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Medecins Sans Frontieres’ shock at Myanmar suspension – BBC News

BBC NewsThe aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres has expressed its shock at the order to cease operations in Myanmar. It said it was deeply concerned about the tens of thousands of people it was treating, particularly for HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. A presidential …Doctors Without Borders expelled from MyanmarBoston.comMedécins Sans Frontières ‘deeply shocked’ as Burma […]

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Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeYANGON, Myanmar — Doctors Without Borders said Friday it has been expelled from Myanmar and that tens of thousands of lives are at risk. The decision came after the humanitarian group reported it treated nearly two dozen Rohingya Muslim victims of …Medécins Sans Frontières ‘deeply shocked’ as Burma expels charity over claims …The IndependentThe […]

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Shinawatra to miss anti-graft hearing – The News International

The News InternationalPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is fighting for her political survival as pressure mounts on several fronts — in the streets, the courts and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. Thailand’s premier is set to skip an anti-corruption panel hearing on …Thai anti-government protesters target PM again despite hint of talksReuters UKThai anti-graft body to […]

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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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Ukraine crisis: Russia steps up Ukraine rhetoric – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has stepped up its rhetoric against Ukraine’s new Western-leaning leadership as tensions rise over the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said interim authorities in Kiev had conducted an “armed mutiny”. And the …Ousted Ukraine leader charged with mass murderDallas Morning NewsUkraine seeks $35 billion of aid as Russia questions […]

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Coup in Kiev – Antiwar.com

Antiwar.comFirst, a primer for those who have missed the rapidly escalating events of the past few days: mobs of protesters have taken over Kiev and the government of Viktor Yanukovich has been effectively overthrown. Impeached by the Parliament, and opposed now …What Kiev’s Democratic Turn Means for MoscowThe Moscow TimesUS warns Russia against intervention in […]

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Taliban Says Talks Over US Soldier’s Release Suspended – New York Times

New York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban confirmed publicly on Sunday that they had been in talks with the United States over the release of an American soldier, but said the talks had now been suspended. In an unrelated development, at least 19 Afghan soldiers …Afghan Taliban kill 21 soldiers, suspend prisoner swap attemptReutersTaliban Attack […]

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Palace takeover a symbol of change for Ukraine’s future – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV — To protesters, the presidential residence — with its lavish wooden exterior, artificial lakes and new golf course — were a symbol of everything wrong in Ukraine, and the palace’s takeover Saturday, they say, signals a change in direction for the country …Ukraine’s Leader Flees the Capital; Elections Are CalledNew York TimesYulia Tymoshenko […]

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Tamil Nadu government decides to release all seven Rajiv Gandhi’s killers – Times of India

Times of IndiaCHENNAI: A day after the Supreme Court commuted death sentences of three men convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Tamil Nadu cabinet on Wednesday decided to release them and other convicts after due consultations with the Centre.Tamil Nadu to release all convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination caseHindustan TimesIndia minister orders release […]

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Afghan forces have proved surprisingly effective – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan — It was a tactic that surprised the Americans almost as much as the Taliban. Afghan soldiers in two single-file columns picked their way through a minefield, got behind Taliban positions and launched their attack.After Soviet exit, Taliban says US will meet same fateThe News InternationalTaliban likens Afghans jihad against US […]

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Opposition ready to vacate seized Kiev building – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comKIEV, Ukraine — A top Ukrainian opposition leader says protesters are ready to vacate the Kiev City Hall that has been occupied by demonstrators for nearly three months — if the government drops all charges against the demonstrators. This week, the last of …Ukraine leader has become Russia puppet, jailed Tymoshenko saysTimes of IndiaProtesters ‘ready’ […]

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Ukraine protesters freed under amnesty – The News International

The News InternationalKIEV: Ukrainian authorities on Friday provisionally freed the last 234 detained protesters under an amnesty offer aimed at defusing protracted street unrest, but activists decried the move as a sham and pressed for further concessions. President Viktor …Ukraine leader calls for concessions as protesters freedDAWN.comUkraine Frees Last of Jailed ProtestersVoice of AmericaTension rises […]

