Monthly Archives: "January 2014"

Human Rights Watch emergencies director Peter Bouckaert says members of mostly Muslim Seleka, loyal to the former Djotodia President of the Central African Republic (CAR) have left the capital Bangui, in a convoy guarded by...

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Three years after the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s road to freedom and democracy seems to be a long and bloody one. Last week car bomb attacks are a reminder for all Egyptians that there...

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Numerous bombings took place last week in Karachi, Bannu, Rawalpindi and Peshwar. In the latter, six policemen were killed Wednesday in a van, while on the move to protect several vaccination workers against the polio...

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The Geneva II Conference on Syria has managed to get started earlier today in the Swiss town of Montreux, after months and months of delays......

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The experience of last week protests illustrated a tense and unstable situation in what regards protests in the Thai capital of Bangkok, but it was a calm protest in the eyes of everyone, at least...

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The peace talks scheduled for Wednesday, January 22 regarding the situation in Syria might encounter a hindrance along the way due to the invitation sent to Iran to participate.  The Syrian National Coalition, which represents...

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At least 20 soldiers were killed and 30 other were wounded during a bomb blast in the north-western region of Bannu. The bomb attack targeted an army security force convoy that was transporting paramilitary troops...

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On Monday 13 January 2014 there was a car bombing in the Northern Nigerian City of Maiduguri in which 17 people were reported dead. Boko Haram militants claimed responsibility. This piece is about Boko Haram,...

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Yesterday, January 20, 2014, the Joint Plan of Action convened by the P5+1 and Iran in Geneva on November 24 2013 entered into full effect. Preliminary technical negotiations between the two parties took place during...

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As ex-president Michel Djotodia flew into exile Saturday, tensions between Muslims and Christians rose to violence. Reuters reports that guns were fired overnight, mosques were attacked and Muslim-owned shops were looted. “They (Muslims) killed us,...

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