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UN chief condemns attack on mosque in Iraq 23.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
United Nations, Aug 23 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned in the strongest terms the attack on a mosque in eastern Iraq Friday that killed up to 73 people.
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Seeking Accountability for Gaza 23.8.2014 ConsortiumNews.com
Seeking Accountability for Gaza
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Judging Israeli-Palestinian Demands 23.8.2014 ConsortiumNews.com
Judging Israeli-Palestinian Demands
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Hamas says it will back any Palestinian bid to join international criminal court 23.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
Hamas declares support for proposal that could expose both the Islamist group and Israel to war crimes investigations
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Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid 23.8.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court two senior officials in the group said Saturday Such a step could expose Israel as well as Hamas to war crimes ...
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U.S. protests intercept of Navy jet by Chinese warplane 23.8.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a Navy patrol plane in international air space this week, flying a few yards from the U.S. jet and performing acrobatic maneuvers around ...
Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court 23.8.2014 Star Tribune: World
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US warns Russia over forcing convoy into Ukraine 23.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
Washington, Aug 23 : The White House warned Russia Friday that sending an aid convoy into eastern Ukraine without Kiev's approval would incur "additional consequences," while Russia insisted that further delay of Moscow's humanitarian mission would have been "unacceptable".
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Obama’s legacy could be a revitalized NATO 23.8.2014 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Not long ago, someone asked me about President Obama’s foreign policy “legacy.” I was startled by the question. There are two whole years left, I told my interlocutor; it’s way too early. She seemed surprised that I was surprised: “Can he really do anything significant in only two ...
Chinese fighter jet intercepted Navy sub-hunter plane in South China Sea 23.8.2014 LA Times: Opinion
An armed Chinese fighter jet conducted what Pentagon officials called an aggressive midair intercept of a U.S. Navy submarine-hunting aircraft during a routine patrol above international waters.
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ULFA leader wants to come back to India 23.8.2014 Hindu: Home
Assam separatist leader Anup Chetia, who has been in Bangladesh’s custody since 1997, wishes to be repatriated. The United Liberation Front of Asom leader told an Indian High Commission off...
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Access To User Data: If Microsoft Wins, Do Startups And Innovators Lose? 23.8.2014 TechCrunch
 With user trust at an all-time low, keeping the FBI’s hands off foreign users’ data seems like good business sense for US companies. Microsoft says it’s “fighting the feds over your email, but it also happens to be fighting to support the Microsoft business model. If your business isn’t like Microsoft (and if you’re a tech company that’s less than 10… Read ...
No longer a quarrel in a faraway country, the Syria conflict affects us all 22.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Humanity faces a growing number of challenges a broader conception of national interest is now required This week my office, the UN, released an expert analysis of casualty figures in Syria: at least 191,000 named and listed individuals were killed in the country between March 2011 and April 2014. Many were civilians. It is likely that an uncountable number of unknown people are also among the fallen. Like so many other current conflicts, the crisis in Syria built up over decades, fed by numerous human rights grievances: deficient or corrupt governance and judicial institutions; discrimination and exclusion; denial of economic and social rights; repression of civil society and public freedoms. And as with other conflicts, these long-standing shortfalls were repeatedly flagged. These festering grievances could and should have been ...
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In the Loop: An ambassador finally leaves for his post, as others watch 22.8.2014 Washington Post: Politics
Before leaving for August recess, the Senate could barely muster the energy to clear even a handful of career diplomats who have long been waiting to be sent to their ambassadorial posts. But some did get through, including Michael Hoza, the new ambassador to ...
Pentagon cites 'dangerous' Chinese jet intercept 22.8.2014 Twincities.com: Nation
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.
Pentagon cites 'dangerous' Chinese jet intercept 22.8.2014 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace....
Amnesty says Mali is holding children accused of belonging to armed groups in jail with adults 22.8.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Syria war toll tops 191000 says UN 22.8.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The death toll from the war in Syria has topped 191000 UN rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday criticising international paralysis on the conflict where jihadists have established a ...
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Serbia says it wants EU membership, but won't impose sanctions on Russia 22.8.2014 Star Tribune: World
Zimbabwe all-rounder Prosper Utseya reported for suspect illegal bowling action 22.8.2014 New Kerala: World News
Dubai, Aug 22 : Zimbabwe all-rounder Prosper Utseya has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's seven-wicket loss in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) against South Africa at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, on Thursday.
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