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Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels
Reuters UK - 3 Hours ago
ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of
Kurds reject Turkey's report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid Kobane Melbourne Age
02:07 Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid... NewsRT.co.uk
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U.S., ROK urge Pyongyang to return to six-party talks
SINA - 81 Minutes ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Yun Byung-Se attend a joint news conference in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, Oct. 24, 2014.
XINHUA - U.S., ROK urge Pyongyang to return to six-party talks Namibia Press Agency
U.S., ROK urge Pyongyang to return to six-party talk Xinhua News Agency
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China launhces experimental moon orbiter
Al Jazeera - 3 Hours ago
China has launched an experimental spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. The eight-day programme which
China launches experimental moon orbiter DAWN Group
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'What's in the letter?'
Sydney Morning Herald - 90 Minutes ago
Bill Cassidy survived four years as a POW in World War II before returning to his wife and life in Victoria. But as his son Barrie Cassidy writes, the war's impact on the couple was still being felt decades
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Two dead after Seattle-area student opens fire in school
Deutsche Welle - 3 Hours ago
The assailant, named as 14-year-old Jaylen Fryberg, was said to have entered the school canteen at Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday and opened fire, fatally wounding one person and injuring several
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'It won't last...It'll never last'
Sydney Morning Herald - 4 Hours ago
Marysville, Washington: The final social media postings of the teenage gunman in a US school shooting offered a chilling forewarning of the carnage he was preparing to unleash. The gunman, identified
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Silicon Valley company paid Indian employees just $1.21 an hour
Russia Today - 77 Minutes ago
02:55 Michael Kovac / for Vanity Fair / AFP While many Americans fight for the government to increase the minimum wage across the country, one Silicon Valley company has now been penalized
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Ottawa Gunman’s Radicalism Deepened as Life Crumbled
New York Times - 81 Minutes ago
A portrait of an increasingly troubled, mentally unstable man who initially may have embraced religion not as a political cause, but as an attempt to scaffold a disintegrating life.
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E.U. Greenhouse Gas Deal Falls Short of Expectations
New York Times - 97 Minutes ago
The varied energy needs and capacity of member nations led to concessions and compromises that experts say watered down an agreement that was hoped to pressure other countries at climate talks in 2
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In French Port City, ‘a Real Psychosis’
New York Times - 113 Minutes ago
Resentment and fear have swept Calais, France, in the last year amid a new wave of migrants hoping to cross illegally to Britain, which they see as a better place than France to start a new life.
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IDF kill Palestinian-American teenager in West Bank
Russia Today - 117 Minutes ago
02:13 Screenshot from youtube by Jihad Qade ?A Palestinian-American teenager has been shot dead by Israeli troops who claim they were trying to prevent a “Molotov cocktail” attack amid clashes
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Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teenager in the West Bank, the 2nd in 8 Days
New York Times - 2 Hours ago
The Israeli military said the youth had thrown a firebomb onto a main road often used by settlers.
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31 Egyptian Soldiers Are Killed as Militants Attack in Sinai
New York Times - 4 Hours ago
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi convened an emergency meeting of Egypt’s top generals and declared a state of emergency in parts of the Sinai, including a curfew.
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Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai
Al Jazeera - 5 Hours ago
Egypt has declared a state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed at least 27 soldiers. The measures will begin on Saturday at 03:00 GMT "for duration
Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai - Middle East DailyMe.Com
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PM: I won't meet £1.7bn EU demand
BBC - 15 Hours ago
David Cameron has angrily insisted the UK will not pay £1.7bn being demanded by the European Union by next month. "If people think I am paying that bill on 1 December, they have another thing coming,"
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PM: I will not pay £1.7bn EU bill
BBC - 15 Hours ago
David Cameron has angrily insisted the UK will not pay a £1.7bn bill demanded by the European Union by 1 December. "If people think I am paying that bill on 1 December, they have another thing coming,"
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Canada to heighten security
SINA - 10/24/2014
A policeman patrols at departure hall of Vancouver International Airport in Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 22, 2014. After the shooting at the National War Memorial and Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday,
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Doctor in New York tests positive for Ebola
CNN - 10/24/2014
New York (CNN) -- [Breaking news update, posted at 8:40 p.m. ET] The Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, a law enforcement
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Opinion: Eurozone has no answers to economic slowdown
Deutsche Welle - 5 Hours ago
Many EU states could look to Estonia as a role model. The Baltic state has a spectacularly low debt level and has to pay virtually no interest. At the same time, the country, with its IT-oriented economy,
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Beale on his last chance
Sydney Morning Herald - 5 Hours ago
Controversial, yes, outrageous for many, but on balance the best possible ending on the whole damaging Kurtley Beale saga. After the independent tribunal handed down its decision on Friday night, Beale
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Shooter dead after opening fire at high school near Seattle
France24 - 8 Hours ago
French unemployment hits new record high Read more WHO speeds up Ebola vaccine development for 2015 delivery Read more Creepy clown phenomenon pops up in France Read more
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French unemployment hits new record high
France24 - 9 Hours ago
Business © Photo: AFP | Emmanuel Macron poses at the Economy Ministry shortly after his appointment in August 2014 Text by FRANCE 24 Follow france24_en on twitter Latest update : 2014-10-24
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Al Jazeera marks 300 days of staff jailing
Al Jazeera - 10 Hours ago
Al Jazeera is marking the 300 days three of the network's reporters have been jailed in Egypt with 300 seconds of silence on air. Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste were arrested in Cairo
Al Jazeera marks 300 days of staff jailing - Middle East DailyMe.Com
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The new normal: life under IS
Sydney Morning Herald - 10 Hours ago
She got the teddy bear, but not the dress. We were on the flat roof of her apartment on the edge of Baghdad, watching a ball of fire dip to a smoky horizon – the sun was setting over Anbar, the sprawling
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Myanmar 'needs a new sense of national identity'
Deutsche Welle - 15 Hours ago
Myanmar's Rakhine State has a history of extreme poverty, under-development, as well as intercommunal and inter-religious conflict between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and the minority Rohingya - a Muslim
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