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Protesters stepped up their attacks, flinging stones and Molotov cocktails but could do little against the tear gas and stun grenades used by the elite Berkut riot police who also fired rubber bullets.
Obama signed the massive bill, passed by Congress this week in a rare budget truce, in front of officials from his Office of Management and Budget.
Some protesters were also handing out fake dollars with Erdogan’s photo on them.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was sworn in for a third term
The mass rally in Pyongyang came ahead of Tuesday’s second anniversary of the death of longtime leader Kim Jong-Il, whose sudden demise thrust his young son to the helm of the secretive state.
Matthei recognized the win by Bachelet who would take office March 11 to succeed conservative billionaire President Sebastian Pinera.
US State Department says Protest Law “does not meet international standards”
Decision expected to positively affect tourism, says foreign ministry spokesman
Live updates from Mandela’s memorial service
Foreshadowing the guest list of what will surely be the most important funeral of recent decades, world leaders queued up to issue solemn tributes to the 95-year-old anti-apartheid leader.
Amid reports Christians are being ‘punished’ for the actions of Western powers, some faith experts have warned that Christianity is in danger of becoming extinct in its own cradle.
Some progress had been made but Iran’s insistence that the six powers explicitly acknowledge its right to enrich uranium was proving a major political obstacle.
Following are questions and answers about the proposal based on comments from government officials, diplomats and nuclear experts
Major powers resumed talks on a preliminary agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear programme with the US warning it would be “very hard” to clinch a breakthrough deal this week
“The Sri Lankan government needs to go further and faster on human rights and reconciliation,” David Cameron told a press conference.
The Pentagon sent Marines and equipment to assist with the relief effort following the typhoon, which may have killed more than 10,000 people in what is feared to be the country’s worst natural disaster.
Freedom in Cuba will come from the work of activists, Obama said, but the United States can help in “creative” and “thoughtful” ways.
The possible Iran nuclear deal might not only tie Israel’s hand in any future military action against Iran, but it could also have an unexpected knock-on effect and stymie U.S.-brokered negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians
US Secretary of State John Kerry was the first to announce he was joining negotiations with Iran in Geneva, followed by the foreign ministers of France, Britain and Germany
Tuesday’s vote was the first major round of balloting in the United States since President Barack Obama won a second term in the White House last year. Some races were seen as litmus tests for future national voting.
The motive for the shooting was unclear, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it could not rule out terrorism.
After new spying allegations leaked by former US security contractor Edward Snowden.
Kerry: If Iran takes rapid measures to cooperate with international monitoring of its nuclear programme, Washington could begin lifting sanctions
Rouhani’s diplomatic overtures, which stand in stark contrast to the belligerent statements so commonly heard from his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, are proving to be quite a challenge to the Israeli premier
The United States and Iran will Thursday have one of their highest-level meetings since the 1979 revolution
Kerry: “I think Rowhani’s comments have been very positive, but everything needs to be put to the test and we’ll see where we go”
Washington is ready to go it alone to strike Syria despite the British parliament’s rejection of military action and the lack of a UN mandate.
The government was defeated by just 13 votes in the House of Commons in its bid for a “strong humanitarian response” to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has repeatedly spoken out against military action in Syria.
The two presidents discussed the Syrian conflict “at the initiative of the Iranian side”.