Transcript of exclusive AFP interview with Syria’s Assad

Damascus (AFP) – In the following AFP interview with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, the questions were asked in French and he replied in Arabic. Question 1: How do you feel when you see tens of thousands of your citizens starving, … Continue reading


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Tunisian film ‘Hedi’ brings Arabic-language sex scenes to Berlin


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Tunisian film ‘Hedi’ brings Arabic-language sex scenes to Berlin


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Tunisian film ‘Hedi’ brings Arabic-language sex scenes to Berlin


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Bellfield denies Milly murder confession

Levi Bellfield denies Milly Dowler murder confession 12 February 2016 From the section England Image copyright … Continue Reading »


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Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year’s hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top three Republicans leading in national polls … Continue reading


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California Workers’ Comp Institute Names Langille General Counsel

Article Comments Ellen Sims Langille was named general counsel of the California Workers’ Compensation Institute. Langille will manage the CWCI’s internal and external legal affairs. She will also serve as staff liaison to the legal committee, which directs CWCI’s amicus activities, … Continue reading


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Five dead, about 30 injured in attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – At least five UN peacekeepers were killed and some 30 others injured in an attack on a UN base in northern Mali, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Friday. Ban condemned the “complex” assault on … Continue reading


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House sends NKorea sanctions bill to president for signature

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program. House Republicans and Democrats joined together to overwhelmingly approve the bill by a vote … Continue reading


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Arab Israelis demand release of Palestinian hunger striker

Afula (Israel) (AFP) – Arab Israelis demonstrated on Friday in support of a Palestinian journalist who has been on hunger strike for 80 days, demanding an end to his detention without trial by Israel. An AFP journalist in the northern … Continue reading


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Arab Israelis demand release of Palestinian hunger striker

Afula (Israel) (AFP) – Arab Israelis demonstrated on Friday in support of a Palestinian journalist who has been on hunger strike for 80 days, demanding an end to his detention without trial by Israel. An AFP journalist in the northern … Continue reading


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AP FACT CHECK: Dems offer iffy stats on donors, health plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to share Bernie Sanders’s claim to the grass roots, Hillary Clinton is having trouble owning up to the deep pockets helping her campaign. For his part, Sanders is struggling to make a convincing case that the … Continue reading


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