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Palestine: Gaza casualty toll on the rise, Israeli strikes continue on day 20

Palestine: Eight Palestinians killed, dozens wounded Sunday

Eid moon sighting possiblities, Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid

Pakistan: More rain with thunder, lightening forecast in next 24 hours in Rawalpindi

Libya: US embassy evacuated after heavy violence

Palestine: List of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces between July 8 to July 27

Palestine: Two Palestinians beaten by Jewish mob in Jerusalem

Palestine: Reports show murder of 3 Israeli teenage settlers was not carried out by Hamas

Palestine: Remains of 85 Palestinians located under rubble of bombarded homes

Palestine: Ten Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

Palestine: At least 15 kidnapped by Israeli forces from West Bank

Palestine: Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble, total killed 1000

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Israel on a path towards “suicide” in Gaza

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed as tens of thousands protest Israeli assault across West Bank

Palestine: Amid Gaza ceasefire calm, at least 40 dead bodies are found

Palestine: Entire 20 members of one family in Gaza killed prior to ceasefire, as death toll tops 940

Palestine: Seventeen killed in early morning hours of Friday

Palestine: Israeli forces invade Azzun in W Bank, use Palestinian civilians as human shields

Palestine: 931 Palestinians from Jerusalem & inside Israel taken captive in 3 Weeks

Saudi Arabia behind effort to disarm the Palestinian Resistance

29th Mar 2013

North Korea issues US threat after stealth bombers arrive

North Korean state media have reported that leader Kim Jong-un has ordered his top generals to put missile units on stand-by. The claim follows the deployment of two US B-2 stealth bombers to the region.   The report from the … Continued

5th Jul 2013

China: Nestle to cut baby formula prices in China in response to probe

Nestle has said it will cut infant formula prices in China in response to an investigation into alleged price-fixing by several foreign companies. China is the world’s largest market for baby formula. Nestle’s Wyeth Nutrition unit pledged “immediately” to cut … Continued

4th Jul 2013

China: PM Nawaz Sharif talks business on China visit

BEIJING, (The News): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif started his first foreign visit since his May election in China Thursday looking to secure infrastructure projects to tackle a chronic energy crisis and economic malaise.   Since his victory at the polls, … Continued

1st Jul 2013

China: Hong Kong protesters hold pro-democracy rally

Tens of thousands of protesters have marched in Hong Kong through typhoon rains in support of universal suffrage. The march marks the 16th anniversary of the city’s return to mainland China’s rule. Drenched by rains from Tropical Storm Rumbia, protesters … Continued

1st Jul 2013

China: Downpours kill at least 14 in north China

BEIJING, (Xinhua): Downpours and consequent flooding and landslide that hit various regions across China have left at least 14 people dead and several others missing, local authorities said on Sunday. Torrential rains and hail that suddenly lashed Erdos City, north … Continued

27th Jun 2013

Australia’s Rudd again premier, facing uphill election

Australia’s Kevin Rudd has been sworn in as prime minister for a second term, replacing Julia Gillard who was removed in a Labor Party caucus vote. Surveys suggest defeat for Labor in federal elections due in September. Australia’s Governor-General Quentin … Continued

China: Riots in Xinjiang region leave dozens dead
26th Jun 2013

China: Riots in Xinjiang region leave dozens dead

More than two dozen people have died in clashes with police in China’s western Xinjiang region. The riots are the deadliest since the 2009 clashes between Muslims and Han Chinese population there. Clashes between armed gangs and police erupted Wednesday … Continued

21st Jun 2013

Philippine gov’t, Muslim oppostion to resume peace talks in July

MANILA, (Xinhua): The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will resume formal peace talks in July to discuss the three remaining annexes of the framework agreement on the Bangsamoro (FAB), the government chief negotiator said Friday. “The … Continued

14th Jun 2013

Philippines: One killed, 22 missing as ship sinks off central Philippines

MANILA, (Xinhua): A 59-year old female passenger was killed while 22 others were missing when a roll-on-roll-off (Roro) vessel sank off central Philippine province of Masbate early Friday morning, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. As of 8:30 a.m., the … Continued

