16 Jun

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective



UN mission suspends activities in Syria

Head of observer mission says escalating violence is impeding mission’s ability to carry out its mandate.

Last Modified: 16 Jun 2012 12:49 GMT

Middle East

Egyptians vote amid political uncertainty

Muslim Brotherhood candidate faces ex-Mubarak-era PM in ballot conducted against backdrop of post-revolutionary turmoil.
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2012 10:59 GMT

Middle East

Suu Kyi: Nobel prize inspired democracy fight

Aung San Suu Kyi, finally accepting peace honour, says award ensured struggle for freedom in Myanmar was not forgotten.
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2012 11:55 GMT

Car bomb targets Shia pilgrims in Baghdad

Two car bomb blasts have killed at least 26 people, and injured dozens in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

Saturday’s car bombs exploded near Baghdad’s Kadhimiya district, scattering body parts and clothing along a route used by pilgrims marking the anniversary of the death of Shia imam Moussa al-Kadhim, a great-grandson of Prophet Mohammad.

Obama to end deportation for young undocumented migrants – as it happened

President signs order ending deportation for undocumented migrants under 30 – making 800,000 young people now safe. Follow developments here

Alexis Tsipras

EU leaders hold emergency talks as Greece prepares for pivotal election

Politicians fear tumbling stock markets and bank failures if voters fail to elect a pro-European government on Sunday

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