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Libya may become another Syria: FM

Libya may become another Syria: FM

The growing threat posed by the ISIL Takfiri terrorists and other militant groups could turn Libya into another Syria, Libya’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Dayri says. Dayri made the comments while calling for Western military support during a Tuesday interview with AFP published on Wednesday. “Without a political solution, the country could get trapped in a full-blown civil war like [&hellip

‘Shameful’ year for human rights

‘Shameful’ year for human rights

​Amnesty International’s annual report has condemned the international response to the world’s humanitarian disasters. 2014 also saw the highest number of displaced people for 70 years. Amnesty International released its annual report on Wednesday, highlighting the state of human rights around the world in 2014. Besides detailing the human toll of conflicts from Nigeria to [&hellip

Eurozone backs Greece bailout reform

Eurozone backs Greece bailout reform

Finance ministers from the Eurozone have given the green light to the reforms submitted by Greece in exchange for the four-month extension of its bailout deal after a similar move by the European Commission. As many as nineteen ministers from the Eurozone released a statement on Tuesday, agreeing to extend Greece’s financial rescue package by four [&hellip

Czech restaurant shooting kills 9

Czech restaurant shooting kills 9

A gunman has opened fire at a restaurant in eastern Czech Republic, killing nine people and injuring at least one person. Patrik Kuncar, mayor of Uhersky Brod, said one woman has been injured in the shooting in the eastern Czech town of Uhersky Brod, 300 km (180 miles) southeast of Prague, on Tuesday. “According to [&hellip

Suarez: City now have a chance

Suarez: City now have a chance

Luis Suarez scored a double on his return to England with Barcelona, but admits Manchester City are still in the tie after Lionel Messi saw a late penalty saved in the 2-1 Champions League last-16 first-leg win. The former Liverpool forward struck twice in the first-half, but Sergio Aguero pulled one back for City before [&hellip

New brain cell types discovered

New brain cell types discovered

Researchers have discovered previously unknown cell types while producing an in depth map of cortical cell types and the active genes they harbor. Scientists at Karolinska Instituted carried out the research with a process known as single cell sequencing, the results of which were published in the journal Science in February. The new cell types [&hellip

Violence causes mass exodus in CAR: UN

Violence causes mass exodus in CAR: UN

​The United Nations says some 50,000 people have fled their homes in the Central African Republic over the past three months as violence keeps surging across the country. The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said Tuesday that some 30,000 people have been displaced inside the country as the violence has experienced a surge since the beginning [&hellip

Egypt slams Amnesty over strikes

Egypt slams Amnesty over strikes

Egypt has slammed a report by Amnesty International that accused Cairo of being responsible for civilian deaths in recent airstrikes on militant targets in eastern Libya. On Tuesday, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Badr Abdelatty, slammed the contents of the report, which suggested seven civilians were killed in the February 16 airstrikes, according to Egypt’s MENA [&hellip

ISIL kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria

ISIL kidnaps 90 Christians in Syria

The ISIL terrorist group has kidnapped at least 90 Christians in northeast Syria. The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday that the abductions were carried out in Assyrian Christian villages near the town of Tel Tamer in the province of Hasakah. It said the Takfiri militants attacked the villages after dawn. Tel [&hellip

Russia raps US, West for chaos in world

Russia raps US, West for chaos in world

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov blamed the West and the United States for lack of peace and security across the globe. Speaking at a Monday special UN Security Council debate on international peace and security, Lavrov described US-led airstrikes in Syria and the 2003 invasion of Iraq as epitomes of “violations of the fundamental principles [&hellip