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Yemen President clears airs with his own tribe before flying to US for treatment

January 31, 2012

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Posted in: Front Page .yobserver Written By: Nasser Arrabyee Article Date: Jan 29, 2012 – 8:10:14 PM The tribe in Yemen realistically is still above the law and State. Knowing this very well, President Ali Abdullah Saleh did not forget to fix up every problem he had with his own tribe, Sanhan tribe, before he […]

Obama envisions free trade agreement with Georgia

January 31, 2012

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(Xinhua) 08:18, January 31, 2012 WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday offered his support for Georgia’s accession to NATO and a possible free trade agreement between the two countries. After hosting his Georgian counterpart Mikheil Saakashvili at his Oval Office, Obama told reporters that “What we’ve agreed to is a […]

Activists call for anti-capitalism day – “take to the streets on June 5”

January 30, 2012

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Mon Jan 30, 2012 2:11AM GMT presstv Thousands of anti-capitalism activists gathering for a forum in the southern Brazil city of Rio de Janeiro have called for a global day against capitalism. As the meeting, dubbed World Social Forum, came to an end on Sunday, a statement from the attendees urged citizens across the world […]

New Iranian video game hits the market

January 30, 2012

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Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:19PM GMT presstv Iran’s National Foundation of Computer Games has released a new game which features the country’s eight-year Sacred Defense against Iraq. Breaking the Siege of Abadan is inspired by the Iraq-Iran war when the Iranian city of Abadan was under siege by the enemy. The game narrates how Iranian […]

Sarkozy attacks UK in fresh outburst

January 30, 2012

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Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:16PM GMT presstv French President Nicolas Sarkozy has ridiculed Britain once again by saying that “the United Kingdom has no industry any more”, media reports said. The recent spat was made during a prime time national TV broadcast, in which Sarkozy was trying to defend his decision to introduce an increase […]

Syria army takes back Damascus burbs

January 30, 2012

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Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:18PM GMT presstv Syrian troops have regained control of some suburbs in the capital, Damascus, which were held by terrorist groups, reports say. The Syrian army on Monday retook control of the eastern suburbs of Damascus, including Kfar Batna, Saqba, Jisreen, and Arbeen, days after terrorist groups fighting against the government […]

Violence Kills 55 across Syria as ‘Terrorists’ Attack Homs Gas Pipeline

January 30, 2012

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 8 hours ago At least 47 civilians, six members of the security forces, and two deserters were killed in violence across Syria on Monday, activists and a rights group said. Security forces killed 47 people, including six children and a woman, the Local Coordination Committees, the main activist group spurring protests on […]

Reports: Berri, Jumblat Urged to Take Precautions over Assassination Attempts

January 30, 2012

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by Naharnet Newsdesk 10 hours ago News about the alleged assassination attempt of the head of the Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch, Col. Wissam al-Hassan, revealed that Speaker Nabih Berri and Progressive Socialist Party MP Walid Jumblat might also be targeted, according to newspapers published on Monday. An Nahar daily reported that security agencies urged […]

Police to enforce no camping rules at Occupy DC sites

January 30, 2012

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WASHINGTON – Agence France-Presse January/30/2012 hurriyetdailynews Anti-corporate Occupy DC demonstrators in Washington face a deadline Monday to end their four months of camping or risk arrest — but are confident their protest sites will not be closed down. In a sign of tensions, police stunned a protester with a taser Sunday for tearing down flyers […]

German minister accuses party of supporting PKK

January 30, 2012

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January/30/2012 hurriyetdailynews German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said some groups in the Left Party (Die Linke) are supporting terrorist groups like the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The comments came after German weekly Der Spiegel magazine revealed that the German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution has been monitoring 27 of the 76 […]