8th Jun 2013

China: Suspect in fatal China bus fire identified

A bus bursts into flames on an elevated track near the Jinshan bus stop in the city of Xiamen, southeast China’s Fujian Province, June 7, 2013. An initial investigation showed the fatal bus fire that has claimed 47 lives and … Continued

3rd Jun 2013

China: 61 killed in NE China slaughterhouse fire

CHANGCHUN, June 3 (Xinhua): Sixty-one people have been confirmed dead after a poultry processing plant fire in northeast China’s Jilin Province on Monday morning. The fire broke out at 6:06 a.m. in a slaughterhouse owned by the Jilin Baoyuanfeng Poultry … Continued

27th May 2013

Philippines: Communist rebels kill Philippines policemen in deadly ambush

Seven policemen have been killed and several more injured in the northern Philippines. Police have said the communist rebel group, the New People’s Army, was behind the ambush. The vehicle carrying police officers towards the northern town of Allacapan in … Continued

China: 55 dead, 14 missing in S China storms
18th May 2013

China: 55 dead, 14 missing in S China storms

[Police officers help stranded people after a rainstorm in Xiamen's Siming district, Fujian province, on Thursday. Mo Feng / For China Daily] BEIJING, (Xinhua): Fifty-five people have died and 14 others were reported missing in the latest round of rain- … Continued

17th May 2013

China: 33 dead, 12 missing in S China storms

BEIJING,(Xinhua): Thirty-three people have died and 12 others were reported missing in the latest round of rain- and hailstorms that have swept south China, the country’s civil affairs and disaster reduction authorities said Thursday. Since Tuesday, rainstorms have triggered flooding … Continued

12th May 2013

China: Death toll rises to 27 in Sichuan colliery accident

  [Medical workers give treatment to people wounded during a gas accident in Taozigou coal mine in Luzhou, southwest China's Sichuan Province. (Xinhua)] CHENGDU, (Xinhua): Death toll from a colliery blast on Saturday in southwest China’s Sichuan Province rose to 27, … Continued

7th May 2013

Philippines: Five people dead, 7 injured in volcano ash eruption

MANILA, (Xinhua): Five people were killed while seven were wounded from falling rocks after Mayon Volcano spewed ash Tuesday, around 8 a.m. local time, Philippine officials said. The casualties were part of a group of mountaineers who climbed Mayon Volcano, … Continued

2nd May 2013

DPRK sentences US citizen to 15 years of compulsory labor for “hostile acts”

PYONGYANG, (Xinhua): A US citizen was sentenced 15 years of compulsory labor by the Supreme Court of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday, the official KCNA news agency said Thursday. Pae Jun Ho, the defendant, was arrested … Continued

30th Apr 2013

China: 11 more suspects captured after Xinjiang deadly attack

KASHGAR, Xinjiang, (Xinhua): Eleven runaway suspected terrorists linked to a deadly attack on April 23 in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have been captured, local police sources said on Monday.   Police said that as of Sunday, they had … Continued

28th Apr 2013

China: Eight dead, two injured in E China shop fire

NANJING,  (Xinhua):  A fire that broke out in a street shop on Saturday night in east China’s Jiangsu Province has left eight people dead and two others injured, local police said Sunday.   The fire broke out around 9 p.m. … Continued

20th Apr 2013

China: Nearly 30 dead, 400 injured in SW China earthquake

  CHENGDU, (Xinhua): Nearly 30 people were killed and at least 400 injured in the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, a local official said Saturday.   Xu Mengjia, secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Ya’an Municipal … Continued

China: US and China pledge efforts towards nuclear-free North Korea
14th Apr 2013

China: US and China pledge efforts towards nuclear-free North Korea

China’s top leaders have vowed to help the US pursue a denuclearized North Korea. The pledge follows strong rhetoric from North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has threatened a nuclear attack on the US. China on Saturday agreed to participate … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview 29 May 2013 and aired on 12 June 2013


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