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US calls for end to Ukraine violence, urges talks

US calls for end to Ukraine violence, urges talks

The United States on Sunday called for an end to the violence between security forces and protesters in Kiev and urged the government to hold immediate talks to resolve the standoff. “The United States Embassy calls for an end to ongoing violent confrontations between protestors and police,” the mission in Kiev said in a statement, [...]

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Gunmen kill 12 in raids on Nigerian village, three drown: locals

Gunmen kill 12 in raids on Nigerian village, three drown: locals

Suspected Islamist gunmen shot dead 12 people in two separate attacks on villages near Nigeria’s border with Niger while three others drowned in a river while fleeing, locals said Sunday. The attackers, thought to be from the Boko Haram militant group, on Thursday shot dead seven people in Gashigar village, a fishing community in Borno [...]

January 19, 2014 Reporters365 Around Nigeria, Top News 0

Egypt charter opens road for Sisi but youths alienated

Egypt charter opens road for Sisi but youths alienated

The approval of Egypt’s constitution bolsters the powerful army chief but a large number of youths who helped topple two presidents within three years shunned the vote on the new charter. Egyptian voters have approved the Tuesday-Wednesday referendum by 98.1 percent, officials announced Saturday, and the results are seen as nod to General Abdel Fattah [...]

January 19, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

ISIL ‘reaching out’ to Syria rebels: audio message

ISIL ‘reaching out’ to Syria rebels: audio message

The Al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has reached out to other rebel groups in Syria to head off infighting, in an audio message posted online Sunday. “Today, the (Islamic) state is reaching out to you to stop fighting us, to focus on fighting the nusairiyah,” the voice in the message, purportedly [...]

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Sudan rebels say dozens killed, tank destroyed in Blue Nile

Sudan rebels say dozens killed, tank destroyed in Blue Nile

Rebels in Sudan’s Blue Nile state on Sunday claimed to have killed dozens of soldiers and disabled a tank during battle, but the military said it was the victor. The Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North said it “managed to destroy” a government convoy at Malkan on Friday. Insurgents seized two other tanks in good condition along [...]

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Turkey searches trucks for weapons near Syria border

Turkey searches trucks for weapons near Syria border

Turkish security forces on Sunday searched seven trucks near the Syrian border suspected to be loaded with weapons and briefly detained three drivers, local media reported. The operation came just days after Turkish police carried out multi-city raids against Al-Qaeda suspects accused of helping radical fighters in Syria. The Turkish government itself has been accused [...]

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Saudi, UAE back Syria opposition vote to join peace talks

Saudi, UAE back Syria opposition vote to join peace talks

Saudi Arabia and the UAE gave their backing Sunday to a decision by Syria’s main opposition to join peace talks in Switzerland, which both Gulf states said must lead to regime overthrow. The so-called Geneva II meeting starting on Wednesday aims to set up a transitional government to end an almost three-year war estimated to [...]

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US lawmakers say Snowden was ‘helped’ by foreign power

US lawmakers say Snowden was ‘helped’ by foreign power

Edward Snowden may have acted in concert with a foreign power in exposing US surveillance programs, two Republican lawmakers suggested Sunday. “I think there are some interesting questions we have to answer that certainly would lend one to believe that the Russians had at least in some part something to do” with the affair, House [...]

January 19, 2014 Reporters365 Top News 0

- President Jonathan nsays half of Nigerian Politicians were not supposed to be in politics but got involved by accident.

- President Jonathan nsays half of Nigerian Politicians were not supposed to be in politics but got involved by accident.

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January 19, 2014 Reporters365 News Alert 0

-Benin Republic citizen , Hamani Tijani, 43, accused of trans border robbery dies after 11yeas in detention in a Nigerian prison.

-Benin Republic citizen , Hamani Tijani, 43, accused of trans border robbery dies after 11yeas in detention in a Nigerian prison.

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