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Russia, US to set up Syria conference

Russia, US to set up Syria conference

Russia and the US have previously expressed completely different positions on the Syrian crisis.

Stem natural resources conflict- African Union

Stem natural resources conflict- African Union

The AU has stressed on the need for Africa to come up with strategies to prevent natural resources centred conflicts.

France posts wider budget deficit of $40.65bn

France posts wider budget deficit of $40.65bn

France is working hard to trim its budget gap from an expected 3.7 per cent of the GDP in 2013 to zero deficit by 2017.

Syrian rebels used chemical weapons- UN

Syrian rebels used chemical weapons- UN

Sarin is a highly toxic nerve agent, which was reportedly first used for military purposes during the Iran–Iraq war in the 1980s.

S. Korea, US begin joint anti-submarine exercise

S. Korea, US begin joint anti-submarine exercise

The drill comes a week after the US and South Korea completed their two-month-long Foal Eagle joint exercises.

Israel hits Syria a second time in three days

Explosions rocked the northwestern Jamraya suburb early Sunday, Syrian TV said, adding that casualties were feared.

Israeli strike on Syria threatens spillover

Analysts feel that the air raid could widen the Syrian Civil War and push hostilities into neighbouring countries.

Pentagon sees N Korea as ‘critical’ threat

Pyongyang's continued pursuit of nuclear capabilities and development of long-range ballistic missiles are a threat, says a report.

Bhutto murder prosecutor killed in Pakistan

Zulfiqar, a special prosecutor for the Federal Investigation Agency working on the assassination case, received threats last year.

Japan, France joint bid wins Turkey nuke project

Japan, France joint bid wins Turkey nuke project

The 5,000-megawatt nuclear plant will be built in the Black Sea province of Sinop.