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Harper vows support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as Baird visits Kiev – The Globe and Mail

Harper vows support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity as Baird visits KievThe Globe and MailPrime Minister Stephen Harper pledged Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity in the face of “worrying” developments in the former Soviet state, just as Kiev’s new government proclaimed it has been invaded by Russia and appealed … …read more Source: Kiev […]

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Thai minister rejects televised talks proposal – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comBangkok: A senior Thai minister rejected a proposal for talks from the leader of an anti-government protest movement on Friday as demonstrators rallied at ministries to put pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down. Protest leader Suthep …Paradise lost in Thailand’s political turmoilBrisbane TimesThai EC says PM, Suthep’s willingness to talk a good […]

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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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Thai Prime Minister’s Supporters Plan Volunteer Militias — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIt has been more than a week since Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was last seen in Thailand’s capital, and now war drums are sounding in the north of the country as frustrations grow with the marathon antigovernment protests in Bangkok. Ms. Yingluck …Thai PM faces negligence charges as protest leader broaches talksReutersThai PM […]

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Rival groups protest in divided Crimea – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Rival groups protest in divided CrimeaHonolulu Star-AdvertiserPro-Russian protesters gathered in front of city hall in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Sevastopol in the Crimea, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has strongly condemned the new authorities, saying Monday they came to … and more …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From […]

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Turkish PM investigated for corruption – Times of India

Times of IndiaANKARA: A chief prosecutor’s office on Tuesday initiated an investigation into audio recordings purportedly of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordering his son to dispose of vast amounts of cash amid a graft probe, state-run media reported, …Erdogan overheard telling son to get rid of cash as Turkey corruption probe …MiamiHerald.comTurkish Prime […]

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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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Tymoshenko Gets Cool Reception From Kiev Protesters – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFormer Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko addresses the crowd in Kiev’s Independence Square after being freed from prison on Saturday. Getty Images. KIEV, Ukraine—Yulia Tymoshenko was Ukraine’s most prominent political prisoner, so it …Ukraine sets European course after ouster of YanukovichReutersYanukovich flees and his nemesis Tymoshenko is freed in stunning reversal of …Irish […]

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Thai government supporters vow to ‘deal with’ Bangkok protesters – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised on Sunday to get tough with anti-government protesters paralyzing parts of Bangkok, raising tension in a protracted crisis hours after a deadly attack on a protest rally.One Killed, At Least 34 Injured at Rally in ThailandWall Street JournalChild among three killed in attack on […]

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Matteo Renzi sworn in as new Italy PM – BBC News

BBC NewsOn Friday he formally accepted the mandate to lead a new government and named his cabinet. He ousted Prime Minister and party colleague Enrico Letta in a vote earlier this month. Mr Renzi said his coalition would give “hope” to the economically-stagnant …Youthful Matteo Renzi sworn in as Italy’s Prime MinisterCNNItaly’s New Renzi Government […]

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Thai anti-government protesters gather outside defense compound – CNN

CNNBangkok, Thailand (CNN) — Thai anti-government demonstrators massed Wednesday outside the Prime Minister’s makeshift office, a day after clashes with police in the streets of Bangkok killed five people. The protesters have been rallying in the city for …Deaths as protesters clash with riot police in BangkokBBC NewsThai protesters vow to storm Prime Minister’s crisis […]

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Clashes between riot police, Thai protesters turn deadly – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBANGKOK (AP) — Hundreds of riot police attempted to clear out anti-government protest sites around Thailand’s capital on Tuesday, triggering clashes that left four people dead and 64 others injured. Multiple gunshots were heard near the prime minister’s …4 dead after Thai police clash with anti-government protesters in BangkokCNN InternationalThai clashes kill three as […]

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Thai Police Clashes With Protesters in Bangkok Leave Three Dead – Bloomberg

BloombergThailand’s opposition edged a step forward in legal efforts to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, as clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Bangkok killed three people and wounded at least 63. Protesters fired guns and threw a …Thai police retake rally sites, three killed in clashXinhua3 dead after Thai police clash with anti-government protesters […]

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Thai riot police, protesters, face each other at government headquarters – The Star Online

The Star OnlineSoldiers stands guard at the temporary office of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra during a protest in Bangkok February 17, 2014. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom. BANGKOK (Reuters) – Lines of Thai riot police confronted anti-government protesters …Defiant Thai protesters besiege government buildingsTimes of IndiaThai Protests Heat Up, Hurting Economy: 2nd UpdateWall Street JournalDefiant Thai protesters […]

