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Arabs, West seek to avert Russian veto of U.N. Syria

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Arab and Western drafters of a U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at stopping Syria’s bloody upheaval revised their text on Thursday in a last-ditch effort to avoid a Russian veto, though the new draft includes language Moscow has rejected. Demonstrators protest against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in Hula near Homs, in this handout picture received January ...

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U.N. Tentatively Backs a Plan for Syria

UNITED NATIONS — Security Council ambassadors reached a wobbly consensus on Thursday backing an Arab League plan for political change in Syria, after they dropped a specific reference to President Bashar al-Assad’s ceding of power. The resolution’s passage is far from assured, and it still…

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Unpaid Sri Lankan cricketers playing for love of the game – Rediff

RediffUnpaid Sri Lankan cricketers playing for love of the gameRediffSri Lankan players will be playing the ODI tri-series in Australia [ Images ], the Commonwealth Bank Series, because of their love for cricket, despite not getting their payments on t...

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Black History Billboard – UConn Daily Campus

Black History BillboardUConn Daily CampusThe same time any rapper is advertising a popular brand that none of their average fans can afford, someone like Wyclef Jean is in Haiti spotted wearing TOMS Shoes trying to provide for the people of his home co...

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Police kill two in Egypt clashes

Egyptian police have shot and killed two protesters in Suez, a health official said, the first to die in clashes that erupted around the country after a riot at a soccer stadium killed 74, as sports violence spiralled into a new political crisis for Egypt. Protesters blame police for failing to control the riot after the football game in Port ...

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Khmer Rouge chief jailer gets life in prison

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The Khmer Rouge tribunal’s Supreme Court has ordered the regime’s chief jailer to serve life imprisonment, a surprise ruling that stiffens a 19-year sentence imposed by a lower court. Kaing Guek Eav — also known as Duch — was commander of the notorious S-21 prison where thousands of Cambodians were tortured before execution” In 2010, ...

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EARTHCARE and the Sustainable EcoTourism Committee celebrate World Wetlands Day – thebahamasweekly.com

thebahamasweekly.comEARTHCARE and the Sustainable EcoTourism Committee celebrate World Wetlands Daythebahamasweekly.comBy EARTHCARE Freeport, Bahamas - World Wetlands Day is February 2 nd . EARTHCARE and the Sustainable/EcoTourism Committee in conjunct...

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