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British riots spread on third night of violence

LONDON (Reuters) – Rioting and looting spread across and beyond London on Monday as hooded youths set fire to cars and buildings, smashed shop windows and hurled bottles and stones at police in a third night of violence in Britain’s worst unrest in decades. Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his holiday to fly home to tackle the violence, which ...

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Arab states warn Syria to end the bloodshed

BEIRUT – Syrian troops fired on mourners at a funeral and raided an eastern city yesterday, killing at least 69 people in an intensifying government crackdown on protesters. Outrage was intensifying as well: Syria’s Arab neighbors forcefully joined the international chorus of condemnation against President Bashar Assad’s regime for the first time. Even the king of Saudi Arabia – whose ...

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The Absurdity of Using Atomic Bombs on Nagasaki and Hiroshima

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. “As long as people believe in absurdities they will continue to commit atrocities.” -Voltaire Before being executed, several common themes emerged among top Japanese military commanders and political officials at the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal. Even though each one testified how they only wanted Japan to claim its place among civilized nations of the ...

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Police arrest over 160 in weekend London riots

LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested over 160 people after a weekend of rioting and looting across London. London police said Monday that groups of young people looted shops in some parts of London, attacked police officers and set fire to vehicles. Around 35 police officers were injured. Police commander Christine Jones says officers are “shocked at the outrageous ...

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Residents count cost of Tottenham riot

Horrified residents surveyed the damage to their community today after a night of rioting and looting following the fatal shooting of a local man by police. Scotland Yard said this morning that 26 police officers were injured after trouble flared up in Tottenham, north London, last night and eight police officers were being treated in hospital. 42 people were arrested ...

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Syrian forces kill more than 50

NICOSIA – Syrian security forces backed by tanks on Sunday killed 42 civilians in the city of Deir Ezzor and at least 10 more in the central town of Hula, rights activists said, in the army’s latest crackdown on protests….

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Syrian tanks attack eastern city

Syrian troops have stormed parts of the eastern city of Deir el-Zour and explosions can be heard throughout the area, according to activists. An activist in the city said the military launched a pre-dawn raid today on the city, attacking it from four sides and so far taking control of eight neighbourhoods. Yesterday, Syrian forces tightened a siege on the ...

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Rebels launch push in western Libya

Rebels launched a new offensive out of their stronghold in Libya’s western mountains, battling regime forces on a new front in a bid to break a months-long deadlock and push toward Tripoli. Booms of shelling and rocket fire echoed from the front lines on Saturday, centreed around the town of Bir Ghanam, where the rebel force backed by tanks fought ...

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