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Syrian army successes forces UK u-turn on arming militants

Syrian army successes forces UK u-turn on arming militants

A source close to the British Prime Minister has confirmed that he is no more planning to arm Syrian foreign-backed militants after being warned about the strength of the Syrian army. David Cameron has reportedly made the decision after British military chiefs warned him that the recent successes of the Syrian government forces against the [&hellip

Riot police, Morsi supporters clash again

Riot police, Morsi supporters clash again

Egyptian riot-police and pro-Morsi supporters faced off in Cairo on July 15, 2013. Fresh clashes have erupted between Egyptian riot police and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi calling for his reinstatement. The scuffles broke out in central Cairo on Monday as pro-Morsi protesters tried to block Ramses Street, one of the main thoroughfares in [&hellip

Trust between EU, US lost after spying scandal: EU official

Trust between EU, US lost after spying scandal: EU official

Vice-President of the European Commission Vivane Reding speaks at a conference in Munich, Germany, July 15, 2013. Vice President of the European Commission (EC) Viviane Reding says the trust between the European Union and the United States has been lost following the recent US spying scandals. Speaking at a conference in Munich on Monday, Reding [&hellip

Dr Mengi advocates for business partnership

Dr Mengi advocates for business partnership

IPP Executive Chairman, Dr. Reginald, meets with students from Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States who accompanied the Institute’s Director of Global Programme, who is also a Senior Lecture in political science, Regina M. Abrami, at a lunch he hosted for the visitors [&hellip

JK cautions about threats to country’s peace

JK cautions about threats to country’s peace

President Jakaya Kikwete this week cautioned Tanzanians to shun political moves aimed at threatening peace and tranquility. He said:  “Things are not well in Tanzania in terms of peace and if precautionary measures are not taken, the situation would get worse.” The President was addressing participants of a two-day National Symposium in Dar es Salaam, [&hellip

MP criticizes city officials for Ruvu deforestation

MP criticizes city officials for Ruvu deforestation

James Lembeli (Kahama-CCM) Dar es Salaam regional officials have been accused of engaging in deforestation and environmental degradation of forest reserves found near the city. James Lembeli (Kahama-CCM), the chairperson the Standing Committee on Land, Natural Resources and Environment of the National Assembly raised those accusations on Thursday during a visit of MPs involved in [&hellip

Revealed: What exactly brought Obama to Dar

Revealed: What exactly brought Obama to Dar

What the public heard about US President Barack Obama’s two-day visit to Tanzania beginning day one this month was stage manage; the real news is yet to come, The Guardian can report. Behind what representatives of both the United Sates and Tanzania government at public news briefs between the 1st and 2nd of  July, 2013, [&hellip

Planet 63 light years away looks like Earth

Planet 63 light years away looks like Earth

Scientists have been able to calculate the colour of a planet 63 light years away and found that it bears a striking resemblance to Earth. An artist’s impression of HD 189733b shows it would be a brilliant cobalt blue if seen from a short distance in space. But although it looks cool astronomers say conditions [&hellip

Rooney to stay at Man Utd

Rooney to stay at Man Utd

David Moyes has again said Wayne Rooney will stay at Manchester United. The 27-year-old is travelling home from the club’s pre-season tour in Thailand because of a hamstring problem. Speculation about the England striker’s future has continued despite the new United boss saying last week that Rooney was not for sale. “It’s hard to keep [&hellip

Big blast rocks mosque in Tipton, England

Big blast rocks mosque in Tipton, England

A huge explosion has rocked Tipton, a town in the Sandwell borough of the West Midlands, England, close to the area’s Islamic place of worship, local media reported. Panicked residents in Tipton reported finding nails and debris scattered close to the mosque shortly after the blast shook the area just after 1pm, British media reported. [&hellip