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Sarah Palin Warned in 2008 Russia Might Invade Ukraine if Obama Wins Election – Town Hall

Town HallIn October 2008, then-Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin warned that Putin, having been motivated by Obama’s lack of response to the Russian invasion of Georgia, would proceed to invade Ukraine if then-Senator Obama was elected to the presidency.Ukraine turmoilPoliticoDisengaged: Russia invades Ukraine, Obama declares official ‘happy hour with …BizPac ReviewSarah Palin Owns Giant Future-Predicting […]

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Amnesty: Some Israeli West Bank killings may be war crimes – Haaretz

HaaretzIsraeli army soldiers fire tear gas towards Palestinian demonstrators during clashes in the West Bank village of Yabed, near Jenin, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Photo by AP. Text size. Comments (2). Print Page. Send to friend. Share on Facebook. Share on …Israeli troops intentionally killing Palestinians in West Bank, says Amnesty …ABC OnlineIsraeli security forces […]

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Kid gloves seen softening Israeli crackdown on pro-settler vandals – Reuters UK

Reuters UKMISHOR ADUMIM, West Bank (Reuters) – Last March, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched a crackdown on crimes that elsewhere might be shrugged off as ugly but sufferable mischief – racist graffiti, slashed tyres, hacked orchards and …Police clash with protesters at Jerusalem Al-Aqsa mosqueThe News InternationalCheckpoints between worlds in GazaAsia Times OnlineClose the […]

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UN Inquiry Finds North Korea’s Kim Should Face Rights Trial – Businessweek

BusinessweekNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center front, inspects the command of Korean People’s Army (KPA) Unit 534, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Jan. 12, 2014. Source: KNS/AFP/Getty Images.World must act on North Korea rights abuse, says UN reportBBC NewsUN report catalogs North Korean ‘crimes […]

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China says 11 ‘terrorists’ killed in new Xinjiang unrest – Reuters

ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) – Eleven “terrorists” were killed during an attack in China’s far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, state news agency Xinhua said, in the latest violence to hit a part of the country with a large Muslim population. “The terrorists, riding …Several terrorists killed in Xinjiang attackXinhuaChina: Police kill ‘terrorists’ in attack in […]

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Set Aside Illusions on Iran N. Program, Zarif Tells West – Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News AgencyTEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Western governments to set aside illusions that sanctions forced the Islamic Republic to negotiate on its nuclear energy program. Print. Tweet. In an interview with Press TV in …Iran Hosting Fajr International Film FestivalFars News AgencyIran and the six major world powers […]

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Thomas Friedman: Kerry’s plan envisions Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem – Haaretz

HaaretzSenior NYT analyst lays out expected points of the framework deal, which he believes will include phased withdrawal from West Bank according to 1967 lines and will not allow return of Palestinian refugees to Israel. By Barak Ravid | Jan. 29, 2014 | 11:50 AM …The ‘Kerry Plan’: Palestinian capital in east Jerusalem, recognition of […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan, on Brussels visit, criticized over crackdown – Reuters

ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, making his first visit to Brussels in five years, faced sharp criticism from European Union leaders on Tuesday over a crackdown on the judiciary and police that has rattled investors. Erdogan has …Erdogan stirs concern but avoids showdown on visit to BrusselsFinancial TimesTurkey Puzzles Market With New […]

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Turkey keeps key interest rate at 7.75% in spite of falling lira – Financial Times

Financial TimesTurkey’s central bank has left key interest rates on hold sending the lira to a fresh record low. The central bank’s decision followed highly-charged government rhetoric against any increase in lending costs. The currency, which had already dropped more than …Turkey democracy being rolled back, warns GulenKhaleej TimesHundreds greet Turkish PM Erdoğan in BrusselsHurriyet […]

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Turkey PM Erdogan in EU membership talks amid tensions – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkey’s PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Brussels for talks on his country’s EU membership bid, amid EU concerns over a purge of senior Turkish officials. The negotiations are beset by problems. EU politicians have voiced concern about the state of Turkey’s …Turkey democracy being rolled back, warns GulenThe Guardian NigeriaTurkey PM Erdogan’s visit […]

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Neymar injury hell as Brazil star suffers ankle sprain in Barca Copa del Rey win – Daily Mail

Daily MailBarcelona forward Neymar suffered an ankle injury in the team’s Copa del Rey win on Thursday night making him a doubt for their Champions League game against Manchester City in a month’s time. Lionel Messi lit-up the last-16 second leg which Barça …Watch: Lionel Messi shows Cristiano Ronaldo he’s back with brilliant solo goal […]

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Turkish Police Purge Broadens in Corruption Inquiry – New York Times

New York TimesISTANBUL — The Turkish government removed police chiefs in 15 cities and the deputy head of the country’s police force in a decree published in the official gazette early Wednesday, CNN Turk reported. Enlarge This Image …Turkish government seeks tighter grip on judiciary amid scandaleuronewsTurkey purges police forceCNNTurkey fires police chiefs in 16 […]

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Iran developing new centrifuges for uranium enrichment – Los Angeles Daily News

Los Angeles Daily NewsA nuclear power plant is shown in Bushehr, Iran, in 2010. (Majid Asgaripour, File, AP Photo/Mehr News Agency). By The Associated Press. Posted: 12/27/13, 9:46 AM PST |. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, adjusts his glasses as he speaks …World powers and Iran to resume expert nuclear talks on Dec. 30Jerusalem […]

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Lebanon’s Mohamad Chatah — US friend, Hezbollah foe — killed in blast – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — Mohamad Chatah, a former Lebanese finance minister and ambassador to the United States, died Friday when a car bomb struck his convoy in downtown Beirut, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported. The blast killed five others and left 71 …Lebanon bombing kills 6, including ex-ambassador to USFox NewsBeirut blast silences senior anti-Syria voice, […]

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Beirut bomb kills anti-Assad Lebanese former minister, at least 4 others – Reuters

Reuters(Reuters) – Former Lebanese minister Mohammed Shattah, who opposed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, was killed in an explosion that targeted his convoy in Beirut on Friday along with at least four other people, security sources said. Shattah, a Sunni …Beirut blast kills Sunni ex-minister Mohamad ChatahBBC NewsPowerful Blast Shakes Lebanese CapitalNew York TimesStrong explosion rocks […]

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Sources: Continued Talks between Iran, World Powers Depend on High … – Fars News Agency

Fars News AgencyTEHRAN (FNA)- Continued talks between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) depend on direct contacts between the two sides’ high-ranking officials, sources said, referring to the modest progress made in the …Iran threatens to up uranium enrichment to 60%Israel HayomExperts from Iran, Six World Power […]

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Iran’s foreign minister: World powers should avoid ‘troublemaking’ issues ahead … – Fox News

Fox NewsTEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s foreign minister is urging the world powers to avoid “trouble-making” issues as expert-level talks continue over its nuclear program. Mohammad Javad Zarif made the comment in a joint news conference Sunday with his Italian …At year’s end: Will Iran prove the world wrong?UPI.comIranian negotiator says “little progress” in nuclear talksXinhuaIranian […]