News archive from 19 November 2012, page 10

Families and troops flee rebel advance in east Congo

Families and troops flee rebel advance in east Congo

Rwandan-backed rebels pushed back government and UN forces yesterday, advancing to within two miles of Goma, a crucial provincial capital in eastern Congo. In four days of battles, the rebels have advanced closer than at any time in their...

 
Anders Breivik courts Nazi killer with letter from prison cell

Anders Breivik courts Nazi killer with letter from prison cell

NORWEGIAN mass murderer Anders Breivik has fallen for Nazi killer Beate Zschaepe in Germany and sent her a letter praising her role in a terror cell which assassinated nine immigrant businessmen and a policewoman in a decade-long reign of terror....

 

Under-fire Hughes in stability call

Under-fire Mark Hughes believes "wholesale changes" to the management structure at QPR would be a bad move but accepts the west Londoners are in danger of being relegated. The Welshman is favourite with bookmakers to become the first Premier...

Daily Post, 00:11 in Sport
 
Hopes of Kurdish peace deal rise as leader orders end of hunger strikes

Hopes of Kurdish peace deal rise as leader orders end of hunger strikes

HUNDREDS of Kurdish militants have ended a hunger strike in jails across Turkey in response to an appeal from their leader, fuelling hopes a deal had been struck that could revive talks to end a decades-old conflict. Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)...

 
Israel-Palestine conflict: ‘We’re not afraid of the bombs’ – bravado of the children who have never known peace

Israel-Palestine conflict: ‘We’re not afraid of the bombs’ – bravado of the children who have never known...

Barefoot boys chase each other in circles around the street, pointing pretend guns made out of rubber pipes up at the Gaza sky, which is thick with Israeli F-16s and surveillance drones. “We’re not afraid of the Jews’ bombs!” said Sharif al-Ewad,...

 
Barack Obama begins Asian tour and answers critics over Burma

Barack Obama begins Asian tour and answers critics over Burma

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama has denied his trip to Burma amounts to an endorsement of the government there, calling it an acknowledgement of the progress made in shaking off decades of military rule and encouragement for it go further. Today, Mr Obama...

 
Gaza braced for invasion after Israeli strikes

Gaza braced for invasion after Israeli strikes

THE Gaza Strip was braced for a ground war with Israel last night after another day of air bombardments destroyed buildings, killed at least eight Palestinians and injured dozens more. Israel bombarded the ­Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip with nearly 200 air...

 

EU states to plug air gap revealed by Libyan war

European states will take a step towards plugging a gap in their defences today by agreeing to work together to boost their air-to-air refuelling capacity, a major European shortcoming in last year's Libyan war. A group of European Union countries...

 

Pro- and anti-gay protesters clash

The controversial Ukrainian group Femen, whose members stage pranks to support gay rights, have taunted marchers in Paris who oppose France's draft law to legalise gay marriage. The Catholic group Civitas organised yesterday’s march. Several Femen...

 

Haitians takes to streets in corruption protest

About 2,000 Haitians angry at perceived government corruption marched in the country's capital last night, calling for the president to resign. The protesters called for the departure of president Michel Martelly as they marched past Port-au-Prince’s...

 
Palestinian statehood wins European backing

Palestinian statehood wins European backing

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, pictured left with Mohamed Mursi of Egypt, said last week he would press ahead with his bid at the UN. Photograph: Reuters Overwhelming majorities in the UK and other western European countries believe Palestinians...

 

Mexico's mummified PET dog could unlock secrets of ancient tribes: 1,000-year-old canine believed to be...

The discovery of a mummified dog in Mexico could unlock secrets about the country's mysterious ancient tribal groups' hunting traditions. Anthropologist Isaac Aquino exhibited the estimated 1000-year-old canine remains at regional museum in the city...

 

Tibetan dies after setting herself on fire

A Tibetan taxi driver has set herself on fire and died in the latest of dozens of protests against Chinese rule over the Himalayan region, overseas rights groups said. Chagmo Kyi, a mother of two, self-immolated on Saturday afternoon in a square in...

 
Britain 'sleepwalking towards EU exit' under Cameron, says Labour

Britain 'sleepwalking towards EU exit' under Cameron, says Labour

David Cameron is heading to Brussels later this week for talks on the EU budget knowing he has little chance of achieving the real-terms cut demanded by Tory Eurosceptics and Labour in last month's vote. Photograph: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images...

 

Business trio step forward as Council struggles to meet £40k annual cost for setting up Bingley market and...

Business trio step forward as Council struggles to meet £40k annual cost for setting up Bingley market and collecting rents OFFER: Dean McNally. Three Bingley businessmen have thrown a lifeline to the town’s beleaguered market by offering to take it...

 


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