly broke out along the Nile River. The agreement between the... Read more
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KTVL Medford
National News South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactAugust 27, 2015 12:57 GMT E
National News
KTVL Medford / Posted 23 hours ago
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactAugust 27, 2015 12:57 GMT Eds: Updates with quote, background; adds byline, file photos. With AP Photos.By JASON PATINKINAssociated Press JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- A spokesman for... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for rebels in South Sudan expressed doubt
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 23 hours ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for rebels in South Sudan expressed doubt Thursday that President Salva Kiir is committed to a peace deal he signed the previous day. There were no reports of fighting on Thursday. While rebel and opposition... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
National News - WPMI Local 15South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact August 27, 2015 12:57 GMT E
National News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 23 hours ago
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact August 27, 2015 12:57 GMT Eds: Updates with quote, background; adds byline, file photos. With AP Photos.By JASON PATINKINAssociated Press JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- A spokesman for rebels in South... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for rebels in South Sudan expressed doubt
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 hours ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for rebels in South Sudan expressed doubt Thursday that President Salva Kiir is committed to a peace deal he signed the previous day. There were no reports of fighting on Thursday. While rebel and opposition... Read more
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23h
New Jersey Herald
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for rebels in South Sudan expressed doubt
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
New Jersey Herald / Posted 23 hours ago
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for rebels in South Sudan expressed doubt Thursday that President Salva Kiir is committed to a peace deal he signed the previous day. There were no reports of fighting on Thursday. While rebel and opposition... Read more
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Aliran Online
FAQ – Answering concerns about Bersih 4Bersih 2.0 answers some of the common questions about the Bersih 4 gathering th
FAQ – Answering concerns about Bersih 4
Aliran Online / Posted yesterday
Bersih 2.0 answers some of the common questions about the Bersih 4 gathering this weekend. You claim to be apolitical. Why then are you calling for the Prime Minister to resign? A Google search for “define apolitical” returns the result “not... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) � A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president'
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) � A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president's reservations about a peace deal he signed signal "a lack of commitment" to making peace. James Gatdet Dak, a spokesman for opposition leader leader Riek Machar, said... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) � A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president'
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) � A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president's reservations about a peace deal he signed signal "a lack of commitment" to making peace. James Gatdet Dak, a spokesman for opposition leader leader Riek Machar, said... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president'
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president's reservations about a peace deal he signed signal "a lack of commitment" to making peace. James Gatdet Dak, a spokesman for opposition leader leader Riek Machar, said... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pactJUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president'
South Sudan rebels urge president to respect pact
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A spokesman for South Sudan rebels says the president's reservations about a peace deal he signed signal "a lack of commitment" to making peace. James Gatdet Dak, a spokesman for opposition leader leader Riek Machar, said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?Nairobi — After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations
Is Latest Peace Accord the Real Deal?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Nairobi — After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions, South Sudan President Salva Kiir today finally signed a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending the country's civil war. Rebel leader and former Vice President... Read more
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International Business Times
Burundi: Opposition warns of a political vacuum as president second mandate ends at midnight President Pierre Nkurunziza's second term, which will end today (Wednesday 26 A
Burundi: Opposition warns of a political vacuum as president second mandate ends at midnight
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
President Pierre Nkurunziza's second term, which will end today (Wednesday 26 August) at midnight, could leave a political vacuum that may push armed groups to wage war against his new government, Burundi's opposition alliance has warned. Nkurunziza... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Undeterred by arrests, students resume #OccupyParliament sit-in Participants at yesterday’s #OccupyParliament sit-in seen near Parliament in
Undeterred by arrests, students resume #OccupyParliament sit-in
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Participants at yesterday’s #OccupyParliament sit-in seen near Parliament in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, August 27, 2015. The arrest of 17 university... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Signs Peace Deal but With ReservationsPresident Salva Kiir of South Sudan has finally signed the Compromise Peace Agr
South Sudan President Salva Kiir Signs Peace Deal but With Reservations
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has finally signed the Compromise Peace Agreement, even though he says he has 'reservations' about the peace deal. The signing ceremony was witnessed in Juba by presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Yoweri Museveni... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Burkina excludes ex-President's allies from legislative electionOUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso's constitutional council has declared more than 40 pe
Burkina excludes ex-President's allies from legislative election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
OUAGADOUGOU: Burkina Faso's constitutional council has declared more than 40 people linked to former President Blaise Compaore's ruling alliance ineligible for an October legislative election. The West African country, currently ruled by a... Read more
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The Star
Burkina excludes ex-President's allies from legislative electionOUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's constitutional council has declared more
