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    Italian Premier Rules Out Military Involvement In Syria

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    Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi on Sunday ruled out his country’s military involvement in the ongoing conflict in Syria. “What we need least of all is a multiplication of knee-jerk reactions without any strategic vision, we can permit everything apart from a Libya number two. “Four years of civil war in Libya showed that the…

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    Muslims, Christians Welcome Pope To Central African Republic

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    Pope Francis arrived on Sunday in the Central African Republic, with Muslims as well as Catholic representatives welcoming him at Bangui airport in the hope that he would promote reconciliation in the country torn by inter-religious strife. El’ Adji Tchakpabrede, a Representative of the country’s Muslim community, said Pope had not come to Central Africa…

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    Polls Open In Burkina Faso Presidential Election

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    Presidential and parliamentary elections commenced on Sunday in Burkina Faso, one year after a violent public uprising that forced President Blaise Compaore out of office. A report from Ouagadougou noted that two out of 14 candidates have emerged as favourites. It said one was the 58-year-old, former Prime Minister, Roch Kabore, of the People’s Movement…

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    EU Expresses Hope In Stemming Surge In Migration

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    The European Union on Sunday in Brussels expressed hope to secure concrete help in stemming a surge in migration, during the forthcoming joint summit in Brussels. The EU President, Donald Tusk, in his invitation to the EU’s 28 leaders, expressed the hope that the summit would mark an important step in developing solid relations and…

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  • 55 Die As Flooding Hits Southern India

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    A media report from New Delhi on Friday said 55 persons died in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, as heavy rains flooded many areas and disrupted traffic. The report said that over the past five days, people had died from electrocution and houses and walls collapse, mostly in the coastal district of Cuddalore. It…

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    Russian Woman Injured In Acid Attack In India – Police

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    Indian police said on Friday in New Delhi that acid was thrown on the face and shoulders of a 23-year-old Russian woman in India, causing severe burns. Police said Darya Prokina was hospitalised after her landlord’s son allegedly attacked her with sulphuric acid on Thursday night in the northern city of Varanasi. Police Officer, Akash…

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