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Obama says Sharon ‘dedicated his life to Israel’

Obama says Sharon ‘dedicated his life to Israel’

President Barack Obama led US tributes to late Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon on Saturday, remembering him as “a leader who dedicated his life to the State of Israel.” “On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to the family of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and to the [...]

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Why Obasanjo PDP,the party that made him President.

Why Obasanjo PDP,the party that made him President.

The crisis ravaging the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a new twist as former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has informed the party that he is withdrawing from all its activities. In this season of letter writing, in a letter dated January 7, 2014, and addressed to the party’s National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur, Obasanjo said he [...]

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Weary Syrians flee new front in war without end

Weary Syrians flee new front in war without end

He paces back and forth outside the Syrian border crossing, growing more tense with every echoing artillery thud and machinegun blast [...]

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Egypt army chief says to run for president if ‘public demands’: media

Egypt army chief says to run for president if ‘public demands’: media

Egypt’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he would run for president if “the people” demand it and the military supports him, state media quoted him as saying on Saturday. An official close to the general told AFP Sisi has not made up his mind but feels he “would not have the luxury or choice” [...]

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US deploys military advisers to Somalia

US deploys military advisers to Somalia

 The United States has sent a handful of military advisers to Somalia in recent months to help bolster the African Union force there, officials said Friday. The deployment marks the first stationing of US troops in the troubled country since 1993, when two Blackhawk helicopters were shot down and 18 Americans were killed in a [...]

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India says ‘no standoff’ with US in diplomat row

India says ‘no standoff’ with US in diplomat row

India said Saturday there was “no standoff” with Washington after it expelled a US diplomat in a bitter row over the arrest and strip search of an Indian consulate official in New York. Indian foreign minister Salman Khurshid’s comments came a day after New Delhi gave a US diplomat 48 hours to quit the country [...]

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Tens of thousands of ANC supporters gather to launch campaign

Tens of thousands of ANC supporters gather to launch campaign

Supporters of South Africa’s governing African National Congress sang and danced to old liberation songs as the party launched its campaign ahead of a tough election this year. Tens of thousands of people donning bright yellow ANC t-shirts filled the 43,500 capacity Mbombela Stadium, in the eastern province of Mpumalanga to listen to President Jacob [...]

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US envoy headed home after India ‘revenge’ expulsion

US envoy headed home after India ‘revenge’ expulsion

A US diplomat in New Delhi was headed for home Saturday after being expelled in a bitter row over an Indian envoy’s arrest that has seriously strained ties between the two countries. The US embassy official’s expulsion was splashed over newspaper front pages along with photos of the Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, arriving in New [...]

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Highlights from 2014 Consumer Electronics Show – Facts

Highlights from 2014 Consumer Electronics Show – Facts

Here are some of the highlights and trends seen at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which ended Friday: 1. Wearables: From connected socks and bras to baby clothing, wearable technology with the ability to transform computing was an overriding theme at the huge electronics fair. There was no showing of Google Glass, [...]

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Syria jihadists kill 5 rebels in bombing: activists

Syria jihadists kill 5 rebels in bombing: activists

Jihadists fighting Syrian rebels killed at least five opposition fighters in a bomb attack in Idlib province on Saturday as clashes between the two sides raged in the country’s north, activists said. “Five Islamist rebels were killed in a bomb attack targeting their vehicle… in Saraqeb,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. [...]

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