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Anti-global activists protest Davos forum with snowmen

Anti-global activists protest Davos forum with snowmenAnti-globalization activists have made 193 snowmen in the Swiss town of Davos to protest the World Economic Forum.

Palestinians march against Charlie Hebdo cartoon

Palestinians march against Charlie Hebdo cartoonThousands of Palestinians marched Saturday in the West Bank in protest over the latest cartoon depicting the Prophet Mohammed published by French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Fatah calls for resistance activities, boycott of Israeli products

Fatah calls for resistance activities, boycott of Israeli productsThe Fatah movement on Saturday called on Palestinians to take part in protest activities and to boycott Israeli products in support of the Palestinian leadership's effort to bring another statehood resolution to the UN Security Council.

UN accuses Israel of illegally razing homes of 77 Palestinians

UN accuses Israel of illegally razing homes of 77 PalestiniansThe United Nations has accused Israel of illegally demolishing the homes of 77 Palestinians, mostly children, this week in occupied East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank.

Egypt protester killed by police on eve of uprising anniversary

Egypt protester killed by police on eve of uprising anniversaryA female demonstrator was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a leftwing protest in central Cairo Saturday, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, an official said.

Hamas: Gaza salary crisis a misstep for consensus government

Hamas: Gaza salary crisis a misstep for consensus governmentThe Hamas movement said Saturday that the Gaza government employee crisis was a serious misstep for the national consensus government.

Japan vows to 'never give up' search for IS hostages

Japan vows to Japan on Saturday vowed to "never give up" its struggle to save two Japanese hostages held captive by Islamic State militants after the deadline to pay their ransom passed in agonizing silence.

TV: Iran FM in rare Saudi visit after king's death

TV: Iran FM in rare Saudi visit after kingIran's foreign minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for a rare visit to the regional rival, bringing condolences after the death of King Abdullah, television pictures showed.

Hamas MP accuses PA of 'attempting to make Gaza kneel'

Hamas MP accuses PA of A Gaza-based Hamas lawmaker on Saturday accused the Palestinian Authority of aggravating the suffering of Gaza residents by adding enormous taxes on the fuel which runs its sole power plant.

Climate change brings world closer to doomsday: Scientists

Climate change brings world closer to doomsday: ScientistsClimate change and the danger of nuclear war pose an ever-growing threat to civilization are bringing the world closer to doomsday, a group of prominent scientists and Nobel laureates said on Thursday.