Monthly Archives: "January 2015"

Central African Republic’s government rejected yesterday a ceasefire deal signed by rival militias that calls for ending more than a year of clashes and attacks in which thousands have died. The talks, between a group...

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Pakistan has expressed serious concerns over the finalization of a nuclear deal between the US and India, saying it would have a big impact on regional stability. “The operationalisation of India-US nuclear deal for political...

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IS militants confirmed the fact that they beheaded one of the two Japanese hostages for whom they demanded a ransom worth of $200 million, because the government failed to meet the deadline. There was a...

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The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon has welcomed the signing of a peace deal between opposition factions in South Sudan, calling for the accord’s immediate implementation, as well as the commitment of the country’s leaders...

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President Salva Kiir Mayardit and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a pact in the northern Tanzanian city of Arusha to bring together the rival camps of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM). The leaders...

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The militant Islamic State group  issued a video online on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese captives and demanding $200 million from the Japanese government to save their lives. The captives, 47-year-old Kenji Goto and...

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Bangladeshi police arrested four suspected members of Islamic State in the capital, Dhaka, on yesterday, including a regional coordinator for the militant group who told police they had been trained in Pakistan. “We arrested them...

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West African leaders will seek authority next week from the African Union to create a multi-national force to fight Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist insurgents, Ghanaian President John Mahama told Reuters on Friday. Any such force...

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At least seven churches were burned Saturday in Niger’s capital Niamey during rioting in response to the publication of a Prophet Mohammed cartoon in France’s Charlie Hebdo magazine. The sites, which were primarily evangelical churches,...

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The two Italian aid workers – Vanessa Marzullo and Greta Ramelli, who were taken hostage in Syria more than five months ago have been released. They previously appeared in a video stating that they fear...

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