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Belgium approves child euthanasia

Belgium approves child euthanasia

The Belgian Senate has approved a controversial bill that would make euthanasia legal for terminally-ill children under certain circumstances. The country’s Senators voted on Thursday, 50 in favor 17 against for the measure, which would extend doctor-assisted dying to children. The bill, which has yet to be approved by the lower house of parliament, would [&hellip

China’s ‘Jade Rabbit’ set for Moon landing

China’s ‘Jade Rabbit’ set for Moon landing

China is preparing to land a rover on the surface of the moon making it only the third nation to do so and taking a big step towards becoming a global player in space. It’s been 37 years since a rover has landed on the moon and millions of people around the world are expected [&hellip

UN finds Congo M23 rebels’ arms depot

UN finds Congo M23 rebels’ arms depot

UN peacekeepers have discovered an arsenal of weapons at the site of the the March 23 Movement (M23) rebels’ last stand in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Congolese troops along with UN peacekeepers, known as MONUSCO, defeated M23 in November. The M23 inked a peace deal with Congo’s government on December 12. UN [&hellip

Colorado school shooting injures two

Colorado school shooting injures two

At least two students have been injured in a shooting incident at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said on Friday that the shooter is dead from what authorities believe is a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident forced hundreds of students to run away in terror and many others to [&hellip

2 killed, several injured in Egypt clashes

2 killed, several injured in Egypt clashes

At least two people have been killed and several others injured in Egypt during clashes between police, opponents and supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood activists and their supporters staged nationwide demonstrations after Friday prayers against the army that toppled Morsi in July. The protests were organized by a Brotherhood-led coalition, [&hellip

Obama panel says NSA should continue spying on every phone call

Obama panel says NSA should continue spying on every phone call

Demonstrators rally at the U.S. Capitol to protest spying on Americans by the National Security Agency, as revealed in leaked information by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, in Washington, Saturday, October 26, 2013. A US presidential review panel tasked with examining policies and procedures at the National Security Agency has concluded that a program to [&hellip

US violated Geneva nuclear deal: Top Iranian MP

US violated Geneva nuclear deal: Top Iranian MP

A senior Iranian legislator says the United States has violated the provisions of a nuclear deal struck between the Islamic Republic and the six major world powers in Geneva, calling for the acceleration of Tehran’s civilian nuclear activities. “Undoubtedly, the latest US move to blacklist a number of Iranian companies and institutions is the flagrant [&hellip

US, Chinese warships nearly collided in South China Sea

US, Chinese warships nearly collided in South China Sea

US Pacific Fleet has announced that an American guided missile cruiser and a Chinese warship “nearly collided” in the South China Sea about one week ago. “On December 5th, while lawfully operating in international waters in the South China Sea, USS Cowpens and a PLA Navy vessel had an encounter that required maneuvering to avoid [&hellip

France defense minister arrives in CAR

France defense minister arrives in CAR

French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR) for talks with the interim leaders of the African country. Le Drian arrived in CAR on Friday and is set to meet with interim president Michel Djotodia, the former leader of the now disbanded Seleka rebel group, which brought him to [&hellip

Cold, fuel shortage worsen Gaza plight

Cold, fuel shortage worsen Gaza plight

The humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip continues to worsen, as the Israeli-blockaded sliver is grappling with cold weather coupled with severe fuel and electricity shortage. Reports coming out of Gaza indicate that heavy rains have caused flooding in the besieged Gaza Strip, turning the roads into rivers. Meanwhile, contaminated water has also flown in [&hellip