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Iraq city seizures illustrate Al-Qaeda group’s resurgence

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The seizure by Al-Qaeda-linked militants of a major Iraqi city and parts of another illustrates their resurgence, and harkens back to the darkest days of the insurgency that followed the 2003 US-led invasion. The Al-Qaeda franchise in Iraq fell from…

Security Council extends UN Libya mission through 2015

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14 March 2014 – The Security Council today extended for another year the United Nations mission assisting Libya, as preparations in the North African...

Syria: Besieged Palestinians in refugee camp &#39will likely go hungry,&#39 UN agency warns

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6 July 2014 – Unable for more than a month now to deliver food and other supplies to Palestinians trapped in a refugee camp...
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McDonald temporarily closes its Crimea branches

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US fast food giant McDonald's said on Friday it was temporarily shutting its three stores in Crimea following the Ukrainian peninsula's annexation by Russia. McDonald's said in a statement posted on its Ukrainian website that the decision was taken "…
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Global Infrastructure Hub declares World needs $94trillion boost Global Infrastructure by 2040

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The G20-backed Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) has said on Tuesday that the world needs to spend around $94 trillion in global infrastructure by 2040...
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Italy schedule Ireland friendly at Craven Cottage

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World Cup hopefuls Italy will face Ireland at Fulham's Craven Cottage ground as the Azzurri finalise preparations for this summer's tournament in Brazil, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said Thursday. Italy, the beaten Euro 2012 finalists, recently…
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#Crisis: US deploys warship carrying marines off Libyan coast

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The United States is deploying an amphibious assault ship with about 1,000 marines off the coast of Libya in case the US embassy must be evacuated, a US defense official said Tuesday. The USS Bataan was to be in the area "in a matter of days," said…
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Internal Revenue Service Misses Windows XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft About Half a Million for...

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Remember a couple weeks ago when we found out that the British Government had to pay Microsoft about $9.2 million to extend Windows XP support for the entire country for another year? It turns out that our cousins across the ocean aren’t the only…
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Missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could be the first ‘cyber hijack’

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THE MISSING Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could be a victim of the world's first cyber-hijacking, a former member of the Home Office has claimed. Speaking to The Express, British anti-terrorist expert and former Home office scientific adviser Dr Sally…

UN agency, EU partner to reduce risks from pesticides in Belarus

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11 February 2014 – Over the next two and a half years, the United Nations food agency will provide technical assistance to Belarus in...

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