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3,900 migrants, others arrested as South Africa begins crackdown

More than 3,900 people, including 1,650 migrants, have been arrested in South Africa during a police crackdown following April’s deadly xenophobic violence, authorities have said. “We are satisfied that we have stabilised the situation and further loss of life has ...

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Xenophobia: SA repatriates 5,645 immigrants

South Africa has repatriated 5,645 foreigners since the end of xenophobic attacks in late April, the government said yesterday. A Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, who said this in a statement, added that the foreigners chose to leave South ...

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Islamic State Captures Iraq’s Ramadi

The Islamic State jihadist group has captured the central Iraqi city of Ramadi in its entirety amid disputed claims from US and local officials, according to Monday’s media reports. A day earlier in neighboring Syria, US special forces killed a senior ...

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‘Twin Peaks’ Shooting in Texas Kills Nine, Several Injured

A shooting incident in the southern US state of Texas has led to a number of fatalities, local police said on Sunday.    Police officers from several cities and deputies from the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office were surrounding the Twin Peaks Restaurant, ...

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An-2 Aircraft Feared Shot Down Over Lithuania

A Soviet-made An-2 aircraft has gone missing in Lithuanian airspace and its two pilots have gone missing as a result of what the plane’s owner said was a possible shooting down of the craft.  A Soviet-made An-2 (NATO reporting name ...

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14.05.2015 Ukraine Civil war Crisis News: Latest News of Ukraine, Donbass, Russia, Kiev, Zaporizha, USA

Pro-Kiev forces continue building up heavy armaments in the zone of conflict, Eduard Basurin, a deputy chief commander of the corps at the Defense Ministry of the Donetsk People’s Republic told reporters on Wednesday. “Intelligence services of the DPR self-defense ...

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15.05.2015 Ukraine Civil war Crisis News: War in Ukraine, Donetsk, Kiev, Europe, Russia

Ukrainian troops have set up field depots holding up to 2,000 tons of munitions along the line of engagement with the DPR. Moreover, DPR reconnaissance has reported movement of Uragan and Grad multiple rocket launch systems, infantry combat vehicles, self-propelled ...

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The USA wants from Russia the impossible

The visit of John Kerry looks like an attempt to tune down the conflict with Russia. The US is ready to admit the failure of the policy of “isolating Russia” and is looking for ways to back down. Without relinquishing ...

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China Affirms Sovereignty Amid US Pressure on Island Dispute

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi rebuked US State Secretary John Kerry’s effort to limit what the US has called “manufacturing sovereignty” in the South China Sea. China refused to back down to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s demands that the country stops ...

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Egypt’s Ex-President Morsi Sentenced to Death

An Egyptian court sentenced former president Mohamed Morsi to death for orchestrating a prison break during the 2011 uprising which brought him to power.   Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death on charges of masterminding a prison escape. The ...

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