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British economy addicted to debt

British economy addicted to debt

By Lisa Benson 31/12/2013 11:16

The prediction by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) this week that the British economy could overtake -Germany’s by 2030 went down as well as a potent eggnog during the festivities.

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Israel behind recent bombings in Beirut

Israel behind recent bombings in Beirut

By 29/12/2013 18:59

Syria has rejected the allegations leveled by Lebanon’s March 14 Alliance about the role of the Syrian government and its allies in the recent Lebanon bombings, saying Saudi Arabia is behind such terrorist attacks, Press TV reports.

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Saudi Arabia sponsors terrorism in Lebanon

Saudi Arabia sponsors terrorism in Lebanon

By Shahin Kalantari 29/12/2013 18:55

Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi dismissed the “political” claims, saying they aimed to refute the Saudi-backed bloc’s involvement in sponsoring terrorism in Lebanon and in the Middle East region.

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Bahrain opposition parties condemn leader arrest

Bahrain opposition parties condemn leader arrest

By Mohammad Ali Rajabi 29/12/2013 18:52

Bahraini opposition parties have condemned the Al Khalifa regime’s arrest of Sheikh Ali Salman, the head of the main opposition group, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, in the Persian Gulf kingdom.

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West fueling unrest in Turkey

West fueling unrest in Turkey

By paolo lombardi 29/12/2013 17:24

An Iranian lawmaker says Western countries are making mischief to fuel unrest in Turkey as they benefit from conflicts in Muslim nations.

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Turkish society deeply polarized over corruption case

Turkish society deeply polarized over corruption case

By Marian Kamensky 29/12/2013 17:21

At the time when supporters of Justice and Development Party were greeting Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Friday night, police were firing teargas at anti-government protesters in Taksim Square.

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Lebanon may become target of more terror

Lebanon may become target of more terror

By Hassan Bleibel 29/12/2013 08:50

A political analyst says the recent deadly terrorist attack in Beirut raises the speculation that certain regional states led by Saudi Arabia might use Lebanon as the stage for more acts of terror.

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US study warns of sudden climate change woes

US study warns of sudden climate change woes

By Marian Kamensky 29/12/2013 08:45

Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the US government concluded Tuesday.

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