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  • Obama Encouraged by Leaders’ Seriousness at Talks: White House

    U.S. President Barack Obama was encouraged by leaders’ seriousness at the Middle East peace direct talks held in Washington, the White House said on Thursday. “The President was encouraged in his meetings yesterday by the very serious attitude that each of the leaders brought about these talks,” said White House spokesman Robert Gibbs. U.S. Middle […]

    2 More Suspects Charged in Uganda over July Blasts

    Two more suspects were charged by a Ugandan court with being involved in the twin blasts in July that killed more than 70 people in the Ugandan capital Kampala, media reports said on Thursday. Twin blasts rocked Kampala on July 11, killing 76 people mostly watching the final match of the FIFA World Cup. The […]

    6 Ministers Replace in Romanian Cabinet Reshuffle

    Romanian Prime Minister Emil Boc announced late Thursday evening a cabinet reshuffle aimed at continuing the reform and revitalizing the economy. The reshuffle involved six important ministers, more than one third of the 17-member cabinet. The ministers of Finance, Labor, Agriculture, Economy, Transport and Communications will be replaced, said Boc after a meeting of the […]

    Palestinian Factions Reiterate Rejection of Direct Peace Talks

    Several Palestinian opposition groups, including Islamic Hamas movement, reiterated Thursday their rejection of direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) that would open in Washington. Sami Abu Zuhri, Hamas spokesman in Gaza, told reporters that the direct talks in Washington “have no legitimacy because the Palestinian people rebuff it.” “There is […]

    Iraq War Has “Ended” But Word “Victory” Is Averted

    President Barack Obama formally announced that “American combat mission in Iraq has ended” in his Oval Office Address at the White House Tuesday or on the evening of August 31. President Obama focused on the topic of economy throughout his speech. He said it is good to both Iraq and the United States to end […]

    Ceremonies Marking WWII Outbreak Held at Westerplatte, Poland

    Ceremonies marking the 71st anniversary of the outbreak of World War Two started at Westerplatte on Wednesday morning with a half-hour historic reconstruction of the developments from September 1, 1939. An attack of German battleship “Schleswig-Holstein” on Poland’s military outpost on September 1, 1939 at 4:45 a.m. was one of the events that broke out […]

    EU Allocates Additional 47 Mln Euros for Peacekeeping Operation in Somalia

    The European Commission confirmed its support to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) by providing an additional 47 million euros to the African Union. The latest assistance brings the EU allocation to AMISOM to a total of 142 million euros funded under the African Peace Facility (APF) since 2007. “AMISOM remains crucial to prevent […]

    Russian Group Claims Responsibility for Attack on Russian Embassy in Belarus

    A previously unknown group of Russian anarchists called “Friends of Freedom” claimed responsibility for the attack on the Russian embassy in the capital of Belarus, Minsk, the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday. The assailants threw two fire bombs at the Embassy’s backyard Monday night, damaging a car parked there. The group published a statement […]

    Mozambique Riot Toll Hits 7

    Seven people died after the anti- price hike riot in the Mozambican capital Maputo, the government admitted on Thursday. The updated toll includes one person drowned on Thursday and six killed the previous day in the riot, a government spokesman told reporters. Earlier in the day, the Southern African country’s Health Minister Paulo Ivo Garrido […]

    Indonesia Vows to Solve Border Dispute with Malaysia Peacefully

    Indonesia has decided to solve border dispute with Malaysia through diplomatic channel in a bid to avoid disturbing stability in the southeast Asian region, Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said on Thursday. Indonesia which has been known as a problem solver, not a problem maker in the region, prefers to peaceful solution to the dispute, […]