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Egypt Approves Law Limiting Protests

November 24, 2013 2:46 PM0 comments
Egypt Approves Law Limiting Protests

CAIRO — Egypt’s interim president on Sunday banned public gatherings of more than 10 people without prior government approval, imposing hefty fines and prison terms for violators in a bid to stifle the near-constant protests roiling the country. The new law is more restrictive than regulations used under the rule […]

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U.S. Suspends Egypt Aid, State Department Says

October 9, 2013 4:12 PM0 comments
U.S. Suspends Egypt Aid, State Department Says

WASHINGTON — The United States is cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt in response to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and the crackdown by the military-backed government on his supporters. The U.S. provides $1.5 billion in aid each year to Egypt. While the State Department […]

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3 Years After Arab Spring, Democracy’s Future In Middle East Still Uncertain

October 5, 2013 9:47 AM0 comments
3 Years After Arab Spring, Democracy’s Future In Middle East Still Uncertain

CAIRO — “For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability… We must help the reformers of the Middle East as they work for freedom, and strive to build a community of peaceful, democratic nations.” — President George […]

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The Belarusian president has lashed out against President Barack Obama

October 4, 2013 11:03 AM0 comments
The Belarusian president has lashed out against President Barack Obama

MINSK, Belarus – The Belarusian president has lashed out against President Barack Obama, drawing a comparison between American exceptionalism and Nazism. Alexander Lukashenko told the Kazakh TV station 24.kz that Belarus had “already survived this ‘exceptionalism’ … which cost us 50 million lives.” He appeared to be referring to the […]

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eMediaWorld.com – Another Radioactive Leak Reported At Fukushima

October 1, 2013 8:27 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com – Another Radioactive Leak Reported At Fukushima

TOKYO, – The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Tuesday that four tonnes of rainwater contaminated with low levels of radiation leaked during an operation to transfer the water between tank holding areas. Tokyo Electric Power Co, or Tepco, has been trying to contain contaminated water at […]

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eMediaWorld – Netanyahu: Iran’s Charm Offensive Is Ruse To Get Rid Of Sanctions

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eMediaWorld – Netanyahu: Iran’s Charm Offensive Is Ruse To Get Rid Of Sanctions

UNITED NATIONS – Israel’s prime minister declared Tuesday that his country will never allow Iran to get nuclear weapons, even if it has to act alone, and dismissed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s “charm offensive” as a ruse to get relief from sanctions. Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking to the U.N. General Assembly, […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Super Recognizers Used By London Police To Fight Crime

September 29, 2013 10:08 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Super Recognizers Used By London Police To Fight Crime

LONDON — Paul Hyland almost never forgets a face. He’s a “super recognizer,” and that’s giving an unusual kind of help to his employer: Scotland Yard. Several years ago, for example, London police were on the lookout for a burglar wanted for nine robberies. About a month after seeing the […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Tunisian Government To Step Down, Ruling Islamist Ennahda Party Agrees To Negotiate With Opposition

September 28, 2013 11:00 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Tunisian Government To Step Down, Ruling Islamist Ennahda Party Agrees To Negotiate With Opposition

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia’s governing Islamist party has agreed to resign in favor of a caretaker government in an attempt to resolve a political crisis that has paralyzed the country, a top union official said Saturday. The assassination of a left-wing politician at the end of July – the second […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Hassan Rouhani Greeted With Protests, Eggs As Iran Wrestles With U.S. Outreach

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Hassan Rouhani Greeted With Protests, Eggs As Iran Wrestles With U.S. Outreach

IRAN – It wasn’t exactly a hero’s welcome. When Hassan Rouhani, the moderate president of Iran who raised American hopes for a new era of diplomacy and nuclear de-escalation during a weeklong visit to New York, arrived back home in Tehran, he was greeted not with praise but with a […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Jack The Ripper Mystery Solved? Cold Case Investigation Implicates German Sailor Carl Feigenbaum

September 25, 2013 7:26 AM2 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Jack The Ripper Mystery Solved? Cold Case Investigation Implicates German Sailor Carl Feigenbaum

UNITED KINGDON – For just over 125 years, the mystery of the Jack the Ripper serial murders has been fodder for books, movies and periodic re-openings of the unsolved cases. But after years of investigation, a retired detective is confident he has finally found the culprit behind some, if not […]

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