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Derby delight for Liverpool

Derby delight for Liverpool

Liverpool cemented their place in the top four with a stunning 4-0 win over Everton in the Merseyside derby at Anfield. Captain Steven Gerrard set the home side on their way with the opener and two quick-fire Daniel Sturridge goals put Liverpool 3-0 to the good by half-time. Luis Suarez got in the act with [&hellip

Obama vows to flex executive powers

Obama vows to flex executive powers

US President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to use all his executive powers to push his agenda if Congress doesn’t agree with his priorities. In his address before a joint session of Congress and millions of Americans watching on television, Obama put urgency behind his pledge to close [&hellip

UK urged to take in Syrian refugees

UK urged to take in Syrian refugees

A cross-party group of 55 peers has written an open letter to the British Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to accept the call by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to allow refugees from Syria into the UK. In the letter published in the Independent, members of the House of Lords urged Cameron [&hellip

Ukraine pres. accepts govt. resignation

Ukraine pres. accepts govt. resignation

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has accepted Prime Minister Mykola Azarov’s resignation in a move aimed at defusing the Eastern European country’s political crisis. Azarov had handed in his resignation to the president on Tuesday in a bid to find a peaceful solution to the more-than-two-month-long conflict between protesters and the police. President Yanukovych issued a [&hellip

Good cholesterol may have bad effects

Good cholesterol may have bad effects

Good cholesterol through abnormal performance can have nasty effects on body and increase the risk of heart attacks, a new study suggests. The study followed by the researchers at the Cleveland Clinic in the United States indicated that High-density lipoprotein (HDL) known as good cholesterol has complicated role in body. HDL normally benefits arteries to [&hellip

EU forces to be deployed to CAR

EU forces to be deployed to CAR

The United Nations Security Council has authorized deployment of European Union forces into the crisis-hit Central African Republic (CAR). On Tuesday, the 15-nation body unanimously adopted the resolution and approved financial sanctions against some individuals from the CAR. The head of the EU delegation to the United Nations, Thomas Mayr-Harting, said the EU forces would [&hellip

Kids 65% of 2013 rape victims in Liberia

Kids 65% of 2013 rape victims in Liberia

Two-thirds of those raped in Liberia in 2013 were children, the government of the West African country says. The Liberian Ministry of Gender and Development said in a statement on Tuesday that 65 percent of the 1,002 rape cases reported last year were between three and 14, AFP reported. The statement also revealed that ten [&hellip

Libya fighters urged to protect civilians

Libya fighters urged to protect civilians

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has called on different ethnic groups fighting against each other in several Libyan cities to protect civilians and the injured. The ICRC issued a statement on Tuesday, expressing deep concerns about continued fighting in the city of Sebha, areas such as Kufra and the outskirts of the [&hellip

Bahrain urged to probe death of Fadel

Bahrain urged to probe death of Fadel

Amnesty International has called on the Bahraini regime to investigate the death of 19-year-old Fadel Abbas Musalem in police custody. The London-based group said in a statement issued on Tuesday that Musalem was shot in the head when police tried to arrest him as he was visiting a recently freed prisoner in Markh, a village [&hellip

Turkey’s Erdogan arrives in Tehran

Turkey’s Erdogan arrives in Tehran

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in Tehran at the head of a high-ranking delegation to discuss key bilateral and regional issues with senior Iranian officials. Erdogan arrived in Tehran’s Mehrabad International Airport on Tuesday night and was welcomed by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. Erdogan is scheduled to hold talks with [&hellip