An Egyptian court ruled a massive sentence Monday, declaring 529 Muslim Brotherhood members were to be sentenced to death. The ruling convicted all of them guilty of murder and other offenses in participation of a deadly event during the summer’s unrest after Morsi’s ouster.
Hundreds of demonstrators have occupied the main Taiwan governmental building in protest over a highly debated pact with China on trade. Students jump-started the occupation five days ago. However, police moved into the occupation, made arrests and brought about reports of injures due to scuffles Monday.
Thailand anti-government protesters make their way back to the streets Monday after a quiet month of less protests. Prime Minister Yingluck is currently at a higher risk of impeachment following Friday’s court decision to nullify the 2 February poll.
The United States sends more troops and aircraft to Uganda for the continuation of the search for African warlord Joseph Kony. The search has gone on for a few years now and an African expert says today’s development is a “game changer.”
Nigeria; Blast kills 32 in northeast Nigerian village — Yemen; Suspected al-Qaida militants kill 14 troops — Syria; Rebels capture Kassab town near the Turkey border — Jerusalem; Israeli police say the largely Arab area of Jerusalem was vandalized — Gaza; Hamas rally takes aim at Egypt, Israel and Palestine government — Greece; Greek police destroy bomb outside tax office
Israel; Embassies close around world as diplomats strike — Afghanistan; Election observers pull out foreign staff out of nation after Kabul hotel attack — Saudi Arabia; New SARS like virus death toll grows to 64
Climate; New climate report says warming is a big risk for people — United States; “Significant” Texas oil spill closes major U.S. ship channel — United Nations; UN says 2013 weather events due to warming earth — Chemical weapons; Japan to hand over nuclear material to the U.S.
South Africa; President to meet mining firms and unions as platinum strike drags on — Lebanon; One dead in Beirut as violent clashes erupt over Syria politics — Russia; NATO commander warns of Russia threat to separatist Moldova region — Ukraine; Ukraine announces military pull-out from Crimea — United States; New terror report release may fuel Congress CIA spat