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October 17, 2014 5:05 AM Protestors Continue To Resist As Police Attempt To Clear Protest Sites

HONG KONG - OCTOBER 17: A pro-democracy activist watches on as protesters reclaim one block after a dawn police raid to clear out the Occupy Central Mong Kok protest site on October 17, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Police have begun to take measures to remove the blockades put in place by pro democracy supporters following weeks of protests. Hong Kong's 15

September 18, 2014 11:58 AM The Great Frack ForwardChina's Coal Addiction Threatens The Planet. But Can It Handle A Natural Gas Revolution?

ON A HAZY MORNING LAST SEPTEMBER, 144 American and Chinese government officials and high-ranking oil executives filed into a vaulted meeting room in a cloistered campus in south Xi'an, a city famous for its terra-cotta warriors and lethal smog. The Communist Party built this compound, called the Shaanxi Guesthouse, in 1958. It was part of the lead-up 142

August 30, 2014 2:33 PM Israel needs a new strategy in Gaza

Ariel Sharon’s strategy in Gaza of “Divide and Rule” failed, and we are yet to see a successful military solution for the Strip. Is there anyone in the Israeli leadership with the courage and power to lead a political solution? The Israeli government has drawn the IDF and the entire country into a deeply complex situation, one that the country has not experienced 15

August 26, 2014 9:59 PM Osu Mantse Calls for Corporate Support

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, Paramount Chief of Osu, has called on corporate bodies to collaborate with the Traditional Council to help develop the area. He noted that Osu is perceived a developed community and therefore the resource meant for it from official sources are not forthcoming hence the need for support from stakeholders. Nii Kinka Dowuona 40

August 21, 2014 12:33 PM US interfering in Pakistan’s internal matters: Imran  

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said the US is interfering in Pakistan’s internal matters. Addressing PTI workers at the sit-in outside Parliament, Khan demanded that the US State Department take back its statement regarding Pakistan’s internal affairs. “Nawaz Sharif is hiding behind the US and army trying to save his false 31

August 20, 2014 6:05 AM At least nine killed in Gaza as peace talks collapse

Hamas armed wing vows to attack Israeli airport after attempt to kill its leader Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip have fired rockets at Israel for a second day after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza. Claiming that Israel had “opened a gateway to hell”, Hamas’s armed wing vowed 36

August 20, 2014 12:56 AM Gaza war resumes with deadly strikes, rocket fire

Hamas says deadly tunnels still in operation despite Israeli bombardment GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day on Wednesday after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza. Charging Israel had "opened a gateway to hell," Hamas's 51

August 8, 2014 9:18 AM Fresh fighting resumes between Israel and Gaza militants

Israel says its restarted bombing “terror” sites in Gaza in response to coming under rocket fire from Palestinian militants. In a statement, the Israeli Defense Forces described it “unacceptable, intolerable and shortsighted.” “Hamas’ bad decision to breach the ceasefire will be pursued by the IDF, we will continue to strike Hamas, its infrastructure 23

August 4, 2014 4:01 AM 10 dead in strike on UN school in Gaza

Ban Ki-moon calls for accoun­tabili­ty; 30 Palest­inians killed by Israel­i shelli­ng GAZA: An Israeli air strike killed 10 people and wounded about 30 on Sunday in a UN-run school in Gaza as dozens died in Israeli shelling of the enclave. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described the attack as a ‘moral outrage and a criminal act’ and called for those 34

July 13, 2014 2:56 AM Football: Argentina, Germany prepare for World Cup final  

RIO DE JANEIRO: Lionel Messi will attempt to emulate his idol Diego Maradona here Sunday as he leads Argentina into battle against Germany in a heavyweight World Cup final pitting Europe against South America. Rio de Janeiro´s famous Maracana Stadium is the setting for the eagerly anticipated final, which kicks off at 4:00 pm (1900 GMT) in front of 73,500 fans and an estimated 22