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Russia rejects allegation it bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria

Russia rejects allegation it bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria Sun, 17 Sep, 2017

Russia's Defence Ministry on Sunday rejected allegations it had bombed U.S.-backed militias in Syria, saying its planes only targeted Islamic State militants and that it had warned the United States well in advance of its operational plans.
North Korea fires missile over Japan

North Korea fires missile over Japan Thu, 14 Sep, 2017

North Korea fired an unidentified missile eastwards over Japan and into the Pacific on Friday, Seoul and Tokyo said, its latest provocation amid high tensions over its banned weapons programmes.
More than 250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN

More than 250,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh: UN Thu, 07 Sep, 2017

More than a quarter of a million mostly Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since fresh violence erupted in Myanmar last October, the United Nations said Thursday, as more bodies washed up a day after boats sank attempting to cross the river that divides the two countries.
Hurricane Irma kills 10, may hit Florida Sunday as Category 4

Hurricane Irma kills 10, may hit Florida Sunday as Category 4 Thu, 07 Sep, 2017

 Hurricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic toward Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida.
Israel hits Syria site reportedly used for chemical weapons

Israel hits Syria site reportedly used for chemical weapons Thu, 07 Sep, 2017

Syria's army accused Israeli warplanes of hitting one of its positions Thursday, killing two people in an attack that a monitor said targeted a site where the regime allegedly produces chemical weapons.
Tens of thousands in Russia's Chechnya rally for Rohingya

Tens of thousands in Russia's Chechnya rally for Rohingya Mon, 04 Sep, 2017

 In an apparent bid to raise his profile as Russia's most influential Muslim, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov brought tens of thousands of people to the streets of the capital Grozny on Monday to protest what he called the "genocide of Muslims" in Myanmar.
International community condemns North Korea nuclear test

International community condemns North Korea nuclear test Sun, 03 Sep, 2017

Countries around the world swiftly condemned North Korea's announcement that it had tested a hydrogen bomb Sunday, with South Korea calling for the "strongest punishment" against Pyongyang while key ally China strongly condemned it.
Nearly 400 die as Myanmar army steps up crackdown on Rohingya militants

Nearly 400 die as Myanmar army steps up crackdown on Rohingya militants Fri, 01 Sep, 2017

Nearly 400 people have died in fighting that has rocked Myanmar's northwest for a week, new official data show, making it probably the deadliest bout of violence to engulf the country's Rohingya Muslim minority in decades.

Russia balks at France's UN proposal for Mali sanctions

Russia balks at France's UN proposal for Mali sanctions Fri, 01 Sep, 2017

 Russia on Friday voiced reservations over a French proposal to set up a UN sanctions regime for Mali to punish those who are obstructing a 2015 peace deal.
Mozambique opposition eyes peace deal by November

Mozambique opposition eyes peace deal by November Fri, 01 Sep, 2017

Mozambique's opposition chief Afonso Dhlakama said Friday he expected to sign a peace deal with President Filipe Nyusi by November, as the two sides look to end years of unrest.

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against IS on Syria border

Lebanon army declares pause in offensive against IS on Syria border Sun, 27 Aug, 2017

Lebanon's army on Sunday announced a pause in its offensive against Islamic State group militants along the border with Syria in exchange for information on troops taken hostage in 2014.
Disarmed, Colombia's FARC seek political rebirth

Disarmed, Colombia's FARC seek political rebirth Sun, 27 Aug, 2017

Colombia's leftist FARC rebels seek political rebirth on Sunday as they move to transform into a party to seek elected office after disarming to end a half-century war.
Harvey turns deadly, lashing Texas with torrential rain

Harvey turns deadly, lashing Texas with torrential rain Sun, 27 Aug, 2017

Tropical Storm Harvey lashed central Texas with torrential rains on Sunday, unleashing "catastrophic" floods after the megastorm -- the most powerful to hit the United States since 2005 -- left a deadly trail of devastation along the Gulf Coast.
Deadly clashes in Yemen rebel ranks spark fears of 'strife'

Deadly clashes in Yemen rebel ranks spark fears of 'strife' Sun, 27 Aug, 2017

A Yemeni colonel loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and two rebels have been killed in Sanaa, in an unprecedented escalation of violence between the allies that Saleh's party warns threatens to push the capital into all-out war.

UN calls for aid to feed 320,000 refugees in Tanzania

UN calls for aid to feed 320,000 refugees in Tanzania Sun, 27 Aug, 2017

The United Nations World Food Program says it has reduced food rations for 320,000 refugees living in northwest Tanzania as a result of funding shortfalls.

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13 dead as wildfires torch California wine country

Firefighters encouraged by weakening winds were battling 17 large wildfires on Tuesday in California which have left at least 13 people dead, thousands homeless and ravaged the state's famed wine country. Catalan leader suspends call for independence to allow talks with Spain Turkey shells Syria's northern Idlib province Anger in Ghana after seven die in fuel station fire, blasts US states declare emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate Spain apologises to injured Catalans

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

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