Archive for April, 2014

Iraqi vote held in security lockdown

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Iraq holds its first parliamentary vote since the withdrawal of US troops three years ago, as at least 14 people are killed in sporadic violence.

Too Bad Ukraine Didn’t Keep Its 2000 Nuclear Weapons – Huffington Post

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Too Bad Ukraine Didn't Keep Its 2000 Nuclear Weapons
Huffington Post
At first, Ukraine planned to keep its nuclear weapons. But, at the insistence of the two strongest powers in the world -- Russia and the United States -- Ukraine agreed to give up their nukes in exchange for perpetual guarantees of sovereignty and ...

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Dean Parker: Let’s remember the martyrs on May Day – New Zealand Herald

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Dean Parker: Let's remember the martyrs on May Day
New Zealand Herald
This time someone got the retaliation in early and threw the first-ever dynamite bomb, killing one policeman and injuring others. The police immediately fired back, killing four and wounding 20. The leaders of the protesters were rounded up and four ...

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United States will respond to any Russian invasion: Envoy – Deccan Chronicle

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Washington Post

United States will respond to any Russian invasion: Envoy
Deccan Chronicle
Speaking at a press conference in Kiev on Tuesday, the ambassador said that Russian troop movements into Ukraine would constitute a serious escalation. According to the Kyiv Post, the US would respond immediately and that “such a scenario would lead ...
US Warns Russia Of 'Tragic Consequences' If Ukraine Is Invaded - But That ...Businessinsider India
Business Insider: The United States' latest threat to Russia makes little senseKyiv Post
Pro-Russia Separatists Seize More Ukraine BuildingsVoice of America

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UN: Cuba Defends Total Ban on Nuclear Weapons – Prensa Latina

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

UN: Cuba Defends Total Ban on Nuclear Weapons
Prensa Latina
He lamented that 46 years after the adoption of the NPT, most nuclear powers oppose the start of negotiations to free the world from the threat of thousands of nuclear warheads, many of them ready to use. "They stick to the alleged power stemming from ...

Children ‘killed in Aleppo strike’

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
An air strike by Syrian government forces hits a school in Aleppo and kills at least 18 people, including 10 children, activists say.

Five Powers Agree to Respect Central Asian Nuclear-Free Zone – National Journal

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Five Powers Agree to Respect Central Asian Nuclear-Free Zone
National Journal
A specialist in 2011 stands near degrading equipment housings at the closed Semipalatinsk nuclear weapons testing site in Kazakhstan. The world's five recognized nuclear powers on Tuesday announced they had agreed to respect a treaty that prohibits the ...

Canada Opens Arms Sales to Chile and Peru – I Love Chile News

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

I Love Chile News

Canada Opens Arms Sales to Chile and Peru
I Love Chile News
Canada approves Chile and Peru to be added to its list of 34 countries to which it may sell military equipment. CANADA — Canadian arms manufactures may now export automatic weapons and certain other types of military equipment to Chile and Peru.

Iraqis vote as violence grips a divided country – Reuters UK

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Indian Express

Iraqis vote as violence grips a divided country
Reuters UK
At least 12 people were reported killed, including eight blown up by suicide bombers at polling stations in Diyala and Salahuddin, provinces north of Baghdad with large Sunni populations. Four soldiers were killed by a bomb while racing to a polling ...
Bomb attack kills 11 in an outdoor market in IraqThe Hindu
Eastern Iraq suicide bomb toll rises to 30 deadgulfnews.com
Iraq elections: Security-obsessed Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, could be ...The Independent
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Grandmother recalls train crash into car which killed granddaughter at Beech Hill – Daily Mail

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Daily Mail

Grandmother recalls train crash into car which killed granddaughter at Beech Hill
Daily Mail
Witness Catherine Hart, who was driving behind Mrs Jarrett at the time, told the inquest the horror crash 'looked like a bomb had exploded'. An East Midlands train travelling to Doncaster hit the car at 60mph, the inquest jury was told. Although Emma ...

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