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Thai PM under siege, lengthy protests take toll on economy – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Protesters seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra surrounded Thai government headquarters on Monday in response to police efforts to clear them from the streets, as farmers besieged her temporary office to demand …Thai Farmers Put Pressure on PM Over Rice PaymentsABC NewsThailand protesters besiege temporary government HQThe GuardianAngry farmers besiege Thai […]

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Lebanon gets new government after 10-month deadlock – Bangkok Post

Bangkok PostLebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam on Saturday unveiled a compromise government, capping 10 months of political wrangling during which the war in neighbouring Syria exacerbated sectarian tensions. Lebanese President Michel Sleiman (Front C), …New Lebanon cabinetGulf Daily NewsLebanon Forms Government After 10-Month DeadlockVoice of AmericaLebanon government formed after 10-month stalemateDaily TimesNew York Times –Reutersall […]

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Florence mayor Matteo Renzi tipped to be Italy’s youngest PM – BBC News

BBC NewsFlorence mayor Matteo Renzi is expected to be offered the chance to become Italian prime minister, as talks begin on forming a new government. President Georgio Napolitano is starting consultations following the resignation of Enrico Letta. He was ousted in …Can the Italian ‘Obama’ Keep Hope Alive as Prime Minister?TIMEItalian President Accepts Prime Minister […]

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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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Italian Prime Minister to Resign, Clearing Path for Renzi – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalItalian Prime Minister Enrico Letta during a news conference at Palazzo Cighi on Feb. 12. ANSA/Zuma Press. ROME—Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta announced plans to resign, clearing the way for the ascent of Matteo Renzi, the young, center-left leader …Letta to Submit Resignation Today as Italy Prime MinisterBloombergItalian prime minister Enrico Letta announces […]

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Britain’s Immigration Minister Resigns Over Hiring of Cleaner – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLONDON—Britain’s immigration minister has resigned over his employment of a foreign cleaner, an embarrassing gaffe for a U.K. government that has undertaken a muscular clampdown on immigration. Prime Minister David Cameron’s office said on …UK immigration minister resigns, admitting he hired illegal workerABC OnlineUK Immigration Chief Quits Over Illegal Cleaning LadyNBCNews.com (blog)Minister quits […]

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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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Thai Elections Fail to Resolve Political Stalemate – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThai Prime Minister and Pheu Thai Party leader Yingluck Shinawatra poses before casting her ballot in the general election at a polling station in Bangkok on Sunday. Associated Press. BANGKOK—Thailand’s election Sunday was a fraught affair featuring …Thai elections peaceful, but crisis far from overMiamiHerald.comThailand votes peacefully amid opposition boycottHindustan TimesThailand election disrupted […]

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Thailand election: Country goes to polls – BBC News

BBC NewsMillions of Thais are voting in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests. Anti-government protesters say they will disrupt voting across Thailand and continue their campaign to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to quit.Thailand votes: Polls open after violent clashes in Bangkok’s Laksi districtABC OnlineThailand braces for tense national electionHouston […]

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Thai poll: Several wounded in Bangkok pre-election shooting – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least six people have reportedly suffered gunshot wounds in the Thai capital, Bangkok, amid anti-government clashes ahead of Sunday’s election. The violence erupted during a stand-off between supporters and opponents of Prime Minister Yingluck …Gunmen open fire in protests ahead of Thailand’s national electionCNN6 injuried in clashes between protesters and pro-government supporters in […]

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Turkish central bank will not hold “additional monetary tightening days” anymore – Economic Times

Economic TimesThe bank raised all of its key interest rates in dramatic fashion at an emergency midnight policy meeting, ignoring opposition from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as it battles to defend the country’s crumbling lira currency. ET SPECIAL: Save precious time …Turkish PM arrives in Tehran, Iranwww.worldbulletin.netTurkish prime minister arrives in Iran for talksSan Francisco […]

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Ukraine to debate amnesty for protesters – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s parliament is due to debate a possible amnesty for scores of protesters arrested in anti-government demonstrations. President Viktor Yanukovych has said he wants to make the amnesty conditional on protesters leaving official buildings and taking …Ukraine President Fails to Quell Protests After Ally Quits (2)BusinessweekUkraine’s Prime Minister Resigns, but Protesters Don’t CareTIMEUkraine opposition […]