Burkina excludes ex-President's allies from legislative election
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's constitutional council has declared more than 40 people linked to former President Blaise Compaore's ruling alliance ineligible for an October legislative election. The West African country, currently ruled by... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Canadian family campaigns for release of father detained and tortured in UAEMarwa Alaradi sometimes slips into the past tense when she describes her father
Canadian family campaigns for release of father detained and tortured in UAE
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Marwa Alaradi sometimes slips into the past tense when she describes her father Salim, who has spent 362 days in a cell somewhere in the United Arab Emirates, detained without charge and allegedly tortured, the prisoner of state security agents who... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Burundi swears in new cabinet that some opponents condemnBurundi, a poor nation in the centre of Africa, has been in chaos since late Ap
Burundi swears in new cabinet that some opponents condemn
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Burundi, a poor nation in the centre of Africa, has been in chaos since late April when Nkurunziza announced he would seek a third term, which opponents and Western powers said violated a peace deal that ended an ethnically charged civil war in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Burundi swears in new cabinet that some opponents condemnNAIROBI: The new cabinet of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in
Burundi swears in new cabinet that some opponents condemn
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
NAIROBI: The new cabinet of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in on Tuesday with some members of the opposition, drawing criticism from other opponents who said the ministers had no legitimacy after disputed elections. Burundi, a poor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Give South Sudan Peace Deal a ChanceBut since war broke out again, more than 10,000 people have been killed and mor
Give South Sudan Peace Deal a Chance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
But since war broke out again, more than 10,000 people have been killed and more than 1.6 million internally displaced. Efforts to bring President Salva Kiir and his nemesis Riek Machar to talk peace have not been all successful in the past for one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Civil Society Letter On the Special Criminal Court in the Central African RepublicTo: The Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Members of the Reference Group on the
Public Civil Society Letter On the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
To: The Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Members of the Reference Group on the Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic (Belgium, Canada, Chad, Denmark, Finland, France, Japan, Luxemburg, Mexico, Moroccco, New Zealand, Senegal, Sweden,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hope At Last As Salva Kiir Agrees to Sign South Sudan Peace DealSouth Sudan President Salva Kiir's agreeing to sign the latest deal to restore
Hope At Last As Salva Kiir Agrees to Sign South Sudan Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
South Sudan President Salva Kiir's agreeing to sign the latest deal to restore peace has raised a glimmer of hope for the people of a country that has not known peace since fighting broke out in December 2013. The United States announced on Thursday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Civil Servant Must Be Assigned Based On Professional Quality and Merit Not On Political Ideology If We Are to Bring About Real Change,' Wagaye HagosOur guest today Wagaye Hagos, 80, has been a witness of what has happened durin
'Civil Servant Must Be Assigned Based On Professional Quality and Merit Not On Political Ideology If We Are to Bring About Real Change,' Wagaye Hagos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Our guest today Wagaye Hagos, 80, has been a witness of what has happened during the three government systems in Ethiopia: The Haile-Selassie regime, the Derg and the incumbent. Comparing the three, he put anticipation that things--life in general in... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Angry push for Guatemala president to resign in graft scandal Published: 23 August 2015 12:20 PM Demonstrators shout as they hold Guatemal
Angry push for Guatemala president to resign in graft scandal
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 5 days ago
Published: 23 August 2015 12:20 PM Demonstrators shout as they hold Guatemalan national flags and a picture of former Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz, during a protest against... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Burkina election candidates dominated by old political guardDAKAR: An ex-prime minister and several ministers were among 22 candidates who
Burkina election candidates dominated by old political guard
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
DAKAR: An ex-prime minister and several ministers were among 22 candidates who registered for Burkina Faso's October election, a court said on Saturday, meaning the West African country's next president would likely come from the old political... Read more
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The Star
Burkina election candidates dominated by old political guardDAKAR (Reuters) - An ex-prime minister and several ministers were among 22 cand
Burkina election candidates dominated by old political guard
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
DAKAR (Reuters) - An ex-prime minister and several ministers were among 22 candidates who registered for Burkina Faso's October election, a court said on Saturday, meaning the West African country's next president would likely come from the old... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
22 candidates register for Burkina Faso's October electionsOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have b
22 candidates register for Burkina Faso's October elections
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have been officially registered to run in the October elections. The High Court announced the candidate list on Saturday and said it will publish the final official candidate... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
22 candidates register for Burkina Faso's October electionsOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have b
22 candidates register for Burkina Faso's October elections
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have been officially registered to run in the October elections. The High Court announced the candidate list on Saturday and said it will publish the final official candidate... Read more
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KXXV Waco
22 candidates register for Burkina Faso's October electionsOUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have b
22 candidates register for Burkina Faso's October elections
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have been officially registered to run in the October elections. The High Court announced the candidate list on Saturday and said it will publish the final official candidate... Read more
