Tag Archives: Asia

27Feb/15

“Tragedy” of Islamic State museum destruction is security threat, UNESCO says

UNESCO’s Director-General says that the destruction by Islamist militants of a priceless collection of statues and sculptures in northern Iraq is a “tragedy” with security repercussions in the region.

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23Feb/15

Israel attack victims awarded over $218 mln in PLO trial in NY

Palestinian Authority found liable over attacks in Israel more than a decade ago.
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22Feb/15

Turkish army active on Syria border after it evacuates troops guarding mausoleum

Turkish military vehicles are seen on the move in a town on the border with Syria as Ankara announces a successful mission to evacuate Turkish soldiers guarding a mausoleum in Syria.

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22Feb/15

Schoolfriend of missing British ‘Syria’ girls issues ‘come home’ appeal

Britain’s former foreign secretary William Hague said that lessons must be learnt from the case of missing school girls believed to be making their way from England to Syria, but he wouldn’t be drawn on whether Britain’s security services bore any responsibility.

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