News for 2011-07-24

Sunday, July 24, 2011
[field_image_caption-raw] France to Buy Israeli-Made Drones, Ending 42-Year Weapons Embargo
The French Defense Ministry decided last week to purchase unmanned aerial vehicles from Israel, thereby bringing an end to a 42-year-old embargo on weapon purchases imposed by President Charles de Gaulle. The approved sale of Heron TP, or Eitan, will be the first time the drone is sold to a foreign...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Violent Clashes Erupt in Egyptian Capital
More than 231 people have been injured in clashes between groups of armed men and pro-reform protesters marching towards Egypt's ministry of defence in the capital, Cairo, the country's health ministry said. Thousands calling for the "downfall" of the country's ruling military council were trying...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Two Months Later, Spain's 'Indignants' Converge on Madrid
MADRID — Two months after they launched a movement against the economic crisis and soaring unemployment, Spain's so-called "indignant" protesters converged on Madrid again on Saturday. Several cross-country protest marches reached the city's Puerto del Sol square Saturday evening on the eve of a...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Norway PM: 'We Must – and Will – Meet Terror with More Democracy, Not Less'
Norway is in shock, but its 4.9 million people are a rugged, ­resilient race who will recover from this terrible attack on their shores, its leaders have vowed. Crime rates – especially murder rates – are incredibly low by UK standards, and with few safety concerns even key members of state such as...
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