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For China and Japan

For China and Japan

By Stephff 17/11/2014 15:04

The meeting lasted just 25 minutes, less than half the time usually given to formal encounters between heads of government. Their national flags, often the backdrop for such meetings, were conspicuously absent. Neither man so much as mentioned the tiny islands in the East China Sea that are a major point of friction between their countries.

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Learning from past

Learning from past

By Migdad Eldikhery 17/11/2014 14:57

Since the signing of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Initiative that ended the political crisis in 2011, Yemen embarked on a political transition that was applauded by many regional and international powers. Above all, it saved Yemen from a terrible civil war.

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N.Korea and ICC

N.Korea and ICC

By DR.MEDDY 16/11/2014 20:24

North Korea: so scared of the ICC that they have started to talk to UN human rights people.

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ISIS, Al-Qaeda branch group in Syria agree to act together

ISIS, Al-Qaeda branch group in Syria agree to act together

By Khalid Albaih 16/11/2014 20:17

The Islamic State has reportedly struck a deal with the Al-Nusra Front. The two groups agreed to stop fighting each other and instead join efforts against their opponents, AP reported, citing “a prominent Syrian opposition official and a rebel commander.”

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Protests Escalate in the Name of Missing Normalistas of Ayotzinapa

Protests Escalate in the Name of Missing Normalistas of Ayotzinapa

By Alfredo Martirena 16/11/2014 20:10

The normalistas from Raul Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers College of Ayotzinapa released a statement yesterday, promising that protests would escalate and that actions would be “increasingly strong and forceful” until the normalistas are found. Today several political headquarters were sacked and/or set on fire by protesters.

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G-20 leaders agree on $2 trillion boost to growth

G-20 leaders agree on $2 trillion boost to growth

By Marian Kamensky 16/11/2014 20:10

Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized a plan to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years. The fanfare, however, was overshadowed by tensions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Western leaders.

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Bill Clinton to Obama: Don't Be a Lame Duck

Bill Clinton to Obama: Don't Be a Lame Duck

By Steve Sack 16/11/2014 20:07

President Barack Obama didn’t ask for a pep talk, but he just got one. During a livestreamed question-and-answer session with Politico's Mike Allen in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday, former President Bill Clinton encouraged Obama to push his agenda and not buy into the lame-duck myth.

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Vladimir Putin leaves G20 summit citing a need to catch up on sleep

Vladimir Putin leaves G20 summit citing a need to catch up on sleep

By Sergei Elkin 16/11/2014 19:50

Vladimir Putin has left the G20 summit citing a need to catch up on sleep, after the Kremlin played down reports the Russian President was leaving due to the frosty reception awarded to him by other world leaders over Ukraine. Mr Putin said the trip home would take 18 hours and he needs at least four hours' sleep before returning to work on Monday.

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Fighting Dirty in Russia's Information War

Fighting Dirty in Russia's Information War

By Sergei Elkin 16/11/2014 19:49

A dispute on that unfolded on Facebook this weekend showed that many journalists writing about Russia need to spend a lot less caring about which "team" they're playing for and a lot more time getting their facts straight.

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War crimes being committed in Libya

War crimes being committed in Libya

By paolo lombardi 15/11/2014 20:23

The International Criminal Court (ICC) chief prosecutor says reports indicate that war crimes are being committed in Libya. “There are, indeed, indications that crimes that fall within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court are being committed,” said Fatou Bensouda, who was addressing the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday.

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