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Turkey deploys thousands of FSA rebels at Syria border

Turkey deploys thousands of FSA rebels at Syria border

Turkey deploys thousands of FSA rebels at Syria border

TRIBUNAL DESK: Turkey has mobilised thousands of Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels to a border province with Syria, as part of a planned offensive against Kurdish fighters, according to Turkish media. Anadolu news agency reported that the Ankara-backed FSA rebels were taken “under extensive security” in a convoy of at least 20 buses, from the

Monitor says 450 Yemeni civilians killed in December

Monitor says 450 Yemeni civilians killed in December

Desk Report: At least 450 civilians were killed in Yemen during December, according to a new report by a human rights monitor. The Geneva-based SAM Organisation for Right and Liberties, in its report published on Wednesday said the killings were part of 1,937 violations committed throughout the country in December, including physical assaults, violation to

Palestinian leaders reconsider recognition of Israel

Palestinian leaders reconsider recognition of Israel

Desk Report: The Palestine Liberation Organisation’s (PLO) Central Council, the second-highest Palestinian decision-making body, has recommended revoking recognition of Israel until the latter recognise the State of Palestine in its 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital. During a meeting in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah late on Monday, the PLO, which

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The car is seen hanging from a second-story window in Santa Ana, California. Photo: AP

Car flies 20m into upper floor of building in California

International Desk- A Nissan sedan became airborne and crashed into a California dental office on Sunday morning (Jan 14), coming to rest dangling out of the building’s second storey, the authorities said. The police in Santa Ana, California, said the car clipped a median outside the building and flew about 20m before slamming into the

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Venezuela expels top Brazil and Canada diplomats

International Desk The move was announced by the head of Venezuela’s powerful Constituent Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez. Ms Rodriguez accused Brazil of violating the rule of law and Canada of interfering in Venezuela’s internal affairs. Both countries have strongly criticised the move. The decision to expel Ambassador Pereira may have been triggered by Brazil’s recent complaint

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