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Syria truce expected by April 12 as fighting rages

UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan expects the Syrian government and the opposition to fully implement a truce by April 12, his spokesman said on Thursday, as fighting raged near the capital Damascus. Full story

ICC rejects Libya’s request over Gaddafi son surrender

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday ordered Libya to immediately hand over for trial Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of the late Libyan leader, but Libya’s new authorities said they still... Full story

US suspends $13 million in aid to Mali

The United States is suspending at least $13 million of its roughly $140 million in annual aid to Mali following last month’s coup in the West African nation, the State Department said on Wednesday. Full story

Google gives glimpse of internet glasses

This image released by Google shows eyewear that meshes the online world with the real world.  — AFP photo
Google on Wednesday gave the world a glimpse of its vision for letting people look at life through internet-tinted glasses. A video posted at a Project Glass... Full story

Sarajevo rises from the ashes 20 years after war

Sarajevo’s notorious ‘sniper alley’ is now a busy street with shopping centres and skyscrapers and the burned-out parliament has been rebuilt but the city and its people still bear scars of its 44-month siege. Full story

Indian prisoners to be released for Italian hostage

Indian authorities have agreed to release 27 prisoners in exchange for an Italian tour guide and a local lawmaker held hostage by armed Maoist rebels in the eastern state of Orissa. Full story

Suicide bomber kills three in Karachi

A suicide bomber on Thursday targeted a Karachi police officer involved in a campaign against Islamist militants, killing at least three people, Pakistani officials said. Full story

Kuwait-Iraq flights to resume after 20 years

Iraq has approved a request from Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways to operate services to Baghdad and Najaf, more than 20 years after direct flights between the neighbours were halted, officials said on Thursday. Full story

Greece shaken by retiree’s suicide in Athens

An elderly man shot himself in the head Wednesday in a central Athens, drawing an emotional response from Greeks who flooded the area in a spontaneous anti-government protest. Full story

Particle collider cranks up to new world record

The world’s largest particle collider notched up a new record on Thursday as it escalated its quest to find fundamental matter and explore the origins of the Universe, CERN said. Full story

US to relax Myanmar sanctions amid ‘dramatic’ progress

The United States said on Wednesday it was ready to relax some sanctions on Myanmar to recognize its fledgling democratic transition, including a ban on US companies investing in or offering... Full story

Pakistan, US still far from deal: Islamabad

Pakistan indicated Thursday it was still far from reaching an agreement with the United States on how to patch up turbulent relations after a series of major crises. Full story

Attacks on Afghan police kill 10: officials

A suicide bomber killed two policemen in Afghanistan on Thursday, hours after a Taliban attack on a police post on the other side of the insurgency-hit nation left eight dead, officials said. Full story

Wreck of Titanic falls under UNESCO protection

The wreck of the Atlantic liner Titanic will this month come under UNESCO protection, as it has now lain at the bottom of the Atlantic for 100 years, the United Nations cultural body said Thursday. Full story


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