Clustered news for  Saturday, February 28, 2015

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This Week's New Stories

Syria Assad met with 4 French lawmakers
February 24, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Israeli troops shoot and kill Palestinian in West Bank clash
February 22, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Jihadi John 'identified as Mohammed Emwazi': ISIS executioner is a former London student
February 26, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Global Stocks Mixed as Profit-Taking Dents US Optimism Gains
February 23, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Homeland Security funding fight shows limits on GOP power
February 24, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Nimoy is Spock, Spock is Nimoy
February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015

What colors are the dress: White and gold or blue and black?
February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015

German unemployment rate stays at record low
February 22, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Most-wanted Mexico drug lord held
February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Time to start delivering
February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Regulators Approve Tougher Rules for Internet Providers
February 25, 2015 - February 26, 2015

Malls in Paris, London under tight security after Shabab threat
February 22, 2015 - February 23, 2015

Cuba, US at odds on ending Havana's terror blacklist
February 21, 2015 - February 28, 2015

India breaks Proteas jinx with 130-run victory
February 21, 2015 - February 22, 2015

Delhi Nigerian woman alleges gangrape in moving car 4 held
February 21, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Ronaldo scores to help Real Madrid win 2-0 at Elche
February 22, 2015 - February 24, 2015

California commuter train derails after crash with truck
February 24, 2015 - February 25, 2015

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This Month's New Stories

Boris Nemtsov, leading Russian opposition leader, gunned down
February 18, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Greece back from the brink as eurozone agrees four-month loan extension
February 18, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Correction: Islamic State-Libya Story
February 18, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Chinese acrobats to add colour to Delhi spring
February 18, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Is Netanyahu sabotaging Israeli ties with US?
February 18, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Turkey enters Syria to evacuate Suleyman Shah tomb
February 19, 2015 - February 24, 2015

Deadly bus bombs explode in Nigeria
February 18, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Ash Carter: U.S. considering slowing exit from Afghanistan
February 18, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Syria Assad met with 4 French lawmakers
February 24, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Prince meets Japanese Emperor and Empress
February 18, 2015 - February 28, 2015

New Chelsea match racism storm
February 18, 2015 - February 22, 2015

41 dead including 11 children after ferry sinks in river in Bangladesh
February 18, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Indonesia court dismisses death row Australians' legal challenge
February 19, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Israeli troops shoot and kill Palestinian in West Bank clash
February 22, 2015 - February 27, 2015

Yemen Leader Says Still President After Fleeing Capital
February 20, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Jihadi John 'identified as Mohammed Emwazi': ISIS executioner is a former London student
February 26, 2015 - February 28, 2015

Third man arrested over Copenhagen attacks
February 19, 2015 - February 27, 2015

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October 20, 2011 - November 5, 2014

Bulgarian president critises govt for withdrawal from gas pipeline project
November 30, 2011 - December 26, 2011

Egypt working to 'calm down' Israel and Hamas
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Boris Nemtsov, leading Russian opposition leader, gunned down [27]  de  fr  it

Leading Russian opposition politician Boris Y. Nemtsov, a former first deputy prime minister under President Boris Yeltsin, was shot dead on a Moscow street near the Kremlin early Saturday, Russian officials and news agencies reported. A fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Nemtsov had....

latimes 1:33:00 AM CET

Japanese toilet seats flush away China-made rivals [12]  de  fr  it

by Xinhua writer Liu Wei. BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tourists once again lived up to their reputation as shopaholics during this year's Spring Festival holiday. According to a Japanese news report, Chinese visitors spent 6 billion yuan (959.4 million U.S. dollars) in Japan during the holiday.

xinhuanet_en 1:14:00 PM CET

Sports gets substantial hike in annual budget [11]  de  fr

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Saturday got a hike of around Rs 384 crore in the budget for 2015-16, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament. In his budget presented in the Lok Sabha, Jaitley allocated Rs 1389.48 crore as plan outlay, while Rs 151.65 crore was set aside for non-plan for a total figure of Rs 1541.

Hindu 1:52:00 PM CET

Deaths in twin bombing at marketplace in Iraq's east [7]  de  fr  it

A twin car bombing targeting a busy Iraqi market place has killed at least 11 people in a town northeast of Baghdad, police sources told Al Jazeera. Police officials said the attack took place on Saturday morning when the first bomb exploded near the market in the majority Shia town of Baladrouz, in the eastern Diyala province.

aljazeera-en 10:21:00 AM CET

Iran Official Criticizes Israeli Leader's 'Scaremongering' [7]  de  fr  it
Time to start delivering [6]  de  fr
Lupita Nyong'o's stolen Oscar dress 'returned' by thieves [6]  de  fr  it
Robert Mugabe throws himself a $1.3m birthday party at Victoria Falls [6]  de
Homeland Security funding fight shows limits on GOP power [5]  de  fr  it
Egyptian court designates Hamas as terror organization [5]  de  fr
Cameron defends security services after media unmask 'Jihadi John' [5]  de  fr  it
Mexico arrests fugitive drug lord, head of Knights Templar cartel [5]  fr
Most residents in DPR trust authorities, cannot imagine future as part of Ukraine - survey [5]  de  fr
Emirates’ third daily Manila service to be discussed by UAE, Philippine authorities [5]
Widodo says Indon is 'clear' on executions [4]  fr
AP Interview: Greece's repayments to ECB need discussion [4]  de
Canadian judge tells Muslim woman he will not hear her case until she removes her headscarf [4]
Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension [4]
Labour delegates call for referendum to repeal eighth amendment [4]
From Spock to 'Big Bang': Nimoy's fascinating career [3]  de  fr  it
Buffett Reflects on His Firm's Success and Strength [3]  de  fr  it
William shows off his juggling skills during Japan visit [3]  de  fr  it
Police in German City Warn of Potential Extremist Threat [3]  de  fr  it
Tyranny looms [3]
Watch: Tax panel's view | Fin Secy | Jayant Sinha [3]  de  fr

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