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India and US seal nuclear deal as Modi hosts Obama

Modi and Obama

(BBC) – The US and India have announced a breakthrough on a pact that will allow American companies to supply India with civilian nuclear technology. 00    Read More »

Venezuela denies Pinera and Pastrana access to Lopez in jail

Mr Lopez's wife, Lilian Tintori, went to the Ramo Verde prison with Mr Pastrana (left) and Pinera (right)

The Venezuelan government has turned down a request by former presidents of Chile and Colombia to visit opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in jail. 00    Read More »

Greece election: Anti-austerity Syriza wins election

headquarters of the Syriza party

Anti-austerity Syriza party has won Greece’s general election, putting the country on a possible collision course with the EU over its massive bailout. 00    Read More »

Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killed

Oct. 31, 2014: Abubakar Shekau, centre, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group denies agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and says more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off. (AP)

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria –  In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria, from three fronts. At the same time the insurgents continued scorched-earth attacks on villages some 125 miles to the south in Adamawa state, slitting throats of residents, looting and burning homes and ... Read More »

9 killed in Cairo clashes between Islamists, police, Egypt security officials say

Jan. 22, 2015: A member of the Egyptian security forces disperses people gathering to protest against a court order to release the two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Talaat Harb Square downtown Cairo, Egypt. (AP)

CAIRO –  Egyptian security officials say clashes between police and Islamist protesters in an eastern Cairo district have left nine demonstrators dead. 00    Read More »