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13 killed in attack on anti-militia protesters in Libya

Source: Politics Balla | Nov 15 2013, 3:28pm CST | by IANS

Tripoli, Nov 16 (IANS) A group of militiamen opened fire Friday on hundreds of protesters here, killing 13 people and wounding 113 others. The protesters were demanding the militia to leave their headquarters in the city, Xinhua reported quoting the Libyan health ministry.
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Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

Jul 30 2014 12:38pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Up to 6,000 people have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia over the past few days, the Tunisian foreign m ...
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House Republicans: Libya mess reflects failed U.S. policy

Jul 26 2014 4:11pm CDT | Source: USATODAY

Republicans blame embassy evacuation on poor leadership by the Obama administration.     ...
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Ukrainian troops seize town near rebel stronghold Donetsk
Kiev, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Ukrainian troops have seized the town of Avdeyevka, on the outskirts of Donetsk, the main stronghold of pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine. | by IANS
 
17 Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza market
Gaza, July 30 (IANS) At least 17 Palestinians were killed in Israeli strikes at an overcrowded market in Gaza Wednesday after Hamas rejected an Israeli four-hour truce offer, a media report said. | by IANS
 
Five killed in Nigeria suicide attack
Abuja, July 30 (IANS) Five people were killed when a woman suicide bomber blew herself up in a college in Nigeria Wednesday, a media report said. | by IANS
 
 

Obama Golfs with ESPN Hosts as US Evacuates Embassy in Libya

Jul 26 2014 1:55pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On Saturday, hours after the U.S. embassy in Libya was being evacuated and a day after meeting with Central American presidents to address the border crisis, President Barack Obama golfed with ESPN "Pardon the Interruption" hosts Mike Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser at Congressional Golf Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Obama has golfed with Messrs. Wilbon and Kornheiser in recent outings, and this i ...
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Selective Humanitarianism: #LookImHelping...?

Jul 24 2014 9:33am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As a human being fortunate enough to painfully observe, and not be victim to, the atrocities ongoing in our world today, I've noticed a tech-based trend when it comes to caring. Social media has played a triumphant role in magnifying what bothers its users -- us, the younger generation. This "bother", however, doesn't appear to have any kind of long-term consistency. Why is that? Why have we collectively moved our online concerns for humanity t ...
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People Smugglers Murder 60 Immigrants Off Italian Coast

Jul 23 2014 8:36am CDT | Source: Big Government

Italian police arrested five men on Tuesday on suspicion murdering and throwing overboard up to 60 migrants crossing from Libya after a fight broke out on board a fishing boat being used to smuggle men, women and children into Italy. Reuters reports that survivors told police a life-and-death fight broke out when those who were riding in the hold, suffocating from heat and lack of oxygen, desperately tr ...
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West Needs New Rules to Contain Proxy Wars With Russia

Jul 20 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: World Politics Review

The events of the past week in Ukraine have confirmed three painful facts about the state of international affairs. The first is that the West is trapped in a cycle of proxy wars with Russia, running from Libya through Syria to Ukraine. The second is that there is no real rulebook for managing these conflicts. The third is that these confront ...
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Amnesty International Wants EU to Relax Border Controls

Jul 11 2014 5:51am CDT | Source: Big Government

Amnesty International has revealed its pro-immigration prejudice by criticising member states of the European Union for spending hundreds of millions of euros trying to build effective border control. In a report published this week, Amnesty International complains that, "EU migration policies and border control practices are preventing refugees from accessing asylum in the EU." The report insists EU member state ...
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Ed Schultz: Obama Made the Right Call in Libya Syria, Egypt, Iraq

Jun 18 2014 8:51pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Wednesday on MSNBC's "The Ed Show," host Ed Schultz argued President Barack Obama deserved "the benefit of the doubt" on Iraq because of all his foreign policy success to date. Referring to the heavy criticism, especially from former Vice President Dick Cheney, that Obama is receiving for his total withdrawal from Iraq, Schultz said he refused to let "Americans out there to b ...
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