Category: Government

Greek farmers clash with riot police in pensions protest

Farmers clash with riot police during a protest outside Agriculture ministry in Athens, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Farmers from across Greece have begun gathering in Athens for a two-day protest against the government and its plans to impose new tax hikes and pension charges. Bailout lenders are demanding that Greece scrap tax breaks for farmers and impose pension reforms that will lead to higher monthly contributions from the self employed and salaried employees. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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UAE special forces to deploy in Syria, as Russia warns of world war

Syrian government forces patrol after taking control of the village of Kiffin, on the northern outskirts of the embattled city of Aleppo from opposition forces on February 11, 2016. (AFP / GEORGE OURFALIAN)

US confirms Emirates will send troops to train and enable locals to defeat Islamic State, but Moscow says foreign boots on ground will spark ‘permanent war’

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Hong Kong riot police fire warning shots in bloody street clashes

Riot police react as they charge protesters supporting illegal hawkers at Hong Kong’s Mongkok shopping district, China early February 9, 2016. Reuters/Liau Chung-ren

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Netanyahu said worried Obama may go against Israel as term expires

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Barack Obama in the White House on November 9, 2015 (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Barack Obama in the White House on November 9, 2015 (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

Top minister dismisses Army Radio report, which comes hours after similar claims by Channel 2 were denied by the State Department

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