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Syria says Israel strike kills civilians

BEURUT: Israel said on Saturday it had targeted Syrian military installations after shells landed in the occupied Golan Height but a Syrian military source said the Israeli strikes killed some civilians.  Rebels including hardline Islamist factions fought the Syrian army on Saturday in Quneitra .....

Former Real Madrid defender Arbeloa retires

REUTERS: Former Liverpool and Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has decided to retire from professional football, the 34-year-old told a Spanish newspaper. The Spain international won the 2010 FIFA World Cup and two European Championships in 56 appearances for his country. He also won multiple ....

The ‘Perfect Police State’ is Emerging in Xinjiang

Tom Phillips at The Guardian reports that Xinjiang is experiencing an unprecedented security surge following the appointment of Chen Quanguo as the Party Secretary of the Uyghur autonomous region. Chen’s surge has led to an exponential increase in the presence of security forces and the creat...