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  • Abbas: Israel to Blame if Talks Fail

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday said Israel would foil peace talks if it continued Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. “Israel’s government would alone bear the responsibility of threatening the negotiations with failure and collapse if all forms of settlement expansions continued,” Abbas said in a televised speech. The negotiations […]

    U.S. Police Say Gunman Kills 5 in Arizona

    Five people were killed by a man who entered a home in an Arizona community and started shooting, then fled with his two children, AP quoted local police as saying on Sunday. The alleged gunman was discovered dead early Sunday in California of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said the police.

    Bus Accident Kills 36 in Ecuador

    A bus accident in Ecuador killed at least 36 people and injured 12 more, including six children, when the buss fell off a cliff, local police said on Sunday. The accident occurred on Sunday early morning in La Delicia zone, 95 kilometers south to Quito. Apparently the bus drivers, who died, lost the vehicle’s control […]

    Five Policemen Killed in Russia’s Chechnya

    Five police officers died and another 17 injured during a special operation conducted early Sunday in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya that also killed 12 militants, said the republic’s investigators. Two police officers died on the spot in the operation carried out in the Tsentaroi village of Kurchaloyevsky district, the hometown of Chechen leader […]

    Obama Heralds New Orleans’ Revival after Storm

    U.S. President Barack Obama said Sunday in New Orleans his administration is working to restore the city, five years after the devastating Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, and will fight “until the job is done.” In a speech delivered at Xavier University to mark the hurricane that left over 1,800 people dead and billions […]

    2 Killed as Soldiers, Leftist Rebels Clash in S. Philippines

    Leftist rebels and government troops clashed anew in southern Philippines on Sunday, leaving two people dead and several others wounded, the military said. Among those killed in a series of clashes in Marihatag town in Mindanao region’s Surigao del Sur province were a female New People’s Army (NPA) fighter and a government soldier, said Lieutenant […]

    U.S. Condemns Israeli Rabbi’s Inflammatory Remarks

    The United States on Sunday condemned the remarks made by an influential Israeli rabbi on the Palestinians and their leader Mahmoud Abbas, warning the remarks would hurt the peace process. “We regret and condemn the inflammatory statement by Rabbi Ovadia Yosef,” said State Department spokesman Philip Crowley, adding that “these remarks are not only deeply […]

    Seven US troops killed in latest Afghanistan fighting

     Seven US troops have died in weekend attacks in Afghanistan’s embattled southern and eastern regions, NATO said on Sunday. Two servicemen died in bombings on Sunday in southern Afghanistan, while two others were killed in a bomb attack in the south on Saturday and three in fighting in the east the same day, NATO said. […]

    Putin launches strategic oil pipeline to China

    Prime Minister Vladmir Putin on Sunday officially launched the Russian section of a strategic oil pipeline that delivers east Siberian oil to energy-hungry China, as Moscow stepped up efforts to diversify crude supplies from Europe to Asia-Pacific. Putin, who rotated the handle of a valve on the just completed section of the 4,857 kilometres Eastern […]

    Thousands flee as Indonesia volcano erupts

    A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted for the first time in 400 years on Sunday, spewing a vast cloud of smoke and ash into the air and sending thousands of people fleeing from their homes. Indonesia issued a red alert after the Sinabung volcano erupted, blanketing the area in thick and acrid […]