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New Kerala
Erdogan supports early elections in Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his support on Friday for ho
Erdogan supports early elections in Turkey
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his support on Friday for holding early legislative elections on November 1, with a transitional government taking charge in the meantime. The Supreme... Read more
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Aljazeera
Yemen at war: 'No side is willing to capitulate'Al-Mukalla, Yemen - A year after Yemen's Houthis rallied to oppose government p
Yemen at war: 'No side is willing to capitulate'
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
Al-Mukalla, Yemen - A year after Yemen's Houthis rallied to oppose government policies, they have taken the country into a bloody conflict that has killed thousands of people and left millions more at the risk of famine. The Houthis' anti-government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Will It Take to Secure a Lasting Peace in South Sudan?Following renewed regional and international engagement, an agreement seemed im
What Will It Take to Secure a Lasting Peace in South Sudan?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Following renewed regional and international engagement, an agreement seemed imminent. But pressures on all sides could still spoil the latest effort to end the conflict. After months of stalled peace talks led by the Intergovernmental Authority on... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
PKR urges 25 BN lawmakers to support vote against Najib Published: 21 August 2015 12:17 PM PKR's Rafizi Ramli claims at least 25 MPs
PKR urges 25 BN lawmakers to support vote against Najib
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Published: 21 August 2015 12:17 PM PKR's Rafizi Ramli claims at least 25 MPs from Barisan Nasional are not happy with the prime minister and urged them to support a no-confidence vote. – The... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Burundi's Nkurunziza sworn in, urges refugees who fled violence to returnNAIROBI: Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in as Burundi's president on Thursday and
Burundi's Nkurunziza sworn in, urges refugees who fled violence to return
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
NAIROBI: Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in as Burundi's president on Thursday and urged tens of thousands of people who fled political violence, sparked by his disputed decision to run for a third term, to return home. Nkurunziza also urged armed... Read more
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The Star
Burundi's Nkurunziza sworn in, urges refugees who fled violence to returnNAIROBI (Reuters) - Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in as Burundi's president on Th
Burundi's Nkurunziza sworn in, urges refugees who fled violence to return
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in as Burundi's president on Thursday and urged tens of thousands of people who fled political violence, sparked by his disputed decision to run for a third term, to return home. Nkurunziza also urged... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Greek bailout: Alexis Tsipras 'to call snap elections'The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is due to call snap elections on Thur
Greek bailout: Alexis Tsipras 'to call snap elections'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is due to call snap elections on Thursday, sending voters back to the polls as early as next month, according to the state television broadcaster in Athens. As the debt-crippled country received the first... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Salva Kiir Refused to Ink IGAD-Plus Peace DealSouth Sudanese President Salva Kiir did not sign the peace deal on Monday becau
Why Salva Kiir Refused to Ink IGAD-Plus Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir did not sign the peace deal on Monday because it offered "to divide the country further," an official in his government has said. South Sudan Deputy Ambassador in Nairobi James Morgan on Wednesday said his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan's Half a Peace AgreementAddis Ababa/ Pagak — Internal scuffles, uncompromising language and 180-degree
South Sudan's Half a Peace Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Addis Ababa/ Pagak — Internal scuffles, uncompromising language and 180-degree turns marked the days leading up to the August 17 deadline to sign a peace agreement, leaving observers confused and with little hope for a viable deal to end almost 20... Read more
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Aljazeera
South Sudan's half a peace agreementAddis Ababa, Ethiopia and Pagak, South Sudan - Internal scuffles, uncompromisin
South Sudan's half a peace agreement
Aljazeera / Posted 9 days ago
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Pagak, South Sudan - Internal scuffles, uncompromising language and 180-degree turns marked the days leading up to the August 17 deadline to sign a peace agreement, leaving observers confused and with little hope for a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Exerts Pressure On Salva Kiir to Sign Peace AgreementKey financiers to negotiations in South Sudan are calling on President Salva Ki
World Exerts Pressure On Salva Kiir to Sign Peace Agreement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Key financiers to negotiations in South Sudan are calling on President Salva Kiir to sign a peace agreement that his rival Riek Machar accepted on Monday as a matter of "urgency." On Tuesday, the US, Norway, the European Union, UK and Italy joined... Read more
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Aliran Online
Bersih 4 is a vote of no-confidence in Najib, Malaysia’s political systemBersih! Bersih! Bersih! Bersih! Fellow Malaysians, we are all here today with
Bersih 4 is a vote of no-confidence in Najib, Malaysia’s political system
Aliran Online / Posted 10 days ago
Bersih! Bersih! Bersih! Bersih! Fellow Malaysians, we are all here today with a heavy heart because our nation has arrived at a critical moment. Now the people are suffering because of GST. The value of the ringgit has dropped so much: it is worse... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kiir Refuses to Sign Peace DealSouth Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Monday refused to sign a peace deal that
President Kiir Refuses to Sign Peace Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Monday refused to sign a peace deal that was accepted by rebel leader Riek Machar, as the two came under strong international pressure to end their 20-month military conflict. The deal, the contents of which... Read more
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EuroNews
UN backs latest Syria peace initiative but the killing goes onThe UN Security Council has backed a new peace talks proposal aimed at bringing
UN backs latest Syria peace initiative but the killing goes on
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
The UN Security Council has backed a new peace talks proposal aimed at bringing an end to the Syria conflict. The waring parties are to be invited to take part in working groups on how to implement the 2012 road map to peace which calls for the... Read more
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