Democratization

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Gaza battles rage amid truce push

Prospects for a quick end to the fighting in Gaza were slim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles and the death toll rose to more than 700 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.Underscoring the challenges facing international negotiators shuttling around ... [Published BT.com - 44 mins ago]
Entities: HAMAS, Israel, Palestinian
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 14 reports

Ukraine Amb.: Military jets shot down from Russia

The finger-pointing between Russia, Ukraine, Ukrainian rebels and the United States over who shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 gets more complicated by the day.Now, two Ukrainian military jets have been shot down, raising more questions about security ... [Published CNN - 33 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 7 reports

Dutch mourn as first MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

The bodies of the first victims from a Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine last week arrived on Wednesday at a military base in the Netherlands - a nation in shock and sorrow.Bells pealed and flags flew at half mast in memory of the 298 people killed ... [Published Financial Express - 10 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 14 reports

Indonesia's Jokowi needs world's backing

The world's most populous Muslim country and 10th-largest economy, Indonesia is also the third-largest democracy, behind India and the United States. Through successive cycles of elections since the fall of longtime strongman Suharto in 1998, the diverse ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 46 mins ago - 9 reports

Maldives votes for probe into Gaza offensive

The UN Human Rights Council’s decision came after a marathon seven-hour emergency session of the top UN human rights body, where the Israelis and the Palestinians traded accusations over war crimes.The 46-member council backed a Palestinian-drafted resolution ... [Published Haveeru Daily Online - 46 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

Association states modalities for peaceful, transparent conduct of election

THE Osun Development Association (ODA) has presented modalities for peaceful and transparent conduct of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Osun State.In a statement issued and signed by the Chairman, Prof. Olu Aina and Secretary, Mr. Ademola Fabunmi, ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Elections, modality, Nigeria
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 34 reports

UN Will Investigate Possible War Crimes in Gaza

(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Wednesday to establish a commission of inquiry into incidents in Gaza, investigating whether any war crimes have been committed in the area.The United States was the only county to vote ... [Published 100 WAPI - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Shielding, HAMAS, Israel, War
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 7 reports

Lawmakers: Make It Easier For Military Dogs To Reunite With Soldiers After War [PHOTOS]

4265357WASHINGTON — They served in the Civil War. They were there for American soldiers during both world wars. One was even on SEAL Team Six, the military team that killed Osama Bin Laden.But military dogs do not always get to go home with their military ... [Published Daily Caller - 3 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 28 reports

2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down - Developments on Ukraine unrest

KIEV, Ukraine --- Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila. Defense Ministry ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 14 reports

Thai junta chief could be PM till elections

[BANGKOK] Thailand's junta chief could stay in charge of the country as head of a provisional government until elections are held some time next year, a legal adviser said yesterday, outlining details of an interim constitution.A member of the ruling ... [Published Business Times Singapore - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 22 reports

73 Palestinians killed on Wednesday in Gaza, total death toll at 695

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Unceasing Israeli attacks on Gaza have left 73 Palestinians dead so far on Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the beginning of Israel's offensive on the Strip to 695.A Palestinian health ministry spokesman said that 13 Palestinians ... [Published Ma'an News Agency - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 67 reports

U.N. slams possible 'war crimes'

GAZA CITY (CNN) -As the bloody battles pushed up tragic death tolls on both sides, world powers held a flurry of diplomatic meetings Wednesday aimed at halting the fighting in Gaza.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders ... [Published Click2Houston.com - 11 hours ago]

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U S Secretary of State John Kerry recently said: "This is a moment of great opportunity for Africans. It is also a moment of decision." Let U S policy support governments and aid spending that increase citizens' participation in the most important decisions of their future
King Bhumibol, 86, was enthroned in 1946. Thailand's constitution says the king "shall be enthroned in a position of revered worship and shall not be violated." His picture is hung in most Thai homes and a royal anthem praising him is played before movies in theaters across the country
...last, to deal with multiple priorities and challenges both domestically and internationally," White House spokesman Eric Schultz said Wednesday. "But that doesn't take away from the president's chief domestic priority: creating new opportunity for the middle class."
He further said, "I am not interested in rallying. I am interested in action. I am an old man but I am still fighting. And I will fight till the end of my days because if you don’t fight you will be crushed. I want this generation to decide, it got nothing do with Jonathan. I want Nigerians to decide, are we going to conduct 2015 election while these girls are still in captivity? Answer. Noooo."

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