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Daily Archives: September 11, 2015

Protest against Israeli PM’s brother at NY City College

Caleb Maupin New York Students at City College of New York have gathered to protest against the performance of a play which is written by Israeli PM’s brother, Iddo Netanyahu. The students called Iddo a war criminal for atrocities he committed against Palestinians while serving as a member of the ...

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Amir’s bowling action better than Wasim Akram’s: Ian Pont

Ian Pont, a former England cricketer and a respected voice when it comes to the mechanics of fast bowling, has termed Mohammad Amir “one of the finest left arm prospects” as the left-arm pacer starts his long road to redemption after the 2010 spot-fixing ban. “Clearly parallels will be drawn ...

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Burundi army chief survives assassination attempt

At least seven people have been killed in a life attempt on Burundi’s army chief, who has survived the attack. The incident took place in the capital Bujumbura on Friday. “There was an attack against the armed forces chief, General Prime Niyongabo, but happily he was unharmed,” Burundi’s deputy police chief, General Godefroid Bizimana, said. ...

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Riyadh hits Yemen as Yemenis agree on peace talks

Saudi Arabia has bombarded several areas across Yemen, as the United Nations says Yemeni parties have agreed to hold peace talks to end the conflict in the impoverished Arab country. Saudi warplanes targeted several areas in and around the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, late on Thursday. Reports say that in one ...

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UN strongly approves Palestinian proposal to raise flag at HQ

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a resolution Thursday allowing the Palestinians and the Holy See to raise their flags at UN headquarters ─ a symbolic step pursued by the Palestinians in their quest for an independent state. Israel strongly objected to the proposal and joined seven ...

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US blocks release of CIA torture of Guantanamo detainee

The United States has blocked the release of documents detailing the torture of a Guantanamo detainee while held by the Central intelligence Agency (CIA). A defense lawyer for Abu Zubaydah revealed that government officials blocked the release of 116 pages of lawyers’ notes detailing the torture he experienced. “We submitted ...

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