Monthly Archives: "December 2014"

Iraq today is divided from three main perspectives: linguistically between Arabs and Kurds, ethnically between Arabs, Kurds, Assyrians, Turkmen and religiously between Shia and Sunni. What has become today one of the most powerful extremist...

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Speaking in Senegal’s capital Dakar at the opening of the first International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa on Monday, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that cooperation must become the rule and...

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According to Reuters, Islamists from al-Shabaab group killed at least 10 Somali soldiers and burned two military vehicles, after attacking a military base in Southern Somalia, on Monday morning. The rebels were driven out of...

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President Petro Poroshenko declared that the 12th of December was the first day without casualties in the country since the beginning of the conflict. “I have positive news. Today is the first 24 hours for...

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Hong Kong authorities cleared on Monday Causeway Bay, the last of three protest sites, marking the closure of demonstration camps in the city that have blocked streets for more than two months. About 100 police...

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Seven Burmese government soldiers were killed and 20 others injured when their column was ambushed by ethnic rebels. The army column was conducting security operations in villages about 10 miles north of Kunlong, in Northern...

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French forces in Northern Mali have killed Ahmed al Tilemsi, a senior commander of the al-Mourabitoun Islamist group, who was wanted by the United States, Gilles Jaron, defense ministry spokesman, said on Thursday. Tilemsi was...

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Hong Kong authorities begin clearing the main pro-democracy protest site, marking an end to more than two months of street demonstrations that have choked parts of the Chinese-controlled city. Authorities met little resistance as they began...

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Hong King’s High Court published a ruling on Tuesday for three of the major protest sites in the Admiralty government and financial district to be cleared, prompting expectations of a confrontation with police. Hong Kong...

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US journalist Luke Somers and the South African teacher Pierre Korkie have been killed by the al-Qaeda militants in Yemen over the course of a failed rescue bid. The operation was carried out on Saturday...

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