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Police in south Nepal fire at protesters; Indian man killed

...imposed in Birgunj.On Sunday, talks between the government and Madhesi representatives made some progress.Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa said the government would address the Madhesis' demand for a larger state through discussions with...
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Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18

...still don't know for sure who did this and why," Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon told reporters. "We are not sure...junta's top two leaders - Prime Minister Prayuth and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit - widely believed to be supporting different...
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Turkey suspects Islamic State behind bomb that killed 31

...this savagery," Erdogan said in a news conference broadcast on Turkish television.In a statement on Twitter, Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan said such "despicable terrorist attacks" would never achieve their goal.The United States strongly...
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Greece in the red as bailout ends

...permission.But in a surprise move late Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis hinted that the government might...conference call Wednesday.Dragasakis, the Greek deputy prime minister, said the country's new proposal "narrows the...
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IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...fighters were trying to surround them. He said some IS militants were using civilians as human shields.Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Twitter that four people were killed and 96 people had been wounded in Kobani.A suicide...
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Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...encompass the Arctic, too, an area that holds trillions of dollars' worth of oil and gas reserves and which Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin recently termed "Russia's Mecca."Just last month, Russia launched military maneuvers with...
The long view in Israel against the 1967 line

...advocate for creating new boundaries to replace the fragile lines from before 1967 was Yigal Allon, then Israel's deputy prime minister. Allon had considerable military experience, having commanded the Palmach, the elite strike units of the Jewish...
Mickey Mouse tweet key to Arab pluralism

...whether pluralism comes up on top - whether the right to be different is protected."Muasher, a former Jordanian deputy prime minister and astute thinker on Arab political reform, says one key test will be "whether the Islamists are willing to...
Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

...programs, refusing to pay their share, or failing to maintain completed projects once they were handed over.Deputy Prime Minister Hussain al-Shahristani, a Shiite, described the projects as well intentioned, but poorly prepared and inadequately...
Recounting U.S.-Russia relations, Alaska's war years in Fairbanks. Dignitaries came from Russia and the United States. From Russia came Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov. Many believe that he will succeed Putin as the next president. Also present was Yuri Ushakov...


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