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Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart
Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart

The head of Nigeria's main teachers union called for a boycott of next week's re-opening of schools.

Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart
Don't 'hurry' to back Palestinian govt: Israel PM
Don't 'hurry' to back Palestinian govt: Israel PM

World governments should not rush to approve the new Palestinian cabinet, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, after the Palestinians accused the Jewish state of punishing them over a unity deal.

Don't 'hurry' to back Palestinian govt: Israel PM
Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown
Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown

Bangladesh deployed tens of thousands of troops on Thursday in a bid to contain deadly political violence ahead of elections next month which are being boycotted by the opposition.

Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown
Boycott-hit Commonwealth summit begins in Sri Lanka
Boycott-hit Commonwealth summit begins in Sri Lanka

A Commonwealth summit meant to showcase post-war Sri Lanka was to begin in Colombo Friday but faced being upstaged by an historic visit to its northern killing fields by Britain's David Cameron.

Boycott-hit Commonwealth summit begins in Sri Lanka
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US to boycott UN disarmament body over Iran role

The United States will boycott meetings of the UN Conference on Disarmament when Iran takes over the body this month.

US to boycott UN disarmament body over Iran role
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr. ©REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
Australia rejects calls to boycott Sri Lanka meet

Australia has vowed not to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka over allegations of human rights violations, despite mounting calls not to attend.

Australia rejects calls to boycott Sri Lanka meet
Turkey blasts Assad regime as Aleppo toll rises
Turkey blasts Assad regime as Aleppo toll rises

Turkey lashed out against Syria as the death toll from a missile strike on Aleppo rose to 58 Sunday, while a US official urged the opposition to reconsider its boycott of international meetings.

Turkey blasts Assad regime as Aleppo toll rises

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