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Four journalists detained in West Bank protest
Jerusalem, April 14 (DPA) Four journalists including one from al-Jazeera and one from Reuters, were detained by the Israeli military during a Palestinian protest against the Israeli-built separation barrier in the West Bank village Biliin.

Saturday, April 14, 2007 9:13:06 AM

58 migrants feared dead in Yemen boat capsize
Sana'a April 14, (DPA) At least 58 African migrants, mostly Somalis, were feared dead after a smuggler's boat capsized off the coast of Yemen, Yemeni coastguard sources said.

Saturday, April 14, 2007 8:31:57 AM

Abbas, Olmert to meet Sunday
Jerusalem, April 13 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are set to meet Sunday afternoon in Jerusalem, most likely at Olmert's residence, officials said Friday.

Friday, April 13, 2007 10:50:55 PM

Iraqi parliament holds special session a day after attack
Baghdad, April 13 (DPA) The Iraqi parliament Friday held a special session a day after at least eight people, including two lawmakers, were killed by a suicide bomber in the parliament building.

Friday, April 13, 2007 4:14:35 PM

Five killed, 13 injured in Baghdad
Baghdad, April 13 (Xinhua) At least five people, including an Iraqi soldier, were killed and up to 13 wounded Friday in separate violent incidents in different areas south of the Baghdad, a police source said.

Friday, April 13, 2007 1:48:29 PM

Eight killed in Iraqi parliament blast (SECOND LEAD)
Baghdad, April 12 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant inside the Iraqi parliament building in the high-security Green Zone in central Baghdad Thursday, killing seven, besides himself, including three lawmakers, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua.

Thursday, April 12, 2007 11:22:28 PM

35 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, April 12 (Xinhua) Afghan troops backed by foreign air forces killed 35 Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan's Shahjoi district Wednesday night, said a spokesperson for the provincial governor.

Thursday, April 12, 2007 2:49:27 PM

Red Cross warns of Iraq insecurity
Geneva, April 12 (Prensa Latina) The International Red Cross Committee (ICRC) has denounced the increase of insecurity and suffering of civilians in Iraq, where thousands of families, chiefly women and children, have left their homes to escape violence.

Thursday, April 12, 2007 2:35:11 PM

Ravi for better protection to overseas unskilled workers
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) India will make greater efforts to protect the interests of the increasing number of unskilled workers serving in Gulf countries, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said while on a visit to Qatar.

Thursday, April 12, 2007 2:03:40 PM

Five killed in Baghdad bridge blast (LEAD)
Baghdad, April 12 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and 11 injured when a key bridge over the Tigris River in Baghdad was hit by a suicide truck bombing early Thursday. Authorities had earlier put the death toll at six.

Thursday, April 12, 2007 1:07:30 PM

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