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First gay sailor of Chilean navy

Aug 27 2014, 11:18pm CDT | by IANS

London, Aug 28 (IANS) A sailor in Chile has become the first serving member of the Chilean armed forces to announce he is gay, the BBC reported Thursday. Read more Aug 27 2014, 11:18pm CDT
 
 

Pakistani cleric ends talks with government

Aug 27 2014, 11:04pm CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistan Awami Tehreek leader Tahir-ul-Qadri Thursday announced he was ending dialogue with the government as his demands were not accepted. Read more Aug 27 2014, 11:04pm CDT
 
 

Shooting instructor killed as girl accidentally shot in US

Aug 27 2014, 8:48pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) A shooting instructor was killed after a nine-year-old girld accidentally shot in the head at a gun range in the US, media reported Thursday. Read more Aug 27 2014, 8:48pm CDT
 
 

Australia to help US in Iraq air strikes

Aug 27 2014, 8:10pm CDT | by IANS

Canberra, Aug 28 (IANS) Australia has expressed willingness to contribute its Super Hornet fighter jets to help US-led air strikes in Iraq. Read more Aug 27 2014, 8:10pm CDT
 
 

Kidnapped US journalist's mother pleads IS to release son

Aug 27 2014, 7:54pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The mother of a US freelance journalist, who was kidnapped in Syria by the Islamic State(IS), Wednesday released a video in which she urged the jihadist group to "be merciful" and... Read more Aug 27 2014, 7:54pm CDT
 
 

Maliki urges Iraqi political blocs to back Abadi

Aug 27 2014, 6:32pm CDT | by IANS

Baghdad, Aug 28 (IANS) Iraq's outgoing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki called on the political blocs to decrease their demands and hepl form the government lead by Haider al-Abadi. Read more Aug 27 2014, 6:32pm CDT
 
 

UN delivers food to Gaza via Egyptian crossing

Aug 27 2014, 6:16pm CDT | by IANS

United Nations, Aug 28 (IANS) For the first time in seven years, a humanitarian convoy of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) successfully crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip Wednesday, a spokesman said... Read more Aug 27 2014, 6:16pm CDT
 
 

US reporter requests privacy after release

Aug 27 2014, 5:32pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) The US journalist, who was freed this week by the miltants in Syria after two years in captivity, Wednesday thanked everyone for their efforts to secure his release and asked for privacy to... Read more Aug 27 2014, 5:32pm CDT
 
 

Egypt accuses Morsi of leaking documents to Qatar

Aug 27 2014, 4:34pm CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Aug 28 (IANS) The Egyptian prosecution ordered Wednesday to temporarily detain former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi for 15 days on charges of leaking "national security documents" to Qatar, media... Read more Aug 27 2014, 4:34pm CDT
 
 

Poland sends humanitarian aid for Ukrainian soldiers

Aug 27 2014, 4:24pm CDT | by IANS

Warsaw, Aug 28 (IANS) The Polish National Defence Ministry said Wednesday humanitarian aid for Ukrainian troops is already on its way. Read more Aug 27 2014, 4:24pm CDT
 
 

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