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Alfred Mason

Egypt's top court shuts down, blames protesters

Egypt's top court shuts down, blames protesters

Protests by Islamists allied to President Mohamed Mursi forced Egypt's highest court to adjourn its work indefinitely on Sunday, intensifying a conflict between some of the country's top judges and the head of state.

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  • on Mon, 2012-12-03 12:47
UK spends £25m on building bombs to allegedly secure military jobs

UK spends £25m on building bombs to allegedly secure military jobs

Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced a new £25 million contract for more laser-guided bombs under the pretext of securing hundreds of military jobs.

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  • on Mon, 2012-12-03 12:38
German banks asked to facilitate medicine sales to Iran

German banks asked to facilitate medicine sales to Iran

Germany has called on its banks to authorize financial transactions with Iranian banks in a bid to ease restrictions on the sale of much-needed medicines to Iran.

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  • on Mon, 2012-12-03 10:29
Putin to discuss Syria, other issues in Turkey

Putin to discuss Syria, other issues in Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to visit Turkey to discuss various issues including the Syrian conflict.

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  •   The Supreme Constitutional Court said it would not convene until its judges could operate without "psychological and material pressure", saying protesters had stopped the
    Post date: December 3, 2012 12:47 PM
  • According to Wales Online, the additional Paveway IV bombs are to be carried by Tornado jets as well as by new Typhoon and Lightning II aircraft in Afghanistan.  The bombs,
    Post date: December 3, 2012 12:38 PM
  • In a letter carried in the Sunday issue of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the German Foreign Ministry called on German banks to stop blocking transactions with Iranian banks for
    Post date: December 3, 2012 10:29 AM
  • Putin is to meet with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his visit to Istanbul on Monday, amid disagreements between Moscow and Ankara over the 20-month Syrian conflict.
    Post date: December 3, 2012 10:26 AM
  •   Tax rates on the wealthy are going up, the only question is how much? "Those rates are going to have to go up," Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner flatly stated on
    Post date: December 3, 2012 10:24 AM
  • Cameron said on Thursday that he does not accept proposals by Lord Leveson, who reported on his 18-month inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the British press following the
    Post date: December 2, 2012 11:13 AM
  •   He called for the vote in a speech before members of the constituent assembly, the 100-member panel that drafted the controversial document. Morsi praised their work, describing it
    Post date: December 2, 2012 10:54 AM
  • Scores of Eoka uprising veterans say they suffered brutal treatments by British security forces during the 1955-1959 independence war and are now seeking an apology and compensation from
    Post date: December 2, 2012 10:21 AM
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced the construction of 3,000 new homes in the area only days after Palestine won non-member observer status from the UN General
    Post date: December 2, 2012 10:17 AM
  • The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act authored by Republican Senator John Cornyn needs to be approved by the Congress.  The amendment, however, clearly stipulates
    Post date: December 2, 2012 10:14 AM