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Egypt arrests Brotherhood leader as crackdown intensifies

Nov 21, 2014

Egypt arrests Brotherhood leader as crackdown intensifies

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police on Thursday detained Mohamed Ali Bishr, one of the few Muslim Brotherhood leaders to escape jail after last year's overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, extending a sweeping crackdown on political dissent. Bishr, a veteran politician who served as a cabinet minister under Mursi, was accused of inciting violence and terrorism, and of seeking to overthrow the government after he called for mass protests on Nov. 28, state media said. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt
Putin says Russia must prevent "colour revolution"

Nov 20, 2014

Putin says Russia must prevent "colour revolution"

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Moscow must prevent a "colour revolution" in Russia and stop extremism, warning of the threat posed by illegal immigration and "radical" Internet sites that recruit youths. Putin's comments at a meeting of his advisory Security Council on combating extremism, underlined his wariness about Russia being hit by a popular uprising like those in other former Soviet republics known as the colour revolutions. "In the modern world extremism is being used as a geopolitical instrument and for remaking spheres of influence #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #rco #rch #typeof-registered
Kabul's Green Village international zone under attack, gunfire heard

Nov 19, 2014

Kabul's Green Village international zone under attack, gunfire heard

KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded near a high-security international zone in eastern Kabul known as the Green Village on Wednesday evening followed by bursts of gunfire, police and local residents said. "Initial reports we have gathered show that the Green Village is the target. Small explosions from either grenades or RPGs (rocket propelled grenades) can be heard, said the senior security official on condition of anonymity. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut
Adventures of European comet lander may not be over

Nov 18, 2014

Adventures of European comet lander may not be over

REUTERS - Gas jets from inside a comet hosting Europe's Philae lander may launch the hibernating probe out of its ditch and back into sunlight for a battery recharge, a former mission manager said on Monday. The European Space Agencys Philae lander wrapped up an unprecedented 57-hour mission on the surface of Comet 67P/ChuryumovGerasimenko on Saturday. #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt
Australia wants comprehensive trade deal with India - PM Abbott

Nov 18, 2014

Australia wants comprehensive trade deal with India - PM Abbott

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia's next priority is to conclude a comprehensive trade partnership deal with India, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Tuesday during a state visit to Canberra by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt