Archive | December, 2013

S Sudan rivals to open peace talks


South Sudan’s government and rebels are to start peace talks later, in an attempt to end more than two weeks of fierce fighting, mediators say.

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Schumacher’s condition improves


Seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher’s condition has improved slightly after an operation to relieve pressure on his brain, doctors say.

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Schumacher family in bedside vigil


The family of German Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is at his bedside as he fights for life after a skiing accident in the French Alps.

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Israel frees Palestinian prisoners


The Israeli authorities free a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks.

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IOC ‘confident’ despite Russia bombs


The International Olympic Committee expresses confidence Russia will deliver a secure Games in Sochi, after two deadly bombings hit Volgograd.

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Schumacher ‘fighting for his life’


Seven-time Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher remains in a critical condition after a ski accident and is “fighting for his life”, doctors say.

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New deadly bomb strikes Russian city


At least 10 people are killed in a blast in the Russian city of Volgograd, in what officials say is the second suicide attack there in two days.

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Schumacher critical after ski fall


Michael Schumacher, seven-time Formula 1 world champion, is in a critical condition after a ski accident, says a Grenoble hospital.

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S Sudan forces ‘clash with youths’


There are conflicting reports from South Sudan where youths loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar are said to be marching on the strategic town of Bor.

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‘Suicide bomber’ hits Russia station


A suicide bomber carried out an attack at a train station in the southern Russian city of Volgograd that killed at least 13, officials suspect.

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