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Powerful Australian minister Matthew Canavan on Tuesday became the third politician forced to step aside over a question of dual citizenship, saying he was unaware his mother had taken out Italian citizenship for him when he was 25
Doğan News Agency (DHA)
Protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement recently managed to break through a police barricade around one of Wall Street's prized symbols: the bronze bull.
BEIRUT / MOSCOW
Syria has agreed “in principle” to allow an observer mission into the country, a senior official in Damascus said Friday, as security forces killed 11 anti-government protesters.
JERUSALEM- Agence France-Presse
Israel's communications ministry has shut down an Israeli-Palestinian radio station, accusing it of operating a pirate broadcast because it is licensed in the Palestinian territories.
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A new bill requiring all Israeli citizens exempt from mandatory military service to conduct national or civilian service, which is currently voluntary, was expected to be brought to a vote by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation yesterday.
SAN FRANCISCO – The Associated Press
Protesters sitting on the ground supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement on the campus of the University of California, Davis took a face full of pepper spray at close range from an officer in riot gear in an incident that was captured on cellphone video and spread virally across the Internet Saturday.
SANAA - Agence France-Presse
Yemen’s embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh said Nov. 19 he would hand the country over to the military if he were to step down as demanded by the opposition. “We... are ready to make sacrifices for the country. But you will always be there, even if we step down,” Saleh told loyalist troops, in statements carried by the official Saba news agency.
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
Central Asian countries are failing, yet a wave of reform like the Arab Spring does not loom on the horizon, according to an U.S. regional expert.
Scores of Ethiopian military vehicles pushed at least 80 kilometers into neighboring Somalia on Nov. 19, residents said, five weeks after Kenya entered Somalia to fight Islamist militants it blames for a wave of kidnappings on its soil.
Moammar Gadhafi’s former heir apparent Seif al-Islam has been captured by revolutionary fighters in the southern desert just over a month after his father was killed, setting off joyous celebrations across Libya and closing the door on the possibility that the fugitive son could stoke further insurrection.
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
If the Taliban do not sit down at the table with the Afghan government, they will open themselves to manipulation by outside powers, a senior official says.