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World Briefing: Iran: Lawmakers Seek Inquiry Into Abuse Charges at Prison Several lawmakers demanded an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of beatings of political prisoners at Evin prison, the official IRNA news agency reported.
New York Times | Apr 23, 2014 01:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Qatar: Sentence of U.S. Couple Was Based on Lesser Charge A panel of judges that found an American couple guilty in the death of their adopted daughter convicted them on the charge of jeopardizing the child, and not the original charge of murder.
New York Times | Apr 23, 2014 01:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Homs Emerges as Turning Point in Shaping Syrias Future For both the government and opposition, the central Syrian crossroads city, practically reduced to rubble during the civil war, will play a crucial role in stitching the country back together.
New York Times | Apr 23, 2014 12:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Al Jazeera journalists' trial adjourned again Correspondent Peter Greste, and producers Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have already spent 115 days in Egyptian jail.
Al Jazeera | Apr 22, 2014 9:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nearly 90% of Syrias Chemical Arms Have Been Removed The organization policing Syrias compliance with a chemical arms ban reported the progress as new allegations surfaced about the use of chlorine bombs.
New York Times | Apr 22, 2014 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Abbas Renews Threat to Dissolve Palestinian Authority if Peace Talks Fail Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, said that Israel had deprived him of any real power to govern the West Bank and that he was considering giving it back to Israel.
New York Times | Apr 22, 2014 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Does Syria election matter to refugees? Syrian refugees in Beirut, Lebanon, have been speaking to the BBC about the plan to hold a Syrian presidential election on 3 June.
BBC News | Apr 22, 2014 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tunisian security forces denied suffrage Tunisians are divided on whether to lift a long-standing voting ban for members of the army, police and national guard.
Al Jazeera | Apr 22, 2014 1:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rival Palestinian factions to meet in Gaza Latest round of talks comes as Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations are faltering, and Hamas is increasingly isolated.
Al Jazeera | Apr 22, 2014 10:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trial of Al Jazeera journalists resumes Correspondent Peter Greste and producers Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed appear in court in Egyptian capital Cairo.
Al Jazeera | Apr 22, 2014 10:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend