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Tents, refugees crowd Lebanese valley – just don’t call it a camp

Tents, refugees crowd Lebanese valley – just don’t call it a camp

By way of Oliver Holmes ARSAL, Lebanon (Reuters) – White tents with "The U.N. Refugee Agency" written on them flap within the wind outside the Lebanese mountain city of Arsal. In all respects, it is a refugee camp, however you have to not call it that, say officials. The site […]

 
 

Ukraine’s Yanukovich vetoes EU push to save trade deal

Ukraine’s Yanukovich vetoes EU push to save trade deal

By means of Justyna Pawlak and Adrian Croft VILNIUS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich vetoed last-minute attempts with the aid of the European Union to rescue a trade deal that will have been signed at a summit on Friday and would have signaled a historic shift away from Russia, […]

 
 

Ukrainian opposition accuses Yanukovich of stealing EU dream

Ukrainian opposition accuses Yanukovich of stealing EU dream

Through Thomas Grove and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine's political opposition mentioned on Friday that President Viktor Yanukovich had 'stolen the dream' of closer integration with Europe as his supporters hailed his resolution to spurn an EU free alternate deal. In a sea of blue and gold, the colours […]

 
 

IAEA says may need more money to help implement Iran nuclear deal

IAEA says may need more money to help implement Iran nuclear deal

Via Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – The U.N. atomic watchdog will more than likely need more money to confirm the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and 6 world powers, its chief said on Thursday, and it could make an effort to organize for the task. Yukiya Amano […]

 
 

One killed, nine injured in shelling of Russian embassy in Damascus

One Syrian used to be killed and nine others were injured throughout a mortar shelling of the Russian embassy in Damascus, the Russian foreign ministry stated in a remark on Thursday. The Russian mission was additionally damaged in February when a car bomb exploded nearby on a busy Damascus freeway, […]

 
 

EU leaders set for tough table-talk with Ukraine’s Yanukovich

EU leaders set for tough table-talk with Ukraine’s Yanukovich

By means of Natalia Zinets VILNIUS (Reuters) – The European Union instructed Ukraine it used to be risking its economic future by rejecting a free-change deal in desire of closer ties with Russia, hours earlier than a probable frosty encounter on Thursday evening between EU leaders and President Viktor Yanukovich. […]

 
 

Italy Senate expels Berlusconi from parliament after conviction

Italy Senate expels Berlusconi from parliament after conviction

ROME (Reuters) – The Italian Senate on Wednesday expelled Silvio Berlusconi from parliament following his conviction for tax fraud, in what the centre-right leader referred to as a day of mourning for Italian democracy. The Senate speaker declared he used to be ineligible for a seat in parliament after the […]

 
 

U.S. affirms support for Japan in island dispute with China

U.S. affirms support for Japan in island dispute with China

By using Mark Felsenthal and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States pledged beef up for ally Japan on Wednesday in a growing dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea as senior U.S. administration officials stated China’s claim to air space over the islands had unsettled […]

 
 

Analysis: Reversible Iran deal puts more pressure on final talks

Analysis: Reversible Iran deal puts more pressure on final talks

By using Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – Via shedding prior calls for that Iran shut down an underground uranium enrichment plant and ship subject material in a foreign country as a part of a preliminary deal, nuclear negotiators have kicked one of the most hardest questions ahead to talks for […]

 
 

Exclusive: U.N. says Syria combatants stymie aid effort

Exclusive: U.N. says Syria combatants stymie aid effort

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Countries says its assist convoys can not attain around 250,000 folks in areas besieged by Syrian government forces or rebels, regardless of “rising wants and intensifying battle”. The designated evaluate was integrated in a exclusive paper that Valerie Amos, U.N. emergency aid […]

 
 

Referendum on Egypt’s constitution seen in December

Referendum on Egypt’s constitution seen in December

By Asma Alsharif CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt will dangle a referendum on an amended constitution in December, the team drafting it mentioned on Tuesday, the most important step in a military-backed roadmap supposed to result in elections. Hours before the timing of the referendum used to be announced, protesters took […]

 
 

Hardliners hold fire on Iran nuclear deal, but for how long?

Hardliners hold fire on Iran nuclear deal, but for how long?

With the aid of Marcus George DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran's nuclear negotiators lower back house as heroes on Sunday, greeted via jubilant supporters after securing a maintain world powers over the country's disputed atomic software. Two days on, Iran's political realities are sinking in. To ensure the deal stays on […]

 
 

Syria peace talks set for January 22 in Geneva: U.N.

Via Stephanie Nebehay and Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – An international peace convention geared toward ending Syria’s civil battle will be held on January 22, the primary face-to-face talks between the government of President Bashar al-Assad and rebels in search of to overthrow him, the United Nations said on Monday. […]

 
 

Thai protesters occupy Finance Ministry in bid to oust government

By using Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) – Anti-executive protesters compelled their approach inside Thailand’s Finance Ministry and burst throughout the gates of the Foreign Ministry compound on Monday, in an escalating bid to overthrow Top Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The seizing of government structures by protesters, led by the opposition […]

 
 

Egypt moderates under fire from Mubarak loyalists, Islamists

By way of Shaimaa Fayed and Michael Georgy CAIRO (Reuters) – A leading Egyptian social democrat fears the elite that thrived underneath former President Hosni Mubarak will once once more dominate politics in elections promised through the military after it overthrew Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. The 2011 common rise up […]