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Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Sept. 24.
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania / TRIPOLI
Al-Qaeda’s North Africa franchise acknowledged it had acquired part of slain Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s arsenal, in comments by one of its leaders quoted Nov. 9.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Japan’s economy rebounded in the third quarter as efforts to restore supply chains and recover lost output in the wake of the March disasters helped it post its first expansion in four quarters.
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad defiantly vowed to fight and die if needed as an Arab League deadline for his government to stop its lethal crackdown on protesters expired with 17 more people killed.
HAWAII - Agence France-Presse
US President Barack Obama Sunday bluntly told Republican presidential candidates they were "wrong" in vowing to restore the "waterboarding" interrogation technique critics equate to torture.
Yemen’s vice president said on Nov.12 that the government and the opposition were close to finalizing a deal aimed at easing President Ali Abdullah Saleh out of power, one day after 17 people died in violence in the city of Taiz.
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Britain does not exclude military action against Iran in the longterm failing progress on its controversial nuclear programme, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Monday.
BERLIN - The Associated Press
Prosperous Germany has a surprising message for sinking Greece: Help Wanted.
CANBERRA, Australia / BEIJING - The Associated Press
U.S. President Barack Obama insisted yesterday that the United States does not fear China, even as he announced a new security agreement with Australia that is widely viewed as a response to China’s growing aggressiveness.
Bahrain says a terrorist cell plotting attacks against the Gulf kingdom has been uncovered by security officials in neighboring Qatar and that the four suspects have links to Iran.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Hundreds of Iranian students yesterday formed a human chain around one of the Islamic republic's nuclear sites, vowing to strongly respond to any strike by arch-foe Israel, Fars news agency reported.