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Ukraine separatists hunker down and hope Putin will come to their aid

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — At the epicenter of the pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine, masked men on Friday raced around in commandeered police cars, blowing through stop lights and flying over speed bumps. Although it was a warm spring day, the streets were nearly empty.<p>Separatists described taking …

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Activists defy Egypt's anti-protest law

Hundreds of Egyptian activists took to the streets against an anti-protest law, one month before a presidential election which former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is widely expected to win.<p>On Saturday, the protestors marched to the presidential palace in Cairo calling for the scrapping of the …

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Says Still Committed To Peace Talks With Israel

By Noah Browning<p>RAMALLAH, West Bank, April 26 (Reuters) - Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas signalled on Saturday that he remains committed to troubled U.S.-backed peace talks, saying that any unity government agreed with the militant group Hamas would recognise Israel.<p>Abbas's comments appeared …

Syria weapons deadline looms

The Syrian government has until midnight on Sunday to hand over its entire chemical stockpile, if it is to meet the deadline agreed by Damascus and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).<p>The deadline comes as the United States has expressed concern over reports that Syrian …

Egypt court jails Morsi supporters

<b>A court in Egypt has sentenced 11 supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi to prison terms ranging from five to 88 years for rioting.</b><p>The defendants were arrested during a wave of protests that followed the ousting of Mr Morsi last year.<p>In March more than 500 Morsi supporters were sentenced to …

Ukrainian separatist leader defends capture of 'Nato spies'

An alleged Russian colonel commanding the separatist uprising in Ukraine broke cover yesterday, and said his militia in the eastern town of Slavyansk would not release a group of EU military observers kidnapped on Friday.<p>Igor Strelkov – whom Ukraine's intelligence service describes as a wanted …