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Syria rebels, regime agree truce in Damascus district: NGO

Syria rebels, regime agree truce in Damascus district: NGO

Syrian rebels in the northern Damascus district of Barzeh on Sunday agreed a local ceasefire with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime after nearly a year of fighting and bombardment, activists said. “After intense negotiation in recent days between the regime and the (rebel) Free Syrian Army through mediators from the neighbourhood, the following agreement has been [...]

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Sudan’s Bashir to visit Juba Monday: state radio

Sudan’s Bashir to visit Juba Monday: state radio

  Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir will visit South Sudan Monday, state radio said, as negotiators in Ethiopia prepared formal ceasefire talks over three weeks of fighting in the world’s youngest country. Radio Omdurman said Sunday that Bashir would meet his southern counterpart, President Salva Kiir, in Juba for talks on the conflict in South Sudan, [...]

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‘Frozen’ warms up North American movie-goers

‘Frozen’ warms up North American movie-goers

Disney animated musical “Frozen” claimed top spot at the North American box office this weekend, deposing the latest instalment of “The Hobbit” fantasy trilogy, estimates showed Sunday. A loosely based retelling of a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, “Frozen” added another $20.7 million in earnings, taking its seven-week haul in the United States and Canada to [...]

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Small jet crashes at Aspen airport: officials

Small jet crashes at Aspen airport: officials

  A private jet plane crashed on Sunday at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport, which serves the famous Colorado skiing resort, local and federal officials told AFP. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Allen Kenitzer said an accident had taken place at the airport. “The airplane appears to be a Bombardier Challenger 600, coming from Tucson to Aspen. It [...]

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US warns citizens against Lebanon travel after attacks

US warns citizens against Lebanon travel after attacks

The US embassy in Beirut on Sunday warned its citizens against travel to Lebanon after a wave of bomb attacks, and to exercise “extreme caution” in areas Americans normally frequent. “Following recent bombings in #Beirut & other violence in recent months USG strongly urges US citizens in #Lebanon 2 exercise extreme caution,” the embassy said [...]

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Kerry pledges ‘fair’ Mideast plan as he woos Arab allies

Kerry pledges ‘fair’ Mideast plan as he woos Arab allies

Secretary of State John Kerry Sunday rejected Israeli and Palestinian claims the US was biased as he made a whistlestop tour of allies Jordan and Saudi Arabia to woo support for his peace plan. Kerry promised any agreed plan would be “fair and balanced” and likened his efforts to broker a compromise between the conflicting [...]

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Jihadists kill 24 rebels in north Syria: monitor

Jihadists kill 24 rebels in north Syria: monitor

Jihadists killed at least 24 rival rebels in northern Syria, as clashes between the two sides erupted on a new front, a monitor said Sunday, citing the insurgents and medics. Fighting has raged since Friday between rebels and forces loyal to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an Al-Qaeda affiliate that moved into [...]

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TRAPPED NIGERIANS EVACUATED FROM THE CENTRAL AFRICAN

TRAPPED NIGERIANS EVACUATED FROM THE CENTRAL AFRICAN

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