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Israeli forces attack Palestinians

Israeli forces attack Palestinians

Israeli military forces have attacked Palestinians taking part in a funeral procession in the occupied West Bank, injuring at least 30 people. Violence erupted near the Qalandiya checkpoint, where Israeli troops fired rubber-coated steel bullets at the Palestinian mourners when the funeral event turned into a protest rally against the Israeli occupation on Tuesday afternoon, [&hellip

Funeral held for Pakistan terror victims

Funeral held for Pakistan terror victims

Scores of mourners have attended the funeral of the victims of a terrorist attack on an army-run school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. On Tuesday, the people in the northwestern city of Peshawar began burying the corpses of 132 students and nine staff of the army-run school who lost their lives following the deadly [&hellip

Obama to sign Russia sanctions into law

Obama to sign Russia sanctions into law

US President Barack Obama will sign anti-Russia sanctions into law, the White House says. “The president does intend to sign the bill,” spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters on Tuesday, adding, “it does preserve the president’s flexibility to carry out this strategy.” Earnest’s announcement followed a unanimous approval of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, which includes [&hellip

Australia vows probe into hostage crisis

Australia vows probe into hostage crisis

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has pledged a transparent probe into why an unbalanced gunman who was behind the recent hostage crisis in Sydney was not on a security watch list. “We want to know why he wasn’t being monitored, given his history of violence, his history of mental instability and his history of infatuation [&hellip

Bush actively exploring US presidency

Bush actively exploring US presidency

Jeb Bush, whose father and older brother are both former US presidents, has announced that he was “actively exploring” the possibility of running for president in 2016. Bush, the former governor of Florida and second son of former president George H. W. Bush as well as the younger brother of former president George W. Bush, [&hellip

Herrera denies match-fixing

Herrera denies match-fixing

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has denied any involvement in a match-fixing scandal in Spain. Herrera is accused with a group of other players of paying another team to deliberately lose a match three years ago while at Real Zaragoza. Swansea winger Jefferson Montero, who was at Villareal at the time but on loan to [&hellip

Violence at fresh Haiti protest

Violence at fresh Haiti protest

Hundreds of people in Haiti have marched through Port-au-Prince, demanding the resignation of President Michel Martelly. The protest turned violent as police used tear gas to disperse the crowd. Protesters threw stones at police and burned tyres in the streets of the capital. They are angry at Mr Martelly’s reluctance to call legislative and local [&hellip

UN slams Pakistan school carnage

UN slams Pakistan school carnage

The United Nations has strongly condemned pro-Taliban militants’ deadly attack on an army-run school in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar, saying the gunmen are guilty of the “highest levels of human barbarity.” “The Taliban have sunk to an all-time depth with this attack,” UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, said on [&hellip

ISIL executes 150 Iraqi women

ISIL executes 150 Iraqi women

The ISIL terrorist group has executed 150 women in the Western Iraqi province of Anbar for refusing to marry Takfiri militants. “At least 150 females, including pregnant women, were executed in Fallujah… after they refused to accept jihad marriage,” read a statement issued by Iraq’s Ministry of Human Rights on Tuesday. “Many families were also [&hellip

Shift workers often ‘fatter and sicker’

Shift workers often ‘fatter and sicker’

A new research has found that shift workers are significantly more likely to be obese and experience other health problems. According to the study, conducted by a group of British researchers, 30% of shift workers are obese while the rate is 24% among men and 23% among women doing normal hours. “Overall, people who are [&hellip