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Italy government 'must forge ahead': Berlusconi
Italy government 'must forge ahead': Berlusconi

Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi said Sunday the government "must forge ahead" amid high tension on the political scene after he was handed his first definitive conviction by the country's highest court.

Italy government 'must forge ahead': Berlusconi
Clashes erupt on day 40 of Bulgaria rallies
Clashes erupt on day 40 of Bulgaria rallies

Bulgarian protesters clashed with police on the 40th evening of massive anti-government rallies in the EU's poorest country Tuesday after preventing ministers.

Clashes erupt on day 40 of Bulgaria rallies
Egypt begins work on charter as Islamists press demos
Egypt begins work on charter as Islamists press demos

Egypt's new cabinet held its first meeting on Sunday and urged parties to keep their demonstrations peaceful, as a panel named to amend the constitution called on all sides to contribute.

Egypt begins work on charter as Islamists press demos
PM Abe wins big in Japan upper house poll
PM Abe wins big in Japan upper house poll

Voters handed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a thumping victory in upper house elections Sunday, exit polls showed, likely ushering in a new period of stability for politically volatile Japan.

PM Abe wins big in Japan upper house poll
Venezuelans told to 'unfriend' Facebook over US spying
Venezuelans told to 'unfriend' Facebook over US spying

A government minister in Venezuela, which has offered fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden asylum, is urging her countrymen to cancel their Facebook accounts lest they be targeted by US snooping.

Venezuelans told to 'unfriend' Facebook over US spying
Egypt PM says won't rule out Brotherhood role in new govt
Egypt PM says won't rule out Brotherhood role in new govt

Egypt's Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi said on Thursday he does not rule out posts for the Muslim Brotherhood in a new cabinet.

Egypt PM says won't rule out Brotherhood role in new govt
Egypt Salafists pull out of government talks
Egypt Salafists pull out of government talks

Egypt's Salafist Al-Nur party said that it had withdrawn from talks on the formation of a new government in response to the killing of protesters.

Egypt Salafists pull out of government talks
Government denies Mandela in 'vegetative state'
Government denies Mandela in 'vegetative state'

The South African government on Thursday denied that former president Nelson Mandela is in a permanent vegetative state.

Government denies Mandela in 'vegetative state'
Britain pushes ahead with 'three-parent' fertility technique
Britain pushes ahead with 'three-parent' fertility technique

The British government on Thursday said it would pursue a radical fertility technique that uses DNA from three parents to create an embryo.

Britain pushes ahead with 'three-parent' fertility technique
Police clash anew with Istanbul protesters
Police clash anew with Istanbul protesters

Turkish police used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon as they dispersed several thousand demonstrators who had gathered anew in central Istanbul in the latest flare-up of protests.

Police clash anew with Istanbul protesters
Greek court orders state broadcaster reopened, PM offers reshuffle
Greek court orders state broadcaster reopened, PM offers reshuffle

A Greek court on Monday suspended the government's shock decision to shut down state broadcaster ERT and ordered it reopened until a new national media body can be set up.

Greek court orders state broadcaster reopened, PM offers reshuffle
Turkey warns it may use army to end protest unrest
Turkey warns it may use army to end protest unrest

Turkey warned on Monday it may bring in the army to help quell nearly three weeks of nationwide anti-government protests as two major union federations went on strike over police violence against demonstrators.

Turkey warns it may use army to end protest unrest
Thousands protest in Bulgaria, dismissing PM's olive branch
Thousands protest in Bulgaria, dismissing PM's olive branch

Thousands of people protested in Bulgaria for a third day on Sunday in a show of anger against the government.

Thousands protest in Bulgaria, dismissing PM's olive branch
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Facebook reveals details of US data requests

Facebook revealed Friday it received between 9,000 and 10,000 requests for user data from US authorities in the second half of last year, as it seeks to shield itself from a growing scandal.

Facebook reveals details of US data requests
'Intersex' included on Australia's new gender guidelines
'Intersex' included on Australia's new gender guidelines

The Australian government has announced new guidelines on gender recognition which state that individuals should be given the option of selecting "male", "female" or "intersex" on their personal documents.

'Intersex' included on Australia's new gender guidelines
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Quebec moves to allow assisted suicide

The government of Canada's mostly French-speaking Quebec province on Wednesday unveiled legislation allowing terminally ill patients to kill themselves with a doctor's help.

Quebec moves to allow assisted suicide
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Obama on campaign trail amid controversies

President Barack Obama rallied voters Wednesday to elect fellow Democrats, defending the role of government as he faces a series of high-profile controversies.

Obama on campaign trail amid controversies
Europe stepping up Internet surveillance on lower scale than US
Europe stepping up Internet surveillance on lower scale than US

European governments' ability to monitor citizens' online activity on security grounds has increased significantly in recent years.

Europe stepping up Internet surveillance on lower scale than US
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Spanish regions take steps to help needy children

To help children plunged into poverty by Spain's grinding recession, several regional governments have stepped up aid programmes for needy students.

Spanish regions take steps to help needy children
Turkey defends democratic credentials as tear gas flies
Turkey defends democratic credentials as tear gas flies

Turkey's embattled government insisted on Wednesday it was "not a second-class democracy" even as police tear-gassed protesters massed in the streets calling for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to quit.

Turkey defends democratic credentials as tear gas flies