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Sudan: Talks suspended between protest leaders and military; Islamist movements back army to maintain Sharia law
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Sudan: Talks suspended between protest leaders and military; Islamist movements back army to maintain Sharia law

The Islamists have also backed the army's demands that the head of Sudan's new governing body be a military figure — putting them at odds with protesters who want civilian rule

Twitter is working on finding and banning users that advocate political or religious violence
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Twitter is working on finding and banning users that advocate political or religious violence

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had stepped up efforts to rid its social network of posts from users advocating political or religious violence, and was increasingly using software to find them rather than relying on reports from users or governments.

UAE sent warplanes to bomb Islamists in Libya, say US officials
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UAE sent warplanes to bomb Islamists in Libya, say US officials

The United Arab Emirates has secretly sent warplanes on bombing raids against Islamist militias in Libya over the past week, using bases in Egypt, US officials said.

Syria rebels say Egypt coup shows why democracy doesn't work
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Syria rebels say Egypt coup shows why democracy doesn't work

"We always knew that our rights can only be regained by force and that is why we have chosen the ammunition box instead of the ballot box," said a statement by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria

Pakistani authors will be at Jaipur Lit Fest, says Sanjoy Roy
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Pakistani authors will be at Jaipur Lit Fest, says Sanjoy Roy

The organisers of the festival have refused to give in to groups that have raised opposition to the authors who are scheduled to attend the five day long literature festival.

Egypt's tourism woes: New clashes make tourists skeptical
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Egypt's tourism woes: New clashes make tourists skeptical

Many in the tourism industry worry that ruling Islamists will start making changes like banning alcohol or swimsuits on beaches, which may drive tourists away.

Tense Egypt braces for Presidential poll result
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Tense Egypt braces for Presidential poll result

Egyptian police were ordered to confront any attempt to break the law with decisive force ahead of the announcement Sunday of a new president as soaring tensions in the country raised fears of a new outbreak of political violence.

Share evidence against Saeed with us: Pak to Clinton
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Share evidence against Saeed with us: Pak to Clinton

"Our position on Hafiz Saeed is clear. We have independent and active courts. If anyone has proof against him, they should share it with us so that the courts can examine it," Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Khan told PTI.

Saeed against reopening of NATO supply routes
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Saeed against reopening of NATO supply routes

Saeed, for whom the US recently announced a $10 million bounty, told the gathering that the reopening of NATO supply routes would be akin to helping the foreign forces prolong their stay in Afghanistan.

Philippines declares killing of 15 al Qaeda-linked militants
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Philippines declares killing of 15 al Qaeda-linked militants

Fifteen al Qaeda-linked militants, including three faction leaders, were killed on Thursday in an air strike on a rebel camp in the southern Philippines,