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11 killed at teen birthday party in southern Mexico

Posted by GRNlive on February 1, 2016 at 4:50 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Mexico City

AFP via The Telegraph: A teenager's 15th birthday party became the scene of a ghastly massacre in southern Mexico where 11 people were fatally shot, officials said on Sunday. The shooting occurred on Friday at a "quinceanera" coming-of-age celebration in the Mexican state o...

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OAS joins efforts to rescue Haiti election process as clock ticks

Posted by GRNlive on February 1, 2016 at 4:45 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Port-au-Prince

Reuters: A special mission sent by the Organization of American States met Haiti's President Michel Martelly on Sunday as part of intensifying efforts to resolve an electoral crisis that threatens stability in the Caribbean nation. Martelly is due to leave office on Feb. 7 but has no successor because violent protests over alleged fraud in a flawed fi...

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Syria conflict: Opposition sets terms for Geneva peace talks

Posted by Johnson Tamlyn on January 31, 2016 at 4:30 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Geneva

BBC News: The main Syrian opposition group has arrived in Geneva, a day after backing down from their threat to boycott the UN-sponsored peace talks. But a spokesman said they stood by their demand for an end to air strikes and blockades before they will negotiate with the Syrian government. Their delegation is due to meet UN envoy Staffan de Mistura on Sunday.

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At least 37 migrants drown trying to reach Greece

Posted by Johnson Tamlyn on January 31, 2016 at 4:25 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Athens

India Today: A boat carrying Syrians attempting the short sea journey from Turkey to Greece struck rocks and capsized at dawn on Saturday, causing at least 37 people to drown, among them several babies and young children. Images of dead children on a beach on Saturday were another soul-se...

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Masked gangs attack child migrants in Sweden

Posted by Johnson Tamlyn on January 31, 2016 at 4:20 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in the region A GROUP of masked men believed to belong to a Neo-Nazi gang stormed Sweden’s main train station and bashed foreigners, including children, to “punish” migrants over the weekend. Wearing all-black balaclavas and armbands, the men “gathered (in Stockholm) wi...

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Suu Kyi allies to form Myanmar ruling party after decades of struggle

Posted by Johnson Tamlyn on January 31, 2016 at 4:15 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in the region

Reuters: After decades of struggle, hundreds of lawmakers from Aung San Suu Kyi's camp will form Myanmar's ruling party on Monday, with enough seats in parliament to choose the first democratically elected government since the military took power in 1962. The National League for Democracy (NLD) won some 80 percent of elected seats in N...

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1 dead, 6 injured in shooting at Denver motorcycle expo: police

Posted by Johnson Tamlyn on January 31, 2016 at 4:10 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Denver

CTV News: Denver police say one person is dead and six others injured in a shooting and stabbing at a motorcycle expo. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez says the incident occurred about 1 p.m. Saturday at the National Western Complex. The Colorado Motorcycle Expo is being held this weekend at the complex. Dr. Kevin Mc...

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Opponents of same-sex unions and gay adoption stage major Rome rally |

Posted by Johnson Tamlyn on January 31, 2016 at 4:05 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Rome

Reuters: Hundreds of thousands of Italians staged a mass rally in Rome's Circus Maximus on Saturday to urge the government to drop legislation that offers homosexual couples legal recognition and limited adoption rights. The much-contested bill was presented to parliament last week and is due to be...

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Netanyahu looking for excuses to avoid peace with Palestinians, Erekat says

Posted by Johnson Tamlyn on January 31, 2016 at 4:00 AM

GRNlive correspondents are in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Post: The Israeli government’s refusal to accept the French peace proposal is indicative of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s unwillingness to sincerely come to agreement with the Palestinians on a final status deal based on the two-state solution, Palestine Liberati...

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Opposition finally agrees to join Syrian peace talks in Geneva

Posted by GRNlive on January 30, 2016 at 4:35 AM

GRNlive correspondents are at the talks in Geneva

The Guardian: Efforts to launch talks aimed at ending the war in Syria have got off to a confusing start in Geneva but the opposition finally announced it had decided to take part following a first meeting between the UN envoy and representatives of Bashar al-Assad’s government. The late-night decis...

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