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LONDON (AP) â€” Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a plane carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan to Britain was diverted from its original course Friday, officials said. The incident further rattled the U.K. just days after a British soldier was brutally.......
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Footage taken by a passenger on-board the British Airways plane shows that the engine cover was raised as it was forced to make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport....
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Alexandr Lukashévich said: “We note with satisfaction that we have received an agreement in principle from the Syrian government in Damascus to participate in the international conference, in the interest of Syrians themselves, to find a political solution,”
Louay Safi said: “We are very supportive of the (U.S.-Russian) initiative. Our fear is that the regime is not going to negotiate in good faith. We would like to hear enough (from Damascus) to know that they are serious about these negotiations,”
The Syrian government has agreed “in principle” to attend a conference proposed by Russia and the United States on ending the Arab country’s conflict, Russia’s foreign ministry said Friday. It was the first confirmation that President Bashar Assad’s government would be willing to take part in the talks with the opposition....
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Other categories: Middle East Peace Process;
US Secretary of State calls on Israel, Palestinians to take "hard decisions" to revive Middle East peace process....
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Entities: Lee Rigby;
His wife Rebecca, 30, mother of his son Jack, aged two, and stepfather Ian Rigby, 54, fought back tears as they spoke on behalf of the 25-year-old's whole family at a press conference at the Regimental HQ of his unit, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in , Greater Manchester....
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A bridge on the main route between Seattle, Washington and Canada's British Columbia has collapsed, causing some injuries to motorists but no deaths....
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Other categories: Natural Disasters;
MOSCOW: Russia on Friday issued a tsunami warning for the Sakhalin Island region in its Far East after a deep sea...
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North Korea Friday accused South Korean President Park Geun-Hye of hurting the dignity of its leadership and slammed her as "a confrontation maniac". The warning came a day after Park denounced North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un for "playing a gamble to escalate tension" on the Korean peninsula....
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Other categories: Terrorist Attack;
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Marco Rubio said: "The President is correct to highlight the successes in America's war on terror that have occurred since September 11, 2001,"
Marco Rubio said: "He is wrong, however, to understate the continued threat to the US homeland or to suggest that the lethality of the threats posed by a weakened al Qaeda and its affiliates is a return to a pre-9/11 norm that Americans should just accept,"
John Bellinger said: "has clearly raised the bar significantly for the use of drone strikes with the very specific and restrictive criteria,"
David Gushee said: "I am grateful for the president's declaration that it remains his intent to close Gitmo. I am not confident he will get congressional support,"
Lindsey Graham said: "I don't mind if we try to find a place to move it into the United States,"
Twelve years after the 'war on terror' began, President Barack Obama wants to pull the United States back from some of the most controversial aspects of its global fight against Islamist militants....
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Entities: Brendan Rodgers;
LONDON: Four footballers in England, including the son of Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, have been cleared of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in July 2011....
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