- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 12 10:44 AM
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a "long time," in an exclusive interview with AFP as international pressure grows for a ceasefire. Speaking at his office in Damascus, hours before a new ceasefire plan was announced early Friday by world powers in Munich, Assad said he backed peace talks but that negotiations do "not mean that we ...
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- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 12 12:18 PM
A pro-Biafra leader whose arrest sparked a wave of protests across Nigeria's southeast has told AFP from jail he is a "prisoner of conscience" and vowed to realise his dream of an independent state. The head of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group, Nnamdi Kanu, is accused by the state of "propagating a secessionist agenda" with the intention to "levy war against Nigeria". Kanu, who also...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 12 10:52 AM
Damascus (AFP) - In the following AFP interview with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, the questions were asked in French and he replied in Arabic.
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- The GuardianFeb 11 03:02 PM
AFP compiles 200-page dossier on Guardian Australia journalist Paul Farrell after border protection boss refers 2014 report to police • The AFP and me: how one of my asylum stories sparked a 200-page police investigation The head of the Australian journalists’ union has criticised the government for its heavy-handed threats to media reporting after it emerged that the Australian federal police...
- The GuardianFeb 11 03:03 PM
When Guardian Australia reporter Paul Farrell put in a request for his federal police file, the response demonstrated chilling threats to press freedom • Read Paul Farrell’s AFP file When I requested a copy of my police files from the Australian federal police I had no idea how far they would show the government had gone to track down my confidential sources for reporting on Australia’s asylum ...
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- Philippine Star via Yahoo! Philippines NewsFeb 10 04:00 PM
Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP) chief Gen. Hernando Iriberri has submitted his retirement papers to President Aquino as he bows out of the service a few days before the elections in May. Iriberri confirmed his retirement when asked about a possible extension of his term during the ban on appointments in the election period. Observers say the extension of Irriberi’s service until after the...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 07:59 AM
Cape Town (AFP) - South African police on Thursday fired stun grenades to disperse angry protesters outside parliament ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual state on the nation address, AFP reporters witnessed.
- AFP via Yahoo! India NewsFeb 11 05:00 PM
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- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 08:04 AM
Washington (AFP) - "Dear Mr. President, I write to you as the judge who sentenced Weldon Angelos to a 55-year mandatory minimum prison term for non-violent drug offenses."
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