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World news in brief - September 3, 2012

An Angolan newspaper vendor with the day's news. Photo. AFP

4 hurt in attacks near Damascus complex

Monday, 3 September, 2012, 5:44am


Greek PM looks to buy more time for reforms

23 Aug 2012 - 4:24am

China's A.U. tower shows its intent

China's top political adviser, Jia Qinglin, was at the opening ceremony of the 18th African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa yesterday to inaugurate its new, Beijing-funded headquarters there.

The US$200 million, 113-metre-high complex was built on 110,000 square metres of land provided by the Ethiopian government, according to the AU website.

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Behind metal barriers, a riotous global village of protest groups

The United Nations has made this the biggest world summit by issuing 4,915 delegate passes and allowing 2,167 journalists to cover their movements. One contingent it hasn't counted, however, is the hundreds of protesters from around the globe who have also made the trip to New York in the hope the world will hear the other side of the story.

17 Sep 2005 - 12:00am