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file - A South Korean army soldier stands guard at a military checkpoint near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.
Barack Obama   Nuclear Korea   Nuclear Proliferation   Photos   Wikipedia: North Korea and weapons of mass destruction
 BBC News 
Asia tour: Obama heads for Seoul amid nuclear test fears
Fri 25 Apr 2014
US President Barack Obama is due in Seoul, shortly for a visit that comes amid concern that North Korea may be planning a fourth nuclear test. Mr Obama, who arrives from Japan on the second stop of... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon)
File - Palestinians take part in a rally marking the 48th anniversary of the founding of the Fatah movement, in Gaza City on  January 4, 2013.
Israeli Foreign Policy   Mideast Peace   Palestine   Photos   Wikipedia: Israeli–Palestinian peace process
 The Independent 
Middle East peace: Israel breaks off talks with Palestinians over unity deal
Thu 24 Apr 2014
Israel has suspended diplomatic contact with the Palestinians, putting the troubled Middle East peace process on ice in response to the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s national unity deal on... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
President Barack Obama says U.S. will stand by treaty obligations to Japan  The Washington Post  Thu 24 Apr 2014
Obama says U.S. will stand by treaty obligations to Japan
TOKYOPresident Obama affirmed the fact that United States’ treaty obligations to Japan extend to a chain of contested islands in the East China Sea Thursday, even as he emphasized that... (photo: AP / Charles Dharapak)
China Air Zone   China Japan Conflict   East China Sea Dispute   Photos   Wikipedia: Air Defense Identification Zone (East China Sea)
An Armenian town left pillaged and destroyed after the massacres in Adana in 1909 showing a Minaret from which Turks fired on Christians.  Al Jazeera  Thu 24 Apr 2014
Armenian 'genocide': Turkey has lost the battle of truth
"In actuality, how Turks and Armenians, as the owners of this common history, can together, through dialogue and empathy, reach a just memory of the tragic events of 1915, which occurred during the... (photo: US Library of Congress / George Grantham Bain)
Armenian Genocide   Genocide Denial   Human Rights   Photos   Wikipedia: Armenian Genocide
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India votes on second biggest polling day Al Jazeera Thu 24 Apr 2014
India votes on second biggest polling day
The world's biggest election in India, which passed the halfway mark last week, has entered its second-biggest day of staggered polls, in which Narendra Modi of the... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
Elections in India   Narendra Modi   Photos   Politics of India   Wikipedia: 2014 elections in India
This file photo released on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 by the anti-government activist group Shaam News Network SNN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a man looks at destroyed buildings from Syrian forces shelling in Khaldiyeh, Homs, Syria. BBC News Thu 24 Apr 2014
All parties in Syria blocking aid, say Ban Ki-moon
The UN Secretary General has accused all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid. Ban Ki-moon... (photo: AP / Shaam News Network SNN)
Human Rights   Photos   Syrian War   UN   Wikipedia: Syrian Civil War
The new Navy assault ship USS New York, built with World Trade Center steel, passes Statue of Liberty as it arrives Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 in New York Business Insider Wed 23 Apr 2014
The 11 Most Powerful Militaries In The World
Asymmetrical wars in Afghanistan, Vietnam, and now in Syria demonstrate all too clearly that relatively small numbers of belligerents can carry out successful military... (photo: AP / Mark Lennihan)
Defence   Militaries   Photos   Wikipedia: List of countries by military expenditures   World
Trauma link to malnutrition in CAR IRINnews Wed 23 Apr 2014
Trauma link to malnutrition in CAR
BANGUI, 23 April 2014 (IRIN) - Data collected at a hospital clinic for malnourished children in the Central African Republic (CAR) suggests that many of the... (photo: UN / Evan Schneider)
Bangui   Human Rights   Photos   Trauma
South Korea ferry disaster: children broke fingers in attempt to escape The Daily Telegraph Wed 23 Apr 2014
South Korea ferry disaster: children broke fingers in attempt to escape
Related Articles South Korea ferry disaster: Royal Navy salvage experts join recovery 23 Apr 2014 South Korea ferry disaster: first distress call came from young boy 22... (photo: Adam D. Wainwright / Public Domain)
Children   Disaster   Photos   S. Korea   Wikipedia: Sinking of the MV Sewol
South Sudan: Bentiu atrocity will not be the last unless pleas for help are heard The Guardian Wed 23 Apr 2014
South Sudan: Bentiu atrocity will not be the last unless pleas for help are heard
Humanitarian workers make desperate call for international assistance as numbers of wounded and displaced people soar Bentiu, South Sudan: a rebel fighter stands oustide... (photo: UN / Albert Gonzalez Farran)
Displaced   Humanitarian   Photos   Sudan   Wikipedia: Sudan
File - A man walks past a burnt out building following an attacked by Boko Haram in Bama, Nigeria, Thursday, Feb, 20. 2013. The latest attack by suspected Islamic extremists in Nigeria's northeast has left 115 people dead. The Guardian Wed 23 Apr 2014
Tony Blair: west must take sides against growing threat of radical Islam
In keynote speech on Middle East, former PM blames Islamic extremism for failures of western intervention in region Tony Blair: 'What is absolutely necessary is that we... (photo: AP / Jossy Ola)
Human Rights   Mideast Peace   Photos   Radical Islam   Wikipedia: Islamic fundamentalism


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