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Italy – Factors to watch on February 14 – Reuters

ReutersThe following factors could affect Italian markets on Friday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy. New items are marked with (*). POLITICS. Prime Minister Enrico Letta said he would tender his resignation on …Treasuries Rise for Second Day as Factory Output Seen SlowingBusinessweekFlorence Mayor Renzi set to be […]

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China media: Kerry’s visit – BBC News

BBC NewsMedia are analysing Beijing-Washington ties as US Secretary of State John Kerry begins his China visit. Mr Kerry arrived in Beijing on Friday for a two-day visit “to reaffirm US commitment to pursuing a positive relationship with China”. China is the second …Kerry meets China’s Xi amid heightened Asia tensionsTimes of IndiaKerry’s China visit […]

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Kerry meets China’s Xi amid heightened Asia tensions – AFP

AFPBeijing — US Secretary of State John Kerry met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, as Washington’s security allies Tokyo and Manila fret over China’s far-reaching territorial claims. Kerry started his Valentine’s Day visit with discussions with Xi at the Great …Kerry’s China visit hoped to be “good start” for 2014 relationshipXinhuaUS Secretary of State […]

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Syrian Bombs in Rebel-Held Aleppo Kill at Least 15 – ABC News

ABC NewsSyrian activists say government military aircraft dropped barrels bombs on a rebel-held area in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 15. The activist collectives, the Local Coordination Committees and the Aleppo Media Center, reported the Saturday …Syria evacuation of Homs continueseuronewsUN aid on its way to Syria’s HomsSky News AustraliaSyrian forces attack […]

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TTP reposes confidence in three representatives – The News International

The News InternationalISLAMABAD: The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Tuesday cleared the confusion over its next step after the withdrawal of two members of the five-member Pakistani politicians’ negotiation team announced by it. “The TTP reposed confidence in the …Pak-Taliban talks fail to take offHindustan TimesPakistani Side Fails to Show Up at Taliban Peace TalksNew York […]

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Pakistan Talks With Taliban Team Delayed – ABC News

ABC NewsPeace talks between Pakistani officials and a three-member team representing the Taliban have apparently been delayed after government negotiators failed to show up for the first round. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been pushing for …Pakistan-Taliban peace talks falterTimes of IndiaReady to meet Taliban’s committee: Irfan SiddiquiThe News InternationalPakistani Govt Talks with Taliban […]

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Pakistan Taliban begins peace talks with government in Islamabad – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukIntermediaries from the Pakistan Taliban are due to meet government negotiators in the capital Islamabad on Tuesday to sketch out a strategy for peace talks. Last week Nawaz Sharif, the country’s prime minister, announced one last attempt at a negotiated …Pakistan peace talks with Taliban set to openBBC NewsPreliminary Peace Talks With Pakistani Taliban Due […]

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Afghan presidential election campaign under way – The News International

The News InternationalKABUL: Candidates for Afghanistan’s April 5 presidential election officially launched their campaigns Sunday with a series of rallies held in Kabul, but it remains to be seen whether the next president will have a closer relationship with the United States than …Campaigns start for Afghan presidencyHerald ScotlandAfghan presidential election campaign beginsBBC NewsAfghan Presidential […]

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UN calls for unity after deadly Lebanon bombing – The Daily Star

The Daily StarBEIRUT: The U.N. Security Council appealed to the Lebanese people to preserve national unity despite consistent attempts to undermine the country’s stability, in the wake of the deadly bombing in the northeastern city of Hermel that was claimed by an …Hezbollah, Al-Qaeda battles in Lebanon to increase: AnalystsAhram OnlineLebanese extremist group says it […]

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Tense Thai Elections Go Ahead Despite Protests – ABC News

ABC NewsProtesters trying to derail Thailand’s national elections forced the closure of hundreds of polling stations in a highly contentious vote that has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s deepening political crisis. Around the country, the vast majority of voting …Bangkok gunmen appeared to be military trainedSydney Morning HeraldThai protesters join final anti-govt march […]