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1000s demand Hungary premier ouster

1000s demand Hungary premier ouster

Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have poured onto the streets of the Hungarian capital Budapest to protest against Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s policies, demanding the premier’s ouster. Some 4,000 demonstrators convened outside the parliament building on Sunday for “Spring Comes, Orban Goes” rally. They accused the government of failing to tackle corruption and develop the economy, [&hellip

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera reporter

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera reporter

Egypt has released Al-Jazeera’s Australian reporter from prison and ordered him to leave the country. According to the Egyptian Interior Ministry on Sunday, Peter Greste was released following a presidential “approval” and is now on his way to the airport of the capital, Cairo, to leave the country for his homeland. “There is a presidential [&hellip

ISIL militancy in Syria ending: Halqi

ISIL militancy in Syria ending: Halqi

Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi has vowed that the ISIL Takfiri group and its affiliated terrorist groups will be flushed out of the country in the year 2015. “The time of the rise of ISIS (ISIL) and its sisters is approaching its end,” said al-Halaqi, addressing People’s Assembly of Syria in a session on Sunday,  Syria’s official news agency, SANA, reported. [&hellip

Fresh clashes in Egypt’s Sinai kill 3

Fresh clashes in Egypt’s Sinai kill 3

Fresh clashes erupted in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula killing at least three women and leaving scores of civilians injured. Two women were killed after rockets fired by militants hit a house in Rafah, security and medical sources announced Sunday. The attack left two other women and two children injured. Another woman was killed by a stray [&hellip

Jordan vows to free ISIL-held pilot

Jordan vows to free ISIL-held pilot

​Serikali ya Jordan imesema “imedhamiria kufanya kila la kufanya” kuyaokoa maisha ya raia wao anaeshikiliwa na wafuasi wa itikadi kali wa dola ya kiislam IS. Habari hizo zimetangazwa na shirika la habari la Jordan-Petra. Jana wanamgambo hao wa IS walimuonyesha katika kanda ya video mwandishi habari wa Japan Kenji Goto waliyemkata kichwa.Serikali ya Japan imesema kanda [&hellip

Nigeria repels Boko Haram attack

Nigeria repels Boko Haram attack

Nigeria’s military has managed to repel an assault by Takfiri Boko Haram terrorists on the strategic northeastern city of Maiduguri. The militants’ attack triggered hours of clashes with pro-government forces on Sunday in Boko Haram’s second attempt to capture Maiduguri in one week. Separately, at least seven people have been killed in a bomb blast [&hellip

EU slams Greece shrugging creditors

EU slams Greece shrugging creditors

The European Parliament has denounced Greece’s refusal to cooperate with the country’s troika of creditors. “If the Greek government does not in fact want to work anymore with its creditors on the current basis, I find that irresponsible,” said President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. Schulz stated that Greece can only renegotiate its debt [&hellip

European leaders urge Ukraine truce

European leaders urge Ukraine truce

French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have called for “an immediate ceasefire” in eastern Ukraine, the press service of the French president says. On Sunday, Hollande held a phone conversation with Merkel and Poroshenko to discuss the current situation in eastern Ukraine a day after the latest round [&hellip

Arsenal hammer poor Villa

Arsenal hammer poor Villa

​Arsenal compounded more misery on goal-shy Aston Villa as they registered a 5-0 win at Emirates Stadium to move back up to fifth in the Premier League. Olivier Giroud fired home as he latched on to Mesut Ozil’s superb flick, before Ozil doubled the lead early in the second half with a cool finish. Theo [&hellip

Storms get bigger with global warming

Storms get bigger with global warming

Global warming will lead to conditions where gradually strong storms become stronger and weak storms become weaker, a study says. Despite the deleterious effects of global warming on the Earth’s climate, there will not be a change in the cumulative result of the number of storms, atmospheric physicists said in a study published in Science this week. [&hellip