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Israel to free Palestinian prisoners

Added At: 2013-07-20 2:48 PM Last Updated At: 2013-07-20 3:12 PM The Himalayan Times – Saved Articles(s) The headlines has been added to your saved article(s) To View your saved article(s)please Click Here » Close Reuters Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz listens to a question during an interview in New York January 28, 2013. JERUSALEM: Israel has agreed to a ...

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Israel to free Palestinian prisoners

Added At: 2013-07-20 2:48 PM Last Updated At: 2013-07-20 3:12 PM The Himalayan Times – Saved Articles(s) The headlines has been added to your saved article(s) To View your saved article(s)please Click Here » Close Reuters Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz listens to a question during an interview in New York January 28, 2013. JERUSALEM: Israel has agreed to a ...

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Somalia: Ethiopia and AMISOM commanders meet, battle occurs in Bay region

BAIDOA, Somalia July 18, 2013 (Garowe Online) – The officials of Ethiopian troops stationed in Somalia and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) met in Bay regional capital of Baidoa on Thursday, Garowe Online reports. The two officials discussed about the security situation of Baidoa following the withdrawal of Ethiopian troops from Bay and Bakool regions in southern Somalia ...

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Somalia: Ethiopia and AMISOM commanders meet, battle occurs in Bay region

BAIDOA, Somalia July 18, 2013 (Garowe Online) – The officials of Ethiopian troops stationed in Somalia and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) met in Bay regional capital of Baidoa on Thursday, Garowe Online reports. The two officials discussed about the security situation of Baidoa following the withdrawal of Ethiopian troops from Bay and Bakool regions in southern Somalia ...

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No U.S. troops in Afghanistan post-2014 without security agreement, official says

The Rack: “Afghanistan after 2014: Why zero is not an option” (Economist) Signature needed Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told U.S. senators on Thursday that there would be no American troops in Afghanistan post-2014 without a signed Bilateral Security Agreement (Pajhwok). Speaking to members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Dempsey said that while any ...

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Spokesman: Briton kidnapped near Nigeria’s Lagos airport

LAGOS, Nigeria — A British Consulate spokesman says a Briton has been kidnapped near the airport of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. Wale Adebayo says diplomats are working with Nigerian authorities on this week’s kidnapping. Photos of the day Snail beauty treatment, anti-shark suits, India…

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Around 2,000 Fukushima Workers At Risk Of Thyroid Cancer Due To Radiation: TEPCO

Around 2,000 people who have worked at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant face a heightened risk of thyroid cancer, its operator said Friday. Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) said 1,973 people — around 10 percent of those employed in emergency crews involved in the clean-up since the meltdowns — were believed to have been exposed to enough radiation to cause potential ...

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Milan Court Convicts 3 Berlusconi Ex-Aides

MILAN — A Milan court has convicted three of ex-premier Silvio Berlusconi’s former aides of procuring prostitutes for the media mogul’s infamous “bunga bunga” parties. The court on Friday also gave stiff sentences to Emilio Fede, a longtime executive in the mogul’s TV networks; Dario Mora, a talent agent, and Nicole Minetti, a…

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UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in effect in Singapore from 18 Aug 2013 (Government of Singapore)

(Source: Government of Singapore) Singapore has deposited the UNCRPD instrument of ratification in New York. The Convention will come into effect for Singapore on 18 August 2013. This significant milestone is made possible through the strong 3P (People, Public, Private) collaboration under the Enabling Masterplan. The Masterplan charts the roadmap for Singapore towards an inclusive society where persons with disabilities ...

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Where sunseekers should go next …

23c First of all, let’s get a sense of perspective. For many, it’s been stifling for the past week – so what about an Alpine break in Austria? August means a good chance of decent weather in Saalbach in the Glemm Valley. Inghams (01483 791114; inghams.co.uk) is offering a week’s half-board at the Hotel Saalbacherhof from £599pp, departing 10 August, ...

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