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Tunisia’s ex-leader found guilty

Friday, July 29th, 2011
Tunisia's ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, his daughter and son-in-law are given jail terms in absentia over corrupt property deals.

Mystery over Libyan rebel chief’s death

Friday, July 29th, 2011
Key questions about the death of Libyan rebel military commander Abdel Fattah Younes remain unanswered, a day after he and two aides were shot dead.

Syrian pipeline blast near Homs

Friday, July 29th, 2011
Suspected saboteurs blow up an oil pipeline near Homs, a hub of protest against Syria's president, officials say, as more demonstrations are planned.

Top Libyan rebel commander killed

Friday, July 29th, 2011
Libyan rebel military chief Abdel Fattah Younes is killed after being called for questioning over alleged Gaddafi links, rebel leaders announce.

US holds rare direct talks with North Korea on nuclear program – GlobalPost

Friday, July 29th, 2011

GlobalPost

US holds rare direct talks with North Korea on nuclear program
GlobalPost
The United States sat down for rare direct talks with a North Korean envoy on Thursday to gauge whether Pyongyang is genuine about abandoning its nuclear weapons drive. The United States sat down for rare bilateral talks with a North Korean envoy on ...

US holds rare direct talks with North Korea on nuclear program – GlobalPost

Friday, July 29th, 2011

GlobalPost

US holds rare direct talks with North Korea on nuclear program
GlobalPost
The United States sat down for rare direct talks with a North Korean envoy on Thursday to gauge whether Pyongyang is genuine about abandoning its nuclear weapons drive. The United States sat down for rare bilateral talks with a North Korean envoy on ...

US holds rare direct talks with North Korea on nuclear program – GlobalPost

Friday, July 29th, 2011

GlobalPost

US holds rare direct talks with North Korea on nuclear program
GlobalPost
The United States sat down for rare direct talks with a North Korean envoy on Thursday to gauge whether Pyongyang is genuine about abandoning its nuclear weapons drive. The United States sat down for rare bilateral talks with a North Korean envoy on ...

China opposes US arms sale to Taiwan – Xinhua

Friday, July 29th, 2011

China opposes US arms sale to Taiwan
Xinhua
BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhuanet) – A senior Chinese official has voiced opposition to US arms sales to Taiwan, saying it harms Sino-US ties and the development of cross-strait relations. Director of China's State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, Wang Yi, ...

China opposes US arms sale to Taiwan – Xinhua

Friday, July 29th, 2011

China opposes US arms sale to Taiwan
Xinhua
BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhuanet) – A senior Chinese official has voiced opposition to US arms sales to Taiwan, saying it harms Sino-US ties and the development of cross-strait relations. Director of China's State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, Wang Yi, ...

China opposes US arms sale to Taiwan – Xinhua

Friday, July 29th, 2011

China opposes US arms sale to Taiwan
Xinhua
BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhuanet) – A senior Chinese official has voiced opposition to US arms sales to Taiwan, saying it harms Sino-US ties and the development of cross-strait relations. Director of China's State Council's Taiwan Affairs Office, Wang Yi, ...