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US force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops 23.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
WASHINGTON - The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say. Since Afghanistan’s general election on April 5, White House, State Department and Pentagon officials have resumed discussions on how many ...
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Second Somali MP killed in two days (Cached) 22.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
Mogadishu, April 22 : Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Somali lawmaker in Mogadishu Tuesday, the second Somali member of parliament (MP) killed since Monday, media reported.
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Gunmen kill two Yemeni army officers (Cached) 22.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Egypt draft law to widen 'terror' definition 22.4.2014 Washington Post: World
CAIRO—New anti-terror legislation proposed by Egypt’s cabinet is drawing searing criticism from rights groups and lawyers who say it would grant authorities far-reaching powers to quashdissent amid an already alarming slide toward ...
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US troops in Afghan may be cut to less than 10000 (Cached) 22.4.2014 Hindustan Times: World
The number of US troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10000 the minimum demanded by the US military to train Afghan forces as the longest war in American history winds down Obama administration officials briefed on the matter ...
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U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen 22.4.2014 LA Times: Top News
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Four Yemeni soldiers killed in clashes (Cached) 22.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
Aden, April 22 : Four Yemeni soldiers were killed Monday and three wounded during clashes with gunmen in southeastern province of Hadramout, military sources said.
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U.S. launches drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Yemen 22.4.2014 L.A. Times - World News
WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a recent video that showed Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen openly taunting the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes over the last three days that marked a sharp acceleration of the Obama administration’s shadow war against the terrorist group.
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Court orders disclosure of memo justifying drone strikes 21.4.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to turn over a redacted version of a memorandum providing a legal justification for the government to conduct targeted killings of people linked to terrorism, including ...
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Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days (Cached) 21.4.2014 Hindustan Times: World
Local tribal sources said about 25 bodies had been transferred from the sites of Sundays first attacks to nearby towns They said at least three separate strikes had taken place after dawn prayers all targeting al Qaeda ...
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14 Algerian soldiers killed in ambush 21.4.2014 Nation : Last Twenty Four Hours News
ALGIERS - Fourteen Algerian soldiers were killed and a dozen wounded when they fell into an ambush in the restive Kabylie region east of Algiers, security sources said Sunday. Eleven soldiers were killed instantly, and another three later died of their wounds, national news agency APS quoted one security source as saying. ‘A convoy of the People’s National Army (ANP) that was ...
Syria's Assad pays visit to recaptured Christian town on Easter 21.4.2014 L.A. Times - World News
DAMASCUS, Syria – President Bashar Assad made a symbolic Easter visit Sunday to the heavily damaged town of Maaloula, a Christian landmark enclave recaptured from Islamist rebels last week by government forces.
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Teachers complain about behaviour of Ofsted inspectors investigating 'plot' 20.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
NUT's Birmingham executive says teachers were asked if they were homophobic and were told schools would be downgraded

Teachers from Birmingham schools being investigated by Ofsted over an alleged Islamist takeover plot have reportedly been told their schools will be downgraded because they were "not teaching anti-terrorism".

Other teachers were asked by Ofsted inspectors if they were homophobic, according to Roger King, the National Union of Teachers' executive member for Birmingham, who said he had received complaints from members whose schools were being investigated in one of several inquiries into the alleged plot.

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US drone strike kill 30 militants in Yemen (Cached) 20.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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14 soldiers killed in terrorist attack in Algeria (Cached) 20.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
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Islamist insurgents ambush Algerian military convoy in mountains, killing 14 20.4.2014 Star Tribune: World
Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush 20.4.2014 AP Top News
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported Sunday. The attack came two days after Algeria's presidential election....
Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush 20.4.2014 Hindu: Home
The soldiers were returning from securing polling stations for the presidential election, which the government said was won by the ailing 77-year-old incumbent, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in a landslide.
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US drone strike kills militants in Yemen (Cached) 20.4.2014 New Kerala: World News
Sanaa, April 20 : Five Al Qaeda militants were killed Sunday when a US drone carried out an attack against a terrorist training centre in Yemen, an official said.
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Head of al Qaeda's 'Victory Committee' survived battle in Syria 19.4.2014 Bill Roggio
Sanafi al Nasr, a senior al Qaeda leader who was reportedly killed in Latakia, Syria in late March, is alive. Nasr leads an al Qaeda committee responsible for the group's strategic planning and